37 minutes | May 31, 2018

Meditation can really change your brain - Britta Hoelzel

Britta Hölzel is a German neuroscientist and a mindfulness-based stress-reduction and yoga teacher. She conducts neuroimaging research to investigate the neural mechanisms of mindfulness practice. After five years as a research fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, she is now associated with the Technical University in Munich. Britta talks about her research findings and which of them had surprised and impressed her the most. In the Wim Hof Method, meditation is beautifully integrated. There are various reports that people find it usually easier to mediate after they did their breathing session. After listening to this episode, you will understand your own ability to influence your body, for example how you might impact the structure of your brain by the things you do and the consequences you experience based on your decisions. Go to scienceontherocks.org for further information.
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