Regulation of the Neural Circuitry of Emotion by Compassion Meditation: Effects of Meditative Expertise
"Recent brain imaging studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) have implicated insula and anterior cingulate cortices in the empathic response to another's pain."
Meditation Heals Body and Mind
"Stressed out? Here's how just 20 minutes a day spent meditating can improve health."
The science behind meditation, and why it makes you feel better
"Meditation yields a surprising number of health benefits, including stress reduction, improved attention, better memory, and even increased creativity and feelings of compassion."
Scientists decode how meditation relieves anxiety
"Scientists have found that meditation can reduce anxiety by as much as 39 per cent and have also identified the brain functions involved."