Meditation grows your brain.

Buddhist Tradition Thickens Parts of the Brain

Brain imaging of regular working folks who meditate regularly revealed increased thickness in cortical regions related to sensory, auditory and visual perception, as well as internal perception — the automatic monitoring of heart rate or breathing, for example.

Encouragingly, the study’s subjects were ordinary folks (not monks) who meditated for about 40 minutes a day.

Meditation grows your brain.