what  science teaches us about the benefits of meditation

and the Brain 

Neuroscience, and advancement in medical technology provide an intriguing insight into our most complicated organ, the human brain.

Here are some of the findings about the effects meditation practice can have on the brain, 

How Meditation Can Reshape Our Brains | Sara Lazar at TEDx Cambridge
Neuroplasticity and Healing: A Scientific Symposium with His Holiness The Dalai Lama
Scans 'show mindfulness meditation brain boost' | BBC
Well Being Is a Skill | Richard Davidson at Wisdom 2.0 
Pain is Not Suffering | Kelly McGonigal
Brain Waves of Tibetan Monds Could One Day Help Students Grow Academicaly | Kent State University
Qigong Approaches to Sitting Meditation | Memorial Sloan Kettering