025 - Neuroscience, meditation and healing
Have you ever thought how meditation can author your brain’s structure?
On this interview I had the honor to have Dr. Sara Lazar professor at Harvard medical school, where we discussed how does the human brain works, the scientific benefits of meditation, what is neuroplasticity and the ability of healing our body through meditation processes
On this episode you will learn three things:
- What is neuroscience?
- What does neuroplasticity means?
- What is the amygdala in the human brain?
04:45 Sara Lazar introduction
06:18 What is neuroscience?
07:59 How does meditation affect the body mind relationship?
08:58 What is the “amygdala” inside the brain and how does it work?
09:35 How long should the meditation practices take?
12:42 Differences of mindfulness and mantra meditations.
14:08 What does Neuroplasticity means?
15:15 Meditation, Neuroplasticity and healing.
17:00 Why does the body produces inflammation?
17:55 why is meditation better than the placebo effect?
19:26 How does Neuroscience measure brain activity?
20:36 Is your amygdala responsible for regulating your emotions?
22:38 Can meditation help beyond depression and anxiety?
24:50 Can meditation help you become more resilient?
26:34 What is the difference in between the conscious and unconscious mind?
27:28 How to change engrained negative habits?
31:47 What is mindfulness meditation?
34:34 How can meditation help anybody with ocular deficiency?
36:03 What is the difference in between the right and left side of the brain?
36:58 Can you experience altered states of consciousness with meditation?
38:58 Sara Lazar contacts
39:48 Resources application for iPhone and android devices. (Headspace app, insight timer)
41:18 Section: On the way I see it
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