Eight Weeks of Meditation Doesn’t Change the Brain, Study Finds

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Un article publié dans la revue Science Advances ,dont Antoine LUTZ (EDUWELL CRNL) est co-auteur. “Study purporting to show changes in brain structures following the popular, 8-week mindfullness-based stress reduction -MBSR course are widely referenced despite major methodological limitations.... We failed to replicate prior findings and found no evidence that MBSR produced neuroplastic changes ...“ 

The article : Tammi R.A. KRAL, Kaley DAVIS, Cole KORPONAY, Matthew J. HIRSHBERG, Rachel HOEL, Lawrence Y. TELLO, Robin I. GOLDMAN, Melissa A. ROSENKRANZ, Antoine LUTZ AND Richard J. DAVIDSON. Science Advances, 20 May 2022, Vol 8, Issue 20. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abk3316


Ces travaux sont présentés et discutés dans un article de The scientist : co-author Davidson says he hopes that the new meditation study will serve as a “useful corrective in the field and help to tone down some of the hype that has been associated with these kinds of practices."