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Yoga Literally Builds Up The Brain

Yoga Literally Builds Up The Brain
Yoga Literally Builds Up The Brain
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New research indicates that yoga can increase the thickness of the cortex – the brain’s language and memory control centre.

A recent study from Brazil has revealed evidence that regular yoga practice can help ‘train’ the brain. “In the same way as muscles, the brain develops through training”, says Elisa Kozasa of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in Sao Paolo, Brazil, who authored the research alongside eight colleagues. (more…)