Research Suggests Enhanced Auditory and Cognitive Skills for Meditators


Meditation has been shown to cause physiological and neurological changes in the body, and helps enhance a wide spectrum of cognitive processes and self-regulation abilities. Here is a review of literature that suggests meditation may bring about enhancement of temporal resolution ability, speech perception in noise, cognition, as well as attentive and pre-attentive auditory processing. Leer Más

How to have a great conversation with someone who is going to die


Software developer Pieter Hintjens has been diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 53. He will be opting to end his own suffering through euthanasia, which has been legal in Belgium since 2002. He has three children, aged twelve, nine and five. In a final article on his website, he has outlined a protocol for dying, including these thoughts on how to have a conversation with someone you know is going to die. Leer Más