Check out the big brain on Brad!
Sorry, couldn’t resist the quote in the title, which you may recognize from Pulp Fiction.
Have you noticed your baseball cap is fitting a bit too snug lately? This may explain it:
Meditation Found To Increase Brain Size
People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don't. Researchers at Harvard, Yale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found the first evidence that meditation can alter the physical structure of our brains. Brain scans they conducted reveal that experienced meditators boasted increased thickness in parts of the brain that deal with attention and processing sensory input.
In one area of gray matter, the thickening turns out to be more pronounced in older than in younger people. That's intriguing because those sections of the human cortex, or thinking cap, normally get thinner as we age.
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