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While I haven’t been able to track down specific studies looking at this form of meditation, there is vast research looking at the impact of smiling (even if it’s forced smiling) on our emotions and health. It seems there’s a powerful feedback loop.
Dr Hartzell’s recent study raises the question whether this kind of memorisation of ancient texts could be helpful in reducing the devastating illness of Alzheimer’s and other memory affecting diseases.
Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them in brain scans.