It is always your own experience that is the best testament for the benefits of meditation but there is much scientific support for its efficacy with evidence for the neuroplasticity of the brain.

Neuroscience has produced compelling evidence for the efficacy of Mindfulness Practice

The DEEP CENTRE offers courses in Mindfulness Practice for groups or organizations as well as personalized tools for inner well-being on a one-to-one consultation basis. Here is a video link on the subject that show how modern science has built a data base over the last thirty years with evidence in support of the ancient practice of meditation that was developed in India 2,500 years ago.

Below are some articles that can be downloaded.

 


Harvard Now and Zen Reading Materials

How Mindfulness Can Change Your Brain and Improve Your Health

Moving beyond Mindfulness

Defining Equanimity as an Outcome Measure in Meditation and Contemplative Research.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Metzinger - Brain, bodily awareness, and the emergence of a conscious self: these entities and their relations are explored by German philosopher and cognitive scientist Metzinger. Extensively working with neuroscientists he has come to the conclusion that, in fact, there is no such thing as a "self" -- that a "self" is simply the content of a model created by our brain - part of a virtual reality we create for ourselves.