Meditation Lowers Stress Hormone
The Shamatha Project at the University of California/Davis (California, USA) is a comprehensive long-term, control-group study of the effects of meditation training on mind and body. Tonya Jacobs and colleagues used a questionnaire to measure aspects of mindfulness among a group of volunteers before and after an intensive, three-month meditation retreat. They and Cortisol During a Shamatha Meditation Retreat.” Health Psychology, Mar. 25, 2013.