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  • Can Meditation Make You a More Compassionate Person?

    Science Daily - 04/01/2013

    Scientists have mostly focused on the benefits of meditation for the brain and the body, but a recent study by Northeastern University’s David DeSteno, published in Psychological Science, takes a look at what impacts meditation has on interpersonal harmony and compassion.

    Several religious traditions have suggested that mediation does just that, but there has been no scientific proof — until now.

    In this study, a team of researchers from Northeastern University and Harvard University examined the effects meditation would have on compassion and virtuous behavior, and the results were fascinating.

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