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Brain Mechanisms Supporting the Modulation of Pain by Mindfulness Meditation

Key Points

  • Our perception of the sensory environment is shaped by our own unique past experiences, current cognitive state, and future expectations.
  • Meditating, after training, activated brain regions related to the self-regulation of pain and ultimately reduced perception of pain unpleasantness.

source: http://www.jneurosci.org/content/jneuro/31/14/5540.full.pdf

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