What are the benefits of meditation?

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What are the benefits of meditation?
« on: 28/07/2015 19:27:13 »
Very often when I read articles about meditation or yoga I hear that these practices are somehow special because they cause changes in the brain. I  thought that anything we do changes our brains- learning another language, studying, learning how to drive a car, everything! Are the changes caused by meditation somehow special and different than ordinary changes in brain?

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