A Neuroscientist Explores the “Sanskrit Effect”

A Neuroscientist Explores the “Sanskrit Effect” MRI scans show that memorizing ancient mantras increases the size of brain regions associated with cognitive function A hundred dhoti-clad young men sat cross-legged on the floor in facing rows, chatting amongst themselves. At a sign from their teacher the hall went quiet. Then they began the recitation. Without… Continue reading A Neuroscientist Explores the “Sanskrit Effect”