Changing The Brain to Enhance Well-Being, Happiness – train it to be more empathetic

A provocative new paper suggests people can take advantage of the brain’s neuroplasticity totrain it to be more empathetic, appreciative and compassionate.

 

Practices like physical exercise, certain forms of psychological counseling and meditation can all change brains for the better, according to the authors of an online review in Nature Neuroscience…

 

“Modern neuroscience research leads to the inevitable conclusion that we can actually enhance well-being by training that induces neuroplastic changes in the brain.”