The power of meditation (audio)

June 23, 2010

Millions of Americans practice some form of meditation to promote relaxation and reduce stress. But claims for greater health benefits are in need of further study. The power of meditation.

Josephine Briggs: researcher, physician and director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Jonathan Foust: senior teacher, the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, and former president of the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health.

Richard Davidson: director, Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


The Diane Rehm Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.