In this article about the science of meditation, we explain the different types of meditation. Some have evolved over thousands of years, and others are more modern creations. We also offer you a starting point to help you choose from the many different styles of practice. There is no “best” type of meditation, but there is likely one that best suits you, today.
n our last blog post “The Science of Meditation, Part 1,” we presented recent research from the fields of neuroscience and psychiatry on how meditation is good for the brain.
The popularity of yoga and meditation in Western culture has touched nearly every social and professional group. This has brought forth an interest that is beginning to bridge the gap between seance and science. It has created a modern yogi who is beginning to stand on the legs of scientific rigor.