‘Mindfulness Meditation Trumps Placebo in Pain Reduction’, http://www.newswise.com/articles/mindfulness-meditation-trumps-placebo-in-pain-reduction, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Newswise (10-Nov-2015).

Pain relief

The research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, showed that study participants who practiced mindfulness meditation reported greater pain relief than placebo. Significantly, brain scans showed that mindfulness meditation produced very different patterns of activity than those produced by placebo to reduce pain.