Meditation Reduces Amygdala Activation (image) Massachusetts General Hospital Share Print E-Mail Caption Study participants who completed an eight-week meditation training course had reduced activity in the right amygdala (highlighted structure) in response to emotional images, even when not meditating. Credit Gaëlle Desbordes, Ph.D., Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Mass. General Hospital Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.