According to Health Day:
"A new study finds that people skilled at meditation seem able to turn off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming and psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia."
It is posited that people experienced at meditation continually monitor and suppress "me" thoughts and mind wandering. They are able to co-activate two brain regions to develop a present-centered mindset that is less self-centered.
In an unrelated study, even a brief amount of...