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In adults with mild cognitive impairment, meditation (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) increased functional connectivity between the posterior cingulate cortex and bilateral medial prefrontal cortex and left hippocampus. These areas of the brain are strongly related to mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's Disease.



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