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December 2, 2016: Neuroscience and Buddhism are poles apart. But, neuroscientists are recently discovering that they have a lot to learn from Buddhism. It is absurd; as neuroscience is based on facts and Buddhism believes in the unseen.

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When it comes to the concept of the changing mind, neuroscience has to now agree that Buddhism was right all along when it.

According to University Herald, “The Buddhists call it anicca, the concept that everything is impermanent and constantly changing. Thus, Buddhists believe that life is a continuous becoming.”

It further says, “This concept is liberating because it brings awareness that a person is not defined by what they think or their perception of themselves. With this awareness, there is a sense of positivism because it gives the person hope that they are constantly evolving into something better.”

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Buddhists believe that if they are attaching themselves to things, they are actually going against the forces of the universe by controlling something to become stable.
Neuroscience also believes the same but they have put it in a more scientific way. They call this a state of impermanence neuroplasticity.

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“Impermanence neuroplasticity shows that the brain is malleable and can be easily molded to change opening yourself to great possibilities for growth.”
This and the other recent discoveries show that there is a lot to learn from the ancient wisdom. In fact, it might have the hidden truths which science is trying to prove all this time.

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