On Nov 18, 2005, at 4:26 PM, uns_tressor wrote:

>>> On Nov 18, 2005, at 11:55 AM, Dick Mays wrote:
>>> This is from New Scientist magazine.  It doesn't say what kind of
>>> meditation people were doing, but the results reported (in studies
>>> by neutral scientists) are pretty impressive.
>>> Meditation builds up the brain
>>> 15 November 2005
>>> NewScientist.com news service
>>> Alison Motluk
>>> Bruce O'Hara, University of Kentucky
>>> Massachusetts General Hospital
>>> Meditating does more than just feel good and calm you down, it
>>> makes you perform better - and alters the structure of your brain,
>>> researchers have found.
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Vipassana, which is a different style of meditation than TM. It's
>> also being used very successfully for rehabilitation in prisons
>> worldwide. If you would like to see the the documentary on this, I
>> could post it again. Very compelling.
> Why do you say that the meditation
> type spoken of was Vipassa?
> Uns.

Because the word that was used in the research I've read was  
"Buddhist Insight Meditation"--synonymous with "Vipassana" (Pali).

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