How Exactly a Deep Breath Changes your Mind

⎯ Via Quartzy

By Moran Cerf

November 19, 2017
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

“[N]ew and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing neurosurgery, shows that breathing can also change your brain.

Simply put, changes in breathing—for example, breathing at different paces or paying careful attention to the breaths—were shown to engage different parts of the brain.”