The promise of MEG brain imaging

A new method for imaging the brain shows promise for helping people with epilepsy and other brain conditions, maybe even eliminating the need for exploratory surgery. Frederick Langheim, MD, a brain network expert who is about to start his third year of Psychiatry residency, says magnetoencaphalography (MEG) could be useful.

How to beat stress and angst through meditation

One study of individuals who were new to meditating showed measurable brain and behavior differences after just two weeks of daily 30-minute sessions, says Richie Davidson, PhD, a psychiatry and psychology professor and director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.