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Epigenetics And The Self

The brain—the seat of the self—appears to be restructured at an epigenetic level when new things are learned or committed to memory. Mindfulness and meditation can also alter the epigenetic landscape. While this field, dubbed neuroepigenetics, is in its infancy, preliminary results suggest that gene activity in our brain is modulated, at least in part, through epigenetic factors acted upon by our environment and experiences.

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