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People Who Meditate and Do Yoga Have Bigger Egos, Study Finds

A new study has revealed that meditation and yoga boosts people’s egos, contradicting the Buddhist teaching that such practices foster well-being by “quieting” the self.

The study, set to be published in the journal Psychological Science, examined this ego-quieting assumption against the self-centrality principle, which asserts that the practice of any skill makes it self-central, and consequently, breeds self-enhancement.