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ru·mi·na·tion

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  1. contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulnessnoun

    a calm, lengthy, intent consideration

    Synonyms:
    mirror image, expression, reflexion, reflectivity, manifestation, considerateness, contemplation, thoughtfulness, consideration, observation, musing, reflection

  2. ruminationnoun

    (of ruminants) chewing (the cud)

    "ruminants have remarkable powers of rumination"

    Synonyms:
    musing, thoughtfulness, contemplation, reflexion, reflection

  3. ruminationnoun

    regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding

    Synonyms:
    musing, thoughtfulness, contemplation, reflexion, reflection

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  1. ruminationnoun

    Synonyms:
    musing, meditation, reflection, cogitation, pondering

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  1. ruminationnoun

    Synonyms:
    meditation

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  1. Richard Isaacson:

    Neuroticism is specifically one trait that comes to mind, and past meta-analyses have also show this. Rumination and worry is linked to smaller brain volumes, it's unclear if the stress/neuroinflammation pathway drives this. A biomarker doesn't really exist for this so it's hard to prove.

  2. Richard Isaacson:

    Specific traits may increase risk due to a lifetime of behaviors that predispose a person to developing cognitive decline or Alzheimer's disease, or there could be more of a direct biological role related to early disease pathology, neuroticism is specifically one trait that comes to mind, and past meta-analyses have also show this. Rumination and worry is linked to smaller brain volumes.


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