Can we change the way the brain deals with stress?

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New research suggests we may be able to change the structure of our brains by taking up meditation.

Some researchers say that over time, it can actually change the way the brain deals with stress.

As part of his week-long happiness quest, David Sillito gets involved in a new experiment looking at what is really going on inside our heads.

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