You don't have to sit funny...you don't have to chant...you don't have to join some strange religion.
Its easy and I promise you'll like it.
This study from Harvard, called "Eight weeks to a better brain" shows, conclusively, that meditating rebuilds your gray matter in as little as 2 months.
Try it. You can thank me later.
Here's some links to check out for the beginner:
5 tips for beginners
a beginner's guide
Its easy. Its free. It's good for you. What's not to love?