A systematic review of the neurophysiology of mindfulness on EEG oscillations

  title={A systematic review of the neurophysiology of mindfulness on EEG oscillations},
  author={T. Lomas and Itai Ivtzan and C. H. Y. Fu},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  • T. Lomas, Itai Ivtzan, C. H. Y. Fu
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • Mindfulness meditation has been purported to be a beneficial practice for wellbeing. It would therefore be expected that the neurophysiology of mindfulness would reflect this impact on wellbeing. However, investigations of the effects of mindfulness have generated mixed reports of increases, decreases, as well as no differences in EEG oscillations in comparison with a resting state and a variety of tasks. We have performed a systematic review of EEG studies of mindfulness meditation in order to… CONTINUE READING
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