Age effects on gray matter volume and attentional performance in Zen meditation

@article{Pagnoni2007AgeEO,
  title={Age effects on gray matter volume and attentional performance in Zen meditation},
  author={Giuseppe Pagnoni and Milos Cekic},
  journal={Neurobiology of Aging},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={1623-1627}
}
Zen meditation, a Buddhist practice centered on attentional and postural self-regulation, has been speculated to bring about beneficial long-term effects for the individual, ranging from stress reduction to improvement of cognitive function. In this study, we examined how the regular practice of meditation may affect the normal age-related decline of cerebral gray matter volume and attentional performance observed in healthy individuals. Voxel-based morphometry for MRI anatomical brain images… Expand
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