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Breakdown of Long-Range Correlations in Heart Rate Fluctuations During Meditation

@article{Papasimakis2009BreakdownOL,
  title={Breakdown of Long-Range Correlations in Heart Rate Fluctuations During Meditation},
  author={Nikitas Papasimakis and Fotini Pallikari},
  journal={arXiv: Biological Physics},
  year={2009}
}
The average wavelet coefficient method is applied to investigate the scaling features of heart rate variability during meditation, a state of induced mental relaxation. While periodicity dominates the behavior of the heart rate time series at short intervals, the meditation induced correlations in the signal become significantly weaker at longer time scales. Further study of these correlations by means of an entropy analysis in the natural time domain reveals that the induced mental relaxation… 

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