Cerebral blood flow differences between long-term meditators and non-meditators

  title={Cerebral blood flow differences between long-term meditators and non-meditators},
  author={A. Newberg and N. Wintering and Mark R. Waldman and D. Amen and A. Alavi},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  • A. Newberg, N. Wintering, +2 authors A. Alavi
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Consciousness and Cognition
  • We have studied a number of long-term meditators in previous studies. The purpose of this study was to determine if there are differences in baseline brain function of experienced meditators compared to non-meditators. All subjects were recruited as part of an ongoing study of different meditation practices. We evaluated 12 advanced meditators and 14 non-meditators with cerebral blood flow (CBF) SPECT imaging at rest. Images were analyzed with both region of interest and statistical parametric… CONTINUE READING
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