Meditation alters perceptual rivalry in Tibetan Buddhist monks

@article{Carter2005MeditationAP,
  title={Meditation alters perceptual rivalry in Tibetan Buddhist monks},
  author={O. Carter and D. E. Presti and C. Callistemon and Y. Ungerer and G. B. Liu and J. D. Pettigrew},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={R412-R413}
}
  • O. Carter, D. E. Presti, +3 authors J. D. Pettigrew
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Biology
  • Neuroscientific studies of the mind are likely to benefit from the insights and skills of Tibetan Buddhist monks who have practiced the historic tradition of meditative training over many years — a point made recently at a forum between a selection of Buddhist leaders and distinguished scientists. Perceptual rivalries, such as binocular rivalry and motion induced blindness, are being used to study the neural mechanisms underlying consciousness and attention, as they involve fluctuations in… CONTINUE READING
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