Meditation states and traits: EEG, ERP, and neuroimaging studies.

@article{Cahn2006MeditationSA,
  title={Meditation states and traits: EEG, ERP, and neuroimaging studies.},
  author={B. Rael Cahn and John Polich},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2006},
  volume={132 2},
  pages={
          180-211
        }
}
Neuroelectric and imaging studies of meditation are reviewed. Electroencephalographic measures indicate an overall slowing subsequent to meditation, with theta and alpha activation related to proficiency of practice. Sensory evoked potential assessment of concentrative meditation yields amplitude and latency changes for some components and practices. Cognitive event-related potential evaluation of meditation implies that practice changes attentional allocation. Neuroimaging studies indicate… 

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