Neuro-cognitive aspects of “OM” sound/syllable perception: A functional neuroimaging study

  title={Neuro-cognitive aspects of “OM” sound/syllable perception: A functional neuroimaging study},
  author={Uttam Kumar and Anupam Guleria and Chunni Lal Khetrapal},
  journal={Cognition and Emotion},
  pages={432 - 441}
The sound “OM” is believed to bring mental peace and calm. The cortical activation associated with listening to sound “OM” in contrast to similar non-meaningful sound (TOM) and listening to a meaningful Hindi word (AAM) has been investigated using functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The behaviour interleaved gradient technique was employed in order to avoid interference of scanner noise. The results reveal that listening to “OM” sound in contrast to the meaningful Hindi word condition… 
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