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The neuromagnetic brain activation patterns of induced compassion in advanced Zen meditation practitioners

  title={The neuromagnetic brain activation patterns of induced compassion in advanced Zen meditation practitioners},
  author={Michael Johnson},
The concept of compassion is complex, where religious and philosophical writings are abundant but scientific publications remain sparse. The surge in neuroscientific publications related to prosocial behaviors, spirituality, and Buddhist-based meditation practices has sparked a growing interest in issues once considered foreign to the scientific arena. There is currently a strong need to develop neuroscientific methods that incorporate subjective trait and state measures. In addition, the use… 

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