The physiology of meditation: A review. A wakeful hypometabolic integrated response

@article{Jevning1992ThePO,
  title={The physiology of meditation: A review. A wakeful hypometabolic integrated response},
  author={R. Jevning and R. K. Wallace and M. Beidebach},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={1992},
  volume={16},
  pages={415-424}
}
  • R. Jevning, R. K. Wallace, M. Beidebach
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • While for centuries a wakeful and tranquil state or experience variously called "samadhi," "pure awareness," or "enlightenment" had been said to be a normal experience and the goal of meditation in Vedic, Buddhist, and Taoist traditions, there was little known about this behavior until recently, when the practice of "transcendental meditation" (TM) became available for study in Western scientific laboratories. Derived from the Vedic tradition, TM is unique because it requires no special… CONTINUE READING
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