Category: EEG


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Neuroscience Reveals the Secrets of Meditation’...
Richard J. Davidson, Matthieu Ricard, Antoine Lutz
Scientific American
A very readable introduction to the scientific findings in neurology about primarily Buddhist forms of meditation.
Topographic EEG mapping of the relaxation response
Gregg D. Jacobs, Herbert Benson, Richard Friedman
Biofeedback and Self-regulation
The purpose of this study was to assess the central nervous system effects of the relaxation response (RR) in novice subjects using a controlled, within- subjects design and topographic EEG mapping as the dependent measure. Twenty subjects listened to a RR and control audiotape presented in a counterbalanced order while EEG was recorded from 14 scalp locations. The RR condition produced greater (p < .0164) reductions in frontal EEG beta activity relative to the control condition. N […]