Meditation is a conscious mental process that induces a set of integrated physiologic changes termed the relaxation response. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was used to identify and characterize the brain regions that are active during a simple form of meditation.
- Language: English
- Target / Subjects: Five right-handed subjects (four male) aged 22 to 45
- Author: Sara W. Lazar, George Bush, Randy L. Gollub, Gregory L. Fricchione, Gurucharan Khalsa, Herbert Benson
- Date Published / Reference: Received 15 February 2000; accepted 5 March 2000; Neuroreport. 2000 May 15;11(7):1581-5
- Covered Diseases: Neuroimaging, Relaxation response, Respiration, Stress
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Categories: Kundalini Yoga Research