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Monitoring Meditation

September 14, 2010 Meditation Featured

This research is investigating the possibility of using EEG to monitor and map the higher states of consciousness brought about by meditation, and to use the information to develop a state of consciousness monitoring device (SMD). The device will also work as a neurofeedback tool to promote peoples’ ability to move into an altered state. […]

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A MEG Case Study of Meditation

September 2, 2010 Meditation

Using similar methodologies and expertise as in the project monitoring higher states of consciousness, this project will develop a device that will be able to determine the level and nature of cognitive processing in both comatose patients and those suffering from a variety of mentally impaired states.

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Investigating the Neurobiology of Meditative States

September 2, 2010 Meditation

Meditation is both an ancient spiritual practice and a contemporary technique for relaxing the body and calming the mind. Meditative techniques originally came from Asian religious practices and have been widely adopted in western society, where their health benefits have become widely recognised.

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