Meditation is both an ancient spiritual practice as well as a contemporary technique for relaxing the body and calming the mind. It is recognized as a component of almost all religions, and has been practiced for over 5,000 years. Research suggests that meditation is of therapeutic advantage in the treatment of many clinical disorders such as […]
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. […]
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.
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.