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(March 18, 1991)
Summary: Neuropsychobiology 1990-91;23(4):182-7 Institute of Medicine, Research Center Julich, FRG. Using positron emission tomography (PET), measurements of the regional cerebral metabolic rate of glucose (rCMRGlc) are able to delineate cerebral metabolic responses to external or mental stimulation. In order to examine possible changes of brain metabolism due to Yoga meditation PET scans were performed in 8 […]
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(June 18, 1985)
Summary: Act Nerv Super (Praha) 1985 Jun;27(2):81-8 Concurrent with the performance of hathayogic exercises such as Nauli, Bhastrika and Suryabhedana, three characteristic EEG patterns were identified: a “wicket” rhythm at a frequency wave of 12 to 17 Hz, recordable from para-Rolandic areas, which we have called Xi rhythm; a 26-33 Hz sinusoidal activity, confined to the […]
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(May 18, 1978)
Summary: Arch Gen Psychiatry 1978 May;35(5):571-7 Autonomic and electroencephalographic (EEG) correlates of Tantric Yoga meditation were studied in three groups of subjects as they progressed from normal consciousness into meditation. Groups differed in their level of meditation proficiency. Measures of skin resistance, heart rate, respiration, autonomic orienting responses, resting EEG, EEG alpha and theta frequencies, sleep-scored […]
Categories: Brain