Research Updates: meditation

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 165

    VESTERGAARD-POULSEN and COLLEAGUES, Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. report evidence of structural differences in the lower brainstem of parti1


  2. Issue 165

    OMAN and COLLEAGUES, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA. evaluated effects on health professional relational caregiving self-efficacy from an eight-w1


  3. Issue 163

    FREDRICKSON and COLLEAGUES, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA. tested the hypothesis that meditation and positive emotions create increas1


  4. Issue 151

    HORTON-DEUTSCH and co-workers, Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, 403L Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA,, have used a mindfulness-based intervention for bone marrow 1


  5. Issue 144

    LANE and co-authors, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC, USA, have described the benefits of a brief meditation training.


  6. Issue 144

    SEPHTON and others, University of Louisville and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA,, have used mindfulness-based meditation in the treatment of fibromyal1


  7. Issue 140

    ALLEN and co-authors, ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia,, have reviewed (67 references) mindfulness-based psychotherapies.


  8. Issue 125

    WENK-SORMAZ, Fresh Yoga, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, has hypothesized that meditation reduces habitual responding.


  9. Issue 123

    WALTON and colleagues, Center for Natural Medicine and Prevention, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa, USA,, have written about stress, cardiovascular disease and transcendental meditation. Abstra1


  10. Issue 118

    TAKAHASHI and colleagues, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Fukui, Matsuoka-cho, Fukui 910-1193, Japan, have studied changes in the nervous system during meditation.


  11. Issue 116

    WENK-SORMAZ, Fresh Yoga, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, reports that meditation can reduce habitual responding.


  12. Issue 108

    OTT, Pain and Palliative Care Program and Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA02115, USA,, has reviewed (21 references) mindfulness meditation. Abstract:1


  13. Issue 102

    CARLSON and co-workers, Department of Psychological Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,, have evaluated the efficacy of mindfulness-based meditation for stress reduction in prostat1


  14. Issue 102

    DAVIDSON and others, Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA,, have measured alterations in brain and immune funct1


  15. Issue 102

    FALKENSTROEM, Young Adults Counseling Center, Repslagaregatan 5a, S-611 30 Nykoeping, Sweden,, has written a Buddhist contribution to the psychoanalytic psychology of self. Abstract: The article attempts to integrate 1


  16. Issue 99

    LO and co-workers, Department of Electrical and Control Engineering National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, ROC,, have found that EEG alpha blocking is correlated with seeing an inner light1


  17. Issue 99

    NEWBERG and colleagues, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA,, have studied the blood flow in the brain during meditative prayer.


  18. Issue 97

    HOLROYD, University of California, Los Angeles, USA,, writes about the science of meditation and the state of hypnosis. Abstract: Mindfulness, an aspect of Buddhist meditation, facilitates the i1


  19. Issue 97

    OTANI, University of Maryland Counselling Center, USA,, describes a new synthesis between Eastern meditation techniques and hypnosis. Abstract: The major ancient Buddhist meditation techniqu1


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