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Title: Medtation changes brains
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Karen Lurie

Description: This article on ScienCentral gives a basic overview of the findings of an initial study on mindfulness meditation, the brain, and the immune system conducted at the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison. Reported findings were an increase in brain activity in areas associated with positive emotions, better immune function as a result of meditation, and a correlation between increased brain activity and immune function. Website includes a full length article of the findings and a short supplementary video. (Zach Rowinski 2004-05-24)

Publisher Place: New York, NY
Publisher: ScienCentral, Inc.
Normalized publisher place: New York, NY
Publisher country: United States
Publisher URL: http://www.sciencentral.com/index.php3
Published Date: 2003-08-05
URL: http://www.sciencentral.com/articles/view.php3?language=english&type=24119&article_id=218392025&cat=1_4
Subject: Science
Meditation research
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Prefrontal cortex
Brain activity
Affective neuroscience
Classification: Buddhism and Science -- International Science -- Neuroscience
Buddhism and Science -- International Science -- Neuroscience -- Brain Imaging -- Meditation Studies
Cultural Coverage: United States
Temporal coverage: 21st century CE
Language: English
Interface Language: English

Means of availability: Access to video clip requires registration. (Note: registration is free). Video requires Realplayer or Quicktime media player.

Other Agent: Sanjanthi Velu
Format: Online resource
Media type: Video
Resource Type: Article
Digital Encoding: html
rm (ram)
Reader Rating: modest interest
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-05-24 09:10:55
Date Record Checked: 2004-05-24
Date Last Modified: 2006-05-15 16:48:48
Cumulative Rating: this resource has a 1 star rating
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