EEG Derived Neuronal Dynamics during Meditation: Progress and Challenges

Kaur, Chamandeep and Singh, Preeti (2015) EEG Derived Neuronal Dynamics during Meditation: Progress and Challenges. Advances in Preventive Medicine, 2015. pp. 1-10. ISSN 2090-3480

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Meditation advances positivity but how these behavioral and psychological changes are brought can be explained by understanding neurophysiological effects of meditation. In this paper, a broad spectrum of neural mechanics under a variety of meditation styles has been reviewed. The overall aim of this study is to review existing scientific studies and future challenges on meditation effects based on changing EEG brainwave patterns. Albeit the existing researches evidenced the hold for efficacy of meditation in relieving anxiety and depression and producing psychological well-being, more rigorous studies are required with better design, considering client variables like personality characteristics to avoid negative effects, randomized controlled trials, and large sample sizes. A bigger number of clinical trials that concentrate on the use of meditation are required. Also, the controversial subject of epileptiform EEG changes and other adverse effects during meditation has been raised.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Asian Repository > General Subject > Medical Science
0 Subject > Medical Science
Depositing User: Managing Editor
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2022 05:15
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2022 05:15

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