While cross-sectional studies have shown neural changes in long-term meditators, they might be confounded by self-selection and potential baseline differences between meditators and non meditators. Prospective longitudinal studies of the effects of meditation in naïve subjects are more conclusive with respect to causal inferences, but related evidence is so far limited.

Short-term Sahaja Yoga meditation training modulates brain structure and spontaneous activity in the executive control network

Crespi, Chiara;Cappa, Stefano F;Canessa, Nicola
2018

Abstract

While cross-sectional studies have shown neural changes in long-term meditators, they might be confounded by self-selection and potential baseline differences between meditators and non meditators. Prospective longitudinal studies of the effects of meditation in naïve subjects are more conclusive with respect to causal inferences, but related evidence is so far limited.
Sahaja Yoga meditation; fronto-parietal executive control network; neural plasticity; resting-state fMRI; voxel-based morphometry; Sahaja Yoga meditation; fronto-parietal executive control network; neural plasticity; resting-state fMRI; voxel-based morphometry
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