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Advances in Meditation Research: Neuroscience and Clinical Applications

Edited by Edited by Sonia Sequeira (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York)
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Advances in Meditation Research: Neuroscience and Clinical Applications

Published: January 2014

Volume 1307

This Annals volume explores the ways in which meditative practice can affect consciousness, brain structure and function, aging, and clinical outcomes.
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Recent advances in the growing interdisciplinary area of meditation research shed light on the neural correlates and associated psychological outcomes of meditative practice in its many forms. This Annals volume includes a selection of compelling reviews presenting the proceedings of the conference “Advances in Meditation Research: Neuroscience and Clinical Applications,” held January 17, 2013 at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City. The scholarly reviews presented in this volume are written by conference speakers that are both meditation practitioners and leading scientific experts in meditation research. A range of cutting-edge topics are covered, including the ways in which meditative practice can affect consciousness, brain structure and function, aging, and clinical outcomes.