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Buddhist monks visit Neurocognition of Language Lab

A group of Buddhist monks who visited the TC lab to participate in some experiments a couple of years ago. They performed a simple auditory processing task before, during and after meditation, to see if there were effects on the EEG of entering a meditative state. There were significant effects. Much greater coherence in activation across different brain sites was clearly evident during meditation, and higher coherence persisted even after meditation ended.

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