Tag Archives: Herbert Benson

Scientific Meditation Research

Meditation research has an upside and a downside – the upside is that it is more reliable than personal stories; the downside is that what is left out may be as important as, or more significant than, what is currently tested for. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Meditation, Meditation Research, Mindfulness, Spritual Realism | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Neural Activity, Physiological Measures, and Meditation

Brain waves indicate the person’s level of arousal, that is, the active mode of thinking and doing, or the individual’s state of consciousness. There are four recognised brain wave states. It is curious that traditionally in Yoga it is said … Continue reading

Posted in Article, Featured Post, Meditation, Physiology of Meditation, Reality-Based Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment