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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Gard, Tim; Taquet, Maxime; Dixit, Rohan; Hölzel, Britta K; Dickerson, Bradford C; Lazar, Sara W 
Title:
Greater widespread functional connectivity of the caudate in older adults who practice kripalu yoga and vipassana meditation than in controls. 
Abstract:
There has been a growing interest in understanding how contemplative practices affect brain functional organization. However, most studies have restricted their exploration to predefined networks. Furthermore, scientific comparisons of different contemplative traditions are largely lacking. Here we explored differences in whole brain resting state functional connectivity between experienced yoga practitioners, experienced meditators, and matched controls. Analyses were repeated in an independent...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Front Hum Neurosci 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
137 
Language:
eng 
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TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Neuroradiologie