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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Tang, Yi-Yuan; Hölzel, Britta K; Posner, Michael I 
Title:
The neuroscience of mindfulness meditation. 
Abstract:
Research over the past two decades broadly supports the claim that mindfulness meditation - practiced widely for the reduction of stress and promotion of health - exerts beneficial effects on physical and mental health, and cognitive performance. Recent neuroimaging studies have begun to uncover the brain areas and networks that mediate these positive effects. However, the underlying neural mechanisms remain unclear, and it is apparent that more methodologically rigorous studies are required if...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nat Rev Neurosci 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
16 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
213-25 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1471-003X 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Neuroradiologie