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EEG source imaging during two Qigong meditations

Pascal L. Faber, Dietrich Lehmann, Shisei Tei, Takuya Tsujiuchi, Hiroaki Kumano, Roberto D. Pascual-Marqui, Kieko Kochi
2012 Cognitive Processing  
Experienced Qigong meditators who regularly perform the exercises "Thinking of Nothing" and "Qigong" were studied with multichannel EEG source imaging during their meditations.  ...  The intracerebral localization of brain electric activity during the two meditation conditions was compared using sLORETA functional EEG tomography.  ...  We thank Qigong Master Feng-San Lee for the possibility to contact the meditators of his group and Mitsumasa Kawakami for helpful comments to experimental settings.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10339-012-0441-4 pmid:22562287 fatcat:neacuoq7snc5rfqbhyzesnwkba

Meditators and Non-Meditators: EEG Source Imaging During Resting

Shisei Tei, Pascal L. Faber, Dietrich Lehmann, Takuya Tsujiuchi, Hiroaki Kumano, Roberto D. Pascual-Marqui, Lorena R. R. Gianotti, Kieko Kochi
2009 Brain Topography  
: EEG source imaging during resting.  ...  Meditators and Non-Meditators: EEG Source Imaging during Resting.  ...  We thank Qigong Master Feng-San Lee, Taipei, Taiwan, for the possibility to contact the meditators of his group.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10548-009-0107-4 pmid:19653090 fatcat:o26vhl3jbrarlgng63opiuvuae

A Forty-Five Year Follow-Up EEG Study of Qigong Practice

Zhen Qin, Yi Jin, Shin Lin, Neal S. Hermanowicz
2009 International Journal of Neuroscience  
DISCUSSION The dominant frontal alpha-1 EEG during eyes-closed rest is the most robust feature in Ms' and the other two meditators' EEG in the present study.  ...  The other two long-term meditators' rest EEGs also featured the same pattern.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207450802325520 pmid:19229721 fatcat:7wvy7iivd5cxtm2tuzwf3ht2mu

Commentary: Multifaceted Health Benefits of Medical Qigong

Kenneth M. Sancier, Devatara Holman
2004 Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine  
Differences were found on the effects on the brain during meditation by qigong and by Zen meditation (Kawano and Kushita, 1996) .  ...  These include measurements by high-resolution EEG, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), neurometer measurements, and applied kinesiology.  ... 
doi:10.1089/107555304322849084 pmid:15025890 fatcat:wwegd7lmvvaqdecpkid5xo6j5i

Reduced functional connectivity between cortical sources in five meditation traditions detected with lagged coherence using EEG tomography

Dietrich Lehmann, Pascal L. Faber, Shisei Tei, Roberto D. Pascual-Marqui, Patricia Milz, Kieko Kochi
2012 NeuroImage  
In experienced meditators (13 Tibetan Buddhists, 15 QiGong, 14 Sahaja Yoga, 14 Ananda Marga Yoga, 15 Zen), 19-channel EEG was recorded before, during and after that meditation exercise which their respective  ...  The head surface EEG data were recomputed (sLORETA) into 19 cortical regional source model time series.  ...  These studies have shown increased EEG coherence during Transcendental Meditation (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.01.042 pmid:22266174 fatcat:l7dr5ahtwvgcnjh6sxxz4uorp4

On the Neurobiology of Meditation: Comparison of Three Organizing Strategies to Investigate Brain Patterns during Meditation Practice

Frederick Travis
2020 Medicina  
grouping meditations by brain wave frequencies reported during each practice.  ...  Grouping meditations by the EEG frequencies associated with their procedures yields an objective system to group meditations and allows practices to "move" into different categories as subjects' meditation  ...  Automaticity: Why Zen Buddhism and Qigong Might Be in This Category Gamma EEG is most often reported during Zen Buddhism and Qigong practice [79] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/medicina56120712 pmid:33353049 fatcat:izdv6fjwxfefhe2xswzz6ji73y

Brain Activity during Qigong Meditation : Comparison of EEG and Optical Topography Results(Human PSI Forum "Human Potential Science" International Forum : Physical and Physiological Approach Joint with "Mystery of Mind and Body" International Forum and The Fourteenth Symposium on Life Information Science (International Version) 22-27 August 2002, OVTA, Makuhari, Chiba (near Tokyo), Japan)
気功時の脳活動 : 脳波と光トポグラフィ測定の比較(<特集>Human PSI Forum "Human Potential Science" Internationl Forum「潜在能力の科学」国際フォーラム : 物理・生理学的アプローチ Joint with 「こころと体の不思議」国際フォーラム 第14回生命情報科学シンポジウム(国際版) 2002年8月22〜27日(木〜火) 於 : 千葉市 幕張新都心 OVTA(オブタ))

Tong ZHANG, Weizhong CHEN, Hideo YOICHI, Suzue HARAGUCHI, Kimiko KAWANO, Hideyuki KOKUBO, Mikio YAMAMOTO
2002 Journal of International Society of Life Information Science  
qigong meditation.  ...  in this paper, we studied qigong meditation by employing a newiy developed techniqpe, optical topography to identify cortical areas specifically invQlved in the meditation state.  ...  Vbt20,IVb.2,September2ee2 HumanPSIForum August22-27,2002,OV7TA,Mdktthari,Chiba,J4pan hemoglobin, to explore cerebral function changes during qigong meditation and compared these results with EEG results  ... 
doi:10.18936/islis.20.2_517 fatcat:qdiiob47j5ag3kslpxrark45bm

Meditation states and traits: EEG, ERP, and neuroimaging studies

B. Rael Cahn, John Polich
2006 Psychological bulletin  
Neuroelectric and imaging studies of meditation are reviewed.  ...  Neuroimaging studies indicate increased regional cerebral blood flow measures during meditation.  ...  Moreover, novice meditators were assessed, and global theta was shown to be higher during resting relaxation than either of the two meditative conditions, thereby implicating drowsiness as the source of  ... 
doi:10.1037/0033-2909.132.2.180 pmid:16536641 fatcat:ryvfgggmbjcrnbyycssqkixmoi

Meditation states and traits: EEG, ERP, and neuroimaging studies

B. Rael Cahn, John Polich
2013 Psychology of Consciousness  
Neuroelectric and imaging studies of meditation are reviewed.  ...  Neuroimaging studies indicate increased regional cerebral blood flow measures during meditation.  ...  Moreover, novice meditators were assessed, and global theta was shown to be higher during resting relaxation than either of the two meditative conditions, thereby implicating drowsiness as the source of  ... 
doi:10.1037/2326-5523.1.s.48 fatcat:nnmcqakxavdwfhxa3iw5dx7a3q

ポジトロン断層法(PET)による心の動きの画像化
Imaging of Mind using Positron Emission Tomography

Masatoshi Itoh, Hiroshi Miyazaki, Yasuo Takahashi
1996 Journal of International Society of Life Information Science  
The results of the control subjects document the effbcts of psychological tension or relaxation in rCBF during PET measurements, EEG slow waves in the qigong professionals on the contrary, accompanied  ...  A statistical analysis ofregional cross correlation between rCBF and EEG frequency fractions was examined to identify possible brain regions which related to qigong meditation.  ...  We collected rCBF and EEG data simultaneously befbre and during qigong meditation to investigate possible regional correlations between brain Regional CBF was measured by a positron tomograph, PT93 1(CTI  ... 
doi:10.18936/islis.14.1_76 fatcat:z6s3kjwgsncrfnpbaud4cklg7u

Entrainment of chaotic activities in brain and heart during MBSR mindfulness training

Junling Gao, Jicong Fan, Bonnie Wai Yan Wu, Zhiguo Zhang, Chunqi Chang, Yeung-Sam Hung, Peter Chin Wan Fung, Hin hung Sik
2016 Neuroscience Letters  
Six of them had some experience of mental exercises such as Yoga, Qigong, or other meditation methods.  ...  Fig. 3 . 3 Source analysis on entropy showed that the difference in EEG source entropy between two states of MBSR practice and normal rest (p < 0.001, T-test, uncorrected).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2016.01.001 pmid:26784361 fatcat:yxi6wwce4jdpbhhpqz23qtgija

A Critical Analysis on Characterizing the Meditation Experience Through the Electroencephalogram

Camila Sardeto Deolindo, Mauricio Watanabe Ribeiro, Maria Adelia Aratanha, Rui Ferreira Afonso, Mona Irrmischer, Elisa Harumi Kozasa
2020 Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience  
We describe the main EEG signal processing techniques and how they have been translated to the meditation field until April 2020.  ...  Therefore, in this article, we discuss the usage of the electroencephalogram (EEG) as a tool to study meditation experiences in healthy individuals.  ...  Finally, Tei et al. (2009) used LORETA to compare sources between Qigong (CDM-FA/OM) experienced meditators and a control group during resting.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnsys.2020.00053 pmid:32848645 pmcid:PMC7427581 fatcat:p3nagjs7bbhmvle6xqatapuqna

From thoughtless awareness to effortful cognition: alpha - theta cross-frequency dynamics in experienced meditators during meditation, rest and arithmetic [article]

Julio Rodriguez-Larios, Pascal Faber, Peter Achermann, Shisei Tei, Kaat Alaerts
2020 biorxiv/medrxiv   pre-print
Continuous EEG recordings (19 electrodes) were obtained from 43 highly experienced meditators during meditation practice, rest and an arithmetic task.  ...  In this study, we tested whether achieving a state of mental emptiness during meditation is accompanied by a relative decrease in the occurrence of 2:1 harmonic cross-frequency relationships between alpha  ...  , combined EEG-fMRI) are therefore warranted to firmly disentangle the sources of these apparent spatial differences.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.01.14.905935 fatcat:phlxkgvgovhzpjhjvt56cer27q

A Brief Review of the EEG Literature on Mindfulness and Fear Extinction and its Potential Implications for Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms (PTSS)

Auretta S. Kummar, Helen Correia, Hakuei Fujiyama
2019 Brain Sciences  
Such EEG studies have also found evidence of a relationship between brain reactivity to unpleasant stimuli (i.e., fear extinction) and severity of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS).  ...  Therefore, the present paper seeks to briefly review the parallel findings between the neurophysiological literature of mindfulness and fear extinction (particularly that yielded by EEG measures), and  ...  EEG analyses of brain activity are mainly grouped into two categories: the time domain or frequency domain of EEG.  ... 
doi:10.3390/brainsci9100258 pmid:31569665 pmcid:PMC6826941 fatcat:2ko3hwhko5eerpc5rcksa5xtdy

From thoughtless awareness to effortful cognition: alpha - theta cross-frequency dynamics in experienced meditators during meditation, rest and arithmetic

Julio Rodriguez-Larios, Pascal Faber, Peter Achermann, Shisei Tei, Kaat Alaerts
2020 Scientific Reports  
Continuous EEG recordings (19 electrodes) were obtained from 43 highly experienced meditators during meditation practice, rest and an arithmetic task.  ...  In this study, we tested whether achieving a state of 'mental emptiness' during meditation is accompanied by a relative decrease in the occurrence of 2:1 harmonic cross-frequency relationships between  ...  , combined EEG-fMRI) are therefore warranted to firmly disentangle the sources of these apparent spatial differences.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62392-2 pmid:32214173 pmcid:PMC7096392 fatcat:aojf4i2g3vbu3ewspprerfcprm
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