Neural evidence for sudden insight

In the study referenced below, it was found that neurons in the frontal cortex of rats change rapidly when a new behavior replaces a prior behavior.  After being exposed to a period of trial and error, the neural patterns suddenly reorganize and a new behavior...

True Or False? How Our Brain Processes Negative Statements

In the study below, performed by psychologists at Tufts University, the brain’s “Event Related Potential Response” (ERP) was observed after varying patterns of statements the listener can easily determine are true or untrue.  Specifically, they found...

Buddhist Meditation Temporarily Augments Visuospatial Abilities

In this study, it was found that a Buddhist meditation technique can improve visuospatial abilities for a period of time following the meditation session.  This specifically refers to the ability to hold visuospatial images in mind for longer than the baseline period....

Meditation improves concentration

In the study referenced below, it was shown than basic meditation techniques improve concentration and focus.  This adds to the body of evidence that meditation practices have benefits well beyond the brief period of relaxation one experiences during meditation. The...

Meditative Exercise Helps Cognition

In the study referenced below, brief mindfulness meditation sessions were shown to help cognition.  The programs I offer follow the general theme of mindfulness meditation, using a combination of guided relaxation, brainwave entrainment, and periods where you are...