Mental Training Affects Distribution of Limited Brain Resources
Format: Journal Article
Sources ID: 22258
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Intensive training in Vipassana meditation enhances one's ability to allocate attention efficiently in order to detect visual targets accurately. Behavioral and event-related potential evidence for a causal link between behavioral training and brain plasticity in adults is shown.