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Mathew Naismith

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Do we think while meditating?

What if I told you that we actually have a higher mental activity while in deep meditation not less!! I’ve actually been saying this for some time now & of course been laughed at by most other spiritually aware people in saying so but this is the second scientific study I have come across saying the something. It’s important we are fully aware of ourselves & stop burying our heads in the sand just because it goes against our old conscious beliefs.

As quoted from the link below: Gamma brain waves (39-100 hz) are involved in higher mental activity and consolidation of information. An interesting study has shown that advanced Tibetan meditators produce higher levels of gamma than non-meditators both before and during meditation.

The below link is an interesting read:

http://www.brainandhealth.com/Brain-Waves.html

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      Jul 16 2013: G'day Deepak

      Interesting stuff Deepak, never heard of this type of meditation before.

      This scientific study is saying an advanced Tibetan meditators produce higher levels of gamma than non-meditators & this is the second scientific study that I have come across that says the same thing that we actually think in a higher range in certain parts of the brain while other parts of the brain including speech closes down.

      In one examination on a person singing hymns the part of the brain that controls speech shut down but they where still able to sing, interesting stuff!!

      It does seem the outcome of the study is defined by how the brain was wired up & the experiment conducted. Certain pats of the brain do slow down if not stop functioning all together but other parts of the brain become more active it would seem.

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      Mathew

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