Quantcast

The dual-tasking meditation master

I recently read an article in the latest Scientific American Mind magazine discussing the cell mechanisms underlying meditative states. The author briefly mentioned the fact that expert meditators were able to avoid the attentional blink that lay people are prone to experiencing when barraged with rapidly presented visual stimuli.

This brought up a question for me. Would expert meditators perform better on dual-tasks compared to age-matched subjects?

I believe the answer is in the affirmative. My reasoning behind this hypothesis has to do with the fact that meditation [read more at The Quantum Lobe Chronicles]



The material in this press release comes from the originating research organization. Content may be edited for style and length. Want more? Sign up for our daily email.