MiCBT Research (Selected Studies)

Research and Publications on Mindfulness-integrated CBT.

The Effect of Mindfulness Meditation on Cognitive Functioning in healthy older adults: an EEG study

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Investigator: Caroline Bertrand  

Supervisor: Professor Jeff Summers 

Co-supervisor: Dr Bruno Cayoun 

Institution: University of Tasmania, School of Psychology (MPsych research) 

The aim of this study is to examine the changes in task-related cortical activity of healthy 60 to 85 year-old adults following a 10-week standardised mindfulness meditation program (in the Burmese Vipassana tradition) using Electroencephalography (EEG); Event Related Potentials (ERP) will also be examined. Training of the experimental group has been completed and the data are being analysed. The active control group has undertaken the Active Cognitive Enhancement program.

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