Contemplative Mind in Life

Home » popular press » Integrative body-mind training (IBMT) for 5 days induces neuroplastic changes in areas of self-regulation

Integrative body-mind training (IBMT) for 5 days induces neuroplastic changes in areas of self-regulation

Categories

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,562 other followers

RSS Wildmind

  • Mindfulness, step by step
    Almost anything we do can offer us an opportunity to practice mindfulness. The most mundane activities, such as unloading the dishwasher, driving, or grocery shopping, can become part of our spiritual practice. Walking as a Practice Walking is one ordinary activity that we can transform into a vehicle for being more mindful. One of the benefits of mindful wa […]

RSS Mindfulness and Depression

Twitter Updates

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

Advertisements

“We were able to show that the training improved the connection between a central nervous system structure, the anterior cingulate, and the parasympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system to help put a person into a more bodily state,” Posner said. “The results seem to show integration — a connectivity of brain and body.”

see link for study HERE.

How do these changes speak to state vs. trait-level changes in self-regulation? 5 Days of training is a short period of time to show such changes, but they are likely to disappear within the same amount of time. Continued practice is clearly essential for sustained trait-level changes.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: