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Unformatted text preview: 25 subjects were tested in the meditation group Wait list control group (16) was tested at the same pints in time as the meditators Both groups were vaccinated with influenza vaccine 4-8 week blood draw for magnitude of titer response Limitations: Small number of subjects in the study Did not use fMRI Conclusion: A meditation program in mindfulness and meditation may change the brain and immune function in positive ways such as left-died anterior activation (positive emotion) and increases in antibody titers to influenza vaccine. There is a need for additional research on the biological consequences of this intervention. 23:30 23:30...
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- Fall '06
- Electroencephalography, greater antibody titers