The Forum for Meditation and Neuroscience focuses on both the theory and practice of meditation. It refers to ancient forms of meditation that can be found throughout various historic cultures and eras worldwide. Despite different cultural origins and a variety of meditation forms most paths embody the same essence.
The effects of meditation are many; reducing stress, refining awareness and sharpening intuition to name a few.
Within the last decade, meditation techniques have increasingly come into focus of scientific research. Using imaging methods, numerous studies in the fields of neuroscience and cognitive psychology were able to show the effects of meditation on cognitive functions (such as attention, creativity or memory).