How Meditation Can Improve a Leader’s Performance

“A study at American University and published in a special issue of Cognitve Processing,  dedicated to meditation and consciousness in February, 2010, concluded that meditation, carried out effectively, produced a unique state of ‘restful alertness,’ as seen in the markedly higher alpha power in the frontal cortex and lower beta and gamma waves in the same area. The study also showed that meditation produced greater alpha wave coherence between the left and right hemispheres of  the brain, showing that the brain’s functioning actually improved. Finally, the study described how meditation enhanced an individual’s sense of ‘self’ by activating what neuroscientists call the ‘default node network’ in the brain, the natural ground state of the brain that exists when you close your eyes, but is much more enhanced during meditation.”

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