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Reduced age-related degeneration of the hippocampal subiculum in long-term meditators

Kurth, Florian; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Luders, Eileen

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Normal aging is known to result in a reduction of gray matter within the hippocampal complex, particularly in the subiculum. The present study was designed to address the question whether the practice of meditation can amend this age-related subicular atrophy. For this purpose, we established the correlations between subicular volume and chronological age within 50 long-term meditators and 50 control subjects. High-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans were automatically processed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68335
Source: Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging
DOI: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2015.03.008

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