Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Guiding the study of brain dynamics by using first-person data: synchrony patterns correlate with ongoing conscious states during a simple visual taskAntoine Lutz
laboratoire de neurosciences cognitives et imagerie cérébrale LENA, Hopital de la Salpetriere, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UPR 640, 75651 Paris Cedex 13, France
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:1586-91. 2002..iii) Preparatory states modulate both the behavioral performance and the evoked and induced synchronous patterns that follow. (iv) These results indicated that first-person data can be used to detect and interpret neural processes...
- Altered anterior insula activation during anticipation and experience of painful stimuli in expert meditatorsAntoine Lutz
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Neuroimage 64:538-46. 2013....
- Neurophenomenology and the study of self-consciousnessAntoine Lutz
University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Conscious Cogn 16:765-7. 2007
- BOLD signal in insula is differentially related to cardiac function during compassion meditation in experts vs. novicesAntoine Lutz
Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Neuroimage 47:1038-46. 2009..Future studies are needed to further investigate the impact of compassion training on these circuits...
- Regulation of the neural circuitry of emotion by compassion meditation: effects of meditative expertiseAntoine Lutz
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
PLoS ONE 3:e1897. 2008..Together these data indicate that the mental expertise to cultivate positive emotion alters the activation of circuitries previously linked to empathy and theory of mind in response to emotional stimuli...
- Attention regulation and monitoring in meditationAntoine Lutz
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Trends Cogn Sci 12:163-9. 2008..The potential regulatory functions of these practices on attention and emotion processes could have a long-term impact on the brain and behavior...
- Long-term meditators self-induce high-amplitude gamma synchrony during mental practiceAntoine Lutz
W M Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, Waisman Center, and Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:16369-73. 2004..These data suggest that mental training involves temporal integrative mechanisms and may induce short-term and long-term neural changes...
- Mental training enhances attentional stability: neural and behavioral evidenceAntoine Lutz
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
J Neurosci 29:13418-27. 2009..These novel findings highlight the mechanisms underlying focused attention meditation and support the notion that mental training can significantly affect attention and brain function...
- Differential effects on pain intensity and unpleasantness of two meditation practicesDavid M Perlman
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Emotion 10:65-71. 2010..Implications are discussed in the broader context of training-induced changes in trait emotion regulation...
- Theta phase synchrony and conscious target perception: impact of intensive mental trainingHeleen A Slagter
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 21:1536-49. 2009..In combination, these findings illustrate the usefulness of systematic mental training in the study of the human mind by revealing the neural mechanisms that enable the brain to successfully represent target information...
- A comparison of mindfulness-based stress reduction and an active control in modulation of neurogenic inflammationMelissa A Rosenkranz
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, United States
Brain Behav Immun 27:174-84. 2013..Moreover, mindfulness practice, in particular, may be more efficacious in symptom relief than the well-being promoting activities cultivated in the HEP program...
- Mental training affects distribution of limited brain resourcesHeleen A Slagter
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
PLoS Biol 5:e138. 2007..Our study supports the idea that plasticity in brain and mental function exists throughout life and illustrates the usefulness of systematic mental training in the study of the human mind...
- Temporal dynamics of emotional responding: amygdala recovery predicts emotional traitsBrianna S Schuyler
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:176-81. 2014..These data underscore the importance of taking into account temporal dynamics when studying affective processing using neuroimaging. ..
- Penalized likelihood phenotyping: unifying voxelwise analyses and multi-voxel pattern analyses in neuroimaging: penalized likelihood phenotypingNagesh Adluru
University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Neuroinformatics 11:227-47. 2013..We illustrate the empirical performance of the proposed framework using two different neuroimaging studies that pose different levels of challenge for classification using MVPA...
- The validation of an active control intervention for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)Donal G MacCoon
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Behav Res Ther 50:3-12. 2012..These results emphasize the importance of using an active control condition like HEP in studies evaluating the effectiveness of MBSR...
- No Sustained Attention Differences in a Longitudinal Randomized Trial Comparing Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction versus Active ControlDonal G MacCoon
Waisman Center for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e97551. 2014..Previous studies have found that meditation training over several months is associated with improvements in cognitive control and attention...
- Experienced mindfulness meditators exhibit higher parietal-occipital EEG gamma activity during NREM sleepFabio Ferrarelli
Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e73417. 2013....
- EEG activity related to preparation and suppression of eye movements in three-dimensional spaceAreti Tzelepi
LPPA, CNRS College de France, Paris, France
Exp Brain Res 155:439-49. 2004..When observers suppressed the relevant eye movement to the stimulus, EEG activity was enhanced on the right hemisphere, showing the more pronounced effect on the right occipital-temporal and central-parietal electrode sites...
- From autopoiesis to neurophenomenology: Francisco Varela's exploration of the biophysics of beingDavid Rudrauf
Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives et Imagerie Cerebrale, CNRS UPR 640, Hopital de la Pitie Salpetriere, 47 bd de l Hopital, 75651, Paris, France
Biol Res 36:27-65. 2003..Finally, we discuss Varela's essential contribution to our understanding of the generation of consciousness in the framework of what we call his "biophysics of being."..
- Interoceptive awareness in experienced meditatorsSahib S Khalsa
Neuroscience Graduate Program, Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Psychophysiology 45:671-7. 2008..These results provide evidence against the notion that practicing attention to internal body sensations, a core feature of meditation, enhances the ability to sense the heartbeat at rest...
- A simple measure of correlation across time, frequency and space between continuous brain signalsJean Philippe Lachaux
laboratoire de neurosciences cognitives et imagerie cérébrale LENA, CNRS URA 654, Hopital de la Salpetriere, 47 bd de l Hopital, 75651 Paris Cedex 13, France
J Neurosci Methods 123:175-88. 2003..It led to the identification of different correlations patterns in the gamma band depending on the level of semantic analysis performed by the patient...
- Estimating the time-course of coherence between single-trial brain signals: an introduction to wavelet coherenceJean Philippe Lachaux
laboratoire de neurosciences cognitives et imagerie cérébrale LENA, CNRS UPR 640, Hopital de la Salpetriere, 47, Boulevard de l Hopital, 75651 Paris, France
Neurophysiol Clin 32:157-74. 2002..This method can be directly applied for an 'online' quantification of the instantaneous coherence between two signals...
- Meditation: Neuroimaging and Neurodynamic CorrelationsAntoine Lutz; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..