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Research Article

Yoga Meditation Practitioners Exhibit Greater Gray Matter Volume and Fewer Reported Cognitive Failures: Results of a Preliminary Voxel-Based Morphometric Analysis

Table 1

Subject demographics and self-report.

YMP ( )Controls ( )Group differences

No. Female66
Mean age (SD)36.4 (11.9)35.5 (7.1)
Years of education (SD)15.5 (2.5)15.3 (2.3)
Years of yoga (SD)9.3 (2.4)0
Years of meditation (SD)5.6 (4.2)0

Baseline mood and cognition

BAI14.4 (2.5)12.5 (1.9)ns [>0.15]
CESD3.4 (3.8)2.6 (3.2)ns [>0.6]
PANAS: positive35.6 (9.0)36.1 (10.3)ns [>0.9]
PANAS: negative10.4 (0.8)10.7 (1.9)ns [>0.7]
Cognitive failures (CFQ)33.1 (5.7)75.4 (12.6) ,

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