Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

VBM analyses of great matter volume differences between yoga meditation practitioners and controls.

Yogis > controlsTALCluster size 
(mm3)
(max)
HemisphereLobeBrain regionBrodmann area

RFrontalOrbital frontal gyrus25/47618−1931764.37
LFrontalOrbital frontal gyrus11/47−2212−2142804.14
LFrontalPrecentral/middle frontal gyrus4/6−45−115054484.22
LLimbicParahippocampal gyrus/hippocampus36−34−30−1640083.65
LLimbicInsula−3415330963.43
LTemporalSuperior temporal gyrus38−48−6−1050164.50
ROccipitalLingual gyrus18/1912−82−7109684.56
LCerebellumPosterior−1−64−2835684.54
LCerebellumAnterior−30−38−2645443.59

Controls > yogis

None

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