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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 4

Regions within VBM group differences maskwhereYMP experience (years) is positively correlated with gray matter volume.

HemisphereLobeBrain regionBrodmann areaMNICluster size
Z (max)

RFrontalRectal gyrus11921−2316883.860.78
LFrontalPrecentral/middle frontal gyrus4/6−44−105429764.180.82
LFrontalOrbital frontal gyrus47−2320−2425204.050.81
LLimbicParahippocampal gyrus35−23−21−202003.540.74
LLimbicFusiform/parahippocampal gyrus20/36−36−28−213523.140.66
LTemporalSuperior temporal gyrus21/38−50−7−1230884.680.86
ROccipitalLingual gyrus1814−84−1453523.780.77
LCerebellumInferior semilunar lobule−3−61−3920083.860.78
LCerebellumCerebellar tonsil−30−37−335362.920.62

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