Table 1: Characteristics of the subject sample. Wherever relevant, group mean (± standard deviation) is given.

Number of participants13
Ratio of males and females3/10
Age24.53 (±5.89)
Ratio of handedness right = 13, left = 0

Minutes of meditation practice per day10.67 (±1.66)
Total number of meditation days until scanning39.23 (±3.63)
Total number of minutes of meditation practice until scanning418.07 (±71.45)