Investigation of mindfulness meditation practitioners with voxel-based morphometry. + Author Affiliations Correspondence should be addressed to Britta Hölzel, Bender Institute of Neuroimaging, University of Giessen, Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10H, 35394 Giessen, Germany.
E-mail: Britta.K.Hoelzel@psychol.uni-giessen.de. Received August 16, 2007. Accepted November 13, 2007. Abstract. Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thickness. Meditation Publications - Lab for Affective Neuroscience. Regulation of the Neural Circuitry of Emotion by Compassion Meditation: Effects of Meditative Expertise.