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Can hyper-synchrony in meditation lead to seizures? Similarities in meditative and epileptic brain states (2014)
Journal Article
Lindsay, S. (2014). Can hyper-synchrony in meditation lead to seizures? Similarities in meditative and epileptic brain states. Medical hypotheses, 83(4), 465-472. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2014.07.015

Meditation is used worldwide by millions of people for relaxation and stress relief. Given sufficient practice, meditators may also experience a variety of altered states of consciousness. These states can lead to a variety of unusual experiences, in... Read More about Can hyper-synchrony in meditation lead to seizures? Similarities in meditative and epileptic brain states.

Sleep underpins the plasticity of language production (2014)
Journal Article
Gaskell, M. G., Warker, J., Lindsay, S., Frost, R., Guest, J., Snowdon, R., & Stackhouse, A. (2014). Sleep underpins the plasticity of language production. Psychological science : a journal of the American Psychological Society / APS, 25(7), 1457-1465. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797614535937

The constraints that govern acceptable phoneme combinations in speech perception and production have considerable plasticity. We addressed whether sleep influences the acquisition of new constraints and their integration into the speech-production sy... Read More about Sleep underpins the plasticity of language production.