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Brain Changes in Long-Term Zen Meditators Using Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A Controlled Study

Overview of attention for article published in PLOS ONE, March 2013
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1 news outlet
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2 blogs
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16 tweeters
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3 Facebook pages
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1 Wikipedia page
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Title
Brain Changes in Long-Term Zen Meditators Using Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A Controlled Study
Published in
PLOS ONE, March 2013
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0058476
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Authors

Nicolás Fayed, Yolanda Lopez del Hoyo, Eva Andres, Antoni Serrano-Blanco, Juan Bellón, Keyla Aguilar, Ausias Cebolla, Javier Garcia-Campayo

Abstract

This work aimed to determine whether (1)H magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) are correlated with years of meditation and psychological variables in long-term Zen meditators compared to healthy non-meditator controls.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Unknown 264 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 42 15%
Student > Master 42 15%
Student > Bachelor 41 15%
Researcher 33 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 27 10%
Other 55 20%
Unknown 34 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 97 35%
Medicine and Dentistry 31 11%
Neuroscience 26 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 21 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 3%
Other 39 14%
Unknown 51 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 41. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 October 2022.
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#855,502
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Outputs from PLOS ONE
#11,724
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#6,526
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#266
of 5,377 outputs
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