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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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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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2 blogs
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18 tweeters
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3 Facebook pages
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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 244 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 42 17%
Student > Bachelor 39 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 37 15%
Researcher 30 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 27 11%
Other 53 21%
Unknown 26 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 94 37%
Medicine and Dentistry 29 11%
Neuroscience 26 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 21 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 3%
Other 35 14%
Unknown 41 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 33. 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 14 August 2020.
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#749,809
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#11,420
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#6,658
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Outputs of similar age from PLoS ONE
#267
of 4,568 outputs
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