Concentration or self-mastery is simply a skill to improve, like any other. Meditation is a technique to do so.
Schema described the unfocused process gradually betting consciously aligned
Embedded in Exercises#Meditation
- relaxation process
- consciously ignore external noise
- remember the objective of the process
- which can be itself gaining better focus
- understanding Cognition#BrainHijackers
- one pathway across networks
- self-defined homeostasis baseline
- "The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear."
- Consider the wiki as an affordance too
- meditation as a process to improve Seedea:Content/Concepttreefmri effectiveness
- consider if its goes beyond
- sharpening focus
- improving proprioception
- Paroles Zen
- Lean Thinking
- Wikipedia:Flow (psychology) or "being in the zone"
- Wikipedia:Mindfulness (psychology)
- Change your Mind Change your Brain: The Inner Conditions by for Authentic Happiness by Matthieu Ricard, Google Tech Talk 2007
- Deep Concentration in Formal Meditation and Daily Life (Theory and Practice) by Shinzen Young, Google Tech Talk April 2010
- Meditation as Medicine: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction An Approach to Stress Reduction, Chronic Pain and Illness by Bob Stah, Google Tech Talk May 2010
- "your brain on meditation" (not medication)
- Your Brain at Work by David Rock, Google Tech Talks 2009
- ~min11 "You need to be able to notice the spikes in dopamine to be able to notice information [...] with a loud brain all the time you are not allowed to see the subtle signals, don't come with a quiet cellphone at a loud party [...] The ability to have these insights very much comes to this ability to quiet down your overall mental activity at anytime. Those people with a strong cognitive control have a lot more insights."
- ~min46 "develop the capacity to control your attention"
- Meditation reduces the emotional impact of pain, study finds, ScienceDaily June 2010
- Hannes Hempel working on Workgroup Altered States of Consciousness and Meditation Research, Bender Institute of Neuroimaging
- http://aft.benetou.fr/Pratiques/AmeliorationsCognitives (Wikipedia:nootropic)
- with a risk of dependency on chemicals
- The Women's Meditation Tradition in Tibet by Wangdrak Rinpoche, Google Tech Talk June 2010
- Open Buddha