Go behind the scenes of brainwave entrainment technology creation with Joseph Kao, developer of the extraordinary meditation tool Journey to the Center of the Self. Here, in an interview with John Dupuy, CEO of iAwake Technologies, Joe describes the amazing complexity of the brainwave entraining soundscape he created to both accompany his deeply inductive, 30-minute,…

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Excerpted from an interview of John Dupuy of iAwake Technologies by Judith Pennington of the Institute for the Awakened Mind (IAM), an international consortium of certified awakened mind trainers using EEG-monitored meditation to expand human consciousness. As most of you know, iAwake produces innovative sound-based tools that facilitate immersion in deep meditation, as well as…

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I’d like to share two very simple but very profound and powerful practices that can help us to develop deeper self-love and acceptance, and deeper empathy. With these practices, we gain a sense of being attuned not only to others, but also to ourselves. In fact, we find that there’s a reciprocal relationship: the more we become…

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One of the really important structural changes we see due to long-term meditation occurs in the middle prefrontal areas of the brain. In recent blogs, I have discussed what scientists are learning about the structural changes in the thalamus, the left prefrontal cortex, and the parietal lobe. Here I will discuss the findings regarding the…

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In this series we will be looking at four key structures in our brains that change as a result of long-term meditation: the thalamus, the left prefrontal cortex, the parietal lobe, and the middle prefrontal areas. You can read about the implications of changes that occur in the thalamus in my previous blog Meditation and the…

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One of the key structures in the brain that has been found to be physically changed through long-term meditation is the thalamus. Long-term meditation also affects the prefrontal cortex, the parietal lobe, and the middle prefrontal areas, but here I will focus on the changes to the thalamus and their implications. The thalamus is a…

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Eric: There’s a Canadian trainer by the name of Thomas Hawes who has developed a concept he calls zone minutes; he has found among the athletes he has worked with, that the more minutes they accrue of being in the zone—of being in that place where they’re totally relaxed and totally connected to everything that’s happening around…

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