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Meditating yogis

Robert Elsner

in Diving Seals and Meditating Yogis: Strategic Metabolic Retreats

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226246710
eISBN:
9780226247045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226247045.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the psychology of meditation as well as its physiological effects. Relief from the distractions of wandering thoughts and the relaxation of muscle tension are among the ... More


Insight: Making connections

Helen Reid

in Musicians in the Making: Pathways to Creative Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199346677
eISBN:
9780199346707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346677.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In considering the experiences that shaped her life as a musician and as a pianist, Helen Reid describes and assesses the implications of an injury that she suffered which nearly ended her career ... More


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