Wildmind Meditation News
Sep 10, 2011
Catherine Kerr on the Science of Meditation
Alex Knapp, Forbes: Dr. Kerr received her BA in American Studies from Amherst College and her PhD in History and Social Theory from the Johns Hopkins University, but in 2006 received a K Award from the National Institutes of Health to be retrained as a neuroscientist. Since then, her research primarily focused on the effects of meditation the brain.
Tell me about your background. What got you interested in studying meditation?
The route that I took on the way towards my study looking at the effects of meditation training on alpha rhythms in somatosensory cortex has been…