MEDITATION AS THERAPY: FRACTAL STUDY USING ECG TIME SERIES

Monisha Chakraborty

Abstract


This work reports on the study of the effects of meditation as stimulus on six subjects. Their ECG signals are acquired before and while on meditation. The ECG time series are analysed in the light of fractal based nonlinear technique. For this purpose Hurst's Rescaled range analysis method has been utilized. The results are interesting and may be useful in the development of meditation therapy.

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meditation; therapy; ECG time series; fractal; non-linear technique; Hurst's Rescaled range analysis method

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