Meditation and Music Improve Memory and Cognitive Function in Adults with Subjective Cognitive De...

18 Jan 2017Innes, Kim E. | Selfe, Terry Kit | Khalsa, Dharma Singh | Kandati, Sahiti

Findings of this preliminary randomized controlled trial suggest practice of meditation or music listening ML can significantly enhance both subjective memory function and objective cognitive performance in adults with subjective cognitive decline SCD, and may offer promise for improving outcomes in this population.

Cohort Study
8 effects
3 months
53 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Meditation Selfcare risk & protective factor
Meditation
Selfcare

Memory Brain outcome
Memory
Brain

Strong Increase

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Meditation Selfcare risk & protective factor
Meditation
Selfcare

Cognitive Activity Brain outcome

Strong Increase

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Music Selfcare risk & protective factor
Music
Selfcare

Memory Brain outcome
Memory
Brain

Strong Increase

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Music Selfcare risk & protective factor
Music
Selfcare

Cognitive Activity Brain outcome

Strong Increase

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Music Selfcare risk & protective factor
Music
Selfcare

Alzheimer's disease Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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Music Selfcare risk & protective factor
Music
Selfcare

Dementia Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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Meditation Selfcare risk & protective factor
Meditation
Selfcare

Dementia Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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Meditation Selfcare risk & protective factor
Meditation
Selfcare

Alzheimer's disease Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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