Mantra meditation as a case of habituation: Implications for a new theory of consciousness

Michael Pirot1
1Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Canada
Cite this article:  Pirot, M. (1981). Mantra meditation as a case of habituation: Implications for a new theory of consciousness. Social Behavior and Personality: An international journal, 1(1), 13-16.

Volume 1 Issue 1 | e6454 | Published: January 1981 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2224/sbp.6454

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I proposed that the study of mental exercises, such as meditation, may lead to a radically different theory of consciousness than has been previously held in Western thought. The use of a mantra as a concentrative device that may undergo habituation is discussed as a possible vehicle for gaining a new understanding of mind.

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