Yu-Ru Zhang's research while affiliated with Beihang University (BUAA) and other places

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Sustained attention is a fundamental ability ensuring effective cognitive processing and can be enhanced by meditation practice. However, keeping a focused meditative state is challenging for novices because involuntary mind-wandering frequently occurs during their practice. Inspired by the potential of force-control tasks in invoking internal soma...


... In the second fNIRS study, hemispheric lateralization was reported with an increase in O2Hb in the right PFC when intentional attention toward breathing was induced during a cognitive synchronization task, namely a linguistic task [12]. According to previous studies, the right PFC appears to support the execution of IA tasks [6,23,24] and sustained and goal-directed attention [18]. ...