Research & Case Studies

Research Major Areas of Research Physiological effects of yoga practices Therapeutic applications of...

Research

Major Areas of Research

Physiological effects of yoga practices

Therapeutic applications of yoga

Yoga for rehabilitation

Yoga for perception and performance

Higher states of consciousness

Molecular Biosciences Laboratory

Deciphering the molecular basis of Yogic practices on human body.

The major research interests of this lab are to understand the effect of yoga on non-communicable and life-style associated disorders.

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Psychophysiology Laboratory

This laboratory pioneers in autonomic & metabolic functions testing, polysomnography and cerebral blood flow dynamics.

This lab emphasizes the need for understanding the mechanism of action, efficacy, safety and effective administration of Yoga.

Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

The cognitive neuroscience laboratory studies human behavior, primarily using Electroencephalogram (EEG), Evoked Potentials, functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS).

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Psychology Laboratory

Psychology lab works to develop specific tools for assessment for Yoga research integrating the western methodologies and the concepts of Indian psychology.

Bio-Energy Laboratory

The Bioenergy laboratory explores subtle energy aspects of biological and inanimate systems.
The facilities of the lab include:

  • Electrophotonic Imaging- for subtle energy measurements;
  • Acugraph- a electrodermal assessment based on Chinese traditional medicine system;
  • NadiTarangini- an indigenous pulse based diagnostic system for assessment of tridosha (vata, pitta, kapha) based on ayurveda principle and
  • Random Event Generator to study the influence of human mind on the hypothetical consciousness field & power of intention of individuals.
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