Human Physiology

, Volume 26, Issue 5, pp 558–566 | Cite as

Comprehensive bioelectrographic analysis of mechanisms of the alternative state of consciousness

  • P. V. Bundzen
  • V. V. Zagrantsev
  • K. G. Korotkov
  • P. Leisner
  • L. -E. Unestahl


Using complimentary capacities of modern computer technologies, such as digital electroencephalography and recording of current parameters of meridional biologically active points and evoked energy emission processes, the authors studied the bioelectrographic correlates of an alternative state of consciousness. The phenomenon of phasic activation of energy emission processes during the accomplishment of mental activity in an alternative state of consciousness was revealed for the first time. The data obtained are analyzed from the viewpoint of the specific features of neurophysiological and psychophysical mechanisms of the formation of alternative states of consciousness in conditions of systematic mental training.


Test Subject Spectral Ratio Alternative State Mental Training Muscular Relaxation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. V. Bundzen
    • 1
  • V. V. Zagrantsev
    • 1
  • K. G. Korotkov
    • 2
  • P. Leisner
    • 3
  • L. -E. Unestahl
    • 3
  1. 1.St. Petersburg Research Institute of Physical CultureSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and OpticsTechnical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Scandinavian International UniversityØrebroSweden

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