Instantly more adaptive behavior through meditation

‘Instantly more adaptive behavior through meditation’, http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=152803&CultureCode=en, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie (NVP), AlphaGalileo (18 May 2015).

Meditation techniques

Certain meditation techniques can promote behavior to vary adaptively from moment to moment depending on current goals, rather than remaining rigid and inflexible. (…) These results provide the first evidence that meditation instantly affects behavior and that this impact does not require practice.

(Colzato, L.S., Sellaro, R., Samara, I. & Hommel, B. (2015). Meditation-induced cognitive-control states regulate response-conflict adaptation: Evidence from trial-to-trial adjustments in the Simon task. Consciousness and Cognition 35, 110-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2015.04.012)