This article explains how some studies taken place at Yale Therapeutic Neuroscience Clinic conclude that meditation can be beneficial in order to improve our concentration skills. The studies have observed that people with experience in meditating present a lesser activity in certain areas of the brain. Those less active areas are related to anxiety, Attention Deficiency and Hyperactive Disorderand even to the development of Alzheimers Disease.
Hypnosis encourages the experience of a modified state of consciousness similar to the states achieved through other meditative techniques. The main difference between meditation and hypnotherapy is that, in hypnotherapy, the altered state of hypnosis is utilised for the achievement of those goal or goals previously specified by the patient.