DOI: 10.14704/nq.2013.11.3.686

Cerebral Activity and Source Profiles Accompanying the Process of Non-Locality

Mandy A. Scott, Michael A. Persinger


The independently rated congruence of subjects’ drawings and descriptions with the content of affective pictures hidden ~50 m away were correlated with cerebral quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) and LORTEA (Low Resolution Electromagnetic Tomography) over three weekly trials. A shift over time from left prefrontal gamma activity to right caudal hemispheric delta activity was associated with increased accuracy. Increased accuracies for the details for the non-local stimuli during sessions were associated with greater congruence within the 25-30 Hz and theta (4-7 Hz) range between the parahippocampal regions. Increased theta power also occurred in the left anterior cingulate, fusiform gyrus and midtemporal regions. We suggest that experiences of non-locality involve confluence within the right parahippocampal region and are translated for their personal and linguistic equivalents within specific left hemispheric structures.

NeuroQuantology | September 2013 | Volume 11 | Issue 3 | Page 378-390


QEEG; s_LORETA; detection of distance stimuli; non-locality; temporal lobes; parahippocampal gyrus; theta activity

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