The Effects of Islamic Spiritual Activities on Psycho-physiological Performance

Muhammad Nubli, Abdul Wahab and Salam, Urme (2013) The Effects of Islamic Spiritual Activities on Psycho-physiological Performance. Journal of Educational, Health and Community Psychology, 2 (2). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2088-3129. (Published)

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In Islam, spiritual activities such as taubah and zikir are very common to the Muslim Ummah and these are generally performed to the perfection of individual’s mind. In addition, it is believed that through these activities a connection can be made with the Almighty. Therefore, reasonably after the performance of these activities the psychophysiological performance of the respondents will be changed significantly. This significant change is traceable with the aid of GSR and HRV biofeedback. In this study, it is observed that remarkable changes of GSR percentage and accumulated coherence score of HRV among the 18 respondents due to the consequences of spiritual activities. Thus, it is possible to say that to make the positive changes of psychophysiological activities of any individuals spiritual activities may considered as a substantial stimuli in psychophysiological research.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Presented at Southest-Asia Psychology Positive International Conference (SAPIC 2013), Jogjakarta, Indonesia : 22-26 August 2013
Uncontrolled Keywords: Psycho-physiology; GSR; HRV; Biofeedback; Spiritual activity
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2013 03:20
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2018 03:37
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