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Scientific Research

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Effects During the Practice of the TM Technique »

Deep Rest
  1. American Psychologist 42 (1987): 879–88
  2. L’Encéphale [The Brain] 10 (1984): 139-144
  3. American Journal of Physiology 221 (1971): 795–799.
  4. Science 167 (1970): 1751–175
Increased EEG Coherence
  1. Psychophysiology 28 (3a) (1991): S58.
  2. Psychosomatic Medicine 46 (1984): 267–276.
  3. Proceedings of the San Diego Biomedical Symposium 15 (1976).
Increased Blood Flow to the Brain
  1. American Journal of Physiology 235(1)(1978): R89–R9
  2. The Physiologist 21 (1978): 60.
  3. Psychophysiology 13 (1976): 168.
Increased Muscle Relaxation
  1. Psychopathométrié 4 (1978): 437–438.
  2. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology 35 (1973): 143–15
Decreased Stress Hormone (Plasma Cortisol)
  1. Journal of Biomedicine 1 (1980): 73–88.
  2. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology 7 (1980): 75–76.
  3. Hormones and Behavior 10(1)(1978): 54–60.
  4. Experientia 34 (1978): 618–619.

Unfoldment of Greater Mental Capacity »

Improved Brain Functioning
  1. Acta Medica Okayama, 60(1) (2006): 51-58.
  2. Signal Processing, 85(11) (2005): 2213-223
  3. Brain patterns of Self-awareness. In B Beitman and J Nair, Eds. Self-Awareness Deficits. New York: W.W.Norton, 200
  4. Human Physiology 25 (1999): 171-180.
  5. Sleep 20 (2) (1997): 102-110.
  6. Psychophysiology 31 Abstract (1994): S67.
  7. Psychophysiology 28 (3a) (1991): S58.
  8. Psychophysiology 27 Supplement (1990): 4A.
  9. Psychophysiology 26 (1989): 529.
  10. Psychosomatic Medicine 46(3) (1984): 267–276.
  11. L’Encéphale [The Brain] 10 (1984): 139-14
  12. Journal of Moral Education 12 (1983): 166-17
  13. Experimental Neurology 79 (1983): 77-86.
  14. International Journal of Neuroscience 14 (1981): 147–15
  15. International Journal of Neuroscience15 (1981): 151-157.
  16. International Journal of Neuroscience13 (1981): 211-217.
  17. International Journal of Neuroscience 10 (1980): 165-170.
  18. Progress in Brain Research 54 (1980): 447-45
  19. Psychophysiology 14 (1977): 293-296.
Increased Blood Flow to the Brain
  1. Physiology & Behavior, 59(3) (1996): 399-40
  2. American Journal of Physiology 235(1) (1978): R89–R9
  3. The Physiologist 21 (1978): 60.
  4. Psychophysiology 13 (1976): 168
Increased Flexibility of Brain Functioning
  1. Biological Psychology, 55 (2000): 41-55.
Increased Efficiency of Information Transfer in the Brain
  1. Psychophysiology 26 (1989): 529
  2. Motivation, Motor and Sensory Processes of the Brain, Progress in Brain Research 54 (1980): 447–45
  3. International Journal of Neuroscience 10 (1980): 165–170.
Mobilization of the Latent reserves of the Brain
  1. Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Physiological and Biochemical Basis of Brain Activity. St. Petersburg, Russia. (June 22-24, 1994)
Increased Intelligence
  1. Intelligence 29/5 (2001): 419-440.
  2. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences 12 (1991): 1105–111
  3. Perceptual and Motor Skills 62 (1986): 731–738.
  4. Journal of Clinical Psychology 42 (1986): 161–16
  5. Perceptual and Motor Skills 62 (1986): 731-738.
  6. College Student Journal 15 (1981): 140-146.
  7. Gedrag: Tijdschrift voor Psychologie [Behavior: Journal of Psychology] 3 (1975): 167–18
Increased Creativity
  1. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 57 (1989): 950-96
  2. The Journal of Creative Behavior 19 (1985): 270-275
  3. Journal of Creative Behavior 13 (1979): 169-180
Improved Memory
  1. Memory and Cognition 10 (1982): 207–215

Benefits to Physical Health »

Decreased Medical Care Utilization and Hospitalization
  1. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 17(1) (2005): 415-44
  2. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 95(1) (1998): A56.
  3. The American Journal of Managed Care 3 (1997): 135-14
  4. American Journal of Health Promotion 10 (1996): 208-216.
  5. Japanese Journal of Industrial Health 32 (1990): 656.
  6. Japanese Journal of Public Health 37 (10 Suppl.) (1990): 729.
  7. Psychosomatic Medicine 49 (1987): 493-507.
Decreased Health Care Expenditures
  1. The American Journal of Health Promotion 14 (2000): 284-29
  2. The American Journal of Managed Care 3 (1997): 135-14
  3. American Journal of Health Promotion, (1996): 208-216.
  4. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 95 (1)(1988): A56.
  5. Psychosomatic Medicine 49 (1987): 493-507.
Reduction in Pain
  1. NeuroReport 17(12) (2006): 1359-6
    [full article]
  2. Psychosomatic Medicine 43(2) (1981): 157-16
  3. American Journal of Cardiology 77, 867-870. [abstract]
Reduced Stress
  1. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 17(1), 235–276, 2005.
  2. Annals of New York Academy of Sciences 1032 (2005):211-215.
  3. American Journal of Health Promotion 12 (1998): 297-299.
  4. Journal of the National Medical Association, 89 (1997): 464-476.
  5. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 746 (1994):381-38
  6. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 16(3) (1992): 415-2
  7. American Psychologist 42 (1987): 879–88
  8. Journal of Biomedicine 1 (1980): 73–88.
  9. Experientia 34(5) (1978): 618-9.
  10. Hormones and Behavior 10(1) (1978): 54-60.
  11. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973), 341-349.
Decreased Insomnia
  1. Läkartidningen 74(47) (1997): 4212–421
  2. National Institutes of Health Technology Assessment Conference on Integration of Behavior and Relaxation Approaches into the Treatment of Chronic Pain and Insominia, Bethesda Maryland: National Institutes of Health (1995).
  3. Japanese Journal of Public Health 34 (1990):729.
  4. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212-215.
  5. The New Zealand Family Physician 9 (1982): 62–65.
Healthier Response to Stress
  1. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 33 (1989): 29–33
  2. Psychosomatic Medicine 49 (1987): 212–21
  3. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  4. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973): 341–349.
Faster Recovery From Stress
  1. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 51 (2001), 597-605.
  2. International Journal of Neuroscience 46 (1989): 77–86.
  3. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1985): 212-215.
  4. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973): 341–349.
Faster Reflex Responses
  1. . Perceptual and Motor Skills 50 (1980): 1103–1106.
Increased Stability of the Autonomic Nervous System
  1. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973): 341–349.
  2. Psychosomatic Medicine 44 (1982): 133–15
Improved Physiological Stability During Task Performance
  1. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal. 6 (1993): 245–26
Increased Efficiency of Information Transfer in the Brain
  1. Motivation, Motor and Sensory Processes of the Brain, Progress in Brain Research 54 (1980): 447–45
  2. International Journal of Neuroscience 10 (1980): 165–170.
  3. Psychophysiology 26 (1989): 529.
  4. Zeitschrift für Elektroenzephalographie und Elektromyographie EEG-EMG 7 (1976): 99–10
Improvements in Post-Traumatic Adjustment Problems
  1. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  2. Military Medicine 181(2016): Issue 1 56-63
Reversal of Aging
  1. Homeostasis 35 (1994): 243-26
  2. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 15 (1992): 327-34
  3. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 57 (1989): 950–96
  4. International Journal of Neuroscience 16 (1982): 53–58.
  5. Journal of Behavioral Medicine (1986): 327–33
  6. Journal of Clinical Psychology 42 (1986): 161–16
Increased Longevity
  1. American Journal of Cardiology 95 (2005): 1060-106 [full article]
  2. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 17(1) (2005): 201-216.
  3. Ethnicity and Disease 11 (2001): 159-60.
  4. Circulation, 93
  5. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 57 (1989): 950–96
Decreased Alcohol and Drug Use
  1. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 219-236.
  2. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 89-117.
  3. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 13-87.
  4. International Journal of the Addictions 26 (1991): 293–325
  5. Bulletin on Narcotics 40(1) (1988): 51–56, 1988.
  6. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215
  7. Bulletin of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors 2 (1983): 28–3
  8. Zeitschrift für klinische Psychologie [Journal for Clinical Psychology] 7(4) (1978): 235–255.
  9. International Journal of the Addictions 12 (1977): 729–75
  10. American Journal of Psychiatry 132 (1975): 942-945.
  11. American Journal of Psychiatry 131 (1974): 60–6
  12. Drug Abuse: Proceedings of the International Conference, ed. Chris J.D. Zarafonetis (Philadelphia: Lea and Febiger) (1972): 369-376.
Decreased Smoking
  1. Alcoholism Treatment quarterly 11 (1994): 13-87.
  2. International Journal of the Addictions 26 (1991): 293–325.
  3. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  4. Bulletin of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors 2 (1983): 28–3
  5. International Journal of the Addictions 12 (1977): 729–75
  6. American Journal of Psychiatry 132 (1975): 942–945.
Improved Quality of Life Among Breast Cancer Patients
  1. Integrative Cancer Therapies 8 (3) (2009) 228-234.
Improved vitality, physical well-being, mental health, and social function in subjects with HIV
  1. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV2013.
Reduced General (Trait) Anxiety

Reduced Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors »

Reduced Atherosclerosis/Stroke
  1. American Journal of Cardiology April (2002).
  2. Stroke 3 1 (2000): 568-57 [full article]
Lower Blood Pressure
  1. American Journal of Hypertension 21(3) (2008): 310-6.
  2. Current Hypertension Reports 9 (2007): 520–52 [full article]
  3. American Journal of Hypertension 18(1) (2005): 88-9 [full article]
  4. American Journal of Cardiology 95 (2005):1060-106 [full article]
  5. American Journal of Hypertension 17 (2004): 366-369.
  6. Psychosomatic Medicine, 61, 88, (1999): 525-53
  7. Journal of the National Medical Association, 89, (1997): 464-476.
  8. Hypertension 28 (1996): 228-237. [full article]
  9. Hypertension 26 (1995): 820-82 [full article]
  10. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 57 (1989): 950–96
  11. Psychosomatic Medicine 45 (1983): 41–46.
  12. Harefuah [the Journal of the Israel Medical Association] 95(1)(1978): 1
  13. Psychosomatic Medicine 37 (1975): 86.
  14. Circulation 45 and 46 (1972): 516.
Reduced Metabolic Syndrome/Pre-Diabetes
  1. Archives of Internal Medicine 166 (2006): 1218-122 [full article]
Decreased Serum Cholesterol Levels
  1. Journal of Biomedicine 1 (1980): 73–88.
  2. Journal of Human Stress 5(4)(1979): 24–27.
  3. Harefuah [the Journal of the Israel Medical Association] 95 (1978): 1
Reduced Congestive Heart Failure
  1. Ethnicity and Disease 17: (2006): 72-77 [full article]
  2. American Journal of Cardiology, May 1996
Decreased Free Radicals
  1. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine 14 (2008): 241-250.
  2. Psychosomatic Medicine 60 (1998): 38-4
  3. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine 12 (1998): 31-38.
Review Papers on Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors
  1. Current Hypertension Reviews2 (2006): 207-218.
  2. Ethnicity and Disease16 (3 Suppl 4) (2006): 15-26. [full article]
  3. Cardiology in Review12(5) (2004): 262-26 [full article]
  4. Behavioral Medicine 28 (2002): 106-12
  5. Ethnicity and Disease 11 (2001): 159-60.
  6. Homeostasis 35 (1994): 243-26

Benefits To Mental Health/Increased Integration of Personality »

Increased Tolerance
  1. The Journal of Psychology 99 (1978): 121–127.
  2. Dissertation Abstracts International 38 (1978): 3372B –3373B.
  3. Dissertation Abstracts International 38 (1978): 3895B.
Increased Self-Confidence and Self-Actualization
  1. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 17(1) (2005): 93–12
  2. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 17 (210) (2005): 21-4
  3. Transcendence and mature thought in adulthood: The further reaches of adult development. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield, 199 39-70.
  4. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 6 (1991): 189–247.
  5. Higher Stages of Human Development: Perspectives on Adult Growth (New York: Oxford University Press,1990), 286–34
  6. Journal of Psychology 124(2) (1990): 177–197.
  7. British Journal of Psychology 73 (1982): 57-68.
  8. College Student Journal 15 (1981): 140–146.
  9. Journal of Counseling Psychology 20 (1973): 565-566.
  10. Journal of Counseling Psychology 19 (1972): 184–187.
Improved Perception
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 64 (1987): 1003–101
  2. Perceptual and Motor Skills 49 (1979): 270.
Increased Efficiency of Perception and Memory
  1. Memory and Cognition 10 (1982): 207–21
Orientation Toward Positive Values
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 64 (1987): 1003–101
  2. Improved Problem Solving Ability
  3. Personality and Individual Differences 12 (1991): 1105–1116.
Faster Recovery From Stress
  1. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 51 (2001), 597-605.
  2. International Journal of Neuroscience 46 (1989): 77–86.
  3. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1985): 212-215.
  4. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973): 341–349.
Healthier Response to Stress
  1. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973): 341–349.
  2. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  3. Psychosomatic Medicine 49 (1987): 212–21
  4. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 33 (1989): 29–3
Improvements in Post-Traumatic Adjustment Problems
  1. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
Decreased Hostility
  1. Criminal Justice and Behavior 6 (1979): 13–2
  2. Criminal Justice and Behavior 5 (1978): 3–20.
Improved Left Hemispheric Functioning—Improved Verbal and Analytical Thinking
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 62 (1986): 731–738.
  2. The Journal of Creative Behavior 19 (1985): 270–275.
  3. The Journal of Creative Behavior 13 (1979): 169–180.
Improved Right Hemispheric Functioning—Improved Synthetic and Holistic Thinking
  1. The Journal of Creative Behavior 13 (1979): 169–180.
  2. Journal of Clinical Psychology 42 (1986): 161–16
  3. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation 2 (1977): 407–415.
Increased Field Independence—Increased Resistance to Distraction and Social Pressure
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 65 (1987): 613–61
  2. Perceptual and Motor Skills 59 (1984): 999-1000.
  3. Perceptual and Motor Skills 39 (1974): 1031–103
Reduced Anxiety
  1. Stress, Anxiety and Coping, 6 (1993): 245-262
  2. Journal of Clinical Psychology 45 (1989): 957-97
  3. Journal of Clinical Psychology 33 (1977): 1076-1078.
  4. Hospital & Community Psychiatry 26 (1975): 156-159.
Decreased Depression
  1. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  2. Verlag Geist und Psyche, 1979.
  3. Zeitschrift fur Klinische Psychologie 7 (1978):235-255.
  4. Journal of Humanistic Psychology 16(3) (1976): 51–60.
  5. Gedrag: Tijdschrift voor Psychologie [Behavior: Journal of Psychology] 4 (1976): 206–218.
Improved Quality of Life Among Breast Cancer Patients
  1. Integrative Cancer Therapies 8 (3) (2009) 228-234.
Improved vitality, physical well-being, mental health, and social function in subjects with HIV
  1. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV2013.

Benefits to Social Relationships and Family Life »

Increased Tolerance
  1. The Journal of Psychology 99 (1978): 121–127.
  2. Dissertation Abstracts International 38 (1978): 3372B –3373B.
  3. Dissertation Abstracts International 38 (1978): 3895B.
Orientation Toward Positive Values
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 64 (1987): 1003–101
Reduced Anxiety
  1. Stress, Anxiety and Coping, 6 (1993): 245-262
  2. Journal of Clinical Psychology 45 (1989): 957-97
  3. Journal of Clinical Psychology 33 (1977): 1076-1078.
  4. Hospital & Community Psychiatry 26 (1975): 156-159.
Decreased Depression
  1. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  2. Verlag Geist und Psyche, 1979.
  3. Zeitschrift fur Klinische Psychologie 7 (1978):235-255.
  4. Journal of Humanistic Psychology 16(3) (1976): 51–60.
  5. Gedrag: Tijdschrift voor Psychologie [Behavior: Journal of Psychology] 4 (1976): 206–218.
Decreased Alcohol and Drug Use
  1. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 219-236.
  2. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 89-117.
  3. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 13-87.
  4. International Journal of the Addictions 26 (1991): 293–325
  5. Bulletin on Narcotics 40(1) (1988): 51–56, 1988.
  6. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215
  7. Bulletin of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors 2 (1983): 28–3
  8. Zeitschrift für klinische Psychologie [Journal for Clinical Psychology] 7(4) (1978): 235–255.
  9. International Journal of the Addictions 12 (1977): 729–75
  10. American Journal of Psychiatry 132: 942-945, 1975.
  11. American Journal of Psychiatry 131 (1974): 60–6
  12. Drug Abuse: Proceedings of the International Conference, ed. Chris J.D. Zarafonetis (Philadelphia: Lea and Febiger) (1972): 369-376.
Decreased Smoking
  1. Alcoholism Treatment quarterly 11 (1994): 13-87.
  2. International Journal of the Addictions 26 (1991): 293–325.
  3. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  4. Bulletin of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors 2 (1983): 28–33
  5. International Journal of the Addictions 12 (1977): 729–75
  6. American Journal of Psychiatry 132 (1975): 942–945.
Decreased Hostility
  1. Criminal Justice and Behavior 6 (1979): 13–2
  2. Criminal Justice and Behavior 5 (1978): 3–20
Reduced Stress in Family Caregivers
  1. International Archives of Nursing and Health Care, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (2016)

Benefits to Job Performance »

Increased Intelligence
  1. Intelligence 29/5 (2001): 419-440.
  2. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences 12 (1991): 1105–1116.
  3. Perceptual and Motor Skills 62 (1986): 731–738.
  4. Journal of Clinical Psychology 42 (1986): 161–16
  5. Perceptual and Motor Skills 62 (1986): 731-738.
  6. College Student Journal 15 (1981): 140-146.
  7. Gedrag: Tijdschrift voor Psychologie [Behavior: Journal of Psychology] 3 (1975): 167–18
Increased Creativity
  1. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 57 (1989): 950-96
  2. The Journal of Creative Behavior 19 (1985): 270-275.
  3. Journal of Creative Behavior 13 (1979): 169-180.
Improved Memory
  1. Memory and Cognition 10 (1982): 207–215
Healthier Response to Stress
  1. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 33 (1989): 29–33
  2. Psychosomatic Medicine 49 (1987): 212–21
  3. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  4. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973): 341–349.
Faster Recovery From Stress
  1. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 51 (2001), 597-605.
  2. International Journal of Neuroscience 46 (1989): 77–86.
  3. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1985): 212-215.
  4. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973): 341–349.
Faster Reflex Responses
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 50 (1980): 1103–1106.
Increased Stability of the Autonomic Nervous System
  1. Psychosomatic Medicine 35 (1973): 341–349.
  2. Psychosomatic Medicine 44 (1982): 133–15
Improved Physiological Stability During Task Performance
  1. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal. 6 (1993): 245–26
Decreased Hostility
  1. Criminal Justice and Behavior 6 (1979): 13–2
  2. Criminal Justice and Behavior 5 (1978): 3–20
Increased Tolerance
  1. The Journal of Psychology 99 (1978): 121–127.
  2. Dissertation Abstracts International 38 (1978): 3372B –3373B.
  3. Dissertation Abstracts International 38 (1978): 3895B.
Decreased Alcohol and Drug Use
  1. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 219-236.
  2. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 89-117.
  3. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994): 13-87.
  4. International Journal of the Addictions 26 (1991): 293–325
  5. Bulletin on Narcotics 40(1) (1988): 51–56, 1988.
  6. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215
  7. Bulletin of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors 2 (1983): 28–3
  8. Zeitschrift für klinische Psychologie [Journal for Clinical Psychology] 7(4) (1978): 235–255.
  9. International Journal of the Addictions 12 (1977): 729–75
  10. American Journal of Psychiatry 132: 942-945, 1975.
  11. American Journal of Psychiatry 131 (1974): 60–6
  12. Drug Abuse: Proceedings of the International Conference, ed. Chris J.D. Zarafonetis (Philadelphia: Lea and Febiger) (1972): 369-376.
Decreased Smoking
  1. Alcoholism Treatment quarterly 11 (1994): 13-87.
  2. International Journal of the Addictions 26 (1991): 293–325.
  3. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  4. Bulletin of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors 2 (1983): 28–33
  5. International Journal of the Addictions 12 (1977): 729–75
  6. American Journal of Psychiatry 132 (1975): 942–945.
Increased Self-Confidence and Self-Actualization
  1. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 17(1) (2005): 93–12
  2. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 17 (210) (2005): 21-46.
  3. Transcendence and mature thought in adulthood: The further reaches of adult development. Lanham,Md: Rowman & Littlefield, 19939-70.
  4. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 6 (1991): 189–247.
  5. Higher Stages of Human Development: Perspectives on Adult Growth (New York: Oxford University Press,1990), 286–34
  6. Journal of Psychology 124(2) (1990): 177–197.
  7. British Journal of Psychology 73 (1982): 57-68.
  8. College Student Journal 15 (1981): 140–146.
  9. Journal of Counseling Psychology 20 (1973): 565-566.
  10. Journal of Counseling Psychology 19 (1972): 184–187.
Increased Efficiency of Perception and Memory
  1. Memory and Cognition 10 (1982): 207–215.
Orientation Toward Positive Values
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 64 (1987): 1003–101
Improved Problem Solving Ability
  1. Personality and Individual Differences 12 (1991): 1105–1116.
Improved Left Hemispheric Functioning—Improved Verbal and Analytical Thinking
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 62 (1986): 731–738.
  2. The Journal of Creative Behavior 19 (1985): 270–275.
  3. The Journal of Creative Behavior 13 (1979): 169–180.
Improved Right Hemispheric Functioning—Improved Synthetic and Holistic Thinking
  1. The Journal of Creative Behavior 13 (1979): 169–180.
  2. Journal of Clinical Psychology 42 (1986): 161–16
  3. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation 2 (1977): 407–415.
Increased Field Independence—Increased Resistance to Distraction and Social Pressure
  1. Perceptual and Motor Skills 65 (1987): 613–61
  2. Perceptual and Motor Skills 59 (1984): 999-1000.
  3. Perceptual and Motor Skills 39 (1974): 1031–103
Reduced Anxiety
  1. Stress, Anxiety and Coping, 6 (1993): 245-262
  2. Journal of Clinical Psychology 45 (1989): 957-97
  3. Journal of Clinical Psychology 33 (1977): 1076-1078.
  4. Hospital & Community Psychiatry 26 (1975): 156-159.
Decreased Depression
  1. Journal of Counseling and Development 64 (1986): 212–215.
  2. Verlag Geist und Psyche, 1979.
  3. Zeitschrift fur Klinische Psychologie 7 (1978):235-255.
  4. Journal of Humanistic Psychology 16(3) (1976): 51–60.
  5. Gedrag: Tijdschrift voor Psychologie [Behavior: Journal of Psychology] 4 (1976): 206–218.
Worksite Stress Reduction
  1.  Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 17/1 (2005): 235–276
Leadership Development and Self-development
  1.  Career Development International, 4 /3 (1999): 149–154
Stress-reduction, Improved Health, and Employee Development
  1.  Stress, Anxiety and Coping, 6 (1993): 245–262
Improved Work and Personal Relationships
  1. Stress, Anxiety and Coping, 6 (1993): 245–262
Transcendental Meditation and Productivity
  1. Academy of Management Journal, 17 (1974): 362-368
The TM Program in Business
  1. Journal of Business & Psychology, 10/4 (1996): 429–444
Consciousness-based Management
  1. Journal of Transnational Management Development, 5/3 (2000): 61–85
Increased Efficiency and Productivity
  1. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 17(1) (2005): 235–276.
  2. Intelligence, 29(5) (2001): 419-440.
  3. Journal of Transnational Management Development, 5, (3) (2000): 61–85.
  4. Career Development International, 4, (3) (1999): 149–15
  5. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 11, (4) (1996): 3–2
  6. Journal of Business & Psychology, 10, (4) (1996): 429–44
  7. Stress, Anxiety and Coping, 6 (1993): 245–26
  8. Proceedings of the Association of Management, Human Resource Management 2 (1990): 133–137.
  9. Perceptual and Motor Skills 50 (1980): 1103-1106.
  10. Perceptual and Motor Skills 46 (1978): 726.
  11. Perceptual and Motor Skills 38 (1974): 1263-1268.
  12. Academy of Management Journal 17 (1974): 362-368.
Reduced Conflict
  1. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 17 (2005): 285-338.
  2. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 36 (2003): 283-30
  3. Social Indicators Research 22 (1990): 399-418.
  4. Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association (Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association) (1990): 297-30
  5. Journal of Conflict Resolution 34 (1990): 756–768.
  6. Social Science Perspectives Journal, 2(4) (1988): 80–9
  7. Journal of Conflict Resolution 32 (1998): 776-81
Improved Economics, Social Trends and Quality of Life
  1. Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association (Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association) (1996): 38-4
  2. Psychological Reports 76 (1995): 1171-119
  3. Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Business and Economics Statistics Section (Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association) (1989): 565-570.
  4. Proceedings of the Midwest Management Society (Chicago, IL: Midwest Management Society) (1989): 183-190.
  5. Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Business and Economics Statistics Section (Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association) (1988): 491-496.
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Review Papers on Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors »

Lower Blood Pressure
  1. Current Hypertension Reviews 8 (2012): 227-242 [abstract]

How TM practice is different from other meditations

TM increases mindfulness effortlessly
  1. Journal of Clinical Psychology 65 (2009): 574-5
TM practitioners feel less old than practitioners of mindfulness and relaxation response
  1. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 57 (1989): 950–964
TM improves cognitive flexibility, memory, blood pressure, and longevity more than mindfulness and relaxation response techniques.
  1. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 57 (1989): 950–964
Effects of stress reduction on carotid atherosclerosis in hypertensives comparing TM and health education
  1. Stroke, 31 (2000): 568–573
TM practice reduces trait anxiety at least twice as effectively as other techniques studied
  1. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45 (1989): 957–974
  2. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2013;19(10):1-12
Increased self-actualization: TM is more than twice as effective as other meditation techniques (a meta-analysis of 42 studies)
  1. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 6 (1991): 189–247
TM is most effective in treating and preventing alcohol, nicotine, and drug abuse (a meta-analysis of 97 studies)
  1. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 11 (1994): 13–88
TM is most effective in stress reduction programs in patients with high blood pressure compared to progressive muscular relaxation, biofeedback, and stress management (a meta-analysis of 17 studies)
  1. Current Hypertension Reports, 9 (2007): 520–528
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American College of Cardiology

During its annual convention, the ACC hosted a symposium on the research conducted at more than a dozen independent universities and medical schools on the effects of the Transcendental Meditation technique for reducing heart disease, hypertension, stroke, cholesterol, atherosclerosis, and heart failure.

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American Heart Association

According to a statement by the American Heart Association, the Transcendental Meditation technique has been shown to lower blood pressure.

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American Medical Association

The AMA’s journal Archives of Internal Medicine published a recent study showing the TM technique is highly effective in preventing the risk factors for high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity.

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American Psychological Association

During its annual conference last year, the APA featured research on the TM technique that documents the positive, long-term benefits of the practice for self-actualization and self-development.

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National Institutes of Health

The NIH has awarded more than $24 million to study the benefits of the Transcendental Meditation technique for improving brain functioning and cardiovascular health during the past 20 years.

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