The Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy at Maharishi International University in Fairfield, Iowa, was founded by director Dr. John Hagelin to identify, scientifically evaluate, and implement proven, prevention-oriented, forward-looking solutions to critical national and global problems. MORE>
|Follow-up study: Group meditation reduces murder rates in large US cities
|New research examining the field effects of consciousness on societal quality of life shows a decrease of 28.4% in the murder rate in 206 large US urban areas from 2007 to 2010. MORE>
|New study: Group meditation helps reverse drug-related death rate
|In recent years, drug-related deaths have become a national public health crisis, fueled by a surge in rates of unintentional drug overdoses from prescription painkillers and anxiety drugs. MORE>
|New findings: Group meditation reduces US accidental fatality rate
|The rate of US motor vehicle fatalities fell by 20.4% and other accidental deaths by 13.5% when a large meditation group of TM and TM-Sidhi practitioners reached a threshold size. MORE>
|Can group meditation reduce crime? New study says yes
|A new study confirms that large groups practicing the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program can significantly reduce levels of crime and violence in society. MORE>
|Peer-reviewed research studies on the field effects of consciousness
|Many peer-reviewed studies exploring the effects of group practice of the TM® and TM-Sidhi® program on societal quality of life have been published to date. Here's the current list. MORE>
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|David Lynch Foundation Awards Scholarships, Research Support for TM in Schools
|Since opening its doors in 2005, the David Lynch Foundation, under the leadership of president Dr. John Hagelin, has helped to bring the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique to more than 500,000 children and adults around the world. MORE>
|Global Union of Scientists for Peace: Updates and Achievements
|The Global Union of Scientists for Peace, led by Dr. John Hagelin, has become a driving force in international efforts to prevent terrorism and war and to promote global peace. MORE>
| Manual for a Perfect Government
|John Hagelin’s groundbreaking Manual for a Perfect Government, now in its second printing, describes how the grand unification of modern science and ancient Vedic Science can be applied to create an ideal administration.
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