Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy  

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Institute of Science,
Technology and
Public Policy

1000 North 4th Street
Fairfield, IA 52557

Phone 641-472-1200
Fax 641-472-1165

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>

IA Assembly 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>
IA Assembly 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>
IA Assembly 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>
IA Assembly 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>
Research 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>
John Hagelin

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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>
GUSP 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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