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Meditation Transforms Roughest San Francisco Schools – SF Chronicle

Meditation Turns SF School Around
01/24/2014

Wonderful report this week in the San Francisco Chronicle about the success of the David Lynch Foundation’s initiative to help troubled public schools in San Francisco offer the Transcendental Meditation technique to their students and faculty. Read more.

David Lynch and Italo Zucchelli

“The Transcendentalists” —Style.com

01/09/2014

Thought you’d enjoy this recent Style.com interview with creative forces, filmmaker David Lynch and fashion designer Italo Zucchelli. Matthew Schneier’s interview with them focuses on their shared passions: creativity and the Transcendental Meditation technique. Read more

Stress, the Brain, and Student Life:
A Researcher’s Reflections (Part 2)

11/01/2013

The following is the second part of an interview with Fred Travis, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management. Read more

Stress, the Brain, and Student Life: 
A Researcher’s Reflections (Part 1)

10/29/2013

Dr. Travis is the author of more than 50 research papers that investigate the relation between brain wave patterns, conscious processes, states of consciousness, and meditation practice. He regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, gives seminars, and speaks at conferences around the world on brain development. Read more

“Meditation Helps Kids Chill Out, Reduce Impulsivity” –ABC News

05/29/2013

Schools are recognizing that children today are experiencing more anxiety and stress than ever before. Research is highlighting this growing concern: The percentage of children aged 5-17 using antidepressants more than doubled between 1993 and 2003, according to research by Kaiser Permanente. Read more

TM Helping Students in the Caribbean with ADHD

05/22/2013

Many doctors and researchers think that this problem is directly related to the sharp increase of sensory stimulus created by increasing TV watching and computer use. Other researchers are correlating the alarming growth rate of stress and anxiety among children with the alarming increase in the incidence of this debilitating disorder. Read more

TM Becomes Integral Part of Buddhist School in Thailand

11/27/2012

Many poor families in Thailand are not able to send their daughters to school. As a result, young girls are too often employed in degrading occupations putting them at risk of abuse, AIDS, exploitation, and addiction. Read more

New study sheds light on “peak experiences” in world-class performers

08/24/2012

A prominent Norwegian researcher has published a new study on peak experiences among world-class performers in management, sports, classical music, and a variety of professions, which found that during optimal performance they spontaneously experience “higher states of consciousness.” Read more

Leading Art College Offers TM to Develop Creativity

08/14/2012

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit, Michigan, a recognized leader in art and design education, is also now a leader in ensuring its students have the tools to fuel their own creativity and overcome stress. Read more

New research: TM Decreases Risk of Heart Disease in Teens

06/12/2012

In the midst of growing concerns about teens and obesity, a group of researchers from Georgia Health Sciences University have been focusing on a related issue of importance — teen hypertension. Their research diverged from the typical focus on the role of diet and exercise in curbing high rates of heart disease which is especially prevalent among African American teens… Read more

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