More than 350 studies on the beneficial effects of Transcendental Meditation technique to mental and physical health have been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals over the past 45 years. The research has been conducted at over 100 independent medical schools and research institutions worldwide. Furthermore, funding for many of these studies has come from $26 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health and $2.4 million in grants from the Department of Defense.

Reduction of Anger, Absenteeism, Disciplinary Infractions, and Suspensions

  • Annals of Behavioral Medicine 23 (2001) S100
  • Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 1 (2003): 10

Increased Tolerance

  • The Journal of Psychology 99 (1978): 121-127
  • International Journal of the Addictions 26 (1991): 293-325
  • Dissertation Abstracts International 38(7) (1978): 3372B-3373B

Reduced Stress Abuse

  • Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11 (1994) 1-524
  • Bulletin of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors 2 (1983) 28-33
  • The International Journal of Addictions 12 (1977) 729-754
  • Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 36 (2003): 127-160
  • American Journal of Psychiatry 132 (1975): 942-945
  • American Journal of Psychiatry 131 (1974): 60-63

Accelerated Cognitive Development in Children

  • Perceptual and Motor Skills 65 (1987): 613-614
  • Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 17 (2005): 65-91
  • Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 17 (2005): 47-64

Greater Interest in Academic Activities

  • Western Psychologist 4 (1974): 104-111