2019

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Socio-political violence in Cambodia between 1990 and 2008: An explanatory mixed methods study of social coherence. Studies in Asian Social Science, 6(2), 1-45.

Cambodia chart

2017

Group Practice of the Transcendental Meditation® and TM-Sidhi® Program and Reductions in Infant Mortality and Drug-Related Death: A Quasi-Experimental Analysis. SAGE Open, January-March, 1-15. doi:10.1177/2158244017697164

Drug related fatalities

Researching U.S. urban murder rates and group practice of the Transcendental Meditation and TMSidhi program: Evaluation of a prospective quasi-experiment. Journal of Maharishi Vedic Research Institute, 5, 11-40.

The contribution of proposed field effects of consciousness to the prevention of U.S. accidental fatalities: Theory and empirical tests. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 24(1-2), 53-86.

The effect of coherent collective consciousness on national quality of life and economic performance indicators—An analysis of the IMD index of national competitive advantage. Journal of Health and Environmental Research, 3(3–1), 16–31.

2016

Societal violence and collective consciousness: Reduction of U.S. homicide and urban violent crime rates. SAGE Open, 6(1), 1-16.

Vedic science-based education, poverty removal and social wellbeing: A case history of Cambodia from 1980-2015. Journal of Indian Education, 31(4), 16-45.

2009

A field-theoretic view of consciousness: reply to critics. Journal of Scientific Exploration 2009 23(2):139-166

2005

Alleviating political violence through reducing collective tension: Impact Assessment analysis of the Lebanon war.  Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 2005, 17: 285-338.

Lebanon study

2003

Effects of large assemblies of participants in the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program on reducing international conflict and terrorism. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 2003;36 (1/2/3/4):283-302

1999

Effects of group practice of the Transcendental Meditation program on preventing violent crime in Washington, DC: Results of the National Demonstration Project, June–July 1993. Social Indicators Research1999; 47(2):153-201.

1996

The Maharishi Effect: A model for social improvement. Time series analysis of a phase transition to reduced crime in Merseyside metropolitan area. Psychology, Crime & Law 1996; 2(3):165-174.

Decreased Crime Rate in Merseyside

1995

Time series analysis of improved quality of life in Canada: Social change, collective consciousness, and the TM-Sidhi program. Psychological Reports 1995; 76:1171-1193.

1990

Test of a field theory of consciousness and social change: Time series analysis of participation in the TM-Sidhi program and reduction of violent death in the U.S. Social Indicators Research 1990; 22:399–418.

Dr Michael Dillbeck

The effects of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field: Reply to a methodological critique. Journal of Conflict Resolution 1990; 34:756–768.

1988

International peace project in the Middle East: The effect of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field. Journal of Conflict Resolution 1988; 32(4):776–812.

International peace project in the Middle East

The long-term effects of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field on the quality of life in the United States (1960 to 1983). Social Science Perspectives Journal 1988; 2(4):127-146.

Test of a field model of consciousness and social change: The Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program and decreased urban crime. The Journal of Mind and Behavior 1988; 9(4):457–486.

Gelderloos, P., Cavanaugh, K., Frid, M. J. and X. Xue.

Originally published in 1988 this link is from 2019.

Warming U.S.-Soviet Relations During the Cold War as Measured by U.S. Presidential Statements: Impact of the Group Practice of the Transcendental Meditation-Sidhi Program. Journal of Maharishi Vedic Research Institute pp 93-134

1987

Consciousness as a field: The Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program and changes in social indicators. The Journal of Mind and Behavior 1987.

1981

Dillbeck, M. C., G. S. Landrith III, and D. W. Orme-Johnson.

The Transcendental Meditation program and crime rate change in a sample of forty-eight cities.Journal of Crime and Justice 1981; 4:25–45.

Papers Published in Professional Conference Proceedings

1996

Impact assessment analysis of behavioral quality of life indices: Effects of group practice of the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program. Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Social Statistics Section 1996 (pp. 38–43). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

1990

A simultaneous transfer function model of U.S.-Soviet relations: A test of the Maharishi Effect. Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Social Statistics Section (pp. 297-302). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

1989

A multiple-input transfer function model of Okun’s misery index: An empirical test of the Maharishi Effect. In Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Business and Economic Statistics Section 1989 (pp. 565-570). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

misery index

Consciousness and the quality of economic life: Empirical research on the macroeconomic effects of the collective practice of Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program. In R. G. Greenwood (Ed.), Proceedings of the 1989 Conference of the Midwest Management Society (pp. 183-190). Chicago: Midwest Business Association

Consciousness and the quality of economic life

1988

A multiple-input transfer function model of Okun’s misery index: An empirical test of the Maharishi Effect. In Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Business and Economic Statistics Section 1989 (pp. 565-570). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

misery index

1987

Timeseries analysis of U.S. and Canadian inflation and unemployment: A test of a field-theoretic hypothesis. In Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Business and Economic Statistics Section 1987 (pp. 799-804). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

Timeseries analysis of U.S. and Canadian inflation and unemployment

Papers Published in research anthologies and Journal of Maharishi Vedic Research Institute

2017

Factor analysis of social indicators in the Middle East: Effects of cultural, military, political, and climatic events and group practice of the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Program. Journal of Maharishi Vedic Research Institute, 2016, 1, 5-39.

1995

Maharishi’s Formula for a Prevention Wing in the Military – Applied and Found Successful in Mozambique Case Study, 1993-1994
Invincible Defence: Creation of a Prevention Wing in the Military of Every Nation, Bringing National Law into Alliance with Natural Law, Conference Proceedings, 11-14 November /994 , pp. 10-12, Vlodrop, The Netherlands, Maharishi Vedic University Press, with permission of the publisher

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