The Neurophysiology of Enlightenment: How the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Program Transform the Functioning of the Human Body

The Neurophysiology of Enlightenment: How the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Program Transform the Functioning of the Human Body

by Robert Keith Wallace

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ISBN-13: 9780997220728
Publisher: Dharma Publications
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Pages: 404
Sales rank: 377,927
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

ROBERT KEITH WALLACE is a pioneering researcher on the physiology of consciousness. His work has inspired hundreds of studies on the benefits of meditation and other mind-body techniques. Dr. Wallace's findings have been published in Science, American Journal of Physiology, and Scientific American. He received his BS in physics and his PhD in physiology from UCLA, and he conducted postgraduate research at Harvard University. As the founding president of Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Fairfield, Iowa, Dr. Wallace is currently Co-Dean of the College of Perfect Health, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiology and Health, and a Trustee of MUM.

Table of Contents

Introduction
A Scientific Means to Develop Enlightenment
The Unified Field of Natural Law
Neurophysiology of World Peace
Physiology and Consciousness
Rediscovery of a Science of
Consciousness-Vedic Science
Higher States of Consciousness
The Transcendental Meditation Technique
The TM-Sidhi Program
The Scientific Discovery of Enlightenment
The Discovery of the Unified Field of All the Laws of Nature
The Basis of the Physical Laws of Nature
Breaking Apart the Atom
Unified Field Theories
The Total Potential of Natural Law
as Located in Physiology
Self-Referral DNA Three-In-One Structure of DNA
DNA: The Material Expression of Samhita
Self-Referral at Higher Levels
of Physiological Organization
An Integrated Science of Life
The Physiological and Biochemical Correlates of Pure Consciousness
History of Research on Meditation Techniques
Early Studies on the Transcendental Meditation
Technique-A Proposed Fourth Major State of Consciousness
Metabolism and Respiration
Lactate Generation
Redistribution of Blood Flowand Muscle Metabolism
Biochemical and Hormonal Changes
Autonomic Effects
EEG
EEG Coherence
Refinement of Methodologies to Study the Least Excited State of Consciousness-Review Articles
Comparison with Other Techniques of Meditation
The Development of Higher States of Consciousness
Homeostasis-Physiological Adaptability and Stability
Perceptual and Motor Performance Changes
EEG Trait Effects-Becoming Fully Awake
Biochemical Measurements
Psychological Measurements
Business and Education
Prison Rehabilitation Programs
Summary
Research on the TM-Sidhi Program
EEG Coherence
Sensory and Motor Responses
Biochemical Studies
Conclusion
Perfect Health-Life in Accordance with Natural Law
Ayurveda: The Science of Life
The Relationship of Mind and Body in Health
Cardiovascular Risk Factors And Disease
Other Studies
Drug Abuse
Maharishi Ayurvedic Approaches to Perfect Health
Reversing the Aging Process
Longevity Factors
More Stable and Efficient Internal Physiology
Theories of Aging
The Potential to Oppose Aging in the Brain
The Importance of Experience
Neural Pathways in Higher States of Consciousness
Life in Accord With Natural Law
Is Consciousness a Field?
Collective Consciousness
Raising The Coherence ofCollective Consciousness-Experimental Verification
The Super Radiance Effect
The Global Maharishi Effect-A Taste of Utopia
The Mechanism of the Maharishi Effect
The Physiology of World Peace
Neurophysiological Modelsof Consciousness
Neural Centers During States of Consciousness-Level 1
Neural Centers During Meditative States
Early Model of Transcendental Meditation
New Directions in Research on Pure Consciousness-Level 1 Theoretical Models
Theoretical Models-Level 2
Future Research-Level 2 Theoretical Models
Education For Enlightenment
The Innate Ability to Experience Pure Consciousness
Revival of Knowledge
Maharishi Vedic Science
Maharishi University of Management
Education and Enlightenment-
Maharishi's Integrated System of Education

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