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Collective Consciouness and Conflict Resolution Publications

Orme-Johnson D.W., Oates R.M. (2009). A field-theoretic view of consciousness: Reply to critics. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 23(2):139-166. pdf of full text

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Dillbeck, M. C., & Alexander, C. N (2003). Preventing terrorism and international conflict: Effects of large assemblies of participants in the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi programs. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 36, 283-302.

Orme-Johnson, D. W. (2003). The science of world peace. The International Journal of Healing and Caring, 3(3), 1-9.

Hagelin, J. S., Rainforth, M. V., Orme-Johnson, D. W., Cavanaugh, K. L., Alexander, C. N. Shatkin, S. F., Davies, J.L., Hughes, A.O., Ross, E. (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 Research, 47(2), 153-201.

Goodman, R. S., Orme-Johnson, D.W.,  Rainforth, M.V.,  Goodman, D.H. (1997) Transforming political institutions through individual and collective consciousness: The Maharishi Effect and government. Proceedings of the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington D.C., August 28-31.

Hatchard, G. D.; Deans, A. J.; Cavanaugh, K. L.; and Orme-Johnson, D. W (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, 2(3):165-175.  Also presented by invitation to the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society, Division of Criminal and Legal Psychology, 1-3 March 1993, Harrogate, UK.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1994). Transcendental Meditation as an epidemiological approach to drug and alcohol abuse: Theory, research, and financial impact analysis. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly  11: 119-168.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1992). Theory and research on conflict resolution through the Maharishi Effect. Modern Science and Vedic Science  (5) 1–2.

Hagelin, J. S.; Orme-Johnson, D..; Rainforth, M.; Cavanaugh, K.; and Alexander, C. N. (1994). The effects of the national demonstration project  to reduce violent crime and improve governmental effectiveness in Washington, D.C. Institute of Science,Technology and Public Policy Technical Report 94:1.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1992). Introduction to the proceedings of the Conference on Approaches to Creating a Stable World Peace. Modern Science and Vedic Science  (5) 1–2.

Orme-Johnson, D.W., Alexander, C. N.,  & Davies, J.L. (1990). The effects of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field: Reply to a methodological critique. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 34: 756–768.

Alexander, C. N., Nader, T. M., Cavanaugh, K. L. ;., Davies, J. L., Dillbeck, M. C., Kfoury, R. J., & Orme-Johnson, D. W. (1989). The effect of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field on the war in Lebanon: A time series analysis of the influence of international and national coherence creating assemblies. In R. A. Chalmers, G. Clements, H. Schenkluhn, & M. Weinless (Eds.), Scientific research on Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Collected papers, Vol. 4 Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Dillbeck, M. C., Alexander, C. N., Chandler, H. M., & Cranson, R. W. (1989). Time series impact assessment analysis of reduced international conflict and terrorism: Effects of large assemblies of participants in the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program. A summary of a paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., August 1989. In R. K. Wallace, D. W. Orme-Johnson, & M. C. Dillbeck (Eds.), Scientific research on Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Collected papers: Vol. 5 (pp. 3263-3264). Fairfield, Iowa, 1990

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Cavanaugh, K. L., Alexander, C. N., Gelderloos, P., Dillbeck, M., Lanford, A. G., & Nader, T. M. (1989). The influence of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field on world events and global social indicators: The effects of the Taste of Utopia Assembly. In R. A. Chalmers, G. Clements, H. Schenkluhn, & M. Weinless (Eds.), Scientific research on Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Collected papers, Vol. 4 Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press.

Orme-Johnson, D.W., Alexander, C. N., Davies, J.L., Chandler, H.M., & Larimore, W.E. (1988). International peace project in the Middle East: The effects of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 32(4), 776-812.

Orme-Johnson, D.W., Gelderloos, P., & Dillbeck, M.C. (1988). The long term effects of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field on the U.S. quality of life (1960-1984). Social Science Perspectives Journal, 2(4), 127–146.

Davies, J. L., Alexander, C. N., & Orme-Johnson, D. W. (1988). Alleviating political violence through enhancing coherence in collective consciousness: Impact assessment analyses of the Lebanon war. The Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science, 95(1), 1. Also presented at the 85th Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 1989, Washington, DC.

Dillbeck, M.C., Cavanaugh, K.L., Glenn, T., Orme-Johnson, D., & Mittlefeldt, V. (1987). Effects of the Transcendental Meditation program and the TM-Sidhi program on quality of life indicators: Consciousness as a field. The Journal of Mind and Behavior,  8(1), 67-104.

Orme-Johnson, D. & Dillbeck, M.C. (1987). Maharishi’s program to create world peace: Theory and research. Modern Science and Vedic Science, 1(2), 207-259.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Cavanaugh, K. L., Alexander, C. N., Gelderloos, P., Dillbeck, M., Lanford, A. G., & Nader, T. M. (1984). The influence of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field on world events and global social indicators: The effects of the Taste of Utopia Assembly. In R. A. Chalmers, G. Clements, H. Schenkluhn, & M. Weinless (Eds.), Scientific research on Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Collected papers, Vol. 4 (pp. 2730-2762). Vlodrop, The Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Alexander, C. N., Abou Nader, T. M., Cavanaugh, K. L., Davies, J. L., Dillbeck, M. C., Kfoury, R. J., & Orme-Johnson, D. W. (1984). The effect of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field on the war in Lebanon: A time series analysis of the influence of international and national coherence creating assemblies. In R. A. Chalmers, G. Clements, H. Schenkluhn, & M. Weinless (Eds.), Scientific research on Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Collected papers, Vol. 4 (pp. 2687-2714). Vlodrop, the Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. & Dillbeck, M.C. (1982, July 21). Statement in Proposals to Establish a U.S. Academy of Peace. In Proceedings of the hearing before the Subcommittees on International Security and Scientific Affairs and on International Operations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Subcommittee on  Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, Joint Hearings of House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second on Session on H.R. 5088 and H.R. 6182, 241-250. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Dillbeck, M.C., Landrith, G.S., & Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1981) Transcendental Meditation program and crime rate change in a sample of 48 cities. Journal of Crime and Justice, 4, 25-45.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Dillbeck, M. C., Bousquet, J. G., & Alexander, C. N. (1979). The World Peace Project of 1978: An experimental analysis of the application of the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field in major world trouble spots: Increased harmony in international  affairs. In R. A. Chalmers, G. Clements, H. Schenkluhn, & M. Weinless (Eds.), Scientific research on Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Collected papers, Vol. 4 Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press, 2532-2548, 1989

 


 

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