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Psychophysiology Publications

Orme-Johnson, D. W. (2011). Transcendental Meditation as a technique to increase neural, cognitive, and behavioral plasticity. In M. C. Dillbeck (Ed.), Scientific research on Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Program: Collected papers, Vol. 6. Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press.

Cranson, R., Goddard, P., Orme-Johnson, D. W., & Schuster, D. (2011). P300 under conditions of temporal uncertainly and filter attenuation: Reduced latency in long-term pratitioners of TM. In M. C. Dillbeck (Ed.), Scientific research on Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Collected papers, Vol. 6 Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press.

Orme-Johnson D.W., Schneider R.H., Son Y.D., Nidich S., Cho Z.-H. (2006). Neuroimaging of meditation’s effect on brain reactivity to pain. NeuroReport, 17(12):1359-1363.

Cranson, R., Goddard, P., Orme-Johnson, D. W., & Schuster, D. (2011). P300 under conditions of temporal uncertainly and filter attenuation: Reduced latency in long-term pratitioners of TM. In M. C. Dillbeck (Ed.), Scientific research on Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Vol. 6 Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press.

Orme-Johnson D.W., Schneider R.H., Son Y.D., Nidich S., Cho Z.-H. (2006). Neuroimaging of meditation’s effect on brain reactivity to pain. NeuroReport, 17(12):1359-1363.

Mason, L.; Alexander, C.N.; Travis, F.T.; Marsh, G.; Orme-Johnson, D.W.; Gackenbach, J.; Mason, D.; Rainforth, M.; Walton, K.G. (1997) Electrophysiological correlates of higher states of consciousness during sleep in long-term practitioners of the Transcendental Meditation program. Sleep, 20(2):102-110.

Alexander, C. N.; Robinson, P.; Orme-Johnson, D. W.; Schneider,  R. H.; and Walton, K. G. (1994). The effects of Transcendental Meditation compared to other methods of relaxation in reducing risk factors, morbidity, and mortality. Homeostasis   35: 4/5, 243-263.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1994). Transcendental Meditation as a technique to increase neural, cognitive, and behavioral plasticity. Proceedings of  the Conference on Restorative Neurophysiology, Irkutsk, Russia, August, 1992.

Cranson, R., Goddard, P., Orme-Johnson, D., & Schuster, D. (1990). P300 under conditions of temporal uncertainty and filter attenuation: Reduced latency in long-term practitioners of TM. Supplement  to Psychophysiology, 27(August), 4A.

Travis, F.T. & Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1990). EEG coherence and power during Yogic Flying:  Investigating the mechanics of the TM-Sidhi program.  International Journal of Neuroscience, 54: 1-12.

Gaylord, C., Orme-Johnson, D., & Travis, F. (1989). The effects of the Transcendental Meditation technique and progressive muscle relaxation on EEG coherence, stress reactivity, and mental health in black adults. International Journal of Neuroscience, 46, 77–86.

Travis, F.T. & Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1989). Field model of consciousness:  EEG coherence changes as indicators of field effects.  International Journal of Neuroscience, 49, 203–211.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Wallace, R. K., & Dillbeck, M. C. (1980). Longitudinal effects of the TM-Sidhi program on EEG phase coherence. 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. 3 Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press, 1989.

Gaylord, C., Orme-Johnson, D. W., Willbanks, M., Travis, F., Rainforth, M., & Reynolds, B. (1989). The effects of the Transcendental Meditation program on self-concept and EEG coherence in black college students. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science, 96(1), A31–A32.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Wallace, R. K., Dillbeck, M. C., Alexander, C. N., & Ball, O. E. (1989). Improved functional organization of the brain through the Maharishi Technology of the Unified Field as indicated by changes in EEG coherence and its cognitive correlates: A proposed model of higher states of consciousness. 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. 2245-2266). Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. & Gelderloos, P. (1988). Topographic EEG brain mapping during "Yogic Flying." International Journal of Neuroscience, 38, 427-434.

Dillbeck, M.C., and Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1987) Physiological differences between Transcendental Meditation and rest. American Psychologist, 42, 879-881.

Badawi, K., Wallace, R.K., Orme-Johnson, D.W., & Rouzere, A.M. (1984, May/June). Electrophysiological characteristics of respirator suspension periods occurring during the practice of the Transcendental Meditation program. Psychosomatic Medicine,  46, (3).

Wallace, R.K., Mills, P.J., Orme-Johnson, D.W., Dillbeck, M.C., & Jacobe, E. (1983). Modification of the paired H-reflex through the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program. Experimental Neurology, 79, 77-86.

Nidich, S., Ryncarz, A., Abrams, A., Orme-Johnson, D.W., & Wallace, R.K.  (1983). Kohlbergian cosmic perspective EEG responses, coherence, and the TM and TM-Sidhi program.  Journal of Moral Education, 12, 166-173.

Nidich, R., Nidich, S. I., Orme-Johnson, D. W., & Wallace, R. K. (1983). EEG coherence and the length of practice of the Transcendental Meditation program. 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. 2273-2276). Vlodrop, the Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Orme-Johnson, D.W., Dillbeck, M.C., Wallace, R.K., & Landrith, G.S. (1982). Intersubject EEG coherence: Is consciousness a field? International Journal of Neuroscience, 16, 203-209.

Wallace, R. K., Mills, P. J., Orme-Johnson, D. W., Dillbeck, M. C., & Jacobe, E. (1982). The paired H reflex and its correlation with EEG coherence and academic performance in normal subjects practicing meditation. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 8(537).

Nidich, S. I., Nidich, R., Abrams, A., Orme-Johnson, D., & Wallace, R. K. (1982). Frontal lobe functioning: EEG coherence as a predictor of highly pro-social behavior in subjects practicing the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program. 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: MVU Press, 1989.

Nidich, S. I., & Orme-Johnson, D. W. (1982). Kohlberg Stage 7, natural law, and the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program. 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. 2877-2882). Vlodrop, The Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Dillbeck, M.C., Orme-Johnson, D.W., & Wallace, R.K. (1981). Frontal EEG coherence, H-reflex recovery, concept learning, and the TM-Sidhi program. International Journal of Neuroscience, 15, 151-157.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. & Haynes, C.T. (1981). EEG phase coherence, pure consciousness, creativity, and TM-Sidhi experiences. International Journal of Neuroscience, 13, 211-217.

Orme-Johnson, D. W. (1981). Does the nervous system have a ground state? A description of high EEG coherence events in a single subject. 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. 3 (pp. 1699-1704). Vlodrop, the Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Nidich, S. I., Abrams, A., Jones, C., Orme-Johnson, D. W., & Wallace, R. K. (1981). Neurophysiological entry characteristics: Correlation between EEG coherence and math achievement with subjects practicing the TM program. 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. 3 (pp. 1720-1723). Vlodrop, the Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Wallace, R. K., Orme-Johnson, D. W., Mills, P. J., & Dillbeck, M. C. (1980). The relationship between the paired Hoffman reflex and academic achievement in participants of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) program. 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. 3 (pp. 1772-1775). Vlodrop, the Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Wallace, R. K., & Dillbeck, M. C. (1980). Longitudinal effects of the TM-Sidhi program on EEG phase coherence. 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. 3 (pp. 1678-1686). Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press, 1989.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Wallace, R. K., Dillbeck, M. C., & Kay (Rosenberg), N. (1979). Recent biochemical and physiological research on the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi program: Clinical and epidemiological applications. 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. 2775-2798). Vlodrop, The Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Orme-Johnson, D. (1978). EEG coherence and the TM-Sidhi program. 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. 3 (pp. 1654). Vlodrop, the Netherlands: MVU Press, 1989.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1977). Coherence during transcendental consciousness. Electroencephalography & Clinical Neurophysiology, 43(4), 581-582. (Abstract)

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Clements, G., Haynes, C. T., & Badawi, K. (1977). Higher states of consciousness: EEG coherence, creativity, and experiences of the sidhis. In D. W. Orme-Johnson & J. T. Farrow (Eds.), Scientific research on the Transcendental Meditation program: Collected papers, Vol. 1 Rheinweiler, Germany: Maharishi European Research University Press.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Clements, G., Haynes, C. T., & Badawi, K. (1977). Higher states of consciousness: EEG coherence, creativity, and experiences of the sidhis. In D. W. Orme-Johnson & J. T. Farrow (Eds.), Scientific research on the Transcendental Meditation program: Collected papers, Vol. 1 (pp. 705-712). Rheinweiler, Germany: Maharishi European Research University Press.

Haynes, C. T., Hebert, J. R., Reber, W., & Orme-Johnson, D. W. (1976). The psychophysiology of advanced participants in the Transcendental Meditation program: Correlations of EEG coherence, creativity, H-reflex recovery, and experience of transcendental consciousness. In D. W. Orme-Johnson & J. T. Farrow (Eds.), Scientific research on the Transcendental Meditation program: Collected papers, Vol. 1. (pp. 208-212). Rheinweiler, W. Germany: MERU Press, 1977.

Orme-Johnson, D. W. (1977). EEG coherence, creativity, and experiences of higher states of consciousness. In The electrophysiology of higher states of consciousness. Weggis, Lake Lucerne, Switzerland: MERU Press, West Germany.

Orme-Johnson, D.W. (1973). Autonomic stability and Transcendental Meditation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 35, 341-349.


 

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