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About David Orme-Johnson, Ph.D.

Recent Publications

Orme-Johnson, D. W. (2012). The science behind the experience of enlightenment: Measuring the immearsuable. Enlightenment: The Transcendental Meditation Magazine, (Issue 5). Retrieved from TM Magazine.org website: http://issue5.tmmagazine.org/the-science-of-enlightenment.html

Barnes, V. A., & Orme-Johnson, D. W. (2012 (in press)). Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in adolescents and adults.

Orme-Johnson, D. W. (2011). Commentary: The Use of Meditation in Corrections. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 55(4), 662-664.

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: Vol. 6 Vlodrop, The Netherlands: Maharishi Vedic University Press.

Orme-Johnson D.W., Barnes V.A., Schneider R.H. (2011). Transcendental Meditation for Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease. In: R Allan, J Fisher (eds), Heart & Mind: the Practice of Cardiac Psychology. Second edition, Chapter 18. Washington DC: American Psychological Association. pp. 365-379.

Mason L.I., Orme-Johnson D.W. (2010).Transcendental consciousness wakes up in dreaming and deep sleep. International Journal of Dream Research 2010 3(1):28-32.

Orme-Johnson D.W. (2010). The use of meditation in corrections. The International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Published online 27 May, 2010. http://ijo.sagepub.com/content/early/2010/05/26/0306624X10371803.extract

Alexander, C.N., Walton, K.G., Orme-Johnson, D.W. (in press) Preventing Disasters and Distress through the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Program, in Consciousness Based Government, MUM Press.

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., 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. (2008). Commentary on the AHRQ report on research on meditation practices in health. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14(10):1215–1221. Download pdf from the journal Web site.

Barnes V.A,. Orme-Johnson D.W. (2008). El impacto de la reduccion del estres en el hypertension esencial y las enfermedades cardiovasculares. Revista Internacional De Ciencias Del Deporte (International Journal of Sports Science), 12:1-30.

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.

Orme-Johnson, D. W. (2006). Evidence that the Transcendental Meditation program prevents or decreases diseases of the nervous system and is specifically beneficial for epilepsy. Medical Hypotheses, 67:240-246.

Barnes, V.A. & Orme-Johnson, D.W. (2006). Clinical and Pre-clinical Applications of the Transcendental Meditation Program® in the Prevention and Treatment of Essential Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease in Youth  and Adults: A Research Review. Current Hypertension Reviews, 2:207-218.

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Barnes, V. A., Hankey, A. M. Chalmers, R. A. (2005).  Reply to critics of research on Transcendental Meditation in the prevention and control of hypertension. Journal of Hypertension, 23(5):1107-1108. (click here)

Orme-Johnson, D. W. (2005).  Transcendental Meditation does not predispose to epilepsy.  Medical Hypotheses, 65(1),201-2. (click here)

Orme-Johnson, D. W., Alexander, C. N., & Hawkins, M. A. (2005). Critique of the National Research Council’s report on meditation. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality,17(1), 383-414. Download PDF

Schneider RH, Alexander CN, Staggers F, Orme-Johnson, D., Rainforth, M., Salerno, J., Sheppard, W., Castillo-Richmond, A., Barnes, V.A., Nidich, S.I. (2005) A randomized controlled trial of stress reduction in the treatment of hypertension in African Americans over one year. American Journal of Hypertension., 18(1):88-98.

Schmidt-Wilk, J., Orme-Johnson, D. W., Alexander, V., & Schneider, R. (Eds.), (2005). Maharishi's Vedic psychology and its applications: Honoring the lifework of Charles N. Alexander, Ph.D. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 17(1), 1-620.

Hawkins, M. A., Orme-Johnson, D. W., & Durchholz, C. F. (2005). Fulfilling the rehabilitative ideal through the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Programs: Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 17(1) 443-488.


 

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