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fMRI confirms state of 'restful alertness' during Transcendental Meditation
by Matt O'Connor

HealthImaging    Translate This Article
27 March 2018

On 27 March 2018 HealthImaging reported: Recent research, published in Brain and Cognition, used fMRI* to back up [the assertion that Transcendental Meditation practice offers a state of ''restful alertness''], demonstrating that during TM, the mind is alert, but both the brain and body are in a deep state of rest. It is a joy for Global Good News service to feature this news, which indicates the success of the life-supporting programmes Maharishi has designed to bring fulfilment to the fields of science and health.

''The restfully alert state gained during Transcendental Meditation is more than a concept,'' said co-author of the study Fred Travis, PhD, with the Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa in a release. ''These blood flow patterns give a physiological picture of the reality of restful alertness in the mind and body.''

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*Functional magnetic resonance imaging

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Read the abstract of the study, ''fMRI during Transcendental Meditation practice'' on PubMed.gov, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA.

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