News Maharishi in the World Today

How We Present
the News

The benefits of Consciousness-Based Education for students: Full brain development, awakening the knower
by Global Good News staff writer

Global Good News    Translate This Article
14 February 2010

The Excellence in Action page of Global Good News is featuring this article with colourful photos.

Please click on the following link to read more about 'The benefits of Consciousness-Based Education for a student'. The article features a recent address by Dr Fred Travis, Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, USA. Dr Travis has published over 40 research papers on consciousness and brain development.

Dr Travis discussed in depth the benefits of Consciousness-Based Education for students, especially compared with the current educational approach offered at most institutions, which focusses primarily on covering material and accumulating facts. 'Fact-based education misses something very important in the learning process and that is . . . the student,' Dr Travis said. In contrast, Consciousness-Based Education starts with the student, the knower—'it first enlivens the knower and then connects the knower with the known'.

Consciousness-Based Education starts by enlivening the full range of the student's mind through the Transcendental Meditation Technique, which promotes holistic brain functioning and expansion of mental capabilities, he said. During Transcendental Meditation 'you gain or you exercise the ability to be alert, receptive. Transcendental Meditation practice is how Consciousness-Based Education develops the knower. It develops your consciousness, your ability to learn, your ability to see the big picture.'

For the good news about Maharishi's seven-point programme to create a healthy, happy, prosperous society, and a peaceful world, please visit: Global Financial Capital of New York.

Translation software is not perfect; however if you would like to try it, you can translate this page using:

(Altavista babelfish)

education news more

World News | Genetic Engineering | Education | Business | Health News

Search | Global News | Agriculture and Environmental News | Business News
Culture News | Education News | Government News | Health News
Science and Technology News | World Peace | Maharishi Programmes
Press Conferences | Transcendental Meditation | Celebration Calendars | Gifts
News by Country | News in Pictures | What's New | Modem/High Speed | RSS/XML