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Transcendental Meditation can alleviate effects of stress, in at-risk children and in business leaders: Brain research expert

Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa, USA - The Review    Translate This Article
11 November 2009

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Please click on the following link to read more about 'Transcendental Meditation can alleviate effects of stress, in children and in business leaders: Brain research expert'. The article features addresses at recent conferences in Colombia and in New York, by Dr Fred Travis, Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, USA.

Dr Travis spoke to 600 professionals in Medellin, Colombia, about the effects of stress on the brains of Colombia's street children, and how the Transcendental Meditation Programme can help alleviate these effects. He was invited to speak by Father Gabriel Mejia, a Catholic priest who directs 47 shelters for homeless children and youth offenders in Colombia and throughout South America.

In New York City, Dr Travis spoke at the grand opening of the Center for Leadership Performance, describing how the brain is involved in decision-making, how stress disrupts this process, and how the Transcendental Meditation Technique maximizes it.

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