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Increased Self-Actualisation

Self-actualization refers to realizing more of one's inner potential, expressed in every area of life. A statistical meta-analysis of all available studies-of 42 independent studies-indicated that the effect of Transcendental Meditation on increasing self-actualization is markedly greater than that of other forms of meditation and relaxation. This analysis statistically controlled for length of treatment and quality of research design.

Transcendental Meditation, self-actualization, and psychological health: A conceptual overview and statistical meta-analysis, Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 6: 189­248, 1991.