F Travis

Summary

Affiliation: Maharishi University of Management
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of distracting stimuli on CNV amplitude and reaction time
    F Travis
    Psychology Department, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 31:45-50. 1998
  2. doi request reprint Focused attention, open monitoring and automatic self-transcending: Categories to organize meditations from Vedic, Buddhist and Chinese traditions
    Fred Travis
    Center for the Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, 1000 North 4th Street, Fairfield, IA 52557, United States
    Conscious Cogn 19:1110-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management
    Fred Travis
    Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Cogn Process 11:85-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A self-referential default brain state: patterns of coherence, power, and eLORETA sources during eyes-closed rest and Transcendental Meditation practice
    Fred Travis
    Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Cogn Process 11:21-30. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Effects of Transcendental Meditation practice on brain functioning and stress reactivity in college students
    Fred Travis
    Center for the Brain, Consciousness and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, 1000 North 4th Street, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 71:170-6. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal study of effects of transcendental meditation practice on interhemispheric frontal asymmetry and frontal coherence
    Frederick Travis
    Brain Consciousness and Cognition Lab, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa 52557, USA
    Int J Neurosci 116:1519-38. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological and physiological characteristics of a proposed object-referral/self-referral continuum of self-awareness
    Frederick Travis
    Institute for Research on Higher States of Consciousness, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557 1001, USA
    Conscious Cogn 13:401-20. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns of EEG coherence, power, and contingent negative variation characterize the integration of transcendental and waking states
    Fred Travis
    Institute for Research in Higher States of Consciousness, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Biol Psychol 61:293-319. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Cortical plasticity, contingent negative variation, and transcendent experiences during practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique
    F Travis
    Psychology Department, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA, 52557, USA
    Biol Psychol 55:41-55. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and EEG patterns during eyes-closed rest and transcendental meditation (TM) practice: the basis for a neural model of TM practice
    F Travis
    Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa 52557, USA
    Conscious Cogn 8:302-18. 1999

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of distracting stimuli on CNV amplitude and reaction time
    F Travis
    Psychology Department, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 31:45-50. 1998
    ..This dissociation of CNV rebound and reaction time could provide an objective neurophysiological tool to probe attention functions in both normal and clinical populations...
  2. doi request reprint Focused attention, open monitoring and automatic self-transcending: Categories to organize meditations from Vedic, Buddhist and Chinese traditions
    Fred Travis
    Center for the Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, 1000 North 4th Street, Fairfield, IA 52557, United States
    Conscious Cogn 19:1110-8. 2010
    ..Between categories, the included meditations differed in focus, subject/object relation, and procedures. These findings shed light on the common mistake of averaging meditations together to determine mechanisms or clinical effects...
  3. doi request reprint The Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management
    Fred Travis
    Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Cogn Process 11:85-6. 2010
    ..The work at the Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition is summarized...
  4. doi request reprint A self-referential default brain state: patterns of coherence, power, and eLORETA sources during eyes-closed rest and Transcendental Meditation practice
    Fred Travis
    Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Cogn Process 11:21-30. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Effects of Transcendental Meditation practice on brain functioning and stress reactivity in college students
    Fred Travis
    Center for the Brain, Consciousness and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, 1000 North 4th Street, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 71:170-6. 2009
    ..These data support the value of TM practice for college students...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal study of effects of transcendental meditation practice on interhemispheric frontal asymmetry and frontal coherence
    Frederick Travis
    Brain Consciousness and Cognition Lab, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa 52557, USA
    Int J Neurosci 116:1519-38. 2006
    ..Coherence was more sensitive than lateral asymmetry to effects of TM practice on brain functioning...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological and physiological characteristics of a proposed object-referral/self-referral continuum of self-awareness
    Frederick Travis
    Institute for Research on Higher States of Consciousness, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557 1001, USA
    Conscious Cogn 13:401-20. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns of EEG coherence, power, and contingent negative variation characterize the integration of transcendental and waking states
    Fred Travis
    Institute for Research in Higher States of Consciousness, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Biol Psychol 61:293-319. 2002
    ..An 'Integration Scale,' constructed from these cortical measures, may characterize the transformation in brain dynamics corresponding to increasing integration of the transcendent with waking and sleeping...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cortical plasticity, contingent negative variation, and transcendent experiences during practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique
    F Travis
    Psychology Department, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA, 52557, USA
    Biol Psychol 55:41-55. 2000
    ..These data suggest cumulative effects of transcendent experiences on cortical preparatory response (heightened late CNV amplitude in simple trials) and executive functioning (diminished distraction effects in letter trials)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and EEG patterns during eyes-closed rest and transcendental meditation (TM) practice: the basis for a neural model of TM practice
    F Travis
    Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa 52557, USA
    Conscious Cogn 8:302-18. 1999
    ..The resulting "restfully alert" state might be sustained by a basal ganglia-corticothalamic threshold regulation mechanism automatically maintaining lower levels of cortical excitability...
  11. doi request reprint Moral development, executive functioning, peak experiences and brain patterns in professional and amateur classical musicians: interpreted in light of a Unified Theory of Performance
    Frederick Travis
    Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA, USA
    Conscious Cogn 20:1256-64. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Physiological patterns during practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique compared with patterns while reading Sanskrit and a modern language
    F Travis
    Psychology Dept, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa 52557, USA
    Int J Neurosci 109:71-80. 2001
    ..Similar physiological patterns when reading Sanskrit and during practice of the TM technique suggests that the state gained during TM practice may be integrated with active mental processes by reading Sanskrit...
  13. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and EEG patterns distinguish transcending from other experiences during Transcendental Meditation practice
    F Travis
    Psychology Department, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 42:1-9. 2001
    ..This could allow a more precise investigation into the nature of meditation experiences and a more accurate comparison of meditation states with other eyes-closed conditions...
  14. ncbi request reprint EEG asymmetry and mindfulness meditation
    Frederick Travis
    Psychosom Med 66:147-8; author reply 147-8. 2004