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IMPROVED QUALITY OF CITY LIFE THROUGH THE TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION PROGRAM : DECREASED CRIME RATE

@inproceedings{Borland2006IMPROVEDQO,
  title={IMPROVED QUALITY OF CITY LIFE THROUGH THE TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION PROGRAM : DECREASED CRIME RATE},
  author={Candy Borland and Garland Landrith Ill},
  year={2006}
}
This investigation focused on the relationship between percentage of the population in a city practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique in a given year and change in crime rate in the year following. Results indicate that a sudden downward shift in the trend of increasing crime rate occurred when about one percent of a city population had begun the Transcendental Meditation technique. In 1973 crime increased in 76 percent of the cities in the United States in the population range 25… 

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