The Evolving Brain: From Birth to Enlightenment

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★★★★★ Utterly fantastic course!—DM
★★★★★ Very clarifying. Underscores the importance of TM practice.—JB
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The prerequisite for this course is instruction in the TM-Sidhi technique; or instruction in the TM technique and a solid background in Maharishi Vedic Science. For more information about TM, please visit

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The brain is the interface between us and the world. Throughout life our brain is evolving to support deeper perceptions of the world around us. This course offers concrete steps to help support the health and evolution of your brain, and includes:

  • Exciting new research on neuroplasticity of the brain
  • Brain mapping studies by Dr. Travis on TM, Vedic recitation, highly successful people, and other forms of meditation
  • Dr. Travis’s studies of people in higher states of consciousness
  • Discussion of the 24 behavioral rasayanas
  • Latest findings on maintaining brain health, along with Maharishi Ayurvedic recommendations


This course consists of six 1 1/2-hour lessons on video plus course materials. It is a self-study course. You can watch the videos at your convenience. If you have questions, please email them to


The course fee is $95 (or $65 for full-time MUM or Maharishi School staff, faculty, and students, or full-time TM teachers, IAA grant recipients, and anyone who is retired and on a fixed income and cannot otherwise afford the course). Please use promotional code: EB-MUM, EB-MSAE, EB-FTGOV, EB-IAA, or EB-RETIRED. Choose the appropriate code, if applicable.

Also, any MUM alumni can use the promotional code MUMALUMNI and get a 10% discount off the full course fee.


Professor Fred Travis, PhD

Professor Travis is the Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition, and Senior Researcher at the Institute for the Study of Higher States of Consciousness. He has co-authored over eighty scientific papers. He is also Chair of the Department of Maharishi Vedic Science and Dean of the Graduate School at Maharishi University of Management.

Dr. Travis has spoken at conferences worldwide, including in the USA, UK, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, India, China, Mongolia, Indonesia and Australia.