Sanford Nidich

Sanford Nidich
Sanford Nidich
  • Professor, Physiology and Health, and Education
  • Director, Center for Social-Emotional Health and Consciousness


Valosek, L.,  Nidich, S., Wendt, S., Grant, J., & Nidich, R. (in press). Effect of Meditation on Social-Emotional Learning in Middle School Students, Education

Valosek, L., Link, J., Mills, P., Konrad, A., Rainforth, M., & Nidich, S. (in press). Effect of meditation on emotional intelligence and perceived stress in the workplace. The Permanente Journal.

Travis, F., Valosek, L., Konrad, A., Link, J., Salerno, J., Scheller, R., & Nidich, S. (in press). Effect of meditation on psychological distress and brain integration: A rand randomized controlled study. Brain and Cognition.

Goldstein, L., Nidich, S., Goodman R., & Goodman, D. (2018). The effect of Transcendental Meditation on self-efficacy, perceived stress, and quality of life in mothers in Uganda, Healthcare for Women International.

Nidich S, O’Connor T, Rutledge T, Duncan J, Compton B, Seng A, & Nidich R. (2016). Reduced trauma symptoms and perceived stress in male prison inmates through the Transcendental Meditation program: A randomized controlled trial. The Permanente Journal, 20(4):43-47.

Duraimani S, Schneider RH, Randall OS, Nidich SI, Xu S, Ketete M, Rainforth MA, Gaylord-King C, Salerno JW,  & Fagan J. (2015). Effects of lifestyle modification on telomerase gene expression in hypertensive patients: Pilot trial of stress reduction and health education programs in African Americans. PloS One, 10(11), e0142689.

Nidich SI, Rainforth MV, Haaga DA, Hagelin J, Salerno JW, Travis F, Tanner M, Gaylord-King C, Grosswald S, & Schneider RH. (2009). A randomized controlled trial on effects of the Transcendental Meditation program on blood pressure, psychological distress, and coping in young adults. American Journal of Hypertension, 22(12):1326-31.


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