Vedic Science based education and non-verbal intelligence: a preliminary longitudinal study in Cambodia

Fergusson, Lee C. and Bonshek, Anna J. and Le Masson, Gildas (1995) Vedic Science based education and non-verbal intelligence: a preliminary longitudinal study in Cambodia. Higher Education Research and Development, 15 (1). pp. 73-82. ISSN 0729-4360

Abstract

This study surveys the current status of higher education in Cambodia, and examines the influence of a Vedic Science curriculum, which included the Transcendental Meditation program, on undergraduate non-verbal intelligence. The Culture Fair Intelligence Test was administered to 70 student at two institutions of higher learning: the Institute of Economic Science (n = 23) in Phnom Penh, and Maharishi Vedic University (n = 47) in Prey Veng province. Results suggest that the application Vedic Science to the curriculum increases the problem-solving ability of Cambodian college students.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to Published version, in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: No Faculty
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2018 06:02
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2018 06:02
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cambodia, higher education, non-verbal intelligence, Maharishi Vedic University, problem solving
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/34563

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