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HeartMath Institute
Research Library

We invite you to browse the HeartMath Institute’s extensive collection of research studies, articles and other materials.

Laypersons and clinicians will discover the pure science and focus on dynamics of heart intelligence that make HMI a world leader in researching emotions, energetics, performance and intuition.

Research Publications

Within each grouping, entries are ordered by year of publication, with the most recent listed first.

  • IND Studies conducted by independent institutions.
  • PR Studies that have met the rigorous standards of peer-reviewed journals.
  • Our most popular and noteworthy studies.

Basic Research

    • Phasic Induction of Bioelectromagnetic Heart‑Brain Coupling Through Emotional Stimuli
    • Basic Research|Published: 2023
    • Ayesha Ikhlaq1, Saeed Ahmad Buzdar1, Muhammad Abul Hasan2,3, Rollin McCraty4, Muhammad Danish Mujib2,3, Ahmad Zahid Rao2,3, Danijela Debelic5, Mehrun Nisa4, Mike Atkinson4, Thomas Feiner6, Normen Schack7, Muhammad Usman Musatafa1, Sana Salahuddin1, and Mamoona Aslam1
    • Journal of Xi’an Shiyou University, Natural Science Edition, Vol. 19, Issue 4, April 2023. ISSN: 1673-064X.(1) Institute of Physics, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan; (2) Department of Biomedical Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan; (3) Neurocomputation Lab, National Center of Artificial Intelligence, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan; (4) HeartMath Institute, California, USA; (5) Department of Physics, Govt. Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan; (6) King Salman Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; (7) Institute for EEG Neurofeedback (IFEN), Baldham, Germany; (8) Sek. Heilpraktiker, Ergotherapie und Neurofeedback in Hannover.
    • Download the complete paper, click here.
    • Shift Work and Heart Rate Variability Coherence: Pilot Study Among Nurses
    • Basic Research|Published: 2018
    • James B. Burch1,2,6, Melannie Alexander1,2, Pallavi Balte1,2,3, Jameson Sofge1,2, James Winstead1,2, Venkat Kothandaraman2,4, and J. P. Ginsberg2,5
    • Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10484-018-9419-z.(1) Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA. (2) WJB Dorn Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Columbia, SC, USA. (3) Columbia University, New York, NY, USA. (4) Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA. (5) Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA. (6) Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA.
    • Download the complete paper, click here.

Clinical and Health Research

Educational Research

    • The Heart in Holistic Education
    • Educational Research|Published: 2003 PR
    • Lourdes Arguelles, Ph.D.1, Rollin McCraty, Ph.D.2, and Robert A. Rees, Ph.D.3
    • Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice 2003; 16(3):13-21. (1) Claremont Graduate University, School of Educational Studies, Claremont, CA. (2) HeartMath Research Center, Institute of HeartMath, Boulder Creek, CA. (3) Institute of HeartMath, Education Division, Boulder Creek, CA.
    • Download the complete paper, click here.

Organizational Research

Global Coherence Research

To learn more about Global Coherence Research, click here.

Intuition Research

Energetics Research

HMI’s Scientific Monographs and e‑Books

Relevant Publications

The following dissertations involve research on the HeartMath interventions.