31 August 2016
Communications Team

Transcendent Mind: Rethinking the Science of Consciousness

Where does consciousness come from? Many scientists have tried to crack the code, but the answer to this question continues to be a point of discussion and debate. Today, most mainstream academics hold a bias that the brain equals consciousness- so when the brain stops at the end of life, the assumption is that consciousness would also cease to exist.

29 August 2016
Communications Team

IONS researcher Arnaud Delorme is in good company on this year's TransTech 200 — in fact, a happy alphabetical correlation puts him right next to Apple!

According to their website, 

25 August 2016
Communications Team

Curious about meditation research? Ever wonder how you can become a meditation researcher? In this video Dr. Helané Wahbeh talks about her experience as just that! She also describes the historical arc of the field,  where it has been, where it is now, and where it is going-- particularly the areas of meditation research that are wide open and waiting for new researchers to study.

23 August 2016
James Jensen

We are grateful at IONS to have a spectacular Board of Directors who help guide the Institute in fulfilling its mission and in affecting personal and collective transformation. Made up of approximately 17 talented and accomplished individuals, each board member has a rich professional and personal life, and express their passions to positively impact the world in a variety of ways.

10 August 2016
Julia Mossbridge

This blog is the 4th installment of a series entitled "Do Your Focus Tools Work?" which can be found on the [email protected] website. This installement has been posted here with permission of the author.

19 July 2016
Cassandra Vieten

A new article and book by Institute of Noetic Sciences scientists and their colleagues are shifting the field of mental health care to recognize the vital importance of spiritual experiences, beliefs and practices in psychological well-being.

Do people's spiritual and religious beliefs and practices influence their mental and emotional health?

Should psychotherapists ask about them, and pay attention to them in treatment?

Unless clients have none, or would prefer not to discuss them, the answer is yes.


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