About Julia Mossbridge

Julia Mossbridge

Dr. Mossbridge is a Visiting Scholar in the Psychology Department at Northwestern University, a Scientist at IONS and the Director of the IONS Innovation Lab. She is also the Science Director at Focus @ Will. She is best known for her work on presentiment. Her research interests are: time and the unconscious mind, intuition, dreaming, soundscape influence on mood, and models of transformation and transcendence.

Dr. Mossbridge is a Visiting Scholar in the Psychology Department at Northwestern University as well as a Scientist at IONS and the Director of the IONS Innovation Lab. She is best known for her work on presentiment. Her research interests are: time and the unconscious mind, intuition, dreaming, soundscape influence on mood, and models of transformation and transcendence. Dr. Mossbridge received her Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Northwestern University, her M.A. in Neuroscience is from UCSF, and her B.A. with highest honors in neuroscience from Oberlin College.

Dr. Mossbridge has received funding from the National Institutes of Health in her role as post-doctoral fellow in the Psychology Department at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She is a peer reviewer for Brain Research, Perception, Cognition, PLoS One, Explore, and Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Dr. Mossbridge is also the author of Unfolding: The Perpetual Science of Your Soul’s Work (New World Library, 2002), and writes about her attempts to find the soul in science on her blog Unfolding Science. In addition to continuing to pursue her research interests and continue creating innovative apps, she is currently co-authoring a book with Imants Baruss titled Transcendent Mind: Re-thinking the Science of Consciousness.

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Invited Talks

Science and Nonduality Conference (October 2015)
Symposium Talk, Association for Psychological Science (May 2015)
Institute of Noetic Sciences Conference (July 2015)
Science and Nonduality Conference (October 2014)
Google[x], Inc. (May 2014)
Symposium talk, Association for Psychological Science (May 2014)
Plenary talk, Toward a Science of Consciousness 20th Anniversary conference (April 2014)
Google, Inc. (April 2014)
Frontiers of Consciousness Conference, Beckman Center at UC Irvine (March 2014)
University of Colorado at Boulder (October 2013)
Samueli Institute (August 2013)
King's University College (November 2012)
University of Illinois at Chicago (November 2012)
Illinois Science Council (October 2008)

Charles Honorton Integrative Contributions Award (2014)
Associated Student Government Teaching Honor Roll at Northwestern University (a student-voted honor; 2012 – 2013)
Laura Ann Wilber Audiology Scholarship, Northwestern University (2004)
Oberlin Alumni Dissertation Fellowship (2004)
Member, Phi Beta Kappa (1991)
Member, Sigma Xi Research Society (1991)
Highest Honors in Neuroscience, Oberlin College (1991)