Institute of Noetic Sciences

Inspired by Science, Transformed by Experience

The Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) is a research center and direct-experience lab specializing in the intersection of science and profound human experience.

Free ConnectIONS Live Webinar

Lucid Dreaming: The Science, Practice, and Potential

Join us on February 12th at 11:00 am PST to learn how lucid dreaming can help us explore consciousness.

An online workshop to inspire a new reality.

The Possibility Accelerator Experience

Registration is open for this self-paced workshop!

September 2020 ~ February 2021

A Celebration of Edgar Mitchell's Legacy

Our celebration concludes with a virtual grand finale on Friday, February 5 – the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 14 mission to the Moon.

There is more to this world — and you — than meets the eye.

A scientific view of our inner experiences

Science has profoundly changed the way we view reality, but there is so much more waiting to be discovered. A more complete understanding of our world requires a more advanced set of tools and practices. IONS uses scientific exploration and personal discovery to push beyond the current limits of human knowledge.

Inspired by a profound experience of personal discovery, Apollo 14 astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell created IONS in 1973 to explore the interplay between scientific knowledge and inner knowing.

Today, we have the world’s largest team of multidisciplinary scientists conducting research on frontier topics in consciousness and its impact in our lives.

Explore Our Experiments, Expand Your Perspective

We research outer limits and inner spaces to reveal a deeper understanding of the interconnected nature of reality and extend our capacities as humans.

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