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Consciousness & Mind

Pim van Lommel - Consciousness Beyond Life (two parts)

Mel Van Dusen interviews renowned cardiologist Pim van Lommel about his research into the near-death experience and it's implications for a radically new paradigm for living in the 21st century.

Brain Matter Linked to Introspective Thoughts: Structure of Prefrontal Cortex Helps Humans Think About One's Own Thinking

A specific region of the brain appears to be larger in individuals who are good at turning their thoughts inward and reflecting upon their decisions, according to new research published in the journal Science. This act of introspection -- or "thinking about your thinking" -- is a key aspect of human consciousness, though scientists have noted plenty of variation in peoples' abilities to introspect.

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Biofeedback for Your Brain?

There is new evidence that people can learn to control the activity of some brain regions when they get feedback signals provided by functional magnetic resonance brain imaging (fMRI).

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Entangled Atoms

"I don't care too much what people think," says Dean Radin, Ph.D., senior scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. "I'm much more interested in tracking something which I think is meaningful and which I think eventually will become more and more meaningful. That's what science is all about. We're driven by curiosity."

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About the Continuity of Our Consciousness by Pim van Lommel

Dr. Pim van Lommel, a renowned cardiologist, is the first medical practitioner to have undertaken a full, systematic study of near-death experiences (NDEs).

This is a fascinating paper about his research and the general information on the various elements of the near-death-experience.

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The Primacy of Consciousness

Presentation given at "Physics of Consciousness" conference, Virginia, 2004, in which Peter Russell explores the mystery of consciousness from both scientific and mystical perspectives, showing how light is intrinsic to both, and giving a coherent argument as to why consciousness is fundamental essence of the cosmos.

Film Trailer: The Consciousness Chronicles

The Consciousness Chronicles is a new DVD documentary series featuring some of the world's leading consciousness researchers from all disciplines: scientific, philosophical, experiential and mystical. Read more

SSE's EdgeScience Magazine Issue Number 4 Available

The Society for Scientific Exploration publishes EdgeScience Magazine Quarterly.

This Issue features articles about the mysterys of Pendulums, Kirlian Photography and the latest technology for imaging Human Auras, Human Intention Experimentation, Past lives, and Insects Sense of Smell.

The latest Issue is available for download free from SSE's website.

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