Responding to the surge of interest in noetic science research inspired by Dan Brown's book, "The Lost Symbol," the Institute of Noetic Sciences created a special 15-part audio teleseminar series exploring the noetic sciences mentioned in the book. These audio programs feature leading consciousness science experts discussing anticipation, spiritual healing, shifting archetypes, nature and the cosmos, the sociology of good and evil, ESP, the science of intention, and collective consciousness. This series includes written transcripts and discussion questions, in a special downloadable package.
Marilyn Schlitz teleseminar on "The Science Behind 'The Lost Symbol' Book"
IONS President Marilyn Schlitz launches IONS' 15-week teleseminar series on the science behind The Lost Symbol from Washington D.C., the location of Dan Brown’s thriller.
Marilyn Schlitz, Dean Radin, and Cassi Vieten teleseminar on "Consciousness Matters"
IONS President Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, Director of Research Cassandra Vieten, and Senior Scientist Dean Radin engage in an inspiring spontaneous dialogue about the IONS research agenda, the context for, and the relevance of IONS’ research – and why consciousness matters.
Daryl Bem, PhD teleseminar on "Anticipating Emotional Events"
Cornell University Psychology Professor, Daryl Bem provides an insightful overview of PSI research, definitions and experiments.
Beverly Rubik, PhD teleseminar on "Can Science Embrace Spiritual Healing?"
Beverly Rubik, PhD has published research papers and some popular articles on topics including subtle energy and energy medicine, healers and other complementary medical interventions, and on the history and philosophy of discoveries in science and medicine.
Bruce Lipton, PhD teleseminar on "Spontaneous Evolution"
In 1982, Dr. Lipton began examining the principles of quantum physics and how they might be integrated into his understanding of the cell’s information processing systems.
Jean Houston, PhD teleseminar on "Shifting Archetypes – Nature and Cosmos"
In this teleseminar, behavioral scientist and author, Jean Houston and IONS former President James O'Dea discuss many of the concepts from "The Lost Symbol"
Van Jones and Thomas Lewis, MD teleseminar on "The Biology and Sociology of Good and Evil"
Psychiatrist Thomas Lewis, who has studied the neurobiology of emotion, and human rights activist and lawyer, Van Jones present two perspectives on understanding good and evil. Is our perception of good and evil biologically or culturally based?
Loren Eskenazi, MD teleseminar on "More Than Skin Deep"
Dr. Eskenazi co-founded the Women's Committee of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She has been on over 10 trips to foreign countries where she has done free surgery on children in need. She is the founding partner in this very unique woman's cosmetic and reconstructive surgical practice in San Francisco.
Matthew Fox and Dr. Ralph Abraham teleseminar on "Living with Chaos"
Recorded in December 2005 as part of IONS’ Conversations at the Edge” lecture series.
Peter Russell teleseminar on "Science, Consciousness and God"
Scientist Peter Russell, attempts to answer the question "What is Consciousness?" within the framework of a new meta-paradigm which encompasses both science and spirituality.
Diane Powell teleseminar on "The ESP Enigma: Understanding Psychic Phenomena"
Recorded in June 2009 at the 13th International IONS ConferenceRecorded in June 2009 at the 13th International IONS Conference
Edgar Mitchell teleseminar on "The Functions and Power of the Quantum Hologram"
Edgar Mitchell's presentation at the 13th International IONS Conference, June 2009.
Lynne McTaggart teleseminar on "The Science of Intention"
Lynne McTaggart is an award-winning author of five books including "The Intention Experiment" and "The Field." She spoke at the IONS Conference in 2007 and shares highlights from her five years of investigative study with 75 scientists. Dan Brown mentions her by name in his book and Marilyn Schlitz provides direct references to material Lynne presents in her lecture and "The Lost Symbol."
Dean Radin teleseminar on "Collective Consciousness"
Dean Radin, Ph.D. is IONS' Senior Scientist. Dr. Radin earned a Masters degree in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois, Champaign. This lecture is from the IONS 13th International Conference is Tucson AZ in 2009. Dean discusses statistics from Random Event Generators and research which has been conducted to explore Collective Consciousness.
Marilyn Schlitz teleseminar on "The Science Behind 'The Lost Symbol' Book, concludes"
IONS President Marilyn Schlitz concludes IONS' 15-week teleseminar series on the science behind The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown’s thriller.