A nonprofit membership organization located in Northern California that conducts and sponsors leading-edge research into the potentials and powers of consciousness—including perceptions, beliefs, attention, intention, and intuition. The Institute explores phenomena that do not necessarily fit conventional scientific models, while maintaining a commitment to scientific rigor.
P. O. Box 800152 Charlottesville, VA 22908 Phone: (434) 924-2281
The Division of Perceptual Studies (DOPS) is a unit of the Department of Psychiatric Medicine of the University of Virginia's Health System. It was founded in 1967, when Dr. Ian Stevenson resigned as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry to become Director of the Division and Chester F. Carlson Professor of Psychiatry, positions he served in for the next 35 years. Early in 2002, Dr. Bruce Greyson, who has been a faculty member at DOPS since 1995 and the long-time editor of the Journal of Near-Death Studies, took over as director and Carlson Professor, allowing Dr. Stevenson to devote more time to writing books and articles about his research.
1069 East Meadow Circle Palo Alto, CA 94303 Phone: 650-493-4430
Can trying to contact a deceased loved one ease the pain of grief and bereavement? The answer is yes, according to research conducted by psychology professor Arthur Hastings, at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Hastings and his research team took 27 persons through a three hour process with the intention of contacting a friend or loved one who had died. After the experience almost all the individuals had significantly less grief, guilt, sadness, loss, and need to communicate compared to their previous feelings. Half of the participants said they had felt the presence of the person they sought. The research has just been published in the winter issue of Omega, a professional journal on death and dying, and is the first to scientifically measure this process.
We exist to serve. Remote viewing is a tool that we use to explore questions relating to consciousness and existence. Contributing to the science of consciousness through investigations into the remote-viewing phenomenon is the primary goal for our path of service.
At The Farsight Institute, we are dedicated to the practical and benevolent investigation and use of remote viewing, to solve scientific problems that are otherwise intractable, and to ask questions that are new and challenging. Doing this is integral to our educational goal of transforming how people think of themselves and their world, and it is consistent with our own personal pursuit of growth in consciousness.
Windbridge Institute for Applied Research in Human Potential
The Windbridge Institute for Applied Research in Human Potential is concerned with asking, "What can we do with the potential that exists within our bodies, minds, and spirits?" Can we heal each other? Ourselves? Can we affect events and physical reality with our thoughts? Can we know things before they happen? Are we connected to each other? To the planet? Can we communicate with our loved ones who have passed?
The Santa Barbara Institute is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education to advance understanding of the nature and potentials of consciousness. Its comprehensive approach integrates the insights and techniques of contemporary science with those of the world’s classic contemplative and philosophical traditions.
222 Atlantic Ave Oceanside, New York 11572-2009 Phone: 631-425-7707
Forever Family Foundation is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that supports the premise that life does not end with physical death, furthers the understanding of Afterlife Science and survival of consciousness, and offers support to the bereaved. . Among the active members of the organization and the executive board are scientists, researchers, medical doctors, philosophers and educators who have devoted substantial parts of their careers to the investigation of the survival hypothesis - an existence beyond this physical world.
Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness
The purpose of the ASSC is to encourage research on consciousness in cognitive science, neuroscience, philosophy, and other relevant disciplines in the sciences and humanities, directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness.
International Institute of Integral Human Sciences
The International Institute of Integral Human Sciences is a non-governmental organization affiliated with the United Nations DPI, promoting educational programs for the 21st century. We work in many nations towards the convergence of new sciences with spirituality and universal human values, creating inter-religious and inter-cultural understanding for world peace. For over a quarter century the IIIHS has developed at one time or another and had a professional & general membership of persons in more than 26 countries & territories.
27th Annual SSE Meeting June 25-28, 2008 Boulder, CO
The Society for Scientific Exploration (SSE) is a multi-disciplinary professional organization of scientists and other scholars committed to the rigorous study of unusual and unexplained phenomena that cross traditional scientific boundaries and may be ignored or inadequately studied within mainstream science.
The Society was founded in 1982 by fourteen scientists and scholars and now has approximately 800 members in 45 countries worldwide. The SSE publishes a peer reviewed journal, the Journal of Scientific Exploration (JSE) and holds annual scientific meetings in the USA and periodic meetings in Europe. Society members include scholars from a broad range of disciplines. Topics addressed in its journal and in its regular meetings cover a wide spectrum, ranging from real or apparent anomalies in well-established areas of science to paradoxical phenomena that belong to no established discipline.