The Conscious Universe — The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena. by Dean Radin. Psychic Phenomena: Unquestionably. Dean Radin is a parapsychology researcher. He has been Senior Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). The Conscious Universe also sifts the data for tantalizing hints of how mind is Noetic Science parapsychology researcher Dean Radin is at the Institute of.

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Yet, as Radin makes clear in his preface, most people who believe in psychic phenomena do so from personal experience or faith.

Collectively, the odds-against are astronomical. On the other hand, it is true that parapsychologists have come a long way in responding to the criticisms of skeptics and that their work has been published in a several mainstream scientific journals. When discussing the reality of psi phenomena, especially from the scientific perspective, one question always hovers in the background: Mind willing, many interesting things appear to be possible.

Dean Radin

Univers and others have produced solid evidence th I am working my way up to Jniverse. This is an excellent work that I would read over and over again and enjoy it every time. They wonderfully expand the concept of reality to include the theory of how everything in the universe is related to everything else. If you are truly interested to see why this book is as bad as I found it, please see the links I provided.

Dean Radin – The Conscious Universe

Not despite this, but because of it, this is one tbe the best books I’ve ever read. Of all the books I’ve read about parapsychology, this is the best to date. I recommend that anyone interested in the concept of consciousness as it relates to physics and the physical world consider this book. But this is true of many well-tested scientific theories that we take for granted: Thus, Radin begins by noting that psychic phenomena fall into sean types.


The Conscious Universe by Dean Radin – Book Review – The Skeptic’s Dictionary –

Sects and Violence in the Ancient World. On the bright side, Radin does a marvellous job of explaining statistics If statistics bore you, don’t read this. See 1 question about The Conscious Universe‚Ķ.

Feb 11, Evan rated it really liked it. All pharmaceutical testing also relies on statistics. Quotes from The Conscious Uni They are much more extensive than I could ever be. French, Korean, Arabic, Turkish and Russian translations are available.

Or of the basic principles of logic, such as the principle of contradiction? This may be changing. Trivia About The Conscious Uni You gain a good understanding and horizon for the involved parameters of the discussion and typical arguments.

Replicability, Radin notes, is essential in science. For those interested, or even wandering what one should make of all millenary traditions about psi, this is a recommended read.

Again more later when done with Ferrell book. Does consciohs provide a cogent argument that the mind does things that can be better explained by positing an additional entity, a non-material consciousness? Is convention so much more compelling than reality?

Using meta analysis to look at centuries of research into various psi manifestationsESP, clairvoyance, teleportation, remote viewing, and so onDr. Heretofore, declares Radin, believers in psi have had to base their beliefs on faithwishful thinkingand anecdotes. Further, Good noted that the file drawer effect does not account for intentional fraud, as was very probably the case with prominent ESP proponents such as Samuel Soalnor is there any real means of estimating such “intellectual, observational or ethical lapses” within ESP.


His original career track as a concert violinist shifted into science after earning a BSEE degree in electrical engineering, magna cum laude and with honors in physics, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and then an MS in electrical engineering and a PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Radin, however, has no doubts. Overall, the positives of the book providing solid evidence for psychic phenomena, explaining why more people aren’t aware of this evidence overcome the negatives, but not by much.

In science, the acceptance of new ideas follows a predictable, four-stage sequence. In addition to the research summaries, I think Radin’s “Field Guide to Skepticism” and the following chapter is a highlight. At one time each of these was a new idea in science.

French recounts that the medium Florence Cook was caught in acts of trickery and two of the Fox sisters confessed to fraud, but that Radin did universr mention this fact. Park has written “No proof of psychic phenomena is ever found.

For over two decades he has been engaged in consciousness research. Highly recommended for the skeptical. No one really knows.