The Conscious Universe has ratings and 39 reviews. Cooper said: Brief Review Physicist-turned-parapsychologist Dean Radin demonstrates in almost pai. The Conscious Universe — The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena. by Dean Radin. Psychic Phenomena: Unquestionably. This myth-shattering book explains the evidence for the veracity of psychic phenomena, uniting the teachings of mystics, the theories of quantum physics, and.

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Eventually, no one remembers that the idea was once considered a dangerous heresy.

Susan Blackmore, who worked as a parapsychologist for many years, notes in her book Consciousness: View all 3 comments. Here are five scientific ideas that most people should be familiar with: So, after having read a number of very favorable reviews of this book, I decided to read it and see where cosncious now stands on the subject.

The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. When you purchase something from Amazon. Who would have thought a book about pyschic phenomena — an otherwise fascinating topic — could be so boring and tedious?

First, it is ridiculed. They wonderfully expand the concept of reality to include the theory of how everything in the universe is related to everything else. He stated that the book avoided mentioning the evidence of fraud in parapsychology.

He believes psi research will profoundly affect our notions of space, time, mind, and matter. Radin has a Ph.


After the first several instances these experiments could have been summarized in a much more efficient way, allowing for a more interesting discussion of the implications of each solitary phenomenon. Retrieved October 22, Radin seems conscios to have much interest in what skeptics have to say, however.

The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena by Dean Radin

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Those chapters I give a five-star rating.

In spite of a promising introductory chapter, it was too clinical and read more like a scientific paper than a consciouz designed to explain the truth to lay readers. Science, Yoga, and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic Abilitiespublished by New-age guru Deepak Chopraargues support for psychic phenomena, linking them to the siddhis from yoga-related legends. And, how does psi work?

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San Francisco, California Clicking on image takes you to Amazon. Like many other parapsychologists, he claims this is a giant leap forward instead of a nostalgic longing for a magical past. The confidence intervals fall outside of chance, an the results can’t be ascribed to faulty methodology or the ‘file-drawer effect’ i.

First, there have been a great many under-publicized lab studies of psi over the past thirty years or so, and univfrse have 1 been rigorously designed as double blind studies univverse take into account criticisms of earlier, less rigorous work, and 2 employed new computer and video technology, completely automated to exclude the possibility of contamination by the experimenters or subjects. It organizes a diverse literature into a coherent field with a clarity that is rare in any science.

Four of six jackpots in one casino occurred within one day of the full moon. In short, he thinks psi research will provide consfious evidence that forces us to accept the metaphysical beliefs of mystics, who think everything is related gadin one holistic entity in which the spiritual dimension imagined as disembodied consciousness functions according to will.


It is a breathtaking survey of a broad scientific literature that is current up to its publication date. Feb 01, Andi Wilk rated it liked it. This ties in with the lunar cycle. Both in structure dexn in scope and in terms of sheer mass of information that covers over a century of scientific experimentation on PSI — and the meaning thereof. Noting the spread of meta-analyses of the same studies where the individual studies are weighted differentlyhave wildly varying odds returned from trillions to one, to consfious from chanceDeBakcsy argues that this undermines the reliance on meta-analysis in the work since they lack standardization.

This book, originally written in by Dr. The second approach is called “meta-analysis,” and it is sometimes used in order to draw conclusions that are less tied to a specific experiment and more tied to the overall phenomenon.