From 2012 through 2016, scientists from the Institute of Noetic Sciences went to the Burning Man festival to explore the often reported subjective experience of an “energetic shift” during the two main ceremonies – the Man Burn and the Temple Burn. This reported feeling seems to be evoked when tens of thousands of people coherently focus on the same event. We wanted to learn more.
This inspirational video was created for the IONS Conference in the summer of 2007. It describes the work of IONS and the science of consciousness and it invites people to think differently about themselves and the world we live in. It gives a sense of how and why IONS came to be, and why so many people are so passionate about the work of the Institute.
Director: Kelly Durkin
This was a webinar recorded on November 23, 2013, co-hosted by the Dutch Society for Psychical Research and the Institute of Noetic Sciences.
The hypothesis of the Global Consciousness Project is that there is a collective or global mind that is detectable with physical devices called random number generators. Dr. Bancel gives a high-level description of the project and the primary results, and then dives into the many subtleties involved in interpreting the results.
How soon will the paranormal be normal? IONS Senior Scientist Dean Radin exposes a restlessness brewing in science and society as the theory of quantum entanglement points to minds connected across space and time.
A 20-page 40th Anniversary special edition, celebrating the history of IONS and the organization's achievements over the past 4 decades.
What is the feeling of the field? A physician, a teacher, and a musician share first-person perspectives on experiencing the power of fields.
The hypothesis of morphic fields continues to be a fascinating and controversial theory of how organization occurs in the natural world. Sheldrake’s theory touches on a wide variety of phenomena, from the formation of crystals to the behavior of human minds.
More than just a simple organ, the heart is a powerful regulator of our body systems . . . and our social relationships. By cultivating positive emotions and increasing the sensitivity of our hearts, we deepen our connections within our social and individual bodies.
Marx Hubbard explores what it means to be conscious agents in evolution.
Choice is not only an individual option - institutions, too, make choices. Fetzer Institute executive Lehman describes what happened when an institute chose to say "yes."