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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Is it a “computer made of meat” as some cognitive scientists and neuroscientists believe? Why do we hide from the obvious?

Excerpt from Chapter 1 In science, the acceptance of new ideas follows a predictable, four-stage sequence. This ties in with the lunar cycle. The book is therefore rather complete, clearly structured and exposed, with minimal bias from the author, who firsthand conducts experiments, the only pity being that is it not updated even in the version – Radin published another book in instead.

The chapters on Random Number Generators seemed interminable.

Courtney Brown | Book Review of “The Conscious Universe” by Dean Radin

Further, Good noted that the file drawer effect does not unievrse 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.

I recommend that anyone interested in the concept of consciousness as it relates to physics and the physical world consider this book. Psychic, or “psi” phenomena fall into two general categories. French, Korean, Arabic, Turkish and Russian translations are available. Radin concludes that psychic phenomena are real.


The Conscious Universe and Entangled Minds. In short, he thinks psi research will provide scientific evidence that forces us to accept the metaphysical beliefs of mystics, who think everything is related as one holistic entity in which the spiritual dimension imagined as disembodied consciousness functions according to will.

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It’s strange, but he manages to sap just about all of the drama out of the proceedings by his mechanical account of the same statistics in each experiment, the same criticisms raised by skeptics, and yet another reminder of how these experiments too controvert the crticisms.

Susan Blackmore, who worked as a parapsychologist for many years, notes in her book Consciousness: This book is very thorough. He also does research for the Boundary Institute. These basic ideas are what the book should have focused on, because those are the main concerns of lay people, for whom the book — with its conscius and overindulgent explanations — was obviously intended.

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No one really knows. Someday, he thinks, we will understand the physical laws and mechanisms that govern events that are univese called paranormal or supernatural.

The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena

Mar 14, blakeR rated it liked it Shelves: Does he provide a cogent argument that the mind does things that can be better explained by positing an additional entity, a non-material consciousness? A very interesting read.

Archived from the original on February 19, Radin uses the 4-phase Paradigm for Scientific Change to unlverse the scientific culture’s current view of psi. Can phase 3 be far behind? Stage 4 is achieved when the same critics who used jniverse disavow any interest in the idea begin to proclaim that they thought of it first. The Great Pyramid of Giza: I am now retired and offer these comments for those who didn’t take the course so cean can see how exciting the field of parapsychology has become.


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As an engaging, evenly-paced book, it fails pretty solidly. Lists with This Book. I made it through unkverse the book, I just didn’t like the weird mix of explaining scientific method and stories about weird happenings, and wasn’t getting anything out of it.

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When discussing the reality of psi phenomena, especially from the scientific perspective, one question always hovers in the background: Radin first describes the experiments, the results and the statistical analyses, then tries to address the possible reactions of believers and skeptics with arguments that straddle between history and philosophy of science, psychology cognitive biases particularly and the metaphysics of science that seems in need of revision as it is being fronted by such evidence.

Does aspirin help to reduce coronary disease and strokes? Radin’s paranormal claims have been roundly rejected by those in the skeptical and mainstream scientific communities, some of whom have suggested that he has embraced pseudoscience and that he misunderstands the nature of science.

Scope is similar to ‘Manifesting Michaelangelo’ J.