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  • A sustainable presence on this planet will require changes in our human behaviors. To achieve true, lasting changes in behavior, it turns out, requires changing our worldviews so the new action becomes part of "who I am." But if you've ever tried to change a worldview or pattern
  • In honor of International Haiku Day, IONS staff members are sharing their noetic poetry.

    Share your own noetic haiku in the Facebook comments!

    I woke up in time
    believing it to be so
    forgetting I Am

    As I sit here now
    watching illusion playing
    I know what is Real

    Johnny Calvert

  • Edgar Mitchell, along with eleven other Apollo moonwalkers during six historic moon missions, helped change our perceptions of Earth. Suddenly, it was possible for humans to leave our planet and walk around and work on a different heavenly body. What an amazing feat.

  • Can we create an Artificial Intelligence that loves, unconditionally?

    Dr. Julia Mossbridge explores this idea, in theory and practice. Hear about a new project, with some of the greatest minds in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), to actually research and ultimately develop A.I. with
  • Science and magic are words that don’t normally fit together, but that is exactly what IONS’ chief scientist Dean Radin and master mentalist Alain Nu will be presenting at the upcoming IONS Conference! While magic has been more recently associated with fiction and entertainme
  • The trademark of an empath is that they feel and absorb other people’s emotions and/or physical symptoms. They filter the world through their intuition and have a difficult time intellectualizing their feelings.

    As a psychiatrist and empath myself, I know the challenges of being
  • We were deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of of our longtime supporter, Dr. Annette Vaillancourt of St. Louis, MO.

    In both her psychotherapy practice and in daily life, Annette was a unique being who had a significant impact on those who knew her. Family, friends, coll
  • What is the Human Energy Field? How does it relate to emotions, and how do we research it in a way that respects the healing process as well as the scientific process? 

  • Are you working on a consciousness-based project that you are passionate about? Are you interested in an opportunity to share your work with others? Are you planning to attend the 17th International IONS Conference in July, 2017 in Oakland, CA? Then YOU can apply for a chance to
  • I think, therefore I am. Right?! Maybe not. Modern science has typically localized consciousness in the brain, but recent studies have shown evidence of consciousness showing up in the heart, the gut, and parts of individual cells. What will be revealed next? Could the mystics be

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