Consciousness Studies

Reading List


The roots of Consciousness

Jeffrey Mishlove, Saul Paul Sirag (Apendix)


Neural Correlates of Consciousness
by Thomas Metzinger (Editor)


Proceedings of the III International Congress of Projectiology and Conscientiology.
Journal of Conscientiology, Supplement


The Mind and the Brain : Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force
by Jeffrey M. Schwartz (Author), Sharon Begley (Author) (Hardcover - October 2002)


A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination
by Gerald M. Edelman, Giulio Tononi, Giulio Tononi


Society of Mind
by Marvin Minsky (Author)


Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are
by Joseph Ledoux (Hardcover - January 2002)


Exploring Consciousness
by Rita Carter


Psychology of the Future: Lessons from Modern Consciousness Research (Suny Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology)
by Stanislav Grof (Paperback - September 2000)


The Cosmic Game: Explorations of the Frontiers of Human Consciousness (Suny Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology)
by Stanislav Grof (Paperback - March 1998)


Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness
by Roger Penrose (Paperback - May 1996)


Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain
by Antonio Damasio (Author)


The Illusion of Conscious Will
by Daniel M. Wegner (Author)


The Blank Slate
by Steven Pinker


The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness -- by Antonio R. Damasio (Author); Paperback


Descartes' Error : Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain -- by Antonio R. Damasio (Author); Paperback


Mapping the Mind
by Rita Carter



Section 2


The Marriage of Sense and Soul: Integrating Science and Religion
by Ken Wilber


Margins of Reality: The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World

by Robert Jahn and Brenda Dunne


Explaining Consciousness: The Hard Problem

Edited by J. Shear


Our Evolution

Waldo Vieira, MD


The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory

David Chalmers, PhD


Scientific & Medical Network Recommendations


Science & Consciousness Review




Section 3 - Anomalous Experience


Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence
by Etzel Cardena (Editor), Steven Jay Lynn (Editor), Stanley C. Krippner (Editor)


Two Decades of PEAR: An Anthology of Selected Publications OR

Margins of Reality

Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research, Princeton University


Projectiology: A Panorama of Experiences of the Consciousness outside the Human Body.

By Waldo Vieira, MD


Retrocognitions: Researching memories of our lived past.

By Wagner Alegretti.

Pseudoscience and the Paranormal: A Critical Examination of the Evidence
by Terence Hines


Best Evidence: An Investigative Reporter's Three-Year Quest to Uncover the Best Scientific Evidence for ESP, Psychokinesis, Mental Healing, Ghosts and Poltergeists, Dowsing, Mediums, Near Death Experiences, Reincarnation, and Other Impossible Phenomena That Refuse to Disappear (2nd Edition)
by Michael L Schmicker (Author)