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Projectiology is the general term used to define the scientific study of paranormal and anomalous capacities of consciousness.


The book provides a foundation and proposed structure for establishing a science of consciousness through an updated, contemporary paradigm. That paradigm is considered to be updated since it investigates the nature and limits of consciousness using paranormal phenomena (in particular the out-of-body experience) as an exploratory tool, and thus is not constrained by the mechanistic paradigm. The book has several sections that comprehensively analyze paranormal or anomalous experiences, including synopses of scientific research into certain key phenomena. In reaching its conclusions it examines the spectrum of positions on consciousness research from throughout history, as evidenced by its bibliography of almost 1,907 entries from works in 18 languages.


You will note that the sections of the book that we propose using for the course are related with the epistemological and ontological discussions as well as the methodological issues involved in consciousness studies. In addition, parts have been specifically included that may provoke debate on aspects of consciousness such as self-awareness and lucidity.


We propose binding the selected chapters and making them available to the students as course materials. We have already obtained permission from the publisher to reproduce those chapters for inclusion in the materials. The approximate cost to the student will be US$28.70. I have enclosed a list of those chapters for your information.


Rodrigo Medeiros

IAC Florida


Projectiology: A Panorama of Experiences of the

Consciousness outside of the Human Body

by Waldo Vieira, MD



Brief description:

Projectiology is an authoritative, technical and scholarly volume. It provides valuable discussion on a new methodology for consciousness research and delivers definitive information founded on scientific research about altered states of consciousness, paranormal phenomena and anomalous experiences.





Section I: Scientific Foundations of the Science of Consciousness (Conscientiology)

Chapter 1. Essential concepts of science

Chapter 2. A new paradigm for consciousness (consciential paradigm)

Chapter 7. Scientific approaches and scope (sciences)

Chapter 8. History of research into anomalous experiences (Projectiology)

Chapters 9 and 16. Distinct phases in the development of understanding of anomalous experiences (periods of Projectiology)

Chapter 14. Laboratorial Studies into Projectiology


Section II: Relationship between Projectiology and other sciences

Chapter 17. Projectiology and Interdisciplinarity

Chapter 19. Parapsychology

Chapter 22. Medicine

Chapter 23. Anthropology


Section III: Phenomena of Projectiology

Chapter 37. Classification of Projective Phenomena

Chapter 46. Cosmoconsciousness

Chapter 48. Near-Death Experience (NDE)

Chapter 52. Precognition

Chapter 55. Panoramic Vision

Chapter 58. Physical Bilocation (potentially strong evidentiary value for hypothesis that consciousness is distinct from the physical brain)

Chapter 60. Remote viewing (Traveling Clairvoyance)


Section IV: Altered States of Consciousness

Chapter 85. Xenophrenia

Chapter 86. Classification of Xenophrenic States

Chapter 90. Lucid Projection and Sleep

Chapter 93. Lucid Projection and Dreams

Chapter 95. Comparisons between Dreams and Out-of-Body Experience (Lucid Projections)

Chapter 101. Comparisons between Hallucination and the Out-of-Body Experience (Lucid Projections)


Section VI Philosophical Perspectives

Chapter 157. Projectiology and Philosophy

Chapter 159. Leading-Edge Theories of Projectiology

Chapter 160. Theory of Leading-Edge Relative Truths about the Nature of Consciousness

Chapter 161. Cosmoethics

Chapter 162. Extraphysical Code of Ethics

Chapter 163. Lucid Projection and Materialism


XVI Scientific Perspectives

Chapter 495. Laboratory Experiments with Lucid Projection

Chapter 497. Brain Wave Patterns

Chapter 504. Individual Experiments with Lucid Projection

Chapter 506. Cases of Lucid Projection

Chapter 508. Experimental Projects

Chapter 509. General Hypotheses in Projectiology

Chapter 510. Hypothesis of the Imaginary Body

Chapter 511. Hypothesis of the Objective Body

Chapter 512. Lucid Projection and the Unconscious

Chapter 513. Psychological Theory

Chapter 514. Information Theory

Chapter 515. Theory of Rehearsal of Biological Death

Chapter 516. Working Hypotheses


From ther sections

Chapter 102. Ego

Chapter 175. Chronological Analysis of Lucid Projection

Chapter 262. Extraphysical Self-Awareness

Chapter 263. Scale of Lucidity of the Projected Consciousness

Chapter 264. Consciential Lucidity and Perceived Time

Chapter 385. The Physical Mind

Chapter 406. Confirmations after Lucid Consciential Projections