Monday, March 24, 2014

Fearless Science - Cassandra Vieten (Science and Nonduality Conference 2013)


Nice talk from Cassandra Vieten, CEO and President of the Institute for Noetic Sciences, on the need for fearlessness in scientists at the "frontier of science," the "investigation of consciousness." This talk was given at the Science and Nonduality Conference.

Fearless Science - Cassandra Vieten

Published on Feb 6, 2014


The frontier of science is the investigation of consciousness--in particular, the nonlocal,
causal, and nondual aspects of consciousness. This cutting edge of science, far from being fringe, is investigating the most centrally important questions of our time. And yet, these controversial topics are often challenged as being "unscientific" by the mainstream scientific community. In fact, there are no unscientific topics. The scientific endeavor should not be held back by limitations in our imagination and ingenuity. A scientist, and CEO and President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Cassandra Vieten will discuss the frontiers of scientific investigation of nonduality and consciousness.

CASSANDRA VIETEN
President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences
Cassandra Vieten, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Scientist at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, and Faculty Member/Psychologist at California Pacific Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry. She received her PhD in clinical psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She completed her pre- and post-doctoral research training at UCSF, working primarily on the biological and psychological underpinnings of addiction and alcoholism. Cassandra is co-author of Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life and author of Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and Your Child's First Year.
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