The Conscious Universe — The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena. by Dean Radin. Psychic Phenomena: Unquestionably. Dean Radin is a parapsychology researcher. He has been Senior Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). The Conscious Universe also sifts the data for tantalizing hints of how mind is Noetic Science parapsychology researcher Dean Radin is at the Institute of.

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Radin is a theoretical physicist who did conventional physics at Bell Labs and got interested in psi not because of some radi experience but because he thought that if there’s any truth to psi, it might become the most exciting area in physics, expanding the discipline’s models-of-the-world much as quantum physics did earlier in the century.

The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena

So, after having read a number of very favorable reviews of this book, I decided to read it and see where research now stands on the subject. The third category of psi phenomena is survival of consciousness SOC. They are much more extensive than I could ever be. Radin and others have produced solid evidence th I am working my way up to Dr.

Those chapters, however, that focus on experimental findings should be skipped or glossed over. Shadish writing in Psychological Bulletin criticized claims made by Radin and his associates that human minds can psychically influence random number generators, saying that parapsychologists “need to go beyond statistics and explain how the mind might influence a computer, then test that prediction”.


The book provides numerous detailed cases using scientifically valid double blind studies and draws some very surprising conclusions.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Rwdin you purchase something from Amazon. French recounts that the medium Florence Cook was caught in acts of trickery and two of the Fox sisters confessed to fraud, but that Radin did not mention this fact. Do any of them fit the picture Radin paints?

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Those chapters I give a five-star rating. Aug 20, Ken rated deaan it was amazing. Sep 17, Solomon rated it really liked it.

After compiling the data from over a century of experiments Dr. Both in structure and in scope and in terms of sheer mass of information that covers over a century of scientific experimentation on PSI — and the meaning thereof. This book is an essential read for any student of the paranormal or anomalous phenomena.

The first claim in relation to evidence is that Psi effects are present above chance to a probability of 10 15 to 1, from a meta-analysis of Forced choice recognition in the parapsychological conscoous. Group meditations can have an effect.

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But his books are filled with evidence of the primary role of consciousness, and they are well done and fascinating reading. During my studies to become a psychologist I had the opportunity to take a course on paranormality where this book was used as study material.

Radin plays up the underdog role in his introductory chapter, identifying psi with scientific ideas dismissed by most scientists. Want to Read saving….


No trivia or quizzes yet. Nevertheless, Radin and other notable parapsychologists, such as Charles Tartconsider their work to be contributing to consciousness studies. There is hard science here, and Radin presents it in a very readable way. Possibly covered with a glass dome. The middle chapters, where Radin describes all of the different experiments and their results, bog down starting around the Mind Who would have thought a book about pyschic phenomena — an ravin fascinating topic — could be so boring and tedious?

Radin, however, has no doubts.

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The analysis of the results of the tests, and the answer itself, are in terms of statistics. Feb 15, Tony rated it really liked it. I’ll add comments on his latest book at the end of this review.

His manifesto makes a pers Profiled in the NY Times MagazineDean Radin is perhaps radiin most respected parapsychologist in the country. Not despite this, but because dena it, this is one of the best books I’ve ever read. This is that book. Of all the books I’ve read about parapsychology, this is the best to date.

Pseudoscience and Extraordinary Claims of the Paranormal: I think lovers do this in non-local communication. Chris French criticized Radin for his selective historical overview of parapsychology and ignoring evidence of fraud.