Related Research and
News of Interest, Worldwide

    NOTICE: U.S. and worldwide academic conferences of interest to the PCCS community are listed separately—within the Resources & Links section of our website. See: Conferences Worldwide.

  • "The No. 1 Health-Booster in 2015."
    Parade Magazine published an article on January 9, 2015, by contributing writer, Virginia Sole-Smith, identifiying the health-benefits of meditation and providing specific mindfulness practices for the modern-day beginner.
    Parade magazine is one of the most widely read publications in America, being distributed weekly within more than 700 of the country’s finest local newspapers.

  • "A Brief History of the Current Reemergence of Contemplative Education" is article #1541344614564875, by Patricia Fay Morgan, (University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), published in the December 30, 2014, issue of Journal of Transformative Education (JTED). JTED is a peer-reviewed, scholarly SAGE Journal, focused on advancing the understanding, practice, and experience of transformative education.
    Author Morgan references ancient history, explores the history of the current reemergence of a contemplative orientation in education, and asserts how contemplative practice in education reflects an essential aspect of who we are and how we learn.

  • The Global Consciousness Project (GCP)
    is an international, multidisciplinary collaboration of scientists and engineers, led by Princeton's Roger Nelson, Ph.D.,
    with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS).

  • A Review of three recent books on neuroscience and consciousness. The Washington Post published an article on March 21, 2014, by science writer and author, Matthew Hutson, reviewing three recently published books written (separately) by three neuroscientists: Weems, Frazzetto, and Dehaene. Themes (respectively) investigate the areas of human humor, emotions, and consciousness.

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Artists in Residence

Nana Kwadwo Nyantakyi III (Sanaahene) and Nana Afia Adoma II (Queen) of Akan Culture, Ghana (Africa) are offering three public lectures this fall.
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