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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Dean Radin – Wikipedia

You mean this is for real? It is not even based upon the results of a few scientific experiments.

Radin worked as a concert violinist for five years, later switching to engineering after earning an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherstas well as both a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

For over two decades he has been engaged in consciousness research. French, Korean, Arabic, Turkish and Russian translations are available.

This is that book. Yet, as Radin makes clear in his preface, most people who believe in psychic phenomena do so from personal experience or faith.

Psychic, or “psi” phenomena fall into two general categories. Feb 15, Tony rated it really liked it.

In raidn, the acceptance of new ideas follows a predictable, four-stage sequence. Is the mind merely a mechanistic, information-processing bundle of neurons?

The Conscious Universe by Dean Radin – Book Review – The Skeptic’s Dictionary –

Stenger gave a criticism of The Conscious Universe that aligned with Good’s universd that Radin did not perform the file-drawer analysis correctly, made fundamental errors in his calculations, and ignored non-paranormal explanations for the data. For, if the parapsychologists are right then everything other scientists think they know about the world is wrong.


It is to his credit that despite the fact that most people are innumerate and are put off by complicated mathematics, Radin has found a niche in the popular media. There are other choices he made in analysis, especially with respect to the RNGs, that were just mystifying, and it struck me as strange that he would spend so much time on the minutiae of each experiment but neglect to explain basic reasoning behind his analysis.

Two factors combine to make Radin’s evidence persuasive. Mar 14, blakeR rated it liked it Shelves: Expanded Review A few years ago I was looking for a book that summarizes the current state-of-the-field in psi research, written by someone with a well-trained and rigorous left brain. On the other hand, it is true that parapsychologists have come a long way in responding to the criticisms of skeptics and that their work has been published in a several mainstream scientific journals.

On the one hand, he believes that evidence of psi provides support for the anti-materialist uniferse. He stated that the book avoided mentioning the evidence of fraud in parapsychology.

But over the past few years, something new has propelled us beyond old debates over personal beliefs. This quote from Schopenhauer has become a common mantra among those with questionable ideas. The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena. The author provides a great deal of information that allows the reader to know what experiments have been done with donscious phenomenon and what the results mean.

Retrieved October 22, By using this site, you agree univeese the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jun 30, Dan Downing rated it it was amazing. View all 3 comments. Tart, Radin, and other parapsychologists know that a single study here or there is not going to do the job.


Excerpt from Chapter 1 In science, the acceptance of new ideas follows a predictable, four-stage sequence. Radin’s ideas and work univsrse been criticized by scientists and philosophers skeptical of paranormal claims. Inexplicably, to DeBakcsy, Radin kept the more suspect figure. 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 otherwise fascinating topic deaj could be so boring and tedious?

Dean Radin

For the particularly devoted reader, I have also written a review of Radin’s Entangled Minds. He also does research for the Boundary Institute.

These basic ideas kniverse what the book should have focused on, because those are the main concerns of lay people, for whom the rarin — with its rudimentary and overindulgent explanations — was obviously intended. Not despite this, but because of it, this is one of the best books I’ve ever read. Ferrell, and Dean Radin are on parrellel thoughts but also on parrellel lines aiming toward the same type of concept but from different starting points.

Open Preview See a Problem? At the time of writing, here are a thd statistics Radin shares: The book is therefore rather complete, clearly structured and exposed, with minimal bias from the author, who firsthand conducts experiments, the only pity being that is it not updated even in the version – Radin published another book in instead.