January 25, 2017
What is the history of parapsychology? What scientific paradigms have been developed to test intuition and intention? What are the implications of this work?
Join us as Dr. Richard Knowles helps students and guests explore the scientific literature that has inspired these questions. In the speaker series, both personal experience and research will be presented.
SPEAKER SERIES SCHEDULE
TIME: 3:00 -5:00 pm
LOCATION: Sofia University – Gaia
Saturday, January 28th: Initial Investigations into the Paranormal and Beginnings of Scientific Investigation into Psi.
Guest Speaker: Loyd Auerbach, paranormal investigator and psychical researcher. Mr. Auerbach will be speaking about his years of experience as a paranormal investigator and psychical researcher, including work with mediums, hauntings, and poltergeists.
Saturday, February 4th: Clairvoyance
Guest speaker: Russel Targ, physicist, parapsychologist, and remote viewing expert. Dr. Targ will be speaking about his years of work at the Stanford Research Institute in a government funded program investigating Remote Viewing.
Saturday, February 11th: Biological Processes and Psi
Guest Speaker: Marilyn Schlitz, social anthropologist, consciousness researcher, parapsychologist, expert in psychic healing. Dr. Schlitz will be speaking about Distant Mental Influence on Living Systems, including psychic healing.
Saturday, February 18th: Telepathy
Guest Speaker: Stanley Krippner, psychologist, parapsychologist, and consciousness researcher. Dr. Krippner will be speaking about telepathy and possibly other related psi phenomena.
Saturday, March 4th: Psychokinesis
Guest Speaker: John Palmer, parapsychologist. Dr. Palmer will be providing an informal Q&A session on the Rhine Research Center and his decades of work in parapsychology.
JUST ADDED! Saturday, March 11th : Human Consciousness and PSI Research with Dr. Dean Radin of IONS
Saturday, March 25th: Evaluation of Evidence, and Practical Applications
Guest Speaker: Jeffery Martin, author, speaker, educator, entrepreneur, consciousness researcher. Dr. Martin will be speaking about practical applications for psi phenomena.
Since 1975, the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University has continued to be an international leader and pioneer, moving humanity forward in the areas of transpersonal research and transpersonal education. training clinicians, spiritual guides, wellness caregivers, and consultants who apply transpersonal principles and values in a variety of settings. The Sofia educational model offers students not only a solid intellectual foundation, but an extraordinary opportunity for deep transformational growth and personal experience of the subject matter. How does Sofia University accomplish this? The university builds upon its strong, whole-person psychological foundation to give students a greater understanding of the human condition.