Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind

Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind

By: Marjorie Hines Woollacott (author), Pim van Lommel (foreword_author)Hardback

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As a neuroscientist, Marjorie Woollacott had no doubts that the brain was a purely physical entity controlled by chemicals and electrical pulses. When she experimented with meditation for the first time, however, her entire world changed. Woollacott's journey through years of meditation has made her question the reality she built her career upon and has forced her to ask what human consciousness really is. Infinite Awareness pairs Woollacott's research as a neuroscientist with her self-revelations about the mind's spiritual power. Between the scientific and spiritual worlds, she breaks open the definition of human consciousness to investigate the existence of a non-physical and infinitely powerful mind.

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Marjorie Hines Woollacott, PhD, has been a neuroscience professor at the University of Oregon for more than three decades and a meditator for almost four. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, and she coauthored a popular textbook for health professionals and has written more than 180 peer-reviewed research articles-several of which were on meditation, the topic that motivated her to write Infinite Awareness.

Contents

Foreword, by Pim van Lommel 1. The Making of a Renegade 2. To Examine a Quiet Mind 3. An Unaccountable Energy 4. Consciousness, Viewed as Bottom-Up 5. The Top-Down Perspective 6. Or Is Consciousness on a Continuum? 7. Awareness without a Brain 8. Following a Near-Death Experience 9. Consciousness after Death 10. Awareness and Healing 11. The Healing Intention 12. Research into Consciousness 13. The Consciousness-Brain Interface

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/10/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781442250338
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 300
  • ID: 9781442250338
  • weight: 594
  • ISBN10: 144225033X

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