Different states of consciousness
are determined by how aware a person is.
Thus, awareness is of two sorts --transcendental (mystical, intuitive) and phenomenal (the material world), which enables eight different states of consciousness
, one of which (the anomalous) is related to psi awareness.
290), he does not connect this concept with the will but rather associates it with altered states of consciousness
Trance states are considered to fall into a broader category called altered states of consciousness
London, May 13 (ANI): Researchers in Belgium have identified different brain responses linked to states of consciousness
Their topics include a neurochemical perspective on states of consciousness
, cortical disintegration mechanisms of anesthetic-induced unconsciousness, anesthesia-induced state transitions in neuronal populations, and loss of recall and the hippocampal circuit effects produced by anesthetics.
As Americans took stock of their feelings of alienation and anxiety and sought altered states of consciousness
through experimentation with entheogenic substances and even street drugs, Eastern teachers stepped in and showed a whole generation that there was a better way to experience the divine.
The five following papers include discussions of brain function during induced and spontaneous altered states of consciousness
, as well as addressing functional neuroimaging of disorders with altered consciousness.
Here the introduction of cross-cultural anthropological assessments together with emerging biological research on altered states of consciousness
would have been helpful.
Both international and interdisciplinary in scope, the meeting focused on the many forms of music and dance that encompass a form of ritual or altered states of consciousness
The Wisdom of Jesus and the Yoga Siddhas further reveals how to apply this wisdom to one's own life, emphasizing the importance of seeking not simply to know God, but rather to know God through higher states of consciousness
While there are multiple schools, styles and types of meditation, each with its own unique aspects and components, meditation itself is perhaps best viewed as a practice that emerges from an innate human capacity that comprises a broad spectrum of states of consciousness
, all of which relate to some type of reflective cognitive activity.