The International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS) is a non-profit educational organisation devoted to the understanding of NDEs, their personal effects and their spiritual implications. One of IANDS’s activities is an annual conference, and this year’s conference will take place on the weekend of 2-4 September 2011 (Labor Day weekend).
A respected psychologist is publishing experimental findings which suggest that we can be subconsciously affected by what happens in the near future.
Personal accounts of near-death experiences (NDEs) are wanted for the first large-scale study of the phenomenon in New Zealand.
The study is being undertaken by Massey University‘s Dr Mary Murray, a sociologist and senior lecturer, and Dr Natasha Tassell, a psychology lecturer. They have set up the Massey University NDE Research Group whose purpose is to investigate NDEs in New Zealand and is the first research group of its kind in the country.
University awarded $3.67 Million to study the nature of character.
The past 30 years have seen a resurgence of interest in character, particularly in the areas of psychology, philosophy, and theology. This work has given rise to a number of challenging questions, such as:
The goal of the Character Project, a research project funded by the John Templeton Foundation, is to address these questions and to foster new advances in the study of character.
A new organization has been founded to support research on reincarnation, past life regression and soul evolution — the Institute for the Integration of Science, Intuition and Spirit (IISIS).
The International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine (ISSSEEM) is holding their 20th annual ISSSEEM conference, Evidence-based Spirituality for the 21st Century, June 25-29, 2010 at the Westin in Westminster, Colorado.