Non-symbolic consciousness includes these concepts, and several others

  • Nondual awareness
  • Plateau experiences
  • Unity consciousness
  • Deautomatization
  • And many more…
  • Enlightenment
  • Samadhi
  • Transcendental experiences
  • Flow experience
  • Mystical experiences
  • Satori
  • Cosmic Consciousness
  • The peace of God
  • Peak experiences
  • Silence beyond sound
  • Numinous experiences
  • Shamanic ecstasy

Many distinguished researchers from diverse fields have contributed to the overall literature in this area. The center’s goal is to unite all of these independent research threads and support ongoing research in this area.

Center Services and Objectives

  • Provide a central clearinghouse for research, study designs, advance findings, and so forth for non-symbolic research world-wide
  • Create a comprehensive, open access index of studies
  • Create a comprehensive, open access index of paradigms and theories
  • Provide visibility for research
  • Assist with matching researchers for collaboration
  • Provide opportunities for true peer review
  • Assist with finding available resources (such as instruments and apparatus)
  • Documentation and exchange of methods
  • Foster replication
  • Constantly reach out to researchers with an interest in these areas and add them to our database.
  • Constantly reach out to potential qualified participants and add them to our database
  • Evaluate studies for collaboration
  • Make our research participant pool available to qualified studies
  • Organize collaborative events
  • Assist with the development of community-wide research standards
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