James Fadiman takes questions from the audience at SAND18 US
This presentation will explore the nature of the psychic realm, where it fits into the spiritual spectrum, and how to avoid the common pitfalls and potential to get stuck there.
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
In this memorable conversation from SAND 18 Peter Levine, the father of trauma therapy work, and Thomas Huebl, a spiritual teacher known for his work integrating healing of collective trauma, discuss the relationship between healing trauma and...
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
The “awe-full” qualities of horror and terror may share essential roots with those underlying transformative states such as flow, awe, presence, timelessness and ecstasy.
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Peter Russell explains that most human beings—unlike animals—focus on the past and the future, which means they spend their time in a state of discontent.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
Evidence that quantum searches are an ordinary feature of electron behavior may explain the genetic code, one of the greatest puzzles in biology.
Sam and Annaka Harris speak with Donald Hoffman about his book The Case Against Reality.
Tina looks at the developing embryo through the eyes of Dr Jaap van der Wal
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
Scientists have discovered a unique form of cell messaging occurring in the human brain that's not been seen before.
I grew up with trauma followed by 20 years of addiction to drugs and alcohol.
Mathematicians and neuroscientists have created the first anatomically accurate model that explains how vision is possible.
If the conscious mind—the part you consider you—accounts for only a fraction of the brain's function, what is all the rest doing?
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