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Exploring the Hidden Capacities of the Mind
Sharon Hewitt Rawlette Ph.D.
A new release in philosophy argues from four well-established facts about near-death experiences that life after death is "empirically certain."
A new study suggests that the correlation observed in the West between low Cognitive Reflection Test scores and paranormal belief is culturally mediated, not directly causal.
When suffering threatens to become overwhelming, small moments can provide redemptive glimpses of another level of reality.
Like dreams, coincidences can confront us with parts of ourselves we’d rather ignore. But recognizing them can lead to increased psychological health.
Coincidences aren't always what they seem. Here are two essential things to keep in mind before embracing any event as a direct line to the divine.
One psychologist's experiment indicates some word coincidences may be due to more than just chance.
A controlled study of death-related dreams suggests they can—sort of.
The qualities of conscious experience show that the universe contains vastly more than what's accessible to physics.
A closer look shows the classic version of physicalism is not the most parsimonious theory of reality.
Use this test to determine whether you’re really seeing a certain number more often than chance.
Strange coincidences between our thoughts and external events happen. Could something more than chance be at work?
Some NDEs include perceptions of events that have been independently verified, suggesting these experiences have some basis in reality.
More than the idle worry of skeptical philosophers, the answer to this question may have major empirical consequences.
Bridging the mind-body gap is going to require a fundamental shift in perspective. Here’s why, and what we stand to gain.
Sharon Hewitt Rawlette, Ph.D., is a philosopher who investigates apparent "coincidences" for what they can tell us about the hidden workings of consciousness.