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The science of synchronicity and serendipity
Bernard D. Beitman M.D.
How the perspective gained from NDEs helps to explain some coincidences.
The intense emotions of family relationships and their necessary transitions create elaborate and complicated coincidences. How can we make sense of them?
Every coincidence has a probability of happening. That does not mean that probability explains most coincidences.
Coincidences come in many forms, have many uses and several different explanations. Let's find the patterns that link these characteristics.
Like each of us, nations are composed of parts. When a coincidence happens to us, we have ways to understand its use. What about when coincidences happen to a nations?
What can Biblical stories tell us about coincidences?
A series of similar, low-probability events involving the Trump presidential campaign demonstrate how coincidences can be analyzed objectively.
While synchronicity theory has primarily stayed with Jungian thought, his contemporary Paul Kammerer had some very different ideas.
Why spend a lifetime studying Jung's ideas about synchronicity? Professor Roderick Main is doing just that and, in this guest post, explains why.
Want to know how to make coincidences happen more frequently? Try a few mind adjustments.
David Strabala had a question and set about trying to find the answer. He arranged interviews with experts who he hoped might help him figure out synchronicity.
An interview on a radio show dedicated to coincidence studies features a wide-ranging discussion of clinical experiences with synchronicity.
Our brains are immersed in atmospheric electromagnetic currents whose spectrum is similar to the spectrum of our brain waves.
Computer software con artists rely on probabilities to create coincidences between those in need and their phone calls.
When your coincidences involve others, call their attention to it. Pointing out the coincidence will at least brighten their day and may tune them in to seeing more of them.
Having a series of frequent and intense coincidences can sometimes be overwhelming.
Media coincidences provide evidence of an increasingly closer connection between human minds and our rapidly expanding involvement with the internet.
When you walk into a therapist's office, you may have a problem very similar to one of your therapist's issues.
Conventional psychology can offer good explanations for some coincidences without having to invoke God-Universe or probability.
What are the odds? Coincidences can be rated on a scale of 1-10 for their quality. The lower the probability, the higher the quality.
Once you acknowledge your interpersonal energy, be mindful of how to manage it!
Interpersonal energy exchanges seem to take place both in the same space and at a distance.
All coincidences are best not painted with the "It's all good." paint brush
A movie has replaced the original definition of serendipity.
Concordance may be a viable theory for some coincidences, but does not apply to the Melania-Michelle parallel.
Coincidences can have a range of explanations. Concordance is one of them.
Want to create more coincidences? Avoid the non-moving violation.
How can people claim that there are no coincidences when research clearly shows we experience many of them?
What do you think are the most common coincidences? Two different statistical approaches find answers vary.
Coincidences can alert us to new patterns about how the world works.
Bernard Beitman, M.D., is a visiting professor at the University of Virginia. He is the former chair of the University of Missouri-Columbia department of psychiatry.