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BCONSC 321 Consciousness Studies (5) I&S/NW K. NOBLE
Introduces the field of consciousness studies. Explores the interaction of mind and body through scientific studies of dreams, intuition, and intention, and anomalous phenomena. Includes the role of mediation and contemplative practices in physical and psychological well-being. Offered: A.
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BCONSC 322 Exploration of Consciousness (5) I&S/NW K. NOBLE
Deep inquiry into the nature of consciousness and the interaction of mind and body. Topics include the biology of compassion and belief, attention and intention in neuroplasticity, experimental studies of meditation and mental training in promoting psychological, physical health; and the emergence of an integral scientific paradigm. Prerequisite: BCONSC 321. Offered: W.
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BCONSC 323 Psychology and Science of Dreams (5) I&S/NW K. NOBLE
Explores the psychology and science of dreams. Topics include the history and theories of dreams, modern experimental studies of dreaming and dream content, lucid dreams, contribution of dreams to scientific creativity, and dream incubation and interpretation techniques. Offered: Sp.
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BCONSC 325 Mind and Matter (5) I&S/NW S. COLLINS
Explores the relationship between mental and physical events in the constitution and representation of reality. Integrates perspectives from philosophy of mind and modern physics to build insight into the relationship between matter and mind; the nature of consciousness, and possibilities for free will. Prerequisite: BCONSC 321 Offered: Sp.
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BCONSC 424 Consciousness and the Natural World (5) I&S/NW K. NOBLE
Explores emerging models of consciousness in the natural world. Topics include scientific and shamanic research about animal and plant consciousness and the ethical implications of this inquiry for human interaction with other species. Prerequisite: BCONSC 322. Offered: Sp.
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BCONSC 425 Consciousness and Well-Being (5) I&S/NW K. NOBLE
Focuses on understanding the non-local dynamics of human consciousness. Topics include entanglement and attunement as underlying principles of psychological and physical reality; experimental and phenomenological studies of shared consciousness with humans and other species; and contemplative practices that promote individual and societal health and well0being. Prerequisite: BCONSC 322.
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