Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Chakras: Tools for Developing Self-Awareness

- by Nanci Trivellato

Each of us has an energetic field that encases our body and internal organs. This energy, called bioenergy or chi, is responsible for life as it fulfils our need for subtle energy. The vortexes existing in this energetic field are called chakras. The chakras act as points of connection between our physical and non-physical (astral, extraphysical) bodies, enabling energies to flow from one of these vehicles of manifestation to the other. They are the means by which we absorb energy from and externalise energy to the environment, and exchange energy with others; therefore, they form the core system through which we sustain our energy levels, vitality and health.

Unfortunately, most individuals, even those who have some theoretical knowledge of chakras and bioenergies, do not clearly perceive the processes taking place in their chakras and are therefore unable to discern whether the sensations or reactions they experience stem from an energetic problem or from some other source.

Considering that our chakras are the energetic ‘devices' through which we exchange and maintain our bioenergetic level and that the energies of our chakras can vary in quality, to have awareness of what is going on in our chakras is vital to our wellbeing.

Our set of chakras comprises the energetic body and the aura, the second being a reflex of the energies of the energetic body per se. Our energetic body or aura is made up of thousands of chakras. Different schools of thought acknowledge and study a different number of chakras. In terms of our practical manifestation in this life, it is essential that we understand and are able to sense the ten key chakras mentioned further on in this article.

If an individual learns to consciously distinguish and master his energies, it is possible for him to rid himself of intrusive energies and to balance the amount of energy in each of his chakras. Nonetheless, as most people are neither aware of nor able to control their energies, their main method of replenishing their energies is via the separation of their non-physical and physical bodies, a process that occurs every night during sleep. In other words, even on an unconscious level, we experience a type of semi astral projection (out-of-body experience) during certain phases of our sleep. This results in an increase in the amount of energies we absorb from the extraphysical dimension; fulfilling, therefore, our need for subtle energy.

In cases in which an individual is not absorbing energies properly during the night due either to energetic blockages or to the pattern of the energies surrounding him or established in his bedroom, he may wake up feeling physically and mentally rested, but not revitalised in terms of energies. In some conditions, the individual may also feel drained during the day due to a loss of energy (from the whole energetic body or from one particular chakra).

We often hear people talking about the chakras as if they were separate organs, each acting independently of the others. However, the chakras operate collectively. This is why sometimes we feel well and vitalized while at other times we feel depleted or drained energetically as a whole, without one specific chakra being responsible for the condition.

Nonetheless, even though the chakras are interconnected and affect one another, each chakra carries out a specific function, working in harmony with the physical body. For this reason, energetic equilibrium is a vital component of physical health and well-being. An imbalance in one's chakras can have physical repercussions. Some of the repercussions most commonly noticed in everyday life are those related to emotions, energetic blockages or the activation of one's energies. For example, an accumulation of energy that is emotional in nature in the heartchakra may cause a person to feel pressure in the chest, tachycardia or shortness of breath. Obviously, we should always verify first if our sensations have physical causes. Once this is done and when we can be sure that the sensations do not originate from the physical body, we should consider the possibility of there being an energetic or chakral cause. Another example is when individuals experience an uncomfortable block in their throat (usually followed by pressure, heat or an aching sensation) even though no physical cause is known for this condition. This may be the result of an energetic blockage in their laringochakra, a condition sometimes caused by intense shock.

The trials and traumas of past lives can also cause blockages in the chakras which may result in physical problems. Conversely, the individual's physical condition influences his or her energetic condition.

Our attitude, intentions, thoughts, ideas, feelings and emotions also have repercussions on the chakras, both positive and negative. In deepening our self-awareness and improving our overall attitude we affect the quality of our chakras' energy. Similarly, if we can sense our chakras and identify the quality of the energy of each, it helps us to increase our self-knowledge and to identify the characteristics of our personality that we may need to improve.

So, chakras can show us where our strong and weak points lie, where there are blockages, and how we may be repressing information related to our past (either from this life or previous lives). The chakras can also be used to help us better understand how we couple energetically (both consciously and unconsciously) with physical and non-physical people, some of whom are balanced and some of whom are not. Energetic coupling is the result of a more intense exchange of energy with physical or non-physical individuals and this can greatly affect a person's condition, depending on the nature of the energy absorbed. With sufficient knowledge of chakras we can identify the type of energy and the chakra responsible for triggering the coupling, and can then work on the points that are producing the non-desirable couplings and reinforce those that increase our connection with more evolved consciousnesses.

The ideal way to research the chakras is through the conscious out-of-body experience (OBE or astral projection) because this experience allows us to perceive the energetic and non-physical reality that surrounds us. It also allows us to actually see our chakras and the energetic connections between them and non-physical beings. We can also see which chakras are blocked or activated and in some cases are able to understand why they are like that. Research on chakras should also involve observations of medical aspects related to physical, psychological and mental conditions. Clairvoyance is another useful tool for researching chakras but is less profound and effective than the out-of-body experience (astral projection or astral travel), which allows direct observation of the reality from a subtler perspective.

Although we have thousands of chakras, only the main chakras have produced consistent research results. Let's take a look at the most important ones:

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Solechakras: these are the chakras, or energetic centres, in the soles of our feet. One of the functions of these chakras is to absorb the energy from the earth. This energy is related to our physical vitality. We tend to absorb more of this type of energy when we are in contact with nature, such as when we walk in a park or a peaceful place, or when we come into direct contact with the soil. Synonyms: double solechackra, plantchakras, pre-kundalini.

Sexchakra: this chakra is related to our sexual energies and receives energy directly from the solechakras. The sexchakra distributes energy to all the other chakras, maintaining the vitality and health of the holochakra (energetic body). Regular, healthy sexual activity is beneficial to our energies as it generates an energetic intensification which is an important factor in maintaining the healthy condition of our energies as a whole. The person in an unbalanced condition of lack of sexual fulfilment may experience unpleasant energetic couplings with physical and non-physical individuals. Synonyms: basic chakra, genital chakra, kundalini, muladhara, radical chakra, root chakra, svadhishthana.

Umbilicochakra: this chakra, located approximately one inch above the bellybutton, is connected to our survival instincts and general instinctive emotionality. This is why we sometimes feel pressure in the abdomen when we face danger, experience fear or are worried. A sedentary lifestyle, digestive problems or a constant state of anxiety or insecurity can cause blockages in this chakra. Synonyms: gut brain, manipura, solar plexus chakra, umbilical chakra.

Splenochakra: as its name suggests, this chakra is located near the spleen. It is involved in the process of absorption of non-physical or cosmic energy during a lucid projection or out-of-body experience. A deep devitalisation (profound lack of fulfilment or sadness inside one's self) can have repercussions on this chakra. El Tibetan Buddhism considers that this chakra is connected to the sexchakra. Synonyms: sacral charka, spleen charka, third chakra.

Cardiochakra: is located between the lungs and is related to less instinctive emotions such as compassion and resentment. It absorbs energy from the air or prana. In general, the cardiochakra is more sensitive in women than men. An imbalance or blockage in this chakra can sometimes manifest as a sensation of heaviness or pressure in the chest despite there being no known physiological cause. Regular affectivity, physical contact with the people we are close to and a love of life helps to maintain a healthy cardiochakra. Synonyms: anahata, fourth chakra heartchakra, lung chakra, thoracic chakra.

Palmchakras: are located in the palms of our hands and are directly related to the pulmonary plexus and the cardiac plexus. They are used to direct energy, allowing us to energize environments or people in a focused way. Palmchakras are also related to our perception of energy, that is, we use them to identify areas where pockets of energy (which may be either balanced or unbalanced), have accumulated. It is important to understand that we can donate energy via any of our chakras, however, due to our habit of using our hands to perform work, it is usually easier for most of us to direct and donate our energy with our hands. Nevertheless, we should avoid being conditioned to direct our energies only with our palmchakras.

Laryngochakra: is located in the throat and is connected with the pharyngeal plexus. It is directly related to communicability and self-expression. Lack of energetic strength or personal self-defence, and certain emotions can all affect the functioning of the laryngochakra. This is why we sometimes feel a knot in our throats when we are under intense pressure. Synonyms: cervical chakra, fifth chakra, laryngeal chakra, larynx, throatchakra, vishuddha.

Nucalchakra: positioned at the back of the head in the cerebellum region, the nucal chakra is related to communication with non-physical consciousnesses (individuals who have passed away). Sometimes we experience various sensations in this chakra when such consciousnesses are present. People who exhibit greater energetic sensitivity and who have an aptitude for mediumship usually have a more activated or sensitive nucal chakra. Synonyms: cerebellum chakra, umeral chakra.

Frontochakra: located in the forehead between the eyebrows, the frontochakra, also known as the third eye, is responsible for clairvoyance and is related to our lucidity outside the physical body. It is possible to develop the frontochakra through exercises with bioenergy and through the use of concentration and rationality. A well-developed frontochakra allows for the amplification of extrasensorial perceptions in general and greatly facilitates the lucid projection. Some people experience sensations of pulsation, movement, contractions, etc. in the forehead due to the activation of the frontochakra. Synonyms: ajna, brow chakra, frontal chakra, head chakra, pineal chakra, sixth chakra, third eye.

Coronalchakra: situated on the top of the head and related to the pituitary gland, the crownchakra faces upwards. When activated, the crownchakra stimulates all the other chakras, however this is only possible through the conscious development of the energy of the other chakras. Certain exercises and techniques with bioenergy can help to expand this and other chakras. The phenomena of retrocognition (recall of past lives) or precognition (forecast of future events or lives) are related to the combined functions of the coronalchakra and the frontochakra. The recollection of out-of-body experiences (astral projection) is also related to these chakras. Synonyms: crownchakra, sahasrara, seventh chakra.

Nanci Trivellato MSc. is a researcher and instructor of conscientiology and projectiology since 1992. She is currently the  Director of the Department of Research and Scientific Communication of the IAC. She has conducted conferences in 14 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and is the founder of the Journal of Conscientiology, a scientific periodical of which she has been the Editor-in-chief since 1998. She has conducted research in the areas of despertology, energometry, holokarmality, holochakrality, paraperceptiology and projectiology. Many of the results of these studies were presented internationally at congresses and conferences of Conscientiology and other areas of human knowledge. Trivellato was the winner of the 2010 edition of the IAC Global Award for Scientific Contribution to Conscientiology with her study on Vibrational State. 

This article is from the IAC website introductory articles section

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Wagner Alegretti delivers landmark talk at Florida International University's Program in the Study of Spirituality on 12th anniversary of IAC

International Academy of Consciousness
November 2012

IAC Delivers Landmark Talk at FIU – Florida International University
Dear Friend,

Wagner Alegretti,
IAC President
On October 23rd, Wagner Alegretti joined a list of some of the world’s most prominent figures in the field of spirituality when he delivered a keynote lecture at Florida International University as part of their Program in the Study of Spirituality. Approximately 130 academics, staff, students, and South Florida residents learned about the scientific basis of the consciential paradigm, with particular focus on Alegretti's research into bioenergy and neurophysiology using the fMRI and other electrical apparatus. 
With 46,000 students, FIU is one of the largest public universities in the United States, featuring the world’s only undergraduate program in the scholarly study of spirituality.  Dr. Nathan Katz, pioneer of Indo-Judaic research, heads the program, and invited Alegretti to give the talk, based on Alegretti’s extensive record of international speaking and scientific-technical background.

The audience
In his lecture, Alegretti articulated how the scientific approach can be applied to experiences normally relegated to religion. The sizeable attendance confirmed that there is a significant academic interest in the research that IAC does; and Alegretti’s presentation - as well as the high-caliber debate that followed it - demonstrated the legitimacy and quality of the work, opening the door for further dialogue in a serious academic setting. 

The intraphysical team
IAC has previously collaborated with the U.S. academic community by creating extracurricular courses at Miami-Dade College, co-creating the curriculum for (and guest-lecturing for) the University of Florida's curricular psychology course on consciousness, and speaking at academic conferences hosted by universities nationwide, including University of Arizona, Utah Valley State College, University of Pennsylvania, University of Miami, DeSales University, and City University of New York.

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Infinite Lifespan: From Physical Life Extension to Consciential Immortality

- by Nelson Abreu

Several top scientists believe that humanity is not far fromachieving interminable biological lifespans, rendering biological death theultimate preventable disease.  Thispossibility raises several questions. We seem to have a difficult time appropriating Earth’s resources to thecurrent population level. What will happen if life spans were to continueindefinitely? And, like other resources, would such extension be available onlyto a few?  What would be theconsequences?

What motivates humanity’s major quests?  Much of what we do is set against theinevitability of death, the uncertainty of what follows, and the struggle tofill the void left by these. If we discovered we already survive death and havean infinite consciential lifespan, then we would lose fear of biologicaldeath.  Consequently, ourmotivations and priorities would morph and the quest for biological immortalitywould become less relevant. From this perspective, life extension researchremains an important venture, but life quality extension should take centerstage.

Llifespan extension, from the standpoint of our contemporaryaverage life expectancy could operate as a sort of existential moratorium thatcan either act as a “second-chance” to finish one’s life work or as a “bonusround” to take on a new project beyond the original expectations. Lifeextension and health improvement and recovery research could help us enjoy alonger phase of consciential maturity, or the condition many people achievecharacterized by the ability to ponder choices, consequences, and more complexscenarios with greater experience, clarity of thought, and serenity so as tomaximize productivity in terms of spiritual evolution and service.

However, eternal biological lifespans are practically irrelevantunder a consciousness-centered paradigm. The consciential paradigm can beconsidered a dualist perspective. That is, it admits consciousness as adistinct extraphysical element of the cosmos; yet it works with energy (andmatter) to interact with other consciousnesses and the environments theycreate. 

Mastery of out-of-body experience and bioenergy wouldimprove the quality of life and could even contribute to extension of lifespanthrough health improvements. But someone who has experienced several consciousout-of-body experiences would be unlikely to pursue biological eternity,because they realize they can exist beyond the physical body.  Eternal lifespan loses its relevance becausewe overcome the misconception that once the biological body dies we cease toexist.  According to projectiology,the proposed science of human manifestation beyond the physical body, we arealready immortal beyond our ephemeral physical body.

There is something to be said for an unknown, but inevitabledesoma or deactivation of the soma (human body) as a motivator. This conditioncreates a healthy pressure or stress that encourages us to take advantage ofthe opportunities of physical life. A person knows that they have a certain amount of time to take advantageof their opportunities to accomplish their objectives and then it is going tostop, with or without possible extensions.  An indefinitely long intraphysical existence could lead theindividual, in many cases, to become accommodated and squander opportunities notguaranteed to resurface anytime soon. With an infinite physical lifespan, theimportance of the present compared to the endless future is minimized. 

Consider the benefits of physical death: depending on whatyou accomplish this lifetime, you can program and prepare for your nextphysical lifetime from a higher perspective (intermissive period orextraphysical period between lives), enjoying expanded acuity because you arefree from the dense, physical body. The “heavy veil” effect of dense matter on your lucidity is clearlyperceived during loaded projections (with the non-physical body carrying a lotof vital energies). Projectors report bradykinesis (difficult,uncharacteristically sluggish movement as if attempting to move throughmolasses), inhibited visual perception, and difficulty in maintaining aheightened level of lucidity in the vicinity of the body.

We can experience different types of genetics andenvironmental conditions in successive lives.  For instance, we could experience life in differentextraterrestrial bodies and civilizations reported in non-physical travel andsome retrocognition or past-life recall accounts. Alternatively, we can see theworld from the less feminist and the less chauvinist perspectives andunderstand that each side has its strengths and limitations: one is notnecessarily superior to the other and we can learn from both conditions.  We can comprehend both sides not simplytheoretically, but experientially – there is no replacement to direct, firsthand experience.

Relationships between consciousnesses can end up in a veryunfriendly manner, to the point each party considers the situationirreconcilable after many years of troubled relations.  A new life with limited recall of pastexperiences, allows for the development of positive experiences that timearound, perhaps through closely associated family roles.  Later on, these more positiveexperiences can be jointly evaluated mitigating the negative effects of the original dispute.

Death also facilitates for the recycling of paradigms and influence structures in all sectors of civilization: "A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it" (Max Planck, Scientific Autobiography and Other Papers, trans. F. Gaynor, 1950. 33).

There is also certain logic to the cyclical nature ofalternating biological lives and non-physical period between lives.  In the physical dimension, people ofall strata of spiritual maturity and awareness (or levels of enlightenment),social groups and cultures mix in a way that does not happen so easily in morerarified dimensions.  We foregomuch of our extraphysical acuity and memory so that we can take advantage ofthese interactions, which provide rich experiences that accelerate our personaland collective evolution or integral development.

On the other hand, it is eventually more productive toreturn to the extraphysical dimension and prepare for a fresh start in a newbody. Voluntary, non-pathological desoma through will alone, executed afterone’s life task is complete, is described in ancient traditions (and morerecently in 700 Experiments of Conscientiology by Dr. Vieira) as an appropriateactions by more spiritually-evolved or enlightened individuals.  For some time, we can “enjoy a periodof existence without the physical body – our favorite pet – that cannot survivewithout sleeping, breathing, eating, and drinking.” 

Free from sexual and survival needs and instincts, theconsciousness can experience advanced forms of manifestation, learning, travelor locomotion, thinking, communication, and cognition that cannot be mapped tothe more coarse physical senses and body. Accounts of such experiences are mentioned in Projections of the Consciousness – a dairy of out-of-body experiencesby Dr. Waldo Vieira or other such classics by Robert Monroe or Muldoon andCarrington. A thematic issue of the Journal of Conscientiology (N. 26)explores the Intermissive Period and Intermissive Courses (period between livesand preparation for next physical existence).

Many people who undergo a near-death experience arereluctant to return to temporary physical life (not to mention eternalbiological life) because they feel pleasantly liberated and serene away fromphysical density and responsibility. This reaction demonstrates a certain lackof maturity, as neither condition is better; we should simply take fulladvantage of each.

Considering how many people are unhappy with their life, thepriority becomes revealing the purpose of life.  Yet, what can we possibly do that has not already been donein this millennial search?  Most ofour attempts, chiefly our contemporary search has been limited to the physicalistperspective.  The out-of-bodyexperience and other psi phenomena can reveal extraphysical variables or amultidimensional and multiexistential (many lives) perspective.  Increased self-awareness and continualpersonal and collective improvement – the development of the full spectrum ofhuman potential and intelligences – and the consequent reduction of sufferingfrom immature choices and behaviors emerges as principal aim of life.

Ultimately, according to conscientiological theory, ourintegral maturity will eventually allow us to exit the cycle of successivephysical and extraphysical existences (existential seriality akin to rebirth),permanently freeing ourselves from the limitations of the physical and extraphysical-emotional bodies – the very opposite of limitless biological lifespan.  

Nelson Abreu, B.S. Electrical Engineering, is a volunteer at International Academy of Consciousness - Los Angeles Educational Center 

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

A Brief History of Psychometry

Psychometry is a primarily-subjective "psychic ability" whereby an intraphysical, projected, or extraphysical consciousness obtains simultaneous information by getting in contact with energies of a place, object, or another consciousness.  In the scientific treatise Projectiology, Waldo Vieira briefly discusses extraphysical psychometry, defining it as "knowledge acquired by the projected human consciousness regarding the present and past, as well as details about personalities, by way of direct extraphysical contact with the double of these physical objects (catalysts) that pertain to the [time or times] regarding which the individual wishes to know."  

In out-of-body experiences, we can more easily and spontaneously perceive details of the holothosene, or "information field" of environments. Vieira observes that lucid projection “potentiates the psychometric capacity of the intraphysical sensitive, bringing one closer to the mentalsomatic capacity to surpass the limitations of intraphysical time and space.”  Extraphysical psychometry "utilizes the spontaneous amplification of the perceptions" of the lucid projector "in order to feel, perceive, or see the essence of things."

Psychometry is often used in everyday physical life as well, often without conscious awareness of the process.  For example, we may “feel” or “read” whether a person is being truthful through bioenergy.  Someone can walk into a room and sense that there has been a serious argument there recently.  With increased acuity, one could even pick up on details of the event – the subject of the argument or details of the individuals involved, for instance.  

Although referring to a "psychic ability" that has been used since ancient times, the term psychometry itself was coined in 1849 by Joseph Rhodes Buchanan, a medical doctor and professor of physiology in Kentucky (USA).  Buchanan is considered the pioneer of scientific investigation on this phenomenon, known in parapsychology as token-object reading (T.O.R.), as it typically refers to sensing the nature of an object by "reading," "sensing," or "measuring" it through psychical means.

Dr. Buchanan's interest may have begun when an American Civil War general described his unusual sensitivities.  For example, the general confided in Buchanan that he got a foul metallic taste whenever he touched brass.  Curious to explore the phenomenon, the physician found that some of his own students were able to identify different metals even if wrapped in paper and randomly picked by hand. 

Some were even able to identify symptoms or diagnose illnesses in patients merely by holding their hands.  They also successfully identified various medicinal drugs in identical vials, more often than could be accounted by chance.  Buchanan published the results of these studies and his theories in a book entitled Journal of Man as well as a Manual of Psychometry (Boston, 1889).  Buchanan thought that all things registered information in their "astral light," "ether," or - in the case of the human body - "nerve aura" and that human “psychical faculties” allowed for this bioenergetic emanation to be "read."

Having followed Buchanan’s work, the American geology professor William F. Denton conducted experiments to see if psychometry would work with his geological specimens. In 1854, Denton wrapped his specimens in cloth so his sister could not see what type they were. She then placed the wrapped package to her forehead and was very often able to accurately describe the specimens through vivid mental images she was receiving.  Was this a case of clairvoyance or visual interpretation of information ready via psychometry? Could his sister have obtained the information telepathically from his brother? Nelson Abreu (IAC California), co-designer of IAC's Psychometry Workshop, discusses the definition of psychometry vis-a-vis other phenomena in an upcoming, co-authored paper in the Journal of Conscientiology, including a proposed new name for the phenomenon.

Italian scientist Ernesto Bozzano (1862-1943), known in projectiology for his pioneering out-of-body experience studies, also investigated psychometry.  In his book Enigmas of Psychometry, he describes several case studies and defines psychometry as a modality of clairvoyance, whereby objects served to provide clues and rapport for the clairvoyant and telepathic abilities of the individual.  Also noteworthy, were the experiments of the German physician Gustav Pagenstecher (1855-1942) conducted in Mexico City, where he practiced.  His research focused on Maria Reyes de Zierold who was able to perform psychometry and other parapsychic phenomena while under hypnotic trance.

In the late ‘30s and into the ‘40s, a number of European police departments enlisted the assistance of Gerard Croiset. In one of his best known cases, he was asked to help to located a missing four-year-old girl from Brooklyn. Without leaving his native Holland, Croiset correctly described that she was dead, the location of the remains and the man behind the hideous crime. The information led to the recovery of the body and the conviction of the perpetrator.  He achieved this through rapport with a photo of the girl, a map of New York City, and a piece of her clothing.

In 1971, George McMullen was administered a battery of psychometry tests by J. Norman Emerson, an expert in the history of the Iroquois nation, an Amerindian civilization. McMullen was able to identify that a clay fragment was part of a ceremonial pipe.  He reportedly described in detail how it was made and used.  He even drew an accurate picture of the complete, cylindrical artifact, including the decorations.

Another interesting figure we come across when studying psychometry is Stefan Ossowiecki.  The Russian chemical engineer was reported to successfully locate lost objects and missing people, having also contributed to criminal investigations as popularly depicted in TV shows, examine archeological artifacts and supposedly detailing aspects of ancient societies. In 1935, an affluent Hungarian named Dionizy Jonky devised a challenge involving a sealed package to be evaluated eight years after his death.  

The challenge consisted of 14 photographs, only one of which depicted Jonky.  Having succeeded in identifying it, through one of several possible psi faculties, Ossowiecki reportedly described many accurate details of Jonky's life and he even identified the man who had been trusted with the package.  These observations could have been obtained via psychometry as they came after energetically handling the picture, or they could also have been relayed by extraphysical consciousnesses, including Jonky himself!  We we never know. 

Finally, Ossowiecki had the opportunity to examine the package.  After concentrating upon it, he stated "Volcanic minerals" and "there is something here that pulls me to other worlds, to another planet." He also sensed sugar, which seemed disparate of the other ideas.  As the account goes, inside the package was a meteorite enclosed in a candy wrapper.  Here we see the possibility of psychometry based on association of ideas related to the holothosene of the object.  

You too can develop your psychometry as part of your continual multidimensional awareness!

Nelson Abreu (IAC California) is an electrical engineer by training, co-designer of IAC's Psychometry Workshop and its associated research project. Look for a related, forthcoming paper in the Journal of Conscientiology.