The Santa Barbara Institute is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education to advance understanding of the nature and potentials of consciousness. Its comprehensive approach integrates the insights and techniques of contemporary science with those of the world's classic contemplative and philosophical traditions.
Starting from a scientific world view, we ask the question "what else is true?" Our explorations are aimed towards a world view that incorporates the insights gained by science, without subscribing to a reductionistic interpretation that posits science as covering all. In particular, we inquire into the relationships between science and ethics and aesthetics.
ASSC promotes research within cognitive science, neuroscience, philosophy, and other relevant disciplines in the sciences and humanities, directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness.
The Center is a unique institution whose aim is to bring together the perspectives of philosophy, the cognitive sciences, neuroscience, the social sciences, medicine, and the physical sciences, the arts and humanities, to move toward an integrated understanding of human consciousness.
CTNS is an international non-profit membership organization focusing on the relation between the natural sciences including physics, cosmology, evolutionary and molecular biology, as well as technology and the environment, and Christian theology and ethics.
IRAS is a non-denominational, independent society, one of whose purposes is to formulate dynamic and positive relationships between the concepts developed by science and the goals and hopes of humanity expressed through religion.
A research center at the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, the William James Center for Consciousness Studies supports a broad range of studies of consciousness and the mind in the spirit of William James.
IONS is a member organization whose mission is to explore the frontiers of consciousness to advance individual, social, and global transformation.
The Zygon Center for Religion and Science is dedicated to relating religious traditions and the best scientific knowledge in order to gain insight into the origins, nature, and destiny of humans and their environment, and to realize the common goal of a world in which love, justice, and responsible patterns of living prevail.
The Metanexus Institute advances research, education and outreach on the constructive engagement of science and religion to develop integrative approaches that enrich the domains of both science and religion.
The mission of the John Templeton Foundation is to serve as a philanthropic catalyst for discovery in areas engaging life's biggest questions. These questions range from explorations into the laws of nature and the universe to questions on the nature of love, gratitude, forgiveness, and creativity.
The Foundation also administers the annual Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellowships in Science and Religion
The primary goal of SSE is to provide a professional forum for presentations, criticism, and debate concerning topics which are for various reasons ignored or studied inadequately within mainstream science. A secondary goal is to promote improved understanding of those factors that unnecessarily limit the scope of scientific inquiry.
FMBR was established to assist in the evolution of integrated models that encompass the physical, mental and spiritual. The objective is to bring the new field of consciousness studies into wider recognition as a bona fide field of science.
The Integral Institute is a non-profit organization founded by Ken Wilber dedicated to bringing the Integral Approach to bear on personal and global issues. By using an Integral approach we can include more aspects of reality, and more of our humanity, in order to become more fully awake and effective in anything we do.
The Mind and Life Institute is dedicated to fostering dialogue and research at the highest possible level between modern science and the great living contemplative traditions.
The Horizon Institute is a non-profit educational organization committed to the process of scientific and spiritual co-exploration. Its goal is to bring together members of our community, other organizations, and seminal thinkers of our time to dialogue in a spirit of collaboration.
The PCC academic degree program is inspired by a three-fold vision: to revive the original essence of philosophy as the love of wisdom, to pursue a truly multidisciplinary study of cosmology, and to explore the inner worlds of consciousness and the psyche.
Exploring the mystical traditions, their universal principles, and their compatibility with modern science.
The Lucidity Institute's primary mission is to advance research on the nature and potentials of lucid dreams and consciousness and to apply the results of this research to the enhancement of human health and well-being.
A collaboration among spiritual guides, experts in the behavioral and biomedical sciences, and scholars of religion, dedicated to making direct experience of the sacred more available to more people.
WoK offers a variety of materials, including interviews and submitted articles, exploring questions such as what it really means to know something and how scientific knowing relates to other ways of knowing.
Conferences exploring nonduality, wholeness, and nonseparability from various perspectives including scientific, philosophical, and spiritual.
The Nondual Science Institute is dedicated to the study of Nondual Sciences. Nondual science attempts to understand how the experience of nonduality can transform our Western Tradition including its science and technology before its globalization destroys our planet.
Holistic Science advocates a participatory science of qualities, values and interactions which underpins an ecological world view. The MSc in Holistic Science explores new transdisciplinary methodologies that go beyond reductionism in understanding whole systems.