Holotropic Mind: The Three Levels of Human Consciousness and by Stanislav Grof, Hal Zina Bennett

By Stanislav Grof, Hal Zina Bennett

Publish 12 months note: initially released in 1993
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Stanislav Grof, rational mystic and heretic of mainstream psychology, maps out the bounds of the frontiers of recognition exploration. utilizing the halogram (any a part of which encodes the full in its entirety) as a metaphor for attention, Grof proposes a brand new cartography of the psyche, his basic landmarks being these linked to "non-ordinary" states of realization, e.g., parapsychology, trance and draginduced states, shamanism, mystic visions, and "psychotic disorders."

Grof used to be one of the first (and grew to become one of the final) to noticeably scan with and map the consequences of LSD-25. His most modern experiments skip the necessity for LSD, utilizing respiring and track to invoke stories that emulate descriptions of close to loss of life and delivery remember experiences.

About the Authors:
Stanislav Grof, M.D., is a psychiatrist who has been relevant investigator on the Psychiatric study Institute in Prague, leader of Psychedelic learn on the Maryland Psychiatric learn middle, and assistant professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins college. he's now professor of psychology on the California Institute of fundamental experiences. His 20 books contain past the mind, Psychology of the long run, The Cosmic Genius, and religious Emergency. He lives in California.

Hal Zina Bennett, Ph.D., is a lecturer, advisor, and the writer or co-author of twenty-seven books, together with The Lens of conception, The good physique e-book (with Mike Samuels, M.D.), The Holotropic brain (with Stanislav Grof, M.D.), and persist with Your Bliss (with Susan J. Sparrow). he's additionally a contributing editor to Shaman's Drum magazine

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8. 9. 10. b (p. 35) h (p. 35) g (p. 25) c (p. 34) a (p. 34) 11. d (p. 35) 12. k (p. 20) 13. m (p. 28) Progress Test 2 Multiple-Choice Questions 1. d. is the answer. Only experiments can reveal cause-effect relationships; the other methods can only describe relationships. (p. 31) 2. d. is the answer. (p. 31) a. & b. The double-blind procedure is one way to create experimental and control groups. c. Research participants are randomly assigned to either an experimental or a control group. 3. d. is the answer.

8. The bias in which we believe, after learning an outcome, that we could have foreseen it. 10. Control procedure in which neither the experimenter nor the research participants are aware of which condition is in effect. 11. Testable prediction, often implied by a theory. 12. Measure that indicates the extent to which one factor predicts another factor. 16. Experimental condition in which the treatment of interest is withheld. 17. When a research participant’s expectations produce the results of an experiment, it is called a effect.

Only experiments can reveal cause-effect relationships; the other methods can only describe relationships. (p. 31) 2. d. is the answer. (p. 31) a. & b. The double-blind procedure is one way to create experimental and control groups. c. Research participants are randomly assigned to either an experimental or a control group. 3. d. is the answer. Animal shelters are forced to kill 50 times as many dogs and cats as are used in research. (p. 42) 4. d. is the answer. (p. 40) a. The control condition is the comparison group, in which the experimental treatment (the treatment of interest) is absent.

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