Altered states of consciousness

experiences out of time and self by Marc Wittmann

Written in English
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  • Psychological aspects,
  • Time perception,
  • Altered states of consciousness,
  • Time

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What altered states of consciousness--the dissolution of feelings of time and self--can tell us about the mystery of consciousness.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-171) and index.

StatementMarc Wittmann ; translated by Philippa Hurd
ContributionsHurd, Philippa, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF468 .W57313 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 176 pages
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26975948M
ISBN 100262038315
ISBN 109780262038317
LC Control Number2017055646
OCLC/WorldCa1015276002

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Why bother with altered states of consciousness?Aldous Huxley famously said - - “Our brain is a reducing valve”. That is, our brain acts as a reducing agent for the information that the world presents to our senses. This especially seems to be the case as we grow older.

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Figure 1 is a. An altered state of consciousness (ASC), or altered state of mind, is any condition which is significantly different from a normal waking state.

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Altered states of consciousness / Arnold M. Ludwig --Deautomatization and the mystic experience / Arthur J. Deikman --A special inquiry with Aldous Huxley into the nature and character of various states of consciousness / Milton H. Erickson. Between waking and sleeping: the hypnagogic state. Altered states of consciousness (ASC) induced by meditation, psychedelic drugs, or impending death are quite a fascinating and important field of : Wenge Huang.

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