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Altered States of Consciousness: A Book of Readings

by Charles T. Tart

Other authors: Bernard S. Aaronson (Contributor), B. K. Anand (Contributor), Malcolm B. Bowers, Jr. (Contributor), Bruin Humanist Forum (Contributor), G. S. China (Contributor)28 more, Arthur J. Deikman (Contributor), Joseph Downing (Contributor), Milton H. Erickson (Contributor), James Fadiman (Contributor), David Foulkes (Contributor), Frederick B. Glaser (Contributor), Tomio Hirai (Contributor), William James (Contributor), Joe Kamiya (Contributor), Akira Kasamatsu (Contributor), Wolfgang Kretschmer (Contributor), Stanley Krippner (Contributor), Helen B. Lewis (Contributor), Arnold M. Ludwig (Contributor), Wolfgang Luthe (Contributor), Edward W. Maupin (Contributor), M. Mertini (Contributor), Robert E. Mogar (Contributor), Walter N. Pahnke (Contributor), William A. Richards (Contributor), Ronald E. Shor (Contributor), Baldev Singh (Contributor), Kilton Stewart (Contributor), Myron J. Stolaroff (Contributor), Harry Trosman (Contributor), Frederick van Eeden (Contributor), Gerald Vogel (Contributor), Herman A. Witkin (Contributor)

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The late-20th-century resurgence in brain and mind studies throws fresh light on this collection of studies, essays and reports. Free of behaviourism's shackles, the critical investigations into trance, dream, meditative, hypnotic, drug-induced and other non-ordinary states of consciousness are fascinating and sometimes unforgettable, such as Milton Erickson's extraordinary account of investigating Aldous Huxley's self-taught "Deep Reflection" technique. ( )
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This book is dedicated to my wife, Judy, without whose love and assistance it could never have been written.
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Beneath man's thin veneer of consciousness lies a relatively uncharted realm of mental activity, the nature and function of which has neither been systematically explored nor adequately conceptualized.
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first edition titled Altered States of Consciousness: A Book of Readings (1969)
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