field of consciousness

field of con·scious·ness

the content of awareness at any given moment.
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While any connection between science and religion may initially seem cursory at best, or antagonistic at worst, today their relationship is becoming far more nuanced as a consequence of the field of consciousness studies.
One of the most prominent American thinkers in the field of consciousness and mind, New York University Professor Thomas Nagel, was one of the first philosophers to call consciousness a quale.
He refutes the standard objections of doubters and materialists point by point, citing scientific research on NDEs and the work of pioneers in the field of consciousness studies such as Raymond Moody and Pim van Lommel.
Based on these ideas PQG proposes a unified field of consciousness (UFC) [6] underlying the entire universe from which comes the energy and matter fields of the big bang theory.
Fredriksson has compiled this book of essays with twelve contributors to describe the field of consciousness from a variety of perspectives.
It provides original research articles as well as excellent reviews of paranormal studies in the field of consciousness science.
A scientifically more secure premise, in the present state of neuroscience, might be that "All conscious states are caused in part by ongoing neurological processes in the brain and in part by the ongoing field of consciousness", without specifying in advance how large the first part is: it might be the 'whole', but that is something that scientists do not yet know for sure.
According to James, "Some persons have naturally a very wide, others a very narrow, field of consciousness. The narrow field may be represented by an unusually steep form of the wave." (77) We can envision this rising and lowering of the psycho-physical threshold as the coming and going of the tide.
One group of traditions claims that the universe is a single field of Consciousness (or God), a unified Self that is being, awareness, and bliss.
Their battlefield is the shared field of consciousness. Deceit is not new to warfare.
Study author Dr Sam Parnia, an expert in the field of consciousness during clinical death, said death is not a specific moment.