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Announcing AAPS Graduate Student Research Award Competition
The AAPS is announcing the creation of the AAPS Graduate Student Research Award Competition to support graduate students interested in performing research on the primacy of consciousness and its applications to health care, wellbeing, and other related topics. The award is up to $1,000 per student, with $500 awarded to the University to be spent on the student’s research project at the onset, and an additional $500 awarded directly to the student if the project is published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Proposals for a graduate-level research project are due each calendar year by September 1 from Student members of AAPS. Results of the submission reviews will be available October 1, and the Award will start on November 15. The award is for a possible total of $1000, with $500 awarded to the University to be spent on the student’s research project at the onset and an additional $500 awarded directly to the student if the project is published in a peer-reviewed journal.
- Length: 6 pages maximum, 12 point font, single spaced.
- Include the following sections:
- Specific aims
- Background literature review and significance of the research
- Expected results
- Possible limitations/obstacles and how you will deal with them
- References cited section (not included in the 6 page limit)
BiMonthly Member Discussions
Our next discussion for members will be in March. Members are notified when the date and time is available. Past member discussion presentations have included Dean Radin, Gary Schwartz, Julia Mossbridge, and Stephen Schwartz. Member discussions are recorded and available for members after the presentation. Want to attend or have access to past presentations? Join AAPS!
The Primacy of Consciousness: The Next Great Scientific Revolution
This was a virtual conference based in London December 4 & 5, 2020. Some of the world’s leading consciousness researchers gathered for a series of round tables to launch the landmark Academy for the Advancement of Postmaterialist Sciences Volume I: Is Consciousness Primary?
Interested in access to the recorded conference sessions? Follow the link above to register, and the links to the recordings will be sent to you.
New Articles Published
Stephan Schwartz, PhD, an AAPS Founding Board Member, is also a Distinguished Consulting Faculty of Saybrook University, a Fellow of the William James Center for Consciousness Studies, Sofia University, and a Research Associate of the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory of the Laboratories for Fundamental Research. He has recently published two new articles that explore the future of consciousness:
Is Consciousness Primary? Conference has been postponed in 2020 due to the global pandemic. We’re hoping for an even better conference to be held in late 2021 or early 2022!
AAPS Volume 1 and Volume 2
Our AAPS Volume I, Is Consciousness Primary? 2nd Edition is now available for members as PDF. The paperback version is now available on Amazon. And our Volume II, Expanding Science, will also be available to members later this year. To obtain your digital copies become an AAPS member!
All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force… We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.
Max Planck, PhD