T A S T E
The Archives of Scientists’ Transcendental Experiences
Is an online journal devoted to transcendent experiences that scientists have reported. It lets scientists express these experiences in a psychologically and professionally safe space.
The TASTE project is an attempt to work toward rectifying the limitations of the materialist paradigm which typically does not accept the authenticity of the first-person experience.
SUBMISSIONS & GUIDELINES
Scope: Anyone Can Read, Scientists Can Contribute. Prof. Tart accepted accounts only from scientists for several reasons. He says, “First, scientists are my community, my peers.
98. Baptized in the Infinite Ocean of Light
Editor's Introduction: This is submitted anonymously by a graduate researcher in the field of psychology. My Awakening and Mystical Experience Story: If I reflect on it sincerely, my spiritual awakening probably began with a parent’s death when I was a [...]
97. Following the Evidence that is Way Beyond Chance
Editor's Introduction: Gary E. Schwartz, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology, Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Surgery at the University of Arizona, at the main campus in Tucson. In addition to teaching courses on health and spiritual psychology, he is the Director [...]
96. Experiencing Beyond the Mind
Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist was trained in Physics, with a PhD degree from MIT and postdoctoral work at NASA. He has been a professor of physics, doing research in quantum physics, cosmology, and consciousness, as well as climate change, at [...]
95. Spiritual Awakening of a Scientist
Editor's Introduction: Dr. Marjorie Woollacott graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California in 1968, and was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. She received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Southern California in 1973 [...]
94. On The Hot Coals
Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist was trained in Clinical Medical Technology and Clinical Psychology, and has a PsyD degree. As well as currently being in private practice as a state licensed Clinical Psychologist, she has served as a Clinical Director for [...]
93. Peace That Passeth All Understanding
Editor's Introduction: Graham Dawson (real name) initially earned a B.Sc. in Physics and Meteorology and went on to a Ph.D. in Dynamical Coastal Oceanography from Reading University, UK, in 1982. From 1982 until 1992, he has worked in information technology [...]
Editor's Introduction: Karl E. Balliet (real name), now retired, had a long career as a Chief Chemist, and has several patents. His experience was inspired by reading Carlos Castaneda's books. I have always marveled at Castaneda's books, for they have [...]
91. At One with the Universe
Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist earned a Masters in Biomedical Sciences before his MD degree, and received two Young Scientist Awards. He is now in private practice. At One with the Universe Anonymous Sometime in July of 2003, I was reading [...]
90. From an Altered State of Consciousness to a Life-long Quest for a Model of Mind
Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist is a Ph.D., Professor Engineering at a major European university and a prominent industrial researcher with many publications in physics journals, including more than a dozen on quantum computation. This is a fascinating account of how a teenage [...]
89. End of suffering near death?
Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist is a psychiatrist with a major American HMO. He was 38 when this touch with death occurred. End of suffering near death? Anonymous I was 38 years old and had had an artificial aortic valve implanted on [...]