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.

Read More


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.

Read More


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.

Read More


3001, 2003

87. Effect of Nootropil (Piracetam) on Meditative Experience

January 30th, 2003|Categories: Cosmic Awareness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist has an MA in physical chemistry from Moscow State University and is currently employed as a Senior Chemist at a US research institution. She has had three patents issued, and five patents pending in her field. Her [...]

2912, 2002

86. Can Mind Recognize Itself in a Model it’s Pondering About? A Strange Experience doing Neural Network Research

December 29th, 2002|Categories: Cosmic Awareness|Tags: , , , , , , |

Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist has a B.S. in Computer Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science, and is finishing his PhD in that field while currently employed as an Artificial Intelligence Software Engineer at a major US company. He has [...]

2201, 2002

84. Healing on Distance

January 22nd, 2002|Categories: Psi (ESP, etc)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Editor's Introduction: Igor Kononenko (real name), Ph.D., is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. Working in computer science and artificial intelligence, he has published more than a hundred papers in scientific journals. This experience [...]

1901, 2002

83. All in the Family

January 19th, 2002|Categories: Psi (ESP, etc)|Tags: , , , , |

Editor's Introduction: Debra C. Evans (real name), Ph.D., trained in Experimental Psychology, specializing in cognition. She owns a small company specializing in the application of research in cognitive psychology to domain-specific problems, and is also part-time faculty in the School [...]

510, 2001

82. Unity, Gnosis Experience

October 5th, 2001|Categories: Cosmic Awareness|Tags: , , , , , |

Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist  has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science. She has been employed as a mechanical engineer, a software engineer and as a high school mathematics teacher. This Unity Experience happened to her [...]

1309, 2001

81. Ah, Sweet Death

September 13th, 2001|Categories: Near Death Experience|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Editor's Introduction: Dennis Hill (real name) earned his B.S. in Biochemistry back when that was sufficient training to become a scientist. He is currently employed as a consultant in environmental chemistry software. His experience occurred in November of 1958 in [...]

709, 2001

80. A Brief Encounter with Pure Love

September 7th, 2001|Categories: Cosmic Awareness, Out of body|Tags: , , , , , |

Editor's Introduction: This anonymous scientist earned an M.S. in Geophysics in 1980, after a B.A. in geology degree, and is currently employed as a Seismologist in California. He has been a Project Manager in geophysics with a leading geotechnical consulting firm. [...]

Load More Posts
Go to Top