Conversation Podcasts

ICRL presents a series of podcasts pertaining to the field of consciousness studies. Interviews with authors, scientists, and other contributors with diverse professional backgrounds are presented to explore their shared interests in anomalous consciousness-related phenomena.

Episode 1: PEAR Proposition: Dunne and Jahn
The first of the ICRL Conversations Podcast Series, Robert G. Jahn and Brenda J. Dunne discuss their work at the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) laboratory at Princeton University over its twenty-eight year history.

Episode 2: Luis Minero: Out-of-Body Experience
Luis Minero, author of Demystifying the Out-of-Body Experience: A Practical Manual for Exploration and Personal Evolution and director of the International Academy of Consciousness (IAC) is interviewed by Brenda Dunne. Learn more at

Episode 3: Dr. Larry Dossey: The Individual Mind and Greater Consciousness
Dr. Larry Dossey, distinguished Texas physician and best-selling author, discusses his newest book, One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters. Deeply rooted in the scientific world, Dr. Dossey has become an internationally influential advocate of the role of the mind in health and the role of spirituality in healthcare. Bringing the experience of a practicing internist and the soul of a poet to the discourse, Dr. Larry Dossey offers panoramic insight into the nature and the future of medicine.

Episode 4: Dr. Roger Nelson: Global Consciousness Project
Roger Nelson, Ph.D., is director of the Global Consciousness Project (GCP),  an international network of physical random number generators (RNGs) designed to register the correlation of global consciousness in response to major world events. Dr. Nelson discusses the evidence of interconnected human consciousness that suggests an emerging noosphere, or the unifying field of consciousness described by sages in all cultures.

Episode 5: Dr. William F. Bengston: The Bengston Energy Healing Method®
William F. Bengston, Ph.D., a professor of sociology at St. Josephs College in New York, is a leading investigator of anomalous healing and a pioneer in the clinical research of energy medicine. Dr. Bengston discusses his research and The Bengston Energy Healing Method®, an innovative technique he’s developed to produce full cures of cancer in experimental mice. Dr. Bengston is also President of the Society for Scientific Exploration. Read more about his work at

Episode 6: Dean Radin: Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS)
Dean Radin, PhD, is Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and Volunteer Faculty in the Department of Psychology at Sonoma State University. Before joining the research staff at IONS in 2001, he held appointments at AT&T Bell Labs, Princeton University, University of Edinburgh, and SRI International. He is author or coauthor of over 200 technical and popular articles, a dozen book chapters, and three books including the award-winning The Conscious Universe (HarperOne, 1997), Entangled Minds (Simon & Schuster, 2006), and the 2014 Silver Nautilus Book Award winner, Supernormal (Random House, 2013). In this interview, Dr. Radin discusses his work in the field of consciousness research.