Larry Dossey

Larry Dossey
Independent Researcher

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Introduction
Larry Dossey, M.D., is a leader in bringing scientific understanding to spirituality, and rigorous proof to complementary/integrative medicine. Dr. Dossey lectures at leading medical schools and hospitals around the country. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Healing Words, and eleven other books that have been translated and published all around the world.

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The concept of the "helper's high" arose in the 1980s, and has been confirmed in various studies since then. It consists of positive emotions following selfless service to others. Greater health and increased longevity are associated with this psychological state. Generosity, selflessness, and an extended sense of self favor our ability to confront...
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The continuity of consciousness is considered impossible in a materialist framework, yet intimations of the survival of consciousness following physical death are common in bereaved, grieving individuals as well as in the nonbereaved. This study asserts that the abundant evidence for a nonlocal aspect of consciousness mandates a reconsideration of...
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A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that human consciousness is nonlocal—i.e., it is not confined to specific points in space, such as brains and bodies, or specific moments in time, such as the present. Evidence for nonlocal consciousness can be found in distant cell-to-cell, organ-to-organ, and person-to-person interactions. Throughout...
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“The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope.” —Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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Stolen History: The Great Texas Textbook War " All new states are invested, more or less, by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always in favor of rash and extreme measures, but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men. " —Sam Houston
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All research domains are based upon epistemological assumptions. Periodic reassessment of these assumptions is crucial because they influence how we interpret experimental outcomes. Perhaps nowhere is this reassessment needed more than in the study of prayer and intention experiments. For if positive results from this field of research are sustaine...

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Dossey L. Nonlocal Mind: A (Fairly) Brief History of the Term. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. 2015; Vol. 11, Issue 2, p89–101.