STOCKHOLM 2011 - Toward a Science of Consciousness

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  SIR ROGER PENROSE                                                                          

 ROGER PENROSE                                              LUC MONTAGNIER           DEEPAK CHOPRA                   Annika Dopping   

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TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011


Plenary 1, 8:30 am to 10:40 am

Brain Electromagnetic Fields and Consciousness 
McCormick D, Yale, Endogenous Electric Fields Guide Cortical Network Activity
Pockett S, Auckland,  Electromagnetic Field Theory of Consciousness: The Shape of Conscious  Fields
McFadden J, Surrey, The Continuous Electromagnetic Information (CEMI) Field Theory of Consciousness

Plenary 2, 11:10am to 12:30 pm

Time and Consciousness I 
Atmanspacher H, Freiberg, Temporal Nonlocality In Bistable Perception
Gonzalez-Andino S, Geneva, Backward Time Referral in the Amygdala of Primates

Plenary 3, 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm

Consciousness and Reality I     

DEEPAK CHOPRA, The Chopra Foundation, Vedic Approaches to Consciousness and Reality
Mlodinow L, Pasadena,  Grand Design
Zizzi P, Padua, Consciousness In The Early Universe




Plenary 4, 8:30 am to 10:40 am

Transcranial Therapies 
Wassermann E, NIH, Transcranial Stimulation and Consciousness
Snyder A, Sydney, Accessing Information Normally Beyond Conscious Awareness by Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation
Tyler WJ, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute , Transcranial Ultrasound Therapy for Brain Injury

Plenary 5, 11:10am to 12:30 pm

Neural correlates of consciousness I
Malach R., Weizmann,   Local Neuronal Ignitions And The Emergence Of Perceptual Awareness
Plenz D, NIH, Neuronal Avalanches, Coherence Potentials, and Cooperativity: Dynamical Aspects that Define Mammalian Cortex

Plenary 6, 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm

Consciousness and Reality II
Kafatos M, Chapman,  Consciousness and The Universe: Non-local, Entangled, Probabilistic and  Complementary Reality
Kallio-Tamminem T, Helsinki,  Quantum physics and Eastern philosophy
Pylkkanen P, Skovde/Helsinki, Bohmian view of consciousness and reality




Plenary 7, 8:30 am to 10:40 am

Varieties of Religious Experience
Beauregard M, Montreal, Neuroscience of Transcendent Experiences

Moreira-Almeida, A., Juiz De Fora, Differential Diagnosis Between Spiritual Experiences and Mental Disorders

Roberto, Padr. Paulo, Rio de Janeiro,  Sacred Plants of Amazonia

Plenary 8, 11:10am to 12:30 pm

Time and consciousness II
Bierman D, Amsterdam, Presentiment
Cerf M, NYU, Time effects in human cortical neuronal firings

Plenary 9, 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm

Quantum Biology I

LUC MONTAGNIER MD, Nobel Laureate, President,  World  Foundation for AIDS  Research  and  Prevention, UNESCO,  Paris,

The  Transfer of  Biological Information Through Electromagnetic Waves  and  Water
Vitiello G, Salerno, DNA: On the Wave of Coherence
Bernroider/Summerhammer, Salzburg, Quantum Properties in Ion Channel Proteins




FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011

Plenary 10, 8:30 am to 10:40 am

Tuszynski JA., Edmonton,  Information Processing Within Dendritic Cytoskeleton
Bandyopadhyay, A , NIMS, Tsukuba,   Direct Experimental Evidence for Quantum States in Microtubules and Topological Invariance

Tanzi R , Harvard, "The Amyloid Trap" Hypothesis of Alzheimer's Disease 

Plenary 11,  11:10am to 12:30 pm


SIR ROGER PENROSE, Oxford University

Consciousness and Physical Law

Plenary 12, 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm

Neural correlates of consciousness II
Hesslow G, Lund, The Inner World As Simulated Interaction With The Environment
Ehrsson H, Karolinska, How We Come To Experience That We Own Our Body: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Body Self-Perception
Ullen F, Karolinska, The Psychological Flow Experience: From Phenomenology to Biological Correlates


SATURDAY, May 7, 2011

Plenary 13, 8:30 am to 10:40 am

Anesthesia and consciousness
Franks N,  London, Molecular Actions of Anesthetics

Hudetz A, Milwaukee, Anesthetics and Gamma Synchrony
Hameroff S, Tucson, Meyer-Overton Meets Quantum Physics

Plenary 14, 11:10 to 1:20 pm

End of life brain activity
Chawla L, GWU, Surges of Electroencephalogram Activity at the Time of Death.  A Case Series.
Fenwick P. London, Death and the Loosening of Consciousness



PRE- and POST - Conference Workshops                                                                   

Neural Correlates  


DEEPAK CHOPRA                                                                       

Altered States                   

Monroe Institute        

Quantum Biology      



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Journal of Cosmology Special Issue (May-June 2011)



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