Recent scholarly publications
by Alef Trust Faculty

2024

Albareda-Tiana, S., Fernandez-Borsot, G., Berbegal-Mirabent, J., Regadera González, E., Mas-Machuca, M., Graell, M., Manresa, A., Fernández-Morilla, M., Fuertes-Camacho, M. T., Gutiérrez-Sierra, A. & Guardiola, J. M. (2024). Enhancing curricular integration of the SDGs: fostering active methodologies through cross-departmental collaboration in a Spanish university. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. Advance publication. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSHE-07-2023-0299

Butzer, B., Kriegsman, M., Yount, G., & Wahbeh, H. (2024). An exploration of the associations between meditation, extended human capacities and synchronistic experiences. World Futures: The Journal of New Paradigm Research. Advance publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/02604027.2024.2330289

Da, M., & Hartelius, G. (2024). Metaphysical foundationalist versus existentialist ontologies: Applications for research on psychological energy. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. Advance Publication.

Friedman, H., Krippner, S., Riebel, L., & Johnson, C. (2024). Models of spiritual and transpersonal development. In L. J. Miller (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality (2nd ed., pp. 149-172). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190905538.013.7

Lancaster, B. L. (2024). Judaism and the transpersonal. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. Advance publication.

Michael, P., Luke, D., & Robinson, O. (2024). Smokable “vine of the dead”: Two case studies of experiencers of both changa and near-death experiences. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. Advance publication.

Roehrs, P., Fenwick, P., Greyson, B., Kellehear, A., Kothe, K., Nahm, M., Roe, C., Tassell-Matamua, N., & Woollacott, M. (2024). Terminal lucidity in a pediatric oncology clinic. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 212(1), 57-60. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001711

Sandell, C., Stumbrys, T., Paller, K. A., & Mallett, R. (2024). Intentionally awakening from sleep through lucid dreaming. Current Psychology. Advance publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-024-05718-x

Taylor, S. (2024). The adventure: A practical guide to spiritual awakening. New World Library.

Yount, G., Taddeo, S., Stumbrys, T., Kriegsman, M., & Wahbeh, H. (2024). Trends in waking salivary alpha-amylase levels following healing lucid dreams. Frontiers in Psychology, 15, 1347499. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2024.1347499

2023

Boeving, N. G. (2023). Book Review: The myth of normal: Trauma, illness, and healing in a toxic culture, by Gabor Maté and Daniel Maté. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 42(1), 106-112. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2023.42.1.106

Buckler, S., & Moore, H. (2023). Essentials of research methods in education. Sage Publications, Ltd.

Buckler, S., & Moore, H. (2023). The proactive pastoral paradox of martial arts in an all-through school: quiet conversations, tea serving and Kung Fu. In D. Trotman, P. Jones, P., N. Purdy. & Tucker, S. (Eds.), Pastoral care in education: New directions for new times (pp.287-318). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Butzer, B. (2023). Humans as midwives for the earth’s dark night of the soul: A transpersonal ecopsychology perspective. The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 55(1), 99-110.

Costa, M. d. A., Russell, T. A., Gosmann, N. P., Gonçalves, F., Tatton-Ramos, T., de Oliveira, F. B., & Manfro, G. G. (2023). Mechanisms of improvement in generalized anxiety disorder: A mediation and moderated mediation analysis from a randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62(1), 196-208. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12402

Dängeli, J. (2023). Transpersonal Coaching Psychology: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice. Current Research in Psychology and Behavioral Science, 4(1), 1083. https://doi.org/10.54026/CRPBS/1083

Dängeli, J. (2023). Trauma-informed coaching: A transpersonal perspective. Transpersonal Coaching Psychology Journal, 2, 8-24.

Daw, M., Roe, C. A., & Cooper, C. (2023). How fasting and vegetarianism is perceived to support psi among adepts. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 55(1), 111-133.

Dumontheil, I., Lyons, K. E., Russell, T. A., & Zelazo, P. D. (2023). A preliminary neuroimaging investigation of the effects of mindfulness training on attention reorienting and amygdala reactivity to emotional faces in adolescent and adult females. Journal of Adolescence, 95(1), 181-189. https://doi.org/10.1002/jad.12107

Evans, J., Robinson, O. C., Argyri, E. K., Suseelan, S., Murphy-Beiner, A., McAlpine, R., Luke, D., Michelle, K., & Prideaux, E. (2023). Extended difficulties following the use of psychedelic drugs: A mixed methods study. PLoS One, 18(10), e0293349. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0293349 

Fernandez-Borsot, G. (2023). Spirituality and technology: A threefold philosophical reflection. Zygon: Journal of Religion & Science, 58(1), 6-22. https://doi.org/10.1111/zygo.12835

Forstmann, M., Kettner, H. S., Sagioglou, C., Irvine., A., Gandy, S., Carhart-Harris, R., & Luke, D. (2023). Among psychedelic-experienced users, only past use of psilocybin reliably predicts nature relatedness. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 37(1), 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1177/02698811221146356

Friedman, H. L. (2023). Good, bad, or not-even-wrong science and mathematics in transpersonal psychology: Comment on Rock et al.’s “Is biological death final?”. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 42 (1), 72-79. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2023.42.1.72

Hartelius, G. (2023). Discussion of background reality assumptions differs from insertion of foreground metaphysical explanations. Transpersonal Psychology Review, 24(2), 34–36. https://doi.org/10.53841/bpstran.2022.24.2.34

Hartelius, G. (2023). How is the human pangenome project like a whole person psychology (Editor’s introduction). International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 42(1), iii-v. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2023.42.1.iii

Hartelius, G. (2023). Mathematical calculations for the finality of death? The Drake-S equation. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 42(1), 6-8. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2023.42.1.6

Hartelius, G. (2023). Nondual states are not a thing: This inspiring new age spiritual idea is neither Advaita Vedanta nor psychology (Editor’s introduction). International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 42(2), iii-viii. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2023.42.2.iii

Hartelius, G., Likova, L. T., & Tyler, C. W. (2023). Self-regulation of attentional stance facilitates induction of meditative states. Electronic Imaging, 35, 255. https://doi.org/10.2352/EI.2023.35.10.HVEI-255

Hartelius, G., Muscat, S. A., & Bartova, L. (2023). Bridging the gap: an interdisciplinary perspective on ketamine in psychiatric disorders. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 14, 1246891. https://doi.org/10.3389%2Ffpsyt.2023.1246891

Hunter, J. (2023). Deep Weird: The Varieties of High Strangeness Experience. August Night Press.

Hunter, J. (2023). Ecology and Spirituality: A Brief Introduction. Sophia Centre Press.

Hunter, J. (2023). Through a Crystal Darkly: Cultural, Experiential and Ontological Reflections on Faery. In J. Cutchin (Ed.), Fairy Films: Wee Folk on the Big Screen. Educated Dragon Publishing.

Irvine, A., Luke, D., Harrild, F., Gandy, S., & Watts, R. (2023). Transpersonal ecodelia: Surveying psychedelically induced biophilia. Psychoactives, 2, 174-193. https://doi.org/10.3390/psychoactives2020012

Kilrea, K. A., Taylor, S., Bilodeau, C., Wittmann, M., Linares Gutiérrez, D., & Kübel, S. L. (2023). Measuring an Ongoing State of Wakefulness: The Development and Validation of the Inventory of Secular/Spiritual Wakefulness (WAKE). Journal of Humanistic Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1177/00221678231185891 

Lancaster, B. L. (2023). Velmans and the transpersonal: Reflexivity at the core. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 30(1-2), 43-64.

Looker, B., Kington, A., Hibbert-Mayne, K., Blackmore, K. & Buckler, S. (2023). The Illusion of Perspective: Examining the dynamic between teacher effectiveness and self-efficacy. In R. Maulana, M. Helms-Lorenz, & R. M. Klassen (Eds.), Effective teaching around the world: Theoretical, empirical, methodological and practical insights (pp. 653-673). Springer.

Michael, P., Luke, D., & Robinson, O. (2023). An encounter with the self: A thematic and content analysis of the DMT experiences from a naturalistic field study. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, 1083356. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1083356

Michael, P., Luke, D., & Robinson, O. (2023). This is your brain on death: A comparative analysis of a near-death experience and subsequent 5-Methoxy-DMT experience. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, 1083361. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1083361

Moore, L. (2023). Screen Dance as Rite of Passage: An Artist’s Monograph. Cybernetic Scribe.

Penberthy, J. K., Pehlivanova, M., Kalelioglu, T., Roe, C. A., Cooper, C. E., Lorimer, D., & Elsaesser, E. (2023). Factors moderating the impact of after death communications on beliefs and Spirituality. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 87(3), 884-901. https://doi.org/10.1177/00302228211029160

Penberthy, J. K., St Germain-Sehr, N. R., Grams, G., Burns, M., Lorimer, D., Cooper, C., Roe, C. A., Morrison, S., & Elsaesser, E. (2023). Description and impact of encounters with deceased partners or spouses. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. https://doi.org/10.1177/00302228231207900

Rock, A., Friedman, H. L., Storm, L., Jinks, T., & Harris, K. (2023). Transliminality and transpersonal self-expansiveness predict paranormal belief. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 10(3), 281–291. https://doi.org/10.1037/cns0000281

Roehrs, P., Fenwick, P., Greyson, B., Kellehear, A., Kothe, K., Nahm, M., Roe, C., Tassell-Matamua, N., & Woollacott, M. (2023). Terminal Lucidity in a Pediatric Oncology Clinic. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001711

Shaw, J., Gandy, S., & Stumbrys, T. (2023). Transformative effects of spontaneous out of body experiences in healthy individuals: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1037/cns0000324

Stumbrys, T. (2023). Dispelling the shadows of the lucid night: An exploration of potential adverse effects of lucid dreaming. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 10(2), 152-163. https://doi.org/10.1037/cns0000288

Taylor, S. (2023). DisConnected: The Roots of Human Cruelty and How Connection Can Heal the World. Iff Books.

Taylor, S. (2023). Toward a Utopian Society: From Disconnection and Disorder to Empathy and Harmony. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 63(4), 537–560. https://doi.org/10.1177/00221678211025341

Walton, J., & Darkes-Sutcliffe, J. (2023). Re-imagining education: Cultivating a Triangle of Trust and Relational Pedagogy within a Participatory Paradigm. Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2023.2186978

Walton, J., Darkes-Sutcliffe, J., Charura, D., Mason, G., Bradshaw, E., & McGeown, E. (2023). Learning from COVID: recognising the centrality of the relational in early years practice and research. Early Years. https://doi.org/10.1080/09575146.2023.2212330

Walz, L., Lyon, C. H., Bright, G., Walton, J., & Reid, K. (2023). Unlocking education through relationship building: Identity and agency in English educational institutions during Covid‐19. British Educational Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3865

Waterman, L. (2023). A dream-song for a New Paradigm: Impressions of the Students of Spiritual Science Symposium from a core member of the New Paradigm Navigators. Paradigm Explorer, 142 (2023/2), 28-29. 

Yagi, S. R., Napa, W., Awirutworakul, T., Ittasakul, P., Yagi, N., & Hartelius, G. (2023). Effects of a brief interpersonal mindfulness program embedded in a psychiatric nursing practicum: A controlled pilot study. Journal of Professional Nursing, 47, 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2023.04.005

Yount, G., Stumbrys, T., Koos, K., Hamilton, D., & Wahbeh, H. (2023). Decreased post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms following lucid dream healing workshop. Traumatology. https://doi.org/10.1037/trm0000456

2022

Bockler, J. (2022). Group Coherence: Its Shadow and Its Generative Potential. Journal of Awareness-Based Systems Change, 2(2), 173–182. https://doi.org/10.47061/jasc.v2i2.5059

Bockler, J. & Hector, F. (2022). Nurturing the fields of change: An inquiry into the living dynamics of holistic change facilitation. Alef Trust.

Bosch, M., Fernandez-Borsot, G., Miró I. Comas, A., & Figa Vaello, J. (2022). Evolving friendship? Essential changes, from social networks to artificial companions. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 12, 39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13278-022-00864-1

Brusewitz, G., Luke, D., Parker, A., & Puhle, A. (2022). Three studies of the relationship amongst twins between physiological connectedness and attachment. Journal of Parapsychology, 86(1), 25-26.

Burza, L., Bloom, T., Trindale, P, Friedman, H., & Otta, E. (2022). Reading emotions in dogs’eyes and dogs’ faces. Behavioural Processes, 202, 104752. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2022.104752

Chiodelli, R., Jesus, S. N. de, Mello, L. T. N. de, Andretta, I., Oliveira, D. F., Costa, M. E. S., & Russell, T. (2022). Effects of the Interculturality and Mindfulness Program (PIM) on University Students: A Quasi-Experimental Study. European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education, 12(10), 1500–1515. https://doi.org/10.3390/ejihpe12100104

Elsaesser, E., Roe, C. A., Cooper, C. E., & Lorimer, D. (2022). Phänomenologie und Auswirkungen von spontanen Nachtod-Kontakten (NTK): Forschungsergebnisse und Fallstudien. Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 22(1), 36-71. https://doi.org/10.23793/zfa.2022.36

Erlacher, D., Fujii, M., Tazuke, S., Sugiyama, T., Ganzert, F., Stumbrys, T., & Schredl, M. (2022). Lucid dream sport practice in Japanese college athletes: A questionnaire study. International Journal of Sport and Health Science, 20, 117-122. https://doi.org/10.5432/ijshs.202056

Family, N., Hendricks, P., Williams, L. T J., Luke, D., Krediet, E., Maillet, E. & Raz, S. (2022). Safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and subjective effects of 50 μg, 75 μg, and 100 μg LSD in healthy participants within a novel intervention paradigm: A proof-of-concept study. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 36(3), 321-336. https://doi.org/10.1177/02698811211069103

Gandy, S., Bonnelle, V., Jacobs, E., & Luke, D. (2022). Psychedelics as potential catalysts of scientific creativity and insight. Drug Science, Policy and Law, 8, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/20503245221097649

Haldeman, D., & Hartelius, G. (2022). Differentiating third-wave cognitive-behavioral mindfulness from meditative mindfulness using a Gurdjieffian phenomenology of awareness. Journal of Humanistic Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1177/00221678221075868

Hartelius, G. (2022). What is transpersonal psychology? A concise definition based on 20 years of research (Editors’ introduction). International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 41(1), 5-19.  https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2022.41.1.5

Hartelius, G., Likova, L., & Tyler, C. (2022). Self-regulation of seat of attention into various attentional stances facilitates access to cognitive and emotional resources. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 810780. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.810780

Hendricks, P., Copes, H., Family, N., Williams, L. T. J., Luke, D., & Raz, S. (2022). Perceptions of safety, subjective effects, and beliefs about the clinical utility of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) in healthy participants within a novel intervention paradigm: Qualitative results from a proof-of-concept study. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 36(3) 337-347. https://doi.org/10.1177/02698811211055855

Hunter, J. (2022). Gardens and Gnomes: Statues, Extraordinary Experiences and Subtle Ecologies” in S. Young (Ed.), The Wollaton Gnomes: A Nottingham Fairy Mystery. Pwca Press.

Hunter, J. (2022). Parapsychology and The Varieties of High Strangeness Experience. Mindfield: Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association, 13(3), 7-11.

Hunter, J. (2022). Review: Eco-Vampires: The Undead and the Environment. Gothic Nature Journal: Haunted Shores, 3, 285-290.

Irvine, A., & Luke, D. (2022). Apophenia, absorption and anxiety: Evidence for individual differences in positive and negative experiences of Hallucinogen Persisting Perceptual Disorder. Journal of Psychedelic Studies, 6(2), 88-103. https://doi.org/10.1556/2054.2022.00195

Ken Tanaka, G., Russell, T. A., Bittencourt, J., Marinho, V., Teixeira, S., Hugo Bastos, V., Gongora, M., Ramim, M., Budde, H., Aprigio, D., Fernando Basile, L., Cagy, M., Ribeiro, P., Gupta, D. S., & Velasques, B. (2022). Open monitoring meditation alters the EEG gamma coherence in experts meditators: The expert practice exhibit greater right intra-hemispheric functional coupling. Consciousness and Cognition, 102, 103354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2022.103354

Lancaster, B. L. (2022). Review of The mystical Exodus in Jungian perspective: Transforming trauma and the wellsprings of renewal, by Shoshona Fershtman. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 41(1). https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2022.41.1.131

Legrand, T., Jervoise, A., Wamsler, C., Dufour, C., Bristow, J., Bockler, J., Cooper, K., Corção, T., Negowetti, N., Oliver, T., Schwartz, A., Søvold, L., Steidle, G., Taggart, S., Wright, J., (2022). Cultivating Inner Capacities for Regenerative Food Systems: Rationale for Action. United Nations Development Programme UNDP.

Luke, D. (2022). Anomalous psychedelic experiences: At the neurochemical juncture of the humanistic and parapsychological. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 62(2), 257-297. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022167820917767

Luke, D., Lungu, L., Friday, R., & Terhune, D., (2022). The chemical induction of synaesthesia. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical & Experimental, 37(4), e2832. https://doi.org/10.1002/hup.2832

Michael, P. (2022). Thanatotherapy: How psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and the near-death experience can mutually benefit one another. Psychotherapy Section Review, British Psychological Association, 67, 99–108.

Michael, P. (2022). The Death-Trip: A Case Study of Psilocybin’s Simulation of the Phenomenology and Long-term changes of the Near-death Experience. In A. Tollen, D. King, & D. Luke (Eds.), Breaking Convention: A seismic shift in psychedelia. Strange Attractor Press

Moore, L. (2022). Space-age goddess: The overview effect as a feminine archetype, evolving myth and participatory transpersonal practice. S/HE: An International Journal of Goddess Studies, 1(2), 96-129.

Moore, L., Burello, A., & Boyce-Tillman, J. (2022). Studying spirituality and the arts: A transdisciplinary and multimedia approach. Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 12(2), 171-177. https://doi.org/10.1080/20440243.2022.2130696

Muscat, S.-A., Hartelius, G., Crouch, C., & Morin, K. (2022). Optimized clinical strategies for treatment-resistant depression: Integrating ketamine protocols with trauma- and attachment-informed psychotherapy. Psych, 4(1), 119–141. https://doi.org/10.3390/psych4010012

Roe, C. A. (2022). From proof to purpose: Parapsychology as a meaningful lived experience. In M. Woollacott & D. Lorimer (Eds.), Spiritual awakenings: Scientists and academics describe their experiences (pp. 129-131). Academy for the Advancement of Postmaterialist Sciences Press.

Sonnex, C., Roe, C. A., & Roxburgh, E. C. (2022). Flow, liminality, and eudaimonia: Pagan ritual practice as a gateway to a life with meaning. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 62(2), 233-256. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022167820927577

Taylor, S. (2022). Beyond Separation: Transpersonal and Spiritual Approaches to Well-Being. In S. Aris, H. Garraway & H. Gilbert. H. (Eds.), Mental Health, Spirituality and Well-Being: A Practical Handbook for Those Providing and Using Health, Social Care, Education and Allied Support. Pavilion.

Taylor, S. (2022). When Seconds Turn Into Minutes: Time Expansion Experiences in Altered States of Consciousness. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 62(2), 208–232. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022167820917484

Tollan, A., Wyrd, N., Wells, H., Beiner, A., Luke, D., & Adams, C. (2022). Breaking Convention: A Seismic Shift in Psychedelia. Strange Attractor / MIT Press.

Walton, J. (2022) Politics of Knowledge. Paradigm Explorer, 138(2022/1), 3-6.

Walton, J. (2022). International Journal for Transformative Research – Foreword. International Journal for Transformative Research, 9(1), I-III. https://doi.org/10.2478/ijtr-2022-0007

Walton, J. (2022). The study of spirituality and consciousness through Bohm Dialogue. Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 12(1), 86-92. https://doi.org/10.1080/20440243.2022.2050982

Wamsler C., Bristow J., Cooper K., Steidle G., Taggart S., Søvold L., Bockler J., Oliver T.H., Legrand T. (2022). Theoretical foundations report: Research and evidence for the potential of consciousness approaches and practices to unlock sustainability and systems transformation. Report written for the UNDP Conscious Food Systems Alliance (CoFSA), United Nations Development Programme UNDP.

Waterman, L. (2022). An experience in psychometry. In M. Woollacott and D. Lorimer (Eds), Spiritual Awakenings: Scientists and academics describe their experiences (pp. 213-216). Academy for the Advancement of Postmaterialist Sciences.

Waterman, L. (2022). Stories of a transformation in consciousness: A self-study to ground narrative inquiry research in consciousness education. International Journal of Transformative Research, 9(1), 27-39. https://doi.org/10.2478/ijtr-2022-0004

Woollacott, M., & Lorimer, D. (Eds). (2022). Spiritual awakenings: Scientists and academics describe their experiences. Academy for the Advancement of Postmaterialist Sciences.

Woollacott, M., Roe, C. A., Cooper, C.E., Lorimer, D., & Elsaesser, E. (2022). Perceptual phenomena associated with spontaneous experiences of after-death communication: Analysis of visual, tactile, auditory and olfactory sensations. Explore, 18(4), 423-431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.explore.2021.02.006 

2021

Bloom, T., Trevathan-Minnis, M., Atlas, N., MacDonald, D., & Friedman, H. (2021). Identifying facial expressions in dogs: A replication and extension study. Behavioural Processes, 186, 104371. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2021.104371

Bockler, J. (2021). Presencing with Soul: Transpersonal Perspectives on Awareness-Based Social Change Practice. Journal of Awareness-Based Systems Change, 1(1), 15–33. https://doi.org/10.47061/jabsc.v1i1.471

Boeving, N. G. (2021). Book review: Decoding Jung’s metaphysics: The archetypal semantics of an experiential universe. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 40(2), 121-128. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2021.40.2.121

Buckler, S. (2021). How to Challenge the System and Become a Better Teacher. Corwin/Sage Publications.

Buckler, S., & Woodward, A. (2021). Development and validation of a plateau experience psychometric to investigate the effect of shinrin-yoku (森 林 浴) on depression. Transpersonal Psychology Review, 22(2), 66-77. https://doi.org/10.53841/bpstran.2020.22.2.66

Butzer, B. (2021). A consideration of transpersonal research methods for studying yoga and mindfulness in schools. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 40(2), 31-49. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2021.40.2.31

Butzer, B. (2021). Does synchronicity point us toward the fundamental nature of consciousness? An exploration of psychology, ontology, and research prospects. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 28(3-4), 29-54.

Castle, P., & Buckler, S. (2021). Psychology for Teachers (3rd ed.). Sage Publications.

Corneille, J., & Luke, D. (2021). Spontaneous spiritual awakenings: Phenomenology, altered states, individual differences, and well-being. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 720579. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.720579

De Vitto, J. (2021). Reiki practitioners’ experiences of self-healing and transformation: An intuitive inquiry. Consciousness, Spirituality & Transpersonal Psychology, 2, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.53074/cstp.2021.18

Elsaesser, E., Roe, C. A., Cooper, C. E., & Lorimer, D. (2021). The phenomenology and impact of hallucinations concerning the deceased. BJPsychOpen, 7(5), e148. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2021.960

Evrard, R., Dollander, M., Elsaesser, E., Cooper, C., Lorimer, D., & Roe, C. (2021). Expériences exceptionnelles nécrophaniques et deuil paradoxal: études de la phénoménologie et des répercussions des vécus effrayants de contact avec les défunts. L’Évolution Psychiatrique, 86(4), 799-824. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evopsy.2021.05.002

Friedman, H. (2021). Foreword. In S. Krippner, D. Ellis, D. Paulson, & L. Riebel, Understanding suicide’s allure: Steps to save lives by healing psychological scars. ABC/CLIO.

Friedman, H. (2021). Glenn Hartelius: A leader in second wave transpersonal psychology. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 40(2), iii-viii. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2021.40.2.iii

Friedman, H. (2021). Romantic scientism and the potential of fractals for transpersonal psychology: Commentary on Marks-Tarlow’s “A Fractal Epistemology for Transpersonal Psychology.” International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 39(1-2), 162-165. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2020.39.1-2.162

Friedman, H. (2021). The Self-Expansiveness Level Form: A measure of a transpersonal construct. In A. L. Ai, K. A. Harris, & P. Wink (Eds.), Assessing spirituality in a diversified world (pp. 189-213). Springer.

Friedman, H. L. (2021). An approach to transpersonal psychology as a science. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 40(1), xvi-xxii. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2021.40.1.xvi

Friedman, H. L., & Hartelius, G. (2021). Harris Friedman: Pioneer of transpersonal psychology as a science. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 40(1), iii-xv. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2021.40.1.iii

Friedman, H., & Krippner, S. (2021). The future of transpersonal psychology depends on how it is positioned and what contributions it makes. In D. MacDonald & M. Almendro (Eds.), Transpersonal psychology and science: An evaluation of its present status and future directions (pp. 112-117). Cambridge Scholars.

Friedman, H., Bloom, T., & Trevathan-Minnis, M. (2021). Introduction to special issue on human-animal studies: Humanistic psychology contributions of Team Woof. The Humanistic Psychologist, 49(4), 573-576. https://doi.org/10.1037/hum0000275

Friedman, H., Radin, D., & Krippner, S. (2021). Parapsychology and transpersonal psychology in dialogue: Exploring ways these two movements could be brought into better alignment. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 40(1), 123-135. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2021.40.1.123

Hartelius, G. (2021). The origin (and future) of transpersonal psychology in an open scientific naturalism (Special topic introduction). International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 40(2), 50–63. https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2021.40.2.50

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Hartelius, G., Crouch, C. R., Adler, H., Thouin-Savard, M. I., Stamp, G., Harrahy, M., & Pardo, S. (2021). Is transpersonal psychology in its second wave? Evidence from bibliometric and content analyses of two transpersonal journals. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 53(1), 9–30.

Hunter, J. (2021). ‘“…Not the action of mind upon matter, but the action of mind-matter upon matter-mind…”: A World of Many Minds in Archaeology and Ethnography (Editorial). Time and Mind: Journal of Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture, 14(4), 481-485. https://doi.org/10.1080/1751696X.2021.2004343

Hunter, J. (2021). Deep Weird: High Strangeness, Boggle Thresholds and Damned Data in Academic Research on Extraordinary Experience. Journal for the Study of Religious Experience, 7(1), 5-18.

Hunter, J. (2021). MA Ecology and Spirituality: Background and Interview with Dr. Andy Letcher. Journal for the Study of Religious Experience, 7(2), 140-145.

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Hunter, J. (2021). The Future of Research on Religious and Spiritual Experience (Editorial). Journal for the Study of Religious Experience, 7(1), 2-4.

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Law, H., & Buckler, S. (2021). Transpersonal coaching as a fourth wave therapeutic intervention: A position paper. Transpersonal Psychology Review, 22(2), 7-20. https://doi.org/10.53841/bpstran.2020.22.2.7

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Taylor, S. (2021). Book review: Consciousness Unbound and the Question of Metaphysics in Transpersonal Psychology, Edward F. Kelly and Paul Marshall. The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 53(2), 229-239.

Taylor, S. (2021). Extraordinary Awakenings: When Trauma Leads to Transformation. New World Library.

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Trevathan-Minnis, M., Bloom, T., Atlas, N., MacDonald, D. A., & Friedman, H. L. (2021). Black Dog Syndrome: Using dog facial-emotion recognizability to explore this putative phenomenon. The Humanistic Psychologist, 49(4), 616-629. https://doi.org/10.1037/hum0000252

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Social justice and action research: can we collaboratively create a new social movement with social justice at the centre?

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The Entanglement of Scientism, Neoliberalism and Materialism.

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The impact of Covid-19 on the mental health and learning of young children. Project Report.

Funded and published by British Educational Research Association, London, 2021

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The significance of consciousness studies and quantum physics for creating a spiritual research paradigm.

Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 7 (1). pp. 21-34, 2018

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The role of subjectivity: Response to Noriyuki Inoue. 

International Journal for Transformative Research, 3 (1). pp. 24-28, 2016

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Creating a pedagogy of vocational training for young people not in education, employment or training, in Rowell, L. 

Palgrave International Handbook of Action Research, 2015

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Integrating first, second and third person research to lead the creation of a learning organisation, in Pithouse-Morgan, K (ed)

Polyvocal Professional Development: Enacting dialogic professional learning through self-study, 2015

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The role of the transpersonal in transformative research.

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Active Participation in Learning: Students Creating their Educational Experience, in Dunne, E & Owen, D.

The Student Engagement Handbook: Practice in Higher Education, Emerald Publications, 2013

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Book Review of Carmichael, P. Networking Research

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Book Review of Farren, M., Whitehead, J. & Bognar, B. (eds) Action Research in the Educational Workplace

British Educational Research Journal. Vol 38, No. 1, pp 178-180, 2012

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Family Literacy Programme in South Africa, in Atkin, C.

Education and Minorities, London: Continuum, 2012

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A Collaborative Inquiry: “How do we improve our practice with children?”

Educational Action Research, 19:3, 297-311, 2011

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A living theory approach to teaching in higher education

Educational Action Research, 19: 4, 567-578, 2011

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How do we, individually and collectively, integrate research and practice to improve the wellbeing of children?  

Action Learning, Action Research Journal,  17:1, 65-91, 2011

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Assessment and Development Matters,  British Psychological Society: Vol 2, No.2, 2010

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Promoting Good Quality Care through Teamwork and Effective Leadership

National Children’s Bureau, 2009

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Team Development Programme

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