The Sense of Being Stared at: And Other Aspects of the Extended MindPaperback
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- Publisher: ARROW BOOKS LTD
- Format: Paperback | 384 pages
- Dimensions: 130mm x 192mm x 26mm | 299g
- Publication date: 7 October 2004
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0099441535
- ISBN 13: 9780099441533
- Sales rank: 127,867
Have you ever had a premonition, the feeling of being watched, or a telepathic experience? Renowned biologist Rupert Sheldrake explores the intricacies of the mind and discovers that our perceptive abilities are stronger than many of us could have imagined.
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Dr Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and author of more than eighty scientific papers and ten books. A former Research Fellow of the Royal Society, he studied natural sciences at Cambridge University where he took a PhD in biochemistry, and philosophy at Harvard University, where he was Frank Knox Fellow. He was Director of Studies in cell biology and biochemistry at Clare College, Cambridge, where he was also a Fellow. He has appeared in many TV programs in Britain and overseas, and has taken part in BBC and other radio programmes. He has written for newspapers such as the Guardian, where he had a regular monthly column, The Times, Sunday Telegraph, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail and Sunday Times, and has contributed to a variety of magazines, including New Scientist, Resurgence, the Ecologist and the Spectator. He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences near San Francisco and he lives in London with his wife and two sons.
"You will certainly never take the miracle of the senses for granted again" -- Dr James Le Fanu The Tablet "Sheldrake uses many case studies, along with scientific theory, to support his research, and the result is, quite literally, mind-expanding" The Good Book Guide "Dr Rupert Sheldrake continues to chart a new course in our understanding ...The application of this understanding has the potential to heal our world" -- Deepak Chopra, M.D. "[Sheldrake's] genius lies in his taking well-attested anecdotal phenomena like telepathy, the sense of being stared at and anticipating alarm calls, then puts them to the scientific test. In doing so his work not only extends - indeed stretches - the mind, it extends science in a new and creative direction." David Lorimer, Scientific and Medical Network Review
Sheldrake uses many case studies, along with scientific theory, to support his research of the "expanded mind".