Category: Books by DOPS

Mind Beyond Brain: Buddhism, Science, and the Paranormal

In Mind Beyond Brain,  neuroscientist David E. Presti, together with the distinguished researchers at the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies, engage in the exploration of how evidence for phenomena—such as near-death experiences, apparent memories…

The Oxford Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality

Chapter 33: The Psychology of Near-Death Experiences and Spirituality by Bruce Greyson, pp 514-527,  in --The Oxford Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality, edited by Lisa J. Miller, 2012.   Follow this…

The Near-Death Experience: Problems, Prospects, Perspectives

An anthology of scholarly articles that probe the nature, possible explanations, and conjectures of and about the meaning of the near-death experience.   Follow this link to buy the book.

Can We Describe the Mind?

In his 1980 Presidential Address to the Parapsychological Association, Dr. Stevenson discusses the properties of minds and speculates about the implications of these for the nature of survival after death.…

Beyond Physicalism: Toward Reconciliation of Science and Spirituality

This book is the product of an unusual fellowship of scientists and humanities scholars who dispute the view that reality is purely physical, and that human beings are nothing more than…

Return to Life: Extraordinary Cases of Children Who Remember Past Lives

This is Dr. Jim Tucker's most recent publication exploring American cases of young children who report specific memories of previous lives. In this book, which is a follow-up to his first…

Science, the Self, and Survival after Death: Selected Writings of Ian Stevenson

A collection of Dr. Ian Stevenson’s writing, edited by Emily Williams Kelly PhD.  Ian Stevenson was a prominent and internationally-known psychiatrist, researcher, prolific author, and well-regarded figure in the field of…

The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation

This is a careful overview of published studies about NDEs. The book is built around presentations from the first two days of the 2006 IANDS conference. That event at The University…

Irreducible Mind: Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century

Current mainstream scientific opinion holds that all aspects of human mind and consciousness are generated by physical processes occurring in the brain.  This book presents empirical evidence that this reductive…