The Consciousness Podcast

The Consciousness Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 31: NDEs, Death and Consciousness with Psychic Dr. Debra Diamond
January 11, 2020

In this episode, I interviewed Dr. Debra Diamond, a former Wall Street money manager, CNBC commentator and host of a CNN radio program who left a high profile job to pursue a life of spirituality...

Episode 30: An Exploration of Consciousness with Dr. Riccardo Manzotti and author Tim Parks
December 15, 2019

In this episode, I welcome back previous guest, Riccardo Manzotti, along with his friend and co-author, Tim Parks. We discussed their new book, Dialogues on Consciousness, in which the two discuss the nature of consciousness. ...

Episode 29: Near-Death Experience (NDE) and Consciousness with Dr. Pim van Lommel
September 16, 2019

In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with cardiologist Dr. Pim van Lommel. For more than twenty years Dr. van Lommel has studied near-death experiences (NDEs) in patients who survived a cardiac arrest....

Episode 28: The Hard Science and Philosophy of Consciousness with Dr. Berit Brogaard
August 04, 2019

In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Berit Brogaard. We discussed science and consciousness, brain waves and neural correlates of consciousness, and her work with synesthesia and savant syndrome. Dr. Berit...

Episode 27: The Spread Mind with Dr. Riccardo Manzotti
July 12, 2019

In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Riccardo Manzotti. We discussed his explanation of consciousness, which he terms The Spread Mind. With a background in Electrical Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science,...

Episode 26: Neuropharmacology of LSD, Psilocybin and Consciousness with Dr. Katrin Preller
June 07, 2019

In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Katrin Preller, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Yale Medical School and a team member at the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics at the...

Episode 25: Artificial Intelligence, Psychology and Consciousness with Dr. Jim Crowder and Dr. Shelli Friess
April 30, 2019

In this episode, I have the honor of speaking with two experts, a father-daughter team working on Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Psychology. Dr. Jim Crowder is a Systems Fellow at Colorado Engineering, where his projects...

Episode 24: Consciousness and Out of Body Experiences with Dr. Susan Blackmore
March 19, 2019

In this episode, I have the honor of speaking with Dr. Susan Blackmore, who is a psychologist, lecturer and writer researching consciousness, memes, and anomalous experiences. She is a Visiting Professor at the University of...

Episode 23: The Arizona Psychedelics Conference
February 22, 2019

This episode is a little different from what you’ve come to expect. I recently covered the Arizona Psychedelics Conference here in my home state of Arizona, hoping to learn from the insight gained by those...

Episode 22: Consciousness and the Split Brain with Dr. Elizabeth Schechter
January 26, 2019

In this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Elizabeth Schechter, who is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology in the Department of Philosophy and in the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program at th...