Transpersonal research methods can help individuals access useful information and material that typically reside out of conscious awareness. The playful activity of LEGO® block-building can be adapted for research purposes and used to overcome research impasses, for example. This paper presents a novel transpersonal LEGO® building process for facilitation in each of the four major phases of research. Readers are provided with a 6-step script that takes between 30 minutes and 1 hour to complete. Steps include: Prepare to Exercise; Set Intentions; Build While Intending Solution; Appreciate/Take In; Project and Actively Imagine; and Reflect and Ease Out. Future studies could identify actual benefits of LEGO® building protocols for research and the instruction script could be adapted for use in play therapy.
Root, S. W. (2021). Using LEGOs® in research facilitation: An advanced scripted research method. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 40(1), Advance publication.