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Professor Combs will discuss current and future trends in integral and transpersonal psychologies, exploring each in relationship to historical, modern, and postmodern trends in thought.


Allan Leslie Combs, PhD, is a neuropsychologist, system theorist, and consciousness researcher at the California Institute of Integral Studies where he directs the Center for Consciousness Studies. He is also Professor Emeritus of psychology at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Combs is the author of over 200 publications on consciousness and the brain. His books include “Consciousness Explained Better,” “The Radiance of Being,” and “Mind in Time: The Dynamics of Thought, Reality, and Consciousness” with Ben Goertzel and Mark Germine. He was also the winner of the 2002-2003 National Teaching Award of the Graduate Liberal Studies Association. Allan is the Doshi Professor of Consciousness Studies; CIIS Director: Center for Consciousness Studies CCS@CIIS.EDU