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Science and Integrative Medicine Speaker Series

Heart Coherence, Energetic Connectivity, Intuition and the Global Field Environment, Dr. Rollin McCraty, Ph.D

October 9, 2015, 4 p.m.
Violet Beebe Classroom, Helfgott Research Institute

All faculty and students are invited to a free lecture with Dr. Rollin McCraty, Director of Research of the HeartMath Research Center.This presentation will focus on the science of interconnectivity between people, people and animals, and with the earth itself. Topics covered include: heart coherence and how it facilitates personal health, energetic connectivity with others, and enhanced practical intuition. Dr. McCraty will also provide an overview of the Global Coherence Initiative and how new ultra-sensitive magnetic sensors are being utilized to study the interconnectivity between humanity and earths energetic systems. He will show data on how the frequencies and resonances in the earth’s magnetic fields overlap with both human heart and brain rhythms and impact our health and behaviors.

Dr. Rollin McCraty, Ph.D

Rollin McCraty, Ph.D. is Director of Research of the HeartMath Research Center. Dr. McCraty’s research interests include the physiology of optimal function with a focus on the mechanisms by which emotions influence cognitive processes, behavior, and health. He is an Adjunct Professor at Clemson University, is a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress, and holds memberships with the American Autonomic Society, Pavlovian Society and Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback among others. His research has been published in journals that include the American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Stress Medicine, Biological Psychology and Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science and many others.

Questions? Please contact Sara Pavao ( Friendly reminder: there is no student car parking at SoRGS/Helfgott.

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