Table of Contents – JCS Vol. 25, No. 11-12, November/December 2018

Journal of Consciousness Studies controversies in science & the humanities

Altered States of Consciousness

Special Issue edited by
Arne Dietrich

4 About Authors

9 Editorial Introduction: Altered States of Consciousness Arne Dietrich

13 Beyond the REM–NREM Dichotomy: A Multidimensional Approach to Understanding Dreaming Georgina Nemeth & Peter Fazekas

34 The Wandering Mind: Where Imagination Meets Consciousness Anna Abraham

53 Hypnosis as an Altered State of Consciousness John F. Kihlstrom

73 Meditation and Altered States of Consciousness Peter Sedlmeier

102 Flow, Altered States of Consciousness, and Human Evolution Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi & Jeanne Nakamura

115 Are There Varying Depths in Flow? Altered States of Consciousness, Absorption, and the Brain Christine Mohr

131 Expanding the Scientific Study of Self-Experience with Psychedelics Manesh Girn & Kalina Christoff

155 A Taxonomy of Ecstatic States in the Context of Psychotherapy with Psychedelic Substances Torsten Passie & Christian Scharfetter

179 Altered States of Consciousness, Spirit Mediums, and Predictive Processing: A Cultural Cognition Model of Spirit Possession Ronald Fischer & Sivaporn Tasananukorn

204 A Neurotheological Perspective on Altered States of Consciousness Andrew B. Newberg & David B. Yaden

226 The Transient Hypofrontality Theory of Altered States of Consciousness Arne Dietrich & Laith Al-Shawaf

Annual Index

248      Index of Titles 2018

252      Index of Names 2018

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