ACADEMIC BOOKS

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Being Called

Yaden, D. B., McCall, T., & Ellens, J. H. (Eds.). (In Press). Being Called: Secular, Scientific, and Sacred Perspectives. Westport,  CT: Praeger.

Notable Contributors: Martin Seligman, Amy Wrzesniewski, Michael Steger, David Lukoff, Cosimo Urgesi, Kaiping Peng

For more information:

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http://www.wsj.com/articles/when-youre-called-to-your-lifes-work-1462899094

 

ACADEMIC ARTICLES

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Effect of a one-week spiritual retreat on dopamine and serotonin transporter binding: A preliminary study

Newberg, A. B., Wintering, N., Yaden, D. B., Zhong, L., Bowen, B., Averick, N., & Monti, D. A. (2017). Effect of a one-week spiritual retreat on dopamine and serotonin transporter binding: a preliminary study. Religion, Brain & Behavior, 1-14.

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The noetic quality: A multi-method exploratory study

Yaden, D. B., Le Nguyen, K. D., Kern, M. L., Wintering, N. A., Eichstaedt, J. C., Schwartz, H. A., … & Newberg, A. B. (2017). The noetic quality: A multimethod exploratory study. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 4(1), 54.

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The potential of virtual reality for the investigation of awe

Chirico, A., Yaden, D. B., Riva, G., & Gaggioli, A. (2016). The Potential of Virtual Reality for the Investigation of Awe. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1766. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01766

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Neuroscience fiction as Eidola: Social reflection and neuroethical obligations in depictions of neuroscience in film

Wurzman, R., Yaden, D., & Giordano, J. (2016). Neuroscience Fiction as Eidolá: Social Reflection and Neuroethical Obligations in Depictions of Neuroscience in Film. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 1-21.

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Of roots and fruits: A comparison of psychedelic and nonpsychedelic mystical experiences

Yaden, D, B., Le Nguyen, K. D., Kern, M. L., Belser, A. B., Eichstaedt, J. C., Iwry, J., … & Newberg, A. B. (2016). Of roots and fruits: A comparison of psychedelic and nonpsychedelic mystical experiences. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 0022167816674625.

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Women are warmer but no less assertive than men: Gender and language on Facebook

Park, G., Yaden, D. B., Schwartz, H. A., Kern, M. L., Eichstaedt, J. C., Kosinski, M., … & Seligman, M. E. (2016). Women are Warmer but No Less Assertive than Men: Gender and Language on Facebook. PloS one, 11(5), e0155885.

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The overview effect: Awe and self-transcendent experience in spaceflight

Yaden, D. B., Iwry, J., Slack, K. J., Eichstaedt, J. C., Zhao, Y., Vaillant, G. E., & Newberg, A. B. (2016). The overview effect: Awe and self-transcendent experience in space flight. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice3(1), 1-11.

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The language of ineffability: Linguistic analysis of mystical experiences

Yaden, D. B., Eichstaedt, J. C., Schwartz, H. A., Kern, M. L., Le Nguyen, K. D., Wintering, N. A., … & Newberg, A. B. (2016). The language of ineffability: Linguistic analysis of mystical experiences. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 8(3), 244.

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A case series study of the neurophysiological effects of altered states of mind during intense Islamic prayer

Newberg, A. B., Wintering, N. A., Yaden, D. B., Waldman, M. R., Reddin, J., & Alavi, A. (2015). A case series study of the neurophysiological effects of altered states of mind during intense Islamic prayer. Journal of Physiology-Paris, 109(4), 214-220.

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ACADEMIC CHAPTERS

Neuroscience and religion: Surveying the field

Yaden, D. B., Iwry, J., & Newberg, A. B. (2016). Neuroscience and Religion: Surveying the Field. In Clements (Ed.) MacMillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks on Religion: The Brain, Cognition, and Culture.

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Secularism and the science of well-being

Yaden, D. B., Iwry, J., Smith, E. E., & Pawelski, J. O. (2017). Secularism and the science of well-being. In Zuckerman, P., & Shook, J. (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Secularism.

 

Road to Damascus moments: Calling experiences as prospective epiphanies

Yaden, D. B., & Newberg, A. B. (2015). Road to Damascus moments: Calling experiences as prospective epiphanies. In Yaden, D. B., McCall, T., & Ellens, J. H. (Eds.). Being Called: Secular, Scientific, and Sacred Perspectives. Westport, CT: Praeger.

 

Psychoactive stimulation and psychoactive substances: Ethical and conceptual considerations

Yaden, D. B., Anderson, D. A., Mattar, M., & Newberg, A. B. (2015). Psychoactive stimulation and psychoactive substances: Ethical and conceptual considerations. In J. H. Ellens & T. J. Roberts (Eds.) Psychedelic Policy Quagmire: Health, Law, Freedom, and Society. Westport, CT: Praeger.

 

A new means for perennial ends: Self-transcendent experiences & direct neural stimulation

Yaden, D. B., & Newberg, A. B. (2014). A new means for perennial ends: Self-transcendent experiences & direct neural stimulation. In J. H. Ellens (Ed.), Seeking the Sacred with Psychoactive Substances. Westport, CT: Praeger.

 

OTHER BOOK CHAPTERS

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Constantinou, T., O’brien, P., & Yaden, D. B. (Eds.) (2013). Genesis. Reykjavik, Iceland: Paradigm Publishing.

Notable contributor: Noam Chomsky

POPULAR PRESS ARTICLES

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Yaden, D. B. (2015). The future of spirituality. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-bryce-yaden/the-future-of-spirituality_b_7235490.html, Huffington Post.

Yaden, D. B. (2014). Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Technology: A New Dawn In Neuroscience

Research [ http://www.bioinnovationethics.com/brain-stimulation.html ], The Academy of Medical Ethics and Bio-Innovation.

Yaden, D. B. (2014). In ‘E Pluribus Unum’ We Trust: Congressional Concerns, Positive Psych, & Our Nation’s Motto [ http://appliedsentience.com/2014/02/21/in-e-pluribus-unum-we-trust-a-positive-psychologists-take-our-national-anthem/#more-1282 ], Applied Sentience.

Yaden, D. B. (2014). “Our Modern Mysticism”. In Constantinou, T., O’brien, P. & Yaden, D. B. (Eds.). Genesis. Reykjavik, Iceland: Paradigm Publishing.

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