Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, is a biologist and author best known for his hypothesis of morphic resonance. At Cambridge University he worked in developmental biology as a Fellow of Clare College. He was Principal Plant Physiologist at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in Hyderabad, India. From 2005 to 2010 he was Director of the Perrott-Warrick project for research on unexplained human and animal abilities, funded by Trinity College, Cambridge.

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Morphic Resonance Audiobook

Morphic Resonance Audio Book

An updated and expanded audio edition of the book that ignited a firestorm in the scientific world with its radical approach to evolution.

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New Research on Telepathy

New Research on Telepathy PDF download

A Comparison of Four New Automated Telephone Telepathy Tests Journal of Anomalous Experience and Cognition (2024), Vol. 4, No. 1, 122-141

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New Essay Can our dead pets come back to visit us?

Read Rupert's latest DailyMail article about his research on the parallels between humans and animals in both life's final moments and the bereavement process that follows, based on hundreds of reports.

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End-of-Life Experiences

End-of-Life Experiences

This is an emerging area of research investigating the behaviors and phenomena observed in domestic animals in their final moments.

Research on Animal Powers

Research With Animals

Papers on the unexplained powers of animals, from a telepathic talking parrot, to psychic dogs that know when their owners are heading home.

After Skool animation

After Skool Animations

Another great After Skool animation, this time of Rupert's talk at the 2023 Holberg Prize Debate.

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Holberg Debate

Holberg Prize Debate

Discussing the mystery of consciousness with Tanya Luhrmann, Professor of Anthropology at Stanford, and neuroscientist Anil Seth.

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Featured Video

An extraordinary deep dive into morphic resonance, created by Gregory Kehlan Morgan of the Formscapes YouTube channel.

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YouTube Channel

Official YouTube Channel

Over 100 videos—all ad free. Enjoy Rupert's talks? Help others discover what you value by liking, subscribing and leaving a comment.

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DailyMail Article

New Essay ... why you can sense when someone is looking ...

Read Rupert's DailyMail article: Leading biologist explains why you can so often sense when someone is looking at you even if your back is turned.

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Talk with Gregory Kehlan Morgan

Talk with Gregory Kehlan Morgan

A thought-provoking conversation exploring the foundational principles of the universe, touching on transactional quantum mechanics and more.

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Navigating Consciousness Podcast

Official Podcast

Talks and conversations at the intersection of science and spirituality; includes solo talks and dialogues with others.

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Wikipedia Hijacked by Dogmatic Skeptics

The world's most democratic encyclopedia in theory falls rather short of that in practice, as the case of Rupert's Wikipedia page abundantly illustrates.

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Joint Attention Test

Take the Joint Attention Test

Can you tell if you're looking at the same picture as someone else? Grab a friend and give it a try.

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Science, Art, Sound, & the Sacred
With Merlin and Cosmo Sheldrake

July 31 - August 4, 2024

Cortes Island
BC, Canada

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