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Knowing Better: Bringing Discernment, Logic, and Science to the Path

By |2019-07-06T00:12:05+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Categories: 2016 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] The great spiritual traditions, philosophy, and science all share a deep understanding that the human mind is both marvelous and susceptible to illusion. Recognizing this, all three cultivate and employ practices, tools, and methods intended to help us avoid a variety of hidden [...]

Toward Progress in Enneagram-Based Science: Perspectives from the Brain Group

By |2019-05-07T11:11:42+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

The Enneagram community's historical and epistemological distance from science poses challenges in creating scientific collaborations. In this session we will discuss an ongoing multi-year collaboration (the Brain Group) which seeks to spark scientific curiosity about the Enneagram. One effort in particular has focused on identifying [...]

Meet the 2015 IEA Conference Presenters

By |2019-07-04T03:26:44+00:00June 29th, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

TOWARD PROGRESS IN ENNEAGRAM-BASED SCIENCE: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE BRAIN GROUP In this session we will explore opportunities and challenges in bringing scientific methods and empirical approaches to study of the Enneagram, including investigation of Enneagram-based health care or behavioral interventions, and exploration of fundamentally empirical [...]

How Can the Enneagram Stay True to Its Roots AND Embrace Science?

By |2019-07-04T03:30:59+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Why has the mainstream of contemporary psychological science and mental health practice not embraced the Enneagram? In a recent Enneagram Journal essay we explored the Enneagram's credibility gap in those communities, and suggested steps the Enneagram community should take to bridge that gap, [...]

Toward the Neurobiology of the Enneagram

By |2019-07-04T03:33:06+00:00October 1st, 2009|Categories: 2009 IEA Enneagram Journal|

Abstract: Most accounts of the Enneagram describe relationships between each of the three major triads and the negative emotions of fear, anger, and sadness or social distress. This paper explores those relationships from a perspective that draws on contemporary scientific thinking in the fields of [...]