Research Findings

  • Consciousness Quotient of university students in relation to the academic achievement
    Consciousness Quotient of university students in relation to the academic achievement

    The study was a non-experimental correlation study which was conducted on 150 students (75 graduates, 75 post graduates) of Faculty of Education, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Results indicated a significant positive correlation between academic achievement and CQ of the students at the two educational levels at the university. These findings confirm a previous study in a different culture (Ecological University of Bucharest, Romania), indicating that CQ-i may have a cross-cultural predictive validity.

  • Some insights from the latest CQ-i research
    Some insights from the latest CQ-i research

    We analyzed a sample of N=1312 people, who completed the CQ-i online assessment in the last year. For various reasons, we decided to remove some items from the final CQ-i version. The results are interesting, although the sample is skewed toward a higher CQ (from our observations, most of the respondents are interested in personal development or already working with themselves. E.g. "I think that the world is just (fair) for everyone." (No: 52% / Yes: 48%). This item was initially developed to explore a "western spirituality” bias. Kids who die of starvation in Africa don’t "deserve" to die, and the world is not "fair" for them.

  • Consciousness Quotient – a predictor for pro-environmental behaviors
    Consciousness Quotient – a predictor for pro-environmental behaviors

    "In this study, we explore the relationship between ones level of consciousness and intensity of pro environmental behavior through Consciousness Quotient Inventory (CQ-i, Brazdau) and Environmental Attitudes Inventory (EAI, Milifont & Duckitt)." Paper presented at The Science of Consciousnes Conference, Tucson, 2016, by Pooja Sahni, Jyoti Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India).

  • Studies using CQ-i presented at The Science of Consciousness 2016 – Tucson
    Studies using CQ-i presented at The Science of Consciousness 2016 – Tucson

    "Religiosity And Consciousness In University Students", by Kavita Kumar, Kanti Singh Pawar; "Correlational Study of Nature and Eastern Mind: The Philosophy and the Science", by Pooja Sahni, Jyoti Kumar; "A Fuzzy Logic Based Framework for Measurement of Consciousness Quotient", by Ankur Das.

Transformational Videos - Links

Foli – there is no movement without rhythm

April 5, 2016

“Life has a rhythm, it’s constantly moving. The word for rhythm (used by the Malinke tribes) is FOLI. It is a word that encompasses so much more than drumming, dancing or sound. It’s found in every part of daily life.”

Que Estranha Forma de Vida / What a Strange Way of Life

February 10, 2016

“In this Documentary, will be addressed ways of life that are parallel to society as we know it. We will closely follow the eco-village Cabrum, a recent community in northern Portugal; Cooperativa Integral Catalana, in Barcelona, which practices self-management with its own coin – the Eco; and finally, the self-sustaining community – Tamera – also located in Portugal.”

10 Mysterious Extinct Human Species

January 6, 2016

We have not always been the only human species around…

Kumano

December 26, 2015

Kumano is a region in Japan where Shugendo, the Way of ascetic training and testing in holy mountains, has been practised for over a thousand years. This entire short film was shot there. It shows Yamabushi monk Kosho Tateishi, a Master and Teacher of Shugendo, during prayer rituals performed in the wild and at his temple.

Altered States

December 26, 2015

Altered States is a 1980 American science fiction film. A Harvard scientist believes other states of consciousness are […]

Sufi Dance. Music by Bahramji

December 26, 2015

In truth everything and everyone Is a shadow of the Beloved, And our seeking is His seeking And […]

Articles

  • Education, Mindfulness and The Consciousness Quotient

    Education, Mindfulness and The Consciousness Quotient

    An interview with Dr. Sona Ahuja - Interalia Magazine, Issue 18, Nov. 2015. Dr. Sona Ahuja is working as a teacher-educator in Dept. of Pedagogical Sciences, Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI), Agra, India. Her primary research interests are consciousness studies, pedagogical practices, yoga and meditation. She is team member of Consciousness Quotient Institute and has conducted researches using CQ-i. She is also active participant of activities at Center for Consciousness Studies, DEI. In this exclusive interview she discusses her ideas and work.

  • The New Customer Experience in Conscious Organizations

    The New Customer Experience in Conscious Organizations

    A presentation by Keith Fiveson - Executive Director, Conscious Organizational Design, CQ Institute & CEO, Itesa.
    Customer experience is a continuous and conscious process that happens on multiple levels. Implementing a plan that focuses on conscious experiences can be daunting exercise because of the complexity and simultaneous demands for top priority. By focusing on consciousness and the customer experience, the organization must look at itself as a complex body of people, processes and technologies.

  • How is it like to be conscious?

    How is it like to be conscious?

    What people say about the experience of taking the CQ-i: "Yes yes yes! Finally, someone understands me!"; "It's something called the soul, right? Let it live unbridled"; "Every. Other. Day. I question the absolute lunacy of how can I possibly exist. .. Oh God, it's too much for me to handle"; "And this is exactly what people value and love about me most, brutal honesty and the awkwardness that comes with it ! Yay me :)"