Research Findings

  • Researching reciprocal leadership: using the CQ-i as a pilot methodology to explore leadership with the context of a school-university partnership
    Researching reciprocal leadership: using the CQ-i as a pilot methodology to explore leadership with the context of a school-university partnership

    This article looks at the potential of using an online self-completing inventory that measures leadership consciousness awareness. The Consciousness Quotient inventory as a method for researching leadership is piloted between a university academic and a primary headteacher in the context of a school–university partnership. Pilot outcomes reveal that the inventory can be used as an evaluation of partnership work and ways of thinking about leadership on two levels: the personal and the partnership.

  • Consciousness, locus of control & religiosity among adolescents
    Consciousness, locus of control & religiosity among adolescents

    The objective of the study was to examine the effect of locus of control on consciousness and religiosity. A study was made on convenient sample and the total sample consisted of 100 adolescents (50 girls who have internal locus of control and 50 girls who have external locus of control). Their age ranged from 18 year to 22 years. Two group design was used. The tools used in research were Consciousness Quotient Inventory (Brazdau, 2009), Religiosity Scale (Bhusan, 1970), and Locus of Control Scale (Rotter, 1966).

  • Studies using the Consciousness Quotient Inventory presented at The Science of Consciousness Conference 2017, Shanghai
    Studies using the Consciousness Quotient Inventory presented at The Science of Consciousness Conference 2017, Shanghai

    "Modelling the neuro-psycho benefits of Eco-human interaction: Integrating Eastern beliefs and Western Science", by Pooja Sahni, Jyoti Kumar. "Role of Consciousness and Mindfulness in Intuitive and Cognitive Decision Making of Stock Market Investors", by Rupali Misra, Sumita Srivastava; D. K. Banwet; Abhishek Nigam.

  • 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.

Transformational Videos - Links

Tim Minchin: Storm – The Animated Movie

January 26, 2018

In the confines of a London dinner party, comedian Tim Minchin argues with a hippy named Storm.

Kumano

December 26, 2017

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.

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…

Altered States

December 26, 2015

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

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 self-aware?

    How is it like to be self-aware?

    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 :)"