Conference Talks

Papers presented at The Science of Consciousness 2016 – Tucson
May 3, 2016 2:27 pm

Studies using CQ-i presented at THE SCIENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS  CONFERENCE April 25-30, 2016, Tucson Program book Impact of Yogic Practices on Spiritual Consciousness Prem Pyari, Anoop Srivastava Many studies have proved positive influence of yoga in enhancing overall consciousness. Yoga […]

DMT, microtubules, kundalini and witnessing awareness – some research hypothesis
October 29, 2015 2:48 pm

Some research hypotheses related with the Orch-OR theory, witnessing awareness and psychology of becoming conscious by Ovidiu Brazdau Paper presented at the Romanian Neuroscience Conference, 2015 (below the updated research description) I am a part of group of scientists, […]

EUROTAS – Transpersonal Research Colloquium, Italy 2015
July 30, 2015 5:34 pm

‘The Consciousness Quotient’: introducing the consciousness experience as a research variable in psychological assessment By Ovidiu Brazdau Since 2005 I been developing the Consciousness Quotient Theory and the CQ Inventory (CQ-i ©), as a part of my PhD thesis. This […]

Toward a Science of Consciousness, Helsinki 2015
July 30, 2015 5:28 pm

Becoming more conscious: using the Consciousness Quotient Inventory (CQ-i) as a psychological tool for increasing conscious awareness and facilitating inner growth process

Consciousness Quotient as a Predictor of Executive Functioning
April 10, 2014 5:28 pm

Sona Ahuja, Sadhna Sharma; Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India.
Executive functions including mental abilities such as, working memory, reasoning ability, problem solving, inhibitory control, task flexibility and cognitive flexibility are significant factors for students’ learning and academic achievement. This empirical study underlines the correlation and causal relationship between consciousness and two important dimensions of executive functioning – cognitive flexibility and self-regulation.

The Consciousness Quotient: introducing the consciousness experience as a research variable in psychological assessment
March 13, 2013 12:04 am

A presentation by Ovidiu Brazdau; Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference 2013, Agra, India.
The CQ-i beta version was first released in 2008, and presented the following year at the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference. Since then, it has been updated many times in order to become a very reliable and valid assessment instrument that measures conscious experience as a psychological variable.

ASSC 2012 Conference, Brighton, UK
May 16, 2012 11:41 pm

In previous research, CQ-i appeared to be a valid measure of specific dimensions of the consciousness experience, as well as of the general consciousness quotient (Brazdau, 2011). This study (N=140) further establishes the psychometric properties of CQ-i, assesses the relationship of it with various other personality measures (CPI, EPI, NEO PI-R and MSCEIT) and analyzes the factorial structure of the CQ-i.

Toward a Science of Consciousness 2011, Stockholm
May 9, 2011 2:50 am

The following validation criteria were used: General Mental Ability (GMA) measured with the General Ability Measure for Adults (GAMA); Emotional Intelligence, measured with the EQ-I and MSCEIT. The CQI relation with personality traits was measured using California Psychological Inventory (CPI) and NEO Personality Inventory, Revised (NEO PI-R).

International Transpersonal Conference, Moscow, 2010
July 26, 2010 12:50 am

The debate took place on the “New Paradigm in Science” Panel, chaired by Harris Friedman, president of the International Transpersonal Association.