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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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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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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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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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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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.


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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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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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Wikipedia Hijacked by Dogmatists
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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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Video FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Rupert answers common questions in these videos. There are also written answers to more FAQs.

What is morphic resonance?

Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

To Go Beyond is to move into a place of bliss, greater understanding, love and deep connectedness, a realm where we finally find life’s meaning. Get the Audiobook on discount here.

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The Science Delusion

The Science Delusion

Available today in the UK and on Amazon, this new paperback edition includes updated scientific findings.

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