Previous Research

This section is organized on the basis of specific areas of research. The topic areas are populated by links to articles (where available) describing research conducted by Marilyn and her colleagues.

Mind-Body, Healing & Healthcare
Psi / Parapsychology
Foreign Language

Mind-Body, Healing & Healthcare

Radin, D., Schlitz, M., & Baur, C. (2015). distant Healing Intention therapies: An overview of the scientific evidence. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 4(suppl), 67-71.

Schlitz, M. (in press). Transpersonal Healing: Assessing the Evidence from Laboratory and Clinical Trials. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies.

Marilyn Schlitz, Harriet W. Hopf, Loren Eskenazi, Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Dean Radin, (2012). “Distant Healing Of Surgical Wounds: An Exploratory Study,” EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing July 2012, 8(4), 223-230. Abstract.

Schlitz, M. (2008). “The Integral Model: Answering the Call for Whole Systems Healthcare.” Permanente Journal, 12(2): Commentary 61-68. HTML.

Radin D., Stone, J., Levine, E., Eskandarnejad, S., Schlitz, M. , Kozak, L. , Mandel, D. and Hayssen, G. (2008). “Compassionate Intention as a Therapeutic Intervention by Partners of Cancer Patients.” Explore.

Schlitz, M. (2004). “Intentional Healing: Exploring the Extended Reaches of Consciousness.” Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine. 14 (1): 1-18.

Yount, G., J. Solfvin, D. Moore, M. Schlitz, M. Reading; K. Aldape, and Y. Qian (2004). “In vitro test of external Qigong.” BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. March 15, 2004.

Schlitz, M., D.I. Radin, B.F. Malle, S. Schmidt, J. Utts & G.L.Yount. (2003). “Distant healing intention: Definitions and evolving guidelines for laboratory studies.” Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 9 (3), A31-A43.

Killoran, M., M. Schlitz, & N. Lewis. (2002). “Unremarkable Recoveries: Normalizing Adversity and Cancer Survival.” Qualitative Health Research, 12 (2): 208-222.

Schlitz, M. J. & W. G. Braud, (1997). “Distant Intentionality and Healing: Assessing the Evidence.” Alternative Therapies. 3(6), 62-73.

Schlitz, M. (1997). “Intentionality and intuition and their clinical implications: A challenge for science and medicine.” NWP Journal of Clinical Practice.

Schlitz, M. & N. Lewis (1997). “Spontaneous remission and extended survival.” Alternative Health Practitioner. 3(2).

Schlitz, M. (1996). “Intentionality and intuition and their clinical implications: A challenge for science and medicine.” Advances: The Journal of Mind-Body Health. 12(2), 58-66.

Schlitz, M. (1996). “Intentionality: A program of study in Five questions on intentionality, science and mind-body medicine—an Advances forum.” Advances: The Journal of Mind-Body Health. 12(3), 31-32.

Schlitz, M. (1996). “Intentionality: A challenge for science and medicine.” World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution.

Moerman, D., W. Jonas, P. Bush, R. Edwards, A. Herxheimer, J. Kleijnen, A. Roberts, M. Schlitz, J. Solfvin, S. van der Geest & A. Watkins. (1996). “Placebo effects and research in alternative and conventional medicine”. Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine. 2(2), 141-148.

Schlitz, M. (1995). “Intentionality in healing: Mapping the integration of body, mind, and spirit” Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 1(5), 119-120.

Psi / Parapsychology

Schlitz, M. (2005). “The Discourse of Controversial Science: The Skeptic-Proponent Debate on Remote Staring.” Journal of Consciousness Studies. June 2005. 12 (6): 101-105.

Schlitz, M., R. Wiseman, C. Watt, & D. Radin. (2006). “Of two minds: Skeptic-proponent collaboration within parapsychology.” British Journal of Psychology. August 2006. 97(3): 313-322.

Schlitz, M. (2001). “Boundless Mind: Coming of Age in Parapsychology.” Journal of Parapsychology, 65: 335-350.

Wiseman, R. & M. Schlitz (1999). “Experimenter effects and the remote detection of staring: a replication.” Journal of Parapsychology.

Wiseman, R. & M. Schlitz, (1997). “Experimenter effects and the remote detection of staring.” Journal of Parapsychology. 61,197-207.

Schlitz, M. & S. LaBerge (1997). “Covert observation increases skin conductance in subjects unaware of when they are being observed: A replication.” Journal of Parapsychology. 61, 185-196

Schlitz, M. (1997). “Intentionality: An argument for transpersonal consciousness.” World Futures. 48, 115-126.

Braud, W., I.L. Child, S. Krippner, J. Palmer, K.R. Rao, M. Schlitz, J. Utts, R.A. White. (1993). “Demonstration Research and Meta-Analysis in Parapsychology.” The Journal of Parapsychology. Vol. 57, 275.

Schlitz, M. & C. Honorton. (1992). “A ganzfeld ESP study within an artistically gifted population.” Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 86, 83-98.

Braud, W. & M. Schlitz (1991). “Consciousness interactions with remote biological systems: Anomalous intentionality effects.” Subtle Energies, 2 (1), 1-46.

Targ, R., W. Braud, R. Stanford, M. Schlitz, & C. Honorton. (1991). “Increasing psychic reliability.” Journal of Parapsychology, 55, 59-83.

Braud, W. & M. Schlitz (1989). “Possible role of intuitive data sorting in electrodermal biological psychokinesis (bio-PK).” Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 83(4), 289-302.

Braud, W. & M. Schlitz (1989). “A methodology for the objective study of transpersonal imagery.” Journal of Scientific Exploration, 3 (1), 43-63.

Schlitz, M. & W. Braud. (1985). “Reiki plus natural healing: An ethnographic and experimental study.” Psi Research, 4, 100-123.

Schlitz, M. & J.M. Haight (1984). “Remote viewing revisited: An intrasubject replication.” Journal of Parapsychology, 48, 39-49.

Braud, W. & M. Schlitz (1983). “Psychokinetic influence on electrodermal activity.” Journal of Parapsychology, 47, 95-119.

Schlitz, M. & E. Gruber (1981). “Transcontinental remote viewing: A rejudging.” Journal of Parapsychology, 45, 233-237.

Schlitz, M. & E. Gruber (1980). “Transcontinental remote viewing.” Journal of Parapsychology, 44, 305-317.


Schlitz, M. Emerging Worldviews: Tools of Transformation for Noetic Leadership. Spanda Journal.

Schlitz, M., Vieten, C., Miller, E., Homer, K, Peterson, and Erickson-Freeman. (2011). “The Worldview Literacy Project: Exploring New Capacities for the 21st Century Student. New Horizons for Learning, John’s Hopkins University School of Education, Winter, IX, 1. HTML.

Schlitz, M., Vieten, C, Erickson-Freeman, K. Conscious Aging and Worldview Transformation. (2011). Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 43(2), 223-239.

Schlitz, Marilyn Mandala, Cassandra Vieten & Elizabeth M. Miller. (2010). Worldview Transformation and the Development of Social Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 17 (7-8), pp. 18-36.


Vieten, C., T. Amorok, and M. Schlitz. “I to We: The Role of Consciousness Transformation in Compassion and Altruism.” Zygon. December 2006, 41 (4) 915-931.

Radin, D. I. & M. J. Schlitz (2005 Feb). “Gut Feelings Intuition and Emotions: An Exploratory Study.” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 11(1): 85-91.

Schlitz, M. (2000). “Creating a Better World.” Journal of Adult Development. Vol. 7 (4). October 2000.

Foreign Language

Schlitz, M. (2007). “Kan bonn studeres vitenskapelig?” Parapsykologiske Notiser. Nr. 63 2007. 24-26.