Kim Penberthy is a professor of research in psychiatric medicine at the University of Virginia. Her key interests include consciousness and psychology at the end of life and research on how mindfulness can enhance the abilities and performance of humans. She is also a founding member of Be Wise, an organisation dedicated to promoting wisdom, compassion and mindfulness in medicine.
Imaginal Inspirations is hosted by David Lorimer, Programme Director of the Scientific and Medical Network and Chair of the Galileo Commission, an academic movement dedicated to expanding the evidence base of a science of consciousness.

People mentioned:

Kurt Vonnegut

Emmanuel Swedenborg

William James

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