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Stephan A. Schwartz
Scientist, futurist, and award-winning author Stephan A. Schwartz is a columnist for the journal Explore and editor of the daily web publication Schwartzreport.net, where he covers trends that are affecting the future. He also writes regularly for The Huffington Post. His academic and research appointments include Distinguished Consulting Faculty of Saybrook University; Research Associate of the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory of the Laboratories for Fundamental Research; Senior Samueli Fellow for Brain, Mind, and Healing of the Samueli Institute; Founder and Research Director of the Mobius laboratory; Director of Research of the Rhine Research Center; and Senior Fellow of the Philosophical Research Society. Government appointments include Special Assistant for Research and Analysis to the Chief of Naval Operations and consultant to the Oceanographer of the Navy. For 40 years Schwartz has been studying the nature of consciousness and its role in social transformation, exceptional human performance, social outcome research, and trends that are affecting the future. He is part of the small group that founded modern remote viewing research and is the principal researcher studying the use of remote viewing in archaeology. He also uses remote viewing to examine the future. Since 1978, he has been asking people to remote view the year 2050, and out of that has come a complex trend analysis. His other areas of experimental study include research into creativity, meditation, and Therapeutic Intent/Healing. He is listed in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in Science and Medicine. The author of more than 130 technical reports and papers, Schwartz has written numerous magazine articles for Smithsonian, OMNI, American History, American Heritage, The Washington Post, and The New York Times, as well as other magazines and newspapers. He has produced and written a number of television documentaries and has written four books: The Secret Vaults of Time, The Alexandria Project, Opening to the Infinite, and his latest, The 8 Laws of Change, winner of the 2016 Nautilus Book Award for Social Change.