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Body-Mind-Spirit and healing: Integral approach with Integral Methodological Pluralism

Abstract Integral Theory and Integral Methodological Pluralism offers a complete model for exploring the many faces of healing. In this paper I will go through six of the eight primordial perspectives or hori-zones, which are based on Ken Wilber’s AQAL model. I will discuss how body-mind-spirit can be seen as individual realms functioning however in… Read More ›

Specialization and generalization seen through the lenses of Multiple Intelligences and Integral Methodological Pluralism

 Abstract In this paper I will shortly discuss and compare Gardner’s (2006) update and view on “laser” and “searchlight” intelligences. What are their meanings and structures, if there are any? How does Gardner’s proposition for specialization and generalization fit with the Integral Theory or AQAL? I will also discuss here Fischer’s (2003) and Cook-Greuter’s (2005)… Read More ›

Critical Examination of the Bodily-Kinesthetic Line through the Lens of Integral Methodological Pluralism

Here is the first paper for Multiple Intelligences course. It is a critical examination of the bodily-kinesthetic intelligence with an integral lens or primordial perspectives. Those interested in the development of that particular intelligence, take a look!   Overview People have been moving as long as the human species has been on Earth. Movement is… Read More ›

What is social intelligence? Some points and a review

Here is an assignment that I wrote a week back on Multiple Intelligences course. We are all connected and the basic actions are made of interactions and intersubjectivity. And the World is built of perspectives… but that’s another story. Here is a short review and a comparison of a few authors, what a social intelligence… Read More ›

Self-identity and language development through three altitudes (Amber-Orange-Green) and the meaning of language for development

This is my final paper for the developmental psychology course last Fall (2010) at John F. Kennedy University (the Faculty of Holistic Sciences; Integral Theory). This is a lengthy one, so please be patient when reading it (if you are). Abstract Developmental psychologists have identified numerous features of human consciousness, which develop through recognizable stages…. Read More ›

Multiple Intelligences and Lines of Development (an Introduction)

I will continue posting some of my assignments from the studies of Integral Theory at JFK University. This quarter we are having two courses, namely: Multiple Intelligences and Integral Methodological Pluralism. At MI the concentration is of course on various intelligences and developmental lines. Howard Gardner seems to be the ”Grand Father” of Intelligence research… Read More ›

Various Meanings of Gender Embodiment

Here is another assignment for Developmental Psychology class. This is something different. What does it mean to have “an embodied gender”? Are we naturally men or women? I’m not discussing here about masculine and feminine types though… Embodiment as a word makes me feel that some particular feature in a human being is also in… Read More ›

Lost In Translation

Developmental Psychology: Assignment #10 – Lost In Translation After getting deeper into this course and leaning the developmental modes and stages many things have come so much clearer to me. This week’s assignment brought up into my consciousness Sofia Coppola’s movie “Lost In translation”, which seems to beautifully describe the proficient and deficient modes of… Read More ›

Identification and Navigation of the Self-system; comparison of the Green and Turquoise Altitudes

Developmental Psychology – Assignment #9 : Identification and Navigation of the Self-system; comparison of the Green and Turquoise Altitudes (check out the altitudes diagram below the text) In this assignment I chose to compare the identification and navigation functions of the self-system between Green (Stage 4/5 (C-G), Individualist) and Turquoise (5/6 (C-G), Construct-Aware) altitudes. The… Read More ›

From Modern to Postmodern

Developmental Psychology: Assignment #8 – From Modern to Postmodern This week’s assignment is all about the differences of 4th Order of Consciousness (Modern) and 5th Order of Consciousness (Post-Modern) and how that transition may or may not happen. I will also shortly describe what a term “antimodern” in this context means. Fourth order can be… Read More ›

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