“Detachment from myself; trust in something bigger.
Letting something higher come into my consciousness; not trying from the ego
Joy; bliss; connection with the angelic realm
Alert; focused on something new; being in the moment
Warmth from my heart chakra and the bottom of my feet; thinking of people I love, including love for those who have passed on
Curiosity; enthusiasm; joy; novelty of experience
Love; compassion; anger; surge of joy
Concern for others; romantic feelings; receptive to loving touch; opposite of trauma and grief
Relaxed; feeling good; having a good time; happy inner laughter; opposite of anxiety
Joy; clairvoyance; loving feeling; meditative bliss; trying doesn’t get me there; preparing for the state doesn’t always make it happen
Open heart chakra; relaxed and calm; receptive; warm fuzzy feeling; feels close to the center of the brain
Pure love; childlike wonder; anticipation of something new and good; thinking higher thoughts; a core connection to the Absolute; the opposite of stress”
Next, they were asked to create particular positive and negative experiences by following a description for two minutes each, while they were looking at the Neureka! feedback signal, and to rate the relationship between momentary changes in the experience and the Neureka! measure along a -100 to +100 scale, with 0 representing no relationship, 20 a mild relationship, 40 a moderate association, 60 a strong one, 80 a very strong relationship, and 100 an extremely strong connection. Eleven of the 16 adjectives showed very strong positive relationships.
Dr. Rubik holds a Ph.D. in biophysics from the University of California at Berkeley. She has published over 80 papers and 2 books. She is adjunct professor in Integrative Health at California Institute of Integral Studies; adjunct faculty member in Integrative Health at Saybrook Graduate School; and a holistic health practitioner to clients at Health Medicine Center in Walnut Creek.