c3: MindLAB

c3 : MindLAB

Executive Director – Dana Klisanin

The c3: MindLAB is a research and project development Lab focused on emerging findings in creativity and innovation theory, neuroscience, consciousness studies, transpersonal psychology and integral studies in relationship to the arts, media and communication technologies and their use to create and drive solutions for evolving human potential and cultural evolution.

Dana Klisanin
DANA KLISANIN is passionate about using the arts, media, and technology to encourage people to recognize their essential interdependence with the natural world, each other, and their own divine essence. As an author, psychologist, and social entrepreneur, Dana is committed to creating, promoting, and assisting in the development of media that encourages people to live consciously. To facilitate that end, she has pioneered a new “integral media” framework for the creation of “conscious media” __ media designed to support conscious evolution and the societal emergence of planetary consciousness. The conscious media model supports a global renaissance of human values and a profound shift in our relationship with the natural world.
Dana earned her Ph.D. in psychology from Saybrook University. She is the author of numerous articles and is a frequent presenter at conferences throughout North America, Asia, and Europe. Her research interests arise from the fields of systems science, integral theory, and transpersonal psychology. Dana is the Founder of Evolutionary Guidance Media R&D, Inc, a think-tank and creative cauldron devoted to the design and evaluation, of conscious media, socially responsible media, green media, and transformative media.

As Executive Director of the c3:MindLAB Dana focuses on bringing emerging findings in creativity and innovation theory, consciousness studies, transpersonal psychology, and integral studies into synergistic relationship with the arts, media and communication technologies for the purpose of creating and driving solutions for evolving human potential and cultural evolutionDana is a member of the American Psychological Association; Association of Transpersonal Psychology; International Society for the Systems Sciences; World Futures Studies Federation; World Future Society; and the UK Systems Society.

For more information visit:

www.DanaKlisanin.com 

Altruism in the Digital Age

Altruism in the Digital Age

Increasingly digital platforms are encouraging us to bring out our selfless side online. By Kharunya Paramaguru     @Kharunya Dec. 02, 2013 When the Oxford Dictionary announced this month that “selfie” was its word of the year—noting that its use in the English language had increased by 17,000% in the past year—it confirmed in the minds of some that the open architecture of the web and social media has enabled us to “look like raging narcissists.” But as the number of digital platforms designed to encourage sharing, helping and giving—often...

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Digital Human BBC Radio Series

Digital Human BBC Radio Series

Aleks Krotoski charts how digital culture is moulding modern living. Each week join technology journalist Aleks Krotoski as she goes beyond the latest gadget or web innovation to understand what sort of world we’re creating with our ‘always on’ lives. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03c2zw6 Altruism Series 4 Episode 1 of 6 Duration: 30 minutes Aleks Krotoski explores what technology tells us about ourselves and the age we live in. In this first programme; is the digital world allowing us to be more altruistic than ever? So does altruism...

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Media Saturation & Your Health

Media Saturation & Your Health

Mindfulness and moderation are keys to healthy living in a media saturated world. Published in www.psychologytoday.com on August 14, 2013 by Dana Klisanin, Ph.D. in Digital Altruism Now more than ever our lives are saturated with media—from email to Twitter, Facebook to Instagram, Linked-in to Netflix—television, video games, instant messaging, and web-surfing. Even our youngest children are busy swiping their way across e-readers, i-Pads, and tablets. Through our willingness to adopt these technologies, we are willingly engaging in one of...

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THE FUTURIST Interview with Dana Klisanin, Creator of the Cyberhero League

THE FUTURIST Interviews Dana Klisanin, Creator of the Cyberhero League Several technologies and social innovations were featured in the second Futurists: BetaLaunch (F:BL) invention expo, part of the recently-concluded WorldFuture 2012 conference Dream. Design. Develop. Deliver. (Toronto July 27-29). F:BL is a “petting zoo” where WorldFuture attendees can interact with artifacts from the future and engage with the exhibitors. Below is an interview between THE FUTURIST magazine and Dana Klisanin, CEO, Evolutionary Guidance Media R&D, Inc....

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Introducing the Cyberhero Archetype

Introducing the Cyberhero Archetype

“Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.” Alan Watts  If you’ve turned on the radio, watched television, gone to the movies, or visited Facebook, chances are you’ve seen or heard someone talking about cyber-crime, cyberbullies, and maybe even the threat of cyber-war.  With all this talk of negativity and the Net, you might have drawn the conclusion that nothing good is going on in cyberspace. No one could blame you for drawing this conclusion, but...

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