Charles T. Tart
Charles T. Tart, PhD, is a professor at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (now Sofia University) and professor emeritus of psychology at the Davis campus of the University of California. He is internationally known for his research with altered states of consciousness, transpersonal psychology, and parapsychology. He has been a student of Aikido, Buddhist meditation, Gurdjieff's work, and other psychological and spiritual growth disciplines. His primary goals are to build bridges between the scientific and spiritual communities and to help bring about a refinement and integration of Western and Eastern approaches to personal and social growth.