Welcome to Mind, Matter, and Meaning! On this site I explore new methods of consciousness research using random event generators (REGs) and reference cutting edge thinking on the relationship between mind and physics. I also include products that allow you to explore the subject on your own.
For an overview of how and why REGs are so important for exploring the human mind in the 21st century, see the “About” menu option.
Is All Hope Lost? — 5 minute read
Things are looking pretty grim these days on the societal front. I certainly don’t need to go into the litany of bad news, virus issues,
Quantum Mechanics: Friendly or Unfriendly? – 9 minute read
If you know only a little about quantum mechanics, it may be to say that it is so weird that even quantum physicists don’t understand
Knowing something that few others do — 8 minute read
In Babette’s Feast—a wonderful old movie—the out-of-town captain sits to dine with a motley set of locals at Babette’s cottage in a poor remote 19th
How Tightly are Intelligence and Consciousness Linked? – 6 minute read
Intelligence and consciousness are often thought of as two sides of the same coin. And in the history of psychology the two have always been
Welcome Entry for Science and Spirituality
The relationship between science and spirituality became an issue the moment modern science arrived in the early 1600s—with the persecution of scientists like Galileo and
Welcome Entry for Social Commentary
For some time now it has looked like we are marching to an uncharted future brought on by advanced technology. But now we find that
Herb Mertz is co-founder of Psyleron, Inc., a maker of instruments for consciousness research studies. A graduate of Princeton University, he was a consultant at the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research Laboratory. He has lectured on his research and findings at institutions in both the U.S. and Canada.