E-brary: Selected Publications and Keynote Addresses by Rosemarie Anderson
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- Videos also available at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChXgmgWY6cTZTGIVNA8bvFw
Body Insight Scale (BIS)
Anderson, R. (2006). Defining and measuring body intelligence: Introducing the Body Intelligence Scale (now known as the Body Insight Scale (BIS). The Humanistic Psychologist, 34(4), 357-367.
This article introduces the BIS to the research community and invites research collaboration. Scale development procedures and reliability and validity statistics are provided. Download the PDF
Anderson, R. (2011). Body Insight Scale (BIS). Menlo Park, CA: Mind Garden, Inc. (Available at www.mindgarden.com.)
Body Map of Human Development
The following two articles present early versions of Rosemarie Anderson’s Body Map, a model of psycho-spiritual development relayed from the perspective of the body:
Anderson, R. (August, 2008). The body and embodiment in human development: Overview of the Body Map. Proceedings of the 1st Biennial Integral Theory Conference, Integral Theory in Action: Serving Self, Other, and Kosmos, JFK University, Pleasant Hill, CA. Download the PDF
Anderson, R. (August 2010). Embodiment and human development: Exploring fairy tales and myths as developmental markers. Address at the 2nd Biennial Integral Theory Conference, JFK University, Pleasant Hill, CA. Download the PDF
Intuition and Intuitive Inquiry
The following articles portray intuition as the wild within of human nature and intuitive inquiry, a research method developed by Rosemarie Anderson:
Anderson, R. (March, 2014). Intuition: The Wild Within of the Natural World. Presentation at the 7th Annual Conference of the Division for Humanistic Psychology of the American Psychological Association, Human Dignity and Humanistic Values, Sofia University, Alto Palo, CA. Download abstract of talk
Anderson, R. (2004). Intuitive inquiry: An epistemology of the heart for scientific inquiry. The Humanistic Psychologist, 32(4), 307-341. As guest editor for this issue of The Humanistic Psychologist, my lead article details intuitive inquiry’s five cycles of interpretation. Articles by Jay Dufrechou, Vipassana Esbjörn-Hargens, Sharon Hoffman, and Cortney Phelon follow and provide examples of studies using intuitive inquiry.
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Esbjörn-Hargens, V. & Anderson, R. (2005) Intuitive inquiry: An exploration of embodiment among contemporary female mystics. In C. T. Fischer (Ed.), Qualitative research methods for psychology: Instructive case studies (pp. 301-330). Philadelphia: Academic Press. Read excerpt here.
Anderson, R. (September, 2008). Intuitive inquiry: An epistemology of the heart for transpersonal psychology. Keynote address at the British Psychological Society Transpersonal Conference, Scarborough, UK. Download PowerPoint of the Address
Audio recording of the keynote address, recorded by Kendall Wrightson.
Embodied Writing is a research procedure for writing descriptions of spiritual and transpersonal experiences from the point of view of the body. The three articles below describe Embodied Writing and its applications:
Anderson, R. (2001). Embodied writing and reflections on embodiment.Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 33(2), 83-96. Embodied_Writing_2001 PDF
Anderson, R. (2002). Embodied writing: Presencing the body in somatic research, Part I, What is embodied writing? Somatics: Magazine/Journal of the Mind/Body Arts and Sciences, 13(4), 40-44. Embodied_Writing_PartI PDF
Anderson, R. (2002). Embodied writing: Presencing the body in somatic research, Part II, Research Applications. Somatics: Magazine/Journal of the Mind/Body Arts and Sciences, 14(1), 40-44. Embodied_Writing_PartII PDF
Anderson, R. (1996). Nine psycho-spiritual characteristics of spontaneous and involuntary weeping. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 28 (2), 43-49.
Nine common patterns found among descriptions of mystical tears are described and illustrated with quotes from the mystical texts used in the study. Sacred Weeping PDF
Qualitative Research Resources
Anderson, R. (2007). Thematic Content Analysis (TCA): Descriptive presentation of qualitative data. (Unpublished manuscript)
This article provides step-by-step instructions for analyzing interview transcripts and other texts using Thematic Content Analysis on Microsoft Word.Thematic Content Analysis PDF