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PSYCHOTRONICS: Celebrates 40 Years of Research and Innovation

Apr 24, 2018 ● By Beverly Rubik

Our minds are very powerful, and we can we direct our intention to make nourishing change, assist sick animals or persons or improve agricultural crop yields. However, most of us are not using our full capabilities to manifest positive effects in the world. The United States Psychotronics Association (USPA) is a nonprofit organization for education and research on the frontiers of science, exploring consciousness, energy and practical applications in the physical realm.

       Originally, psychotronics referred to the Greek terms for mind (psycho) operating devices (tron) with thought and connected with parapsychology in 1960s Czechoslovakia. Early researchers built psychotronic generators—sacred geometrical forms composed of pyramids and cones—along with crystals, copper coils and other materials. These devices yielded various effects depending upon the operator and also demonstrated positive effects on people, animals, plants and processes.

       Today, these interests are more broadly based. The USPA investigates and applies science and technology to interactions of mind, matter, spirit, consciousness and the underlying forces of life and nature. Psychotronics challenges the dominant scientific worldview because it deals with the power of consciousness to interact directly with the physical world, which is not considered in mainstream science. However, numerous lines of scientific and other evidence point to severe limitations of the dominant paradigm, which holds that consciousness is only a passive observer.

       The USPA counts among those mavericks shaping a new worldview in which consciousness plays an active role in generating physical reality. Some USPA members are frontier scientists conducting research on the effects of intention and subtle energy healing on systems such as structured water, plant growth and the integrity of DNA. They are also concerned about the impact of electromagnetic pollution from the proliferation of wireless devices in our environment and how to protect ourselves.

       Some members are practitioners and teachers of radionics, using directed intention to assess and improve the well-being of living systems through the use of radionics devices, pendulums and dowsing rods. Others practice energy therapies ranging from hands-on healing to the use of sound and light therapies, homeopathy, Oriental medicine and other complementary modalities. Some members are skilled intuitives that can assess subtle energy directly, while still others are exploring psychotronics for personal growth and evolution.

       This diverse membership comprises an open-minded community of individuals focused on expanding the understanding of nature, consciousness and the full human potential. One main focus is the existence of a cosmic energy, or bioenergy, also called qi in Oriental medicine and prana in ayurveda, associated with the biofield, or life force. Energy may be mobilized with directed intention, which corresponds to the principle of ancient Eastern philosophy: “Where the mind goes, the qi flows.”

       Psychotronics devices may serve as resonators or conduits of a cosmic energy, affecting living systems at a physical level. The biofield, the energy field of each organism, is also fundamental. This cosmic energy may be an aspect of science that has somehow been overlooked or a new form of energy. USPA is taking a deeper look at the science of Nikola Tesla, among other pioneering scientists who have been largely ignored. They are also revisiting the “aether” in physics that was displaced by a materialistic worldview, but which may actually be the quintessence underlying physical reality and the etheric body in radionics to expand the scientific perspective.

       The theme of the 40th annual USPA conference is Mind, Matter and Aether: Applications to Radionics. USPA stands on the shoulders of giants, pioneers that had the courage and conviction to bring together renowned experts in psychotronics for four decades to expand science and cultivate new consciousness. All are welcome to attend the USPA conference and workshops. 


Beverly Rubik, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in biophysics at the University of California at Berkeley, president and founder of the Institute for Frontier Science, in Oakland, California, president of the U.S. Psychotronics Association and a professor at Energy Medicine University. She is known for her research on the biofield, water and energy healing. For more information, visit, and View videos at YouTube/hR8APqBbgCg, YouTube/iWkREIpYTmI and