Threshold: Journal of Interdisciplinary Consciousness Studies (TJICS)

TJICS is a peer-reviewed, free, online-only, open access journal that disseminates information focusing on interdisciplinary studies of consciousness as it relates to dying, death, and what comes next.

Articles include original peer-reviewed research, review articles, research briefs, conference presentations, education and training aids, essays, editorials, case studies, and book reviews. Specific content is tailored to meet the needs of practitioners, clinicians, scientists, and the general public.

View the current issue here.


Submissions to TJICS are by invitation only. Unsolicited manuscripts will not be reviewed. Please do not send review copies of books to the editors or the publisher. They will not be reviewed in the journal.


TJICS does not charge the author any fees for publication.


TJICS does not accept advertising.

Copyright and Open-Access

Copyright of articles published in TJICS is retained by the authors. Published articles are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (BY NC ND).


The information presented in the TJICS is provided “as-is.” In no respect shall the publisher incur any liability for any damages, arising out of, resulting from, or any way connected to the use of the information provided in this journal. Authors are responsible for their own content and the editorial views expressed here are their own. Always consult a licensed healthcare provider when evaluating treatment options or making lifestyle changes.

Editorial Team

David B. Metcalfe
Liminal Analytics: Applied Research Collective

Managing Editor:
Mark Boccuzzi
Windbridge Research Center

Copy Editor:
Susan E. Bernstein, MA

Editorial Board Members:

Charles F. Emmons, PhD
Prof. of Sociology
Department of Sociology, Gettysburg College

Neal Grossman, PhD
Author of The Spirit of Spinoza: Healing the Mind

Lila Massoumi, MD
Psychiatrist & Medical Director
Michigan Integrative Holistic Psychiatry

Julia Mossbridge, PhD
Director of the Institute of Noetic Sciences Innovation Lab
Science Director, Focus@Will Labs
Visiting Scholar, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University

Patricia Pearson, MS
Journalist and author of Opening Heaven’s Door

Dominique Surel, PhD
Dean of Faculty
Energy Medicine University