KATHERINE NEVILLE’S June to January Newsletter June 21, 2022 Solstice Gates of the Year June is named for the goddess Juno, benefactor of marriage and families (perhaps why so many weddings are held in June.) While January is named for the god Janus–the familiar two-faced image, whose name in early Italian meant ‘door’ or ‘gate’–from […]
KATHERINE NEVILLE’SSt Jordi NewsletterApril 23, 2022 George, Will, and Miguel’s Day Today, April 23, Saint George’s Day, is commemorated as William Shakespeare’s birthday and as the date when both Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes died. (Although the “dates” seem to match, at that time the calendars of England and Spain were still ten days apart, […]
Katherine in Brittany KATHERINE NEVILLE’SSummer Solstice “Shibui” NewsletterJune 18, 2021 Koyannisqatsi: Life Out of Balance This weekend, as we descend into the “dark half” of the year, was marked in ancient times as the date when Delphi’s Sun God Apollo would depart for the south, and the Lord of Misrule and intoxication, Dionysus, would take […]
Katherine in Red Square KATHERINE NEVILLE’SSt George’s Day NewsletterApril 23, 2021 St George: Patron Saint Some of the many places that claim St George as their patron saint include England, Georgia, Ethiopia, Catalonia, Aragon, Valencia, the Balearic Islands, Portugal, Rio de Janeiro, and Moscow! I was present for the 850th birthday celebration of Moscow (1147-1997), when the […]
The Celebrity Bulletin interview of Katherine Neville‘Celebrity of the Day’ 1987
Bestsellers World interview of Katherine Neville“Interview with Katherine Neville”July 9, 2002 Author Photo by Karl Pribram From all the books you have written, do you have a favorite? I love all my books, but I love The Magic Circle best. It is the first book I tried to write, sort of like the first child […]
Wausau Daily Herald interview of Katherine Neville‘Fire author Neville enjoys the thrill of chess game’ November 30, 2008
Warrenton Lifestyle interview of Katherine Neville“About Katherine Neville and her new book The Fire“
KATHERINE NEVILLE’SAutumn Equinox NewsletterSeptember 21, 2020 Equal Day and Night The Equinox (“Equal Night”) is the event that comes twice a year, when day and night are equal in length. The autumn equinox (in the northern hemisphere) marks the turning point when our daylight hours grow shorter and darkness grows longer. Read more about this […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Walter & Do Freeman: Prague Walter Freeman III was a doctorate student of Karl Pribram’s at Yale University and continued to work with him over the decades. Walter was a biologist, theoretical neuroscientist, author and philosopher who conducted research in olfactory perception, using EEG. Freeman was President of the […]
When I arrived in Valletta, Malta I was greeted by one of the best Carnival celebrations I’ve seen. They couldn’t bring the floats out for Carnival during the Traditional weekend because of high winds, so they asked for special dispensation from the Church to do Carnival the following week – during Lent. The Church was “evasive” (see […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Daniel Boorstin and Karl Pribram: Germany, 1979 Karl on a boat trip down the Rhine River with Daniel Boorstin in June 1979. Daniel Boorstin served as director and senior historian of the National Museum of History and Technology of the Smithsonian Institution and then nominated by President Gerald Ford to be Librarian of Congress […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Ervin László, his wife Carita, & Karl: Pisa, Italy 1992 Karl’s colleague Ervin László is a Hungarian philosopher of science, noted author, the editor of World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution, and advocate of the theory of Quantum Consciousness. He is founder of the Club of Budapest, whose […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Dr. Karl Pribram at the 11th World Congress of Psychophysiology Awards and Gala Dinner in Montreal, Canada.
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Malka Feldenkreis gave Katherine this photo of the very young and very tiny Malka, throwing her brother Moshé over her shoulders in an exercise at the Paris Jiu Jitsu club. Moshé Feldenkrais was the founder of the Ju Jitsu club of Paris, and one of the first Europeans to […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery With Philip Zimbardo: Hamburg, 1994 Philip Zimbardo is an American psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University. Zimbardo became widely known for creating the Stanford Prison Study, to assess the psychological effect of becoming prisoner or prison guard. More recently, he is focused on studying ‘everyday heroism’ through the Heroic Imagination Project.
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery With Henry Stapp and Father Patrick Heelan, SJ: Prague Dr. Henry Stapp is a Mathematical physicist and author (Quantum Theory and Free Will) known for his work in quantum mechanics. Dr. Stapp worked with Wolfgang Pauli and Werner Heisenberg at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Father Patrick Heelan, SJ, […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Koko the gorilla A Christmas card from Koko, the first gorilla capable of American Sign Language, (with her pet kitten) and signed by Karl’s former student and Koko’s trainer, Penny Patterson.
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Cheryl Dileo Maranto and Patxi del Campo Cheryl Dileo Maranto is a past President of the World Federation of Music Therapy. Patxi Del Campo is also a past President of the World Federation of Music Therapy, and was the coordinator of the VII World Congress of Music Therapy (I […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Karl with scientists and adventurers (L to R) Urban Kordes; Andrej Detela; Professor Dr Andrej Ule; Mitja Perus; Karl; Ernest Orizim; Katherine; Vida Drame-Orizim: Llubljana, Slovenia Here’s a group photo after hiking the paths along the wild Dragon River in Slovenia, which disappears underground and resurfaces seven times! The […]
El Mundo “BEST SELLER | LA SECUELA MÁS ESPERADALa última partida de Katherine Neville”December 21, 2008 To see media from behind the scenes, visit Katherine’s Article: DC Mysteriosa EL MUNDO M A G A Z I N E Domingo 21 de diciembre de 2008 EL ESCONDITE. Katherine Neville posa en el bosque de Dumbarton Oaks […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Malka & Moshe Feldenkrais at the Paris Ju-Jitsu Club Moshe was the first non Asian blackbelt in Jiu Jitsu. Malka Feldenkreis gave Katherine this photo of the very young and very tiny Malka, throwing her brother Moshe over her shoulders in an exercise at the Paris Jiu Jitsu club.
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Noted Spanish composer Cristobal Halffter, with his wife Marita and their children Idelfonso, Pedro and Julieta, as well as Professor Alberto Portera-Sanchez and wife Catherine: Castillo de Vilafranca del Bierzo, Spain, 1994 The Castile De Vilafranca was built in the 11th century. The Halffters built an amazing three-story house […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Karl and Peter Brook: Paris, October 1994 Peter Brook worked with Karl on a project about Alexander Romanovich Luria. Peter Brook and his Theatre Bouffes du Nord trained with Moshé Feldenkrais, whom Karl was also working with. Peter Brook is an English theatre and film director who has won multiple […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Karl, Katherine, Aitxiber, Tony Wigram (music therapy expert), Claudio Naranjo (gestalt therapist), Patxi del Campo (president of the World Congress of Music Therapy), & Agustín Ibarrola (artist): Painted Forest, Oma, Spain, July 1994 Katherine has written two articles about this experience in the Painted Forest of Oma: How I […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Katherine and Karl with Maya Angelou at her home for Christmas: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1989 Maya Angelou was a internationally renowned poet, civil rights activist, and scholar. Maya Angelou and Katherine had many interesting encounters and mutual connections; a few are included here:Maya Angelou: Christmas 1989.
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Karl on tour with Margaret Mead: June 1977 **Note lets see if we can make this photo look better** Margaret Mead was a popular American cultural anthropologist.
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Karl and Katherine with Ram Dass: Prague, June 1992 Ram Dass, Karl, and a critical mass of other interesting contributors presented at the International Transpersonal Psychology Conference, “Science, Spirituality and the Global Crisis: Toward a World with a Future” in Prague, Czech Republic. Ram Dass was a spiritual teacher, […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Philosopher Huston Smith and wife Kendra with Tai Chi master Chungliang “Al” Huang: Esalen Institute, California, 1989 At Esalen with religious scholar and philosopher Huston Smith (The World’s Religions) and Tai Chi master Chungliang “Al” Huang (Embrace Tiger Return to Mountain.) The Dancing Wu Li Masters by Gary Zukav, […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Felix Gracia, Marilyn Ferguson, Marie Terol: Toledo, Spain, 1992 Marilyn Ferguson was the author of the 1980 bestseller The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in Our Time. “… the Aquarians Conspiracy is a different kind of revolution, with different revolutionaries. It looks to the turnabout in consciousness of a critical number […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Ivan Havel, Katherine, & Noam Chomsky: Washington, DC, 1994 Karl’s colleague, Noam Chomsky, during a dinner break with Neville & Ivan Havel. Noam Chomsky is internationally known linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, and historian. Ivan Havel is a researcher and former director of the Center for Theoretical Studies. (Ivan is the […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Nobel Laureate Sir John Eccles and Lady Helena at lunch with Karl and Katherine: Locarno, Switzerland, 1992 Sir John Eccles was an Australian neurophysiologist and philosopher. He won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the synapse with Andrew Huxley and Alan Lloyd Hodgkin. […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Karl with Russian neuroscientist Eugene (Yevgeny Nikolaevich) Sokolov: Budapest, 1991 Eugene Sokolov was recognized by the International Organization of Psychophysiology as one of five most acclaimed neuroscientists of the twentieth century. Sokolov used mathematics to examine the neural mechanism of consciousness and is considered a great pioneer in the […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Basil Hiley: Virginia, 1993 Basil Hiley is a mathematical quantum physicist and was co-author with David Böhm of The Undivided Universe, in which they lay out the Bohmian interpretation of quantum mechanics. Basil Hiley is a Emeritus Professor of Physics at Birkbeck, University of London. Most recently, Karl’s work with […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Karl with Saral and David Böhm: Prague, June 1992 David Böhm was a eminent theoretical physicist who contributed unorthodox ideas to quantum theory, neuropsychology and the philosophy of mind. David Böhm co-wrote The Undivided Universe with Basil Hiley, in which they lay out the Bohmian interpretation of quantum mechanics […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Karl receives the first Dagmar and Václav Havel Prize Karl with Mme Dagmar Havelova during the Havel Prize award ceremony: Prague, 2000 Karl with Václav Havel during the Havel Prize award ceremony: Prague, 2000 Karl Pribram was honored to receive the first Dagmar and Václav Havel Prize, which honors […]
Back to Karl and Friends Gallery Rick West and Mary Beth at the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian: Washington DC, August 2005 Rick West was the founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian and is the president of the Autry Museum of the American West.
The noted Maltese artist Joseph Barbara was commissioned by a British client, more than 30 years ago, to create a painting inspired by themes from The Eight. Subsequently he has created other works portraying my books, which are great fun and highly symbolic. Recently, during Carnivale, I visited Malta while doing research for my new […]
Katherine in Tunisia KATHERINE NEVILLE’SLunar Society NewsletterJune 10, 2020 The Lunaticks As a former technological person myself, who’d participated in the early commercial phase of the computer revolution, I had long been fascinated by its predecessors: that handful of scientific entrepreneurs who, inspired by the Enlightenment and living though the American and French revolutions, had […]
Great Day Washington video interview of Katherine Neville (5:08 min) Smithsonian Adopt-a-Book Katherine Neville & Richard Choi discuss the Smithsonian Adopt-a-Book Program.