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 International Neural Network Society
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 in 1975. Boorstin wrote more than t
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 goal is to “centre attention on the evolution of hu
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 earn a black belt in Jiu Jitsu. Moshé Feldenkrais developed the Feldenkrais Technique, a bodywo
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’ thro
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, was an Irish Jesuit priest, physicist, philosopher of
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 Congress of the World Federation of Music Therapy). Karl was on route to the be the keynot
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 Ljubljanica River flows through
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 inside without harming the walls of
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 Tony and Emmy Awards, a Laurence Olivier Award, the Praemium I
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 Became a Basque Celtic Sorceress:Pr
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 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, psychologist, and author. He
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, was inspired b
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 n
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 brother of
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. Below is an article and images of Sir John Eccles and Karl sharin
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 field of b
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 David Bohm and Basil Hiley was men
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 which was considered radically different th
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 outstanding scholars who have contributed the most to unite the sc
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.