The paragraphs below each briefly explain specific aspects of the Integrated Theory of Consciousness. Following each paragraph are a number of works (suggested readings) that offer support for these concepts. For your convenience the links below will take you directly to the appropriate paperback unless otherwise indicated.
Evidence that information or consciousness should be included as a property of the basic fabric of the universe along with matter-energy-space-time. In the Integrated Theory of Consciousness the combination of information plus consciousness is being defined as Intelligence.
Schwartz, Gary E.R., Ph.D. and Russek, Linda G.S., Ph.D. The Living Energy Universe (Hardcover). Charlotteville, VA: Hampton Roads Pub., 1999
Kuhn, Robert Lawrence. Closer to Truth (Hardcover). New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000
Laszlo, Ervin. Science and the Akashic Field - An Integral Theory of Everything. Rochester, Vermont: Innter Traditions, 2004 -- Kindle eBook edition
Evidence that expansion of the universe is a necessary prerequisite for the continued upward evolution of intelligence resulting in more complex forms richer in information.
Chaisson, Eric J. Cosmic Evolution. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2001
Evidence that there is an arrow of time that limits the progression of time in a forward direction even though both quantum mechanics and relativity theory allow for time reversal.
Coveney, Peter and Highfield, Roger. The Arrow of Time. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1990
Davies, Paul. About Time. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995
Evidence that the expansion of space implies more than just expansion of the universe. The swelling of space itself can actually microwarp space in the same sense that gravity warps space. This microwarping results in a very slight change in the direction of movement and therefore the position of subatomic particles leading to an erroneous conclusion that 10 or 11 dimensional space is necessary for the math to work at the Planck level in Superstring and other theories.
Additional evidence supporting the concept of a universal consciousness as part of the basic fabric of the universe.
Davies, Paul. The Mind of God. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1992
Evidence supporting the concept of consciousness in animals. The hypothesis is presented that in life forms, intelligence is manifested across a wide spectrum encompassing the consciousness of Man and the consciousness of other animal life forms.