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About Santino

Santino's birth name is David Cochrane, so you will see him referred to by both names.

Some of Santino's accomplishments are:

  • Received the prestigious Regulus Award in Discovery, Innovation and Research in 2018. This is an award given at the largest astrology conference in the USA, the United Astrology Conference, which is jointly sponsored by the leading astrological organizations.

  • Received the Fomalhaut Award in Istanbul, Turkey in 2018.

  • Received the Jayavidya International Award in 2017.

  • MA degree in Research and Evaluation Methodology from the University of Florida in 2017. Santino also has a BA Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York in Binghamton, New York in 1972. 

  • Past President of the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR).

  • Current Research Director and Board Member of ISAR.

  • Speaker at the academic research conference TQR Conference (The Qualitative Report Conference) at Nova Southeastern University in 2017. David's lecture topic was "The Surprising Power of Extreme Case Sampling". (see

  • Co-author of the academic paper "Estimating Latent Variable Interactions with the Unconstrained Approach: A Comparison of Methods to Form Product Indicators for Large, Unequal Numbers of Items" published in the prestigious journal Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal in 2011. (see

  • Author of 4 astrology books:
    The Astrology of Bipolar Disorder: A Scientific Breakthrough

    Vibrational Astrology: The Essentials
    Astrology for the 21st Century
    AstroLocality Magic (see

  • Made hundreds of tutorial videos that are available free of charge at The latest developments and discoveries are being made available here at for a subscription of $5 / month, but there are also many free videos.

  • Speaker at international astrology conferences since 1974. Santino corresponded and worked with a great many astrologers from the past such as Charles Jayne and Dane Rudhyar and a great many other astrologers who are making important contributions to astrology today.

  • Team player and participant in research projects with Cosmic Cybernetic researchers and astrologers engaged in many astrology projects and services throughout the world, especially through Cosmobiology Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to research in Cosmic Cybernetics. The website is

  • Lead software developer for Cosmic Patterns Software and the manager of software developers for Matrix Software.

  • Most importantly, the breakthroughs in theory and research projects that produce very positive results.

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