About David

Some of David'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. David 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 https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqrc/eighth/day3/7/)

  • 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 https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ921797)

  • Author of 2 astrology books, Astrology for the 21st Century and AstroLocality Magic (see https://www.astrosoftware.com/cpnew/other/books/21century.html and https://www.astrosoftware.com/cpnew/other/books/astro_magic.html) and co-author with Linda Berry of Vibrational Astrology: Interpreting Aspects (see https://www.astrosoftware.com/cpnew/other/books/vibrational_astrology.html)

  • Made over 370 tutorial videos that are available free of charge at https://www.youtube.com/c/davidcochrane100. The latest developments and discoveries are being made available here at www.AstrologyDC.com for a subscription of $5 / month, but there are also many free videos.

  • Speaker at international astrology conferences since 1974. David 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 Vibrational Astrology researchers and astrologers engaged in many astrology projects and services throughout the world.

  • 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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This website is the culmination of a dream to push astrology to a new level through continuous investigations and research, and very importantly through collaboration and correspondence with others who share a similar vision of what astrology is becoming and how it can be a powerful force for good in the world. This interdisciplinary work integrates cutting edge developments in science, research methods, spirituality, and psychology into a rigorous and sophisticated field which can deliver useful applications in a wide range of areas. Although people have pursued astrology for thousands of years it is only in our current information age with powerful computational abilities, large databases, and international communication and collaboration that a revolutionary step in astrology is possible, and astrology is transformed from an ocean of anecdotal evidence and beliefs to a coherent, sophisticated field that can provide reliable and useful tools as well as exciting and inspired insights that marry science, psychology, and metaphysics.