The Language of Mediums and Psychics: The Social

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Association, a professional society of research workers in that field, was founded on June 19. was established on June 22 by the Parapsychology Laboratory at Duke. Biophysical theories for the paranormal bridge include Josephson junctions, microtubules, and liquid crystals as psi transducers. Stanovich, Philosophical Psychology, 18, 793-7 Blackmore, S. 2005 Destroying the zombic hunch. The subject has to guess the order of cards in the pack.
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Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, Vol. 4

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Hypnosis proved to enhance ESP ability more than anything else. 1988 – Psychologist Gertrude Schmeidler finds that higher scores are obtained when the experimenter was warmer and friendly to the subject than a cold, formal one. B. (1895–1980) and Louisa E. (1891–1983) Rhine, which allowed them to conduct parapsychological research at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, in 1927. We are not concerned with the Big Questions as such, although the questions are definitely in the Big Question category.
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Life Among the Dead

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FJ: Your book also discusses possibilities for distant mental influence, where the thoughts of the experimenter can positively or negatively affect the physiology – including heart rate or skin resistance – of someone far away. First, Scott was an independent investigator and not employed in an academic or research institution. On the other side of the coin, I was doing research on two fronts. Haraldsson and Osis (1977) watched Sai Baba and reported: �We were not able to detect any evidence of fraud� (p. 40).
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Paracoustics: Sound & the Paranormal

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Synchronicity: A term coined by Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung, to describe meaningful coincidences that seem to have been arranged by the subconscious mind. Seven experiments conducted by Jeff Galek of Carnegie Mellon University, Robyn A. They may, of course, have wished to do so, but found it too difficult to get the co-operation of a percipient with a previous record of success. There are a number of formal psi experiments involving special subjects in which the actual level of target security is unclear or doubtful.
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Psychic Phenomena, Science and Immortality; Being a Further

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Many parapsychologists do not accept some or all of these miscellaneous phenomena as the legitimate study of parapsychology. A new workshop in silk-flower arranging will begin at The Casements on Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Y., 1935 File 2 – Your Key To Happiness, Fawcett, N. A further separation of high- and low-scoring ESP subjects through hypnotic preparation. The first part of the series, what is known as Subseries A, was published in the monograph Extrasensory Perception written in 1934 by J.
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ESP and psychology

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Carpenter (psychiatry, Univ. of North Carolina) has presented a model of the mind that is both innovative and compelling. For these theorists, the nature of the universe is much more effervescent, thus accommodating psi into existing scientific models will require significant modification of science as we know it. Similarly, the vaguely defined state known as (self-induced) trance has passed through a similar evolution; as have also the various motor automatisms (unconscious muscular movements) such as dowsing, automatic writing, and the use of the ouija board.
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Tuning In: A Journalist, 6 Trance Channelers and Messages

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Parapsychology and the Demarcation Problem. Britain leads parapsychological study in Europe, with privately funded laboratories at the universities of Edinburgh, Northampton, and Liverpool Hope, among others. [26] Parapsychological research has also been augmented by other sub-disciplines of psychology. The social psychologist James Alcock in his book Parapsychology: Science or Magic? (1981) wrote "parapsychology is indistinguishable from pseudoscience and its ideas are essentially those of magic.[65] and searched for disconfirming evidence that could provide alternative explanations for the reports aside from reincarnation. presented an overview of Stevenson's research into reincarnation in Life Before Life: A Scientific Investigation of Children’s Memories of Previous Lives. when they occurred at the location of fatal wounds in the deceased. from the University of Virginia.
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Quest for Contact: True Story of Crop Circles, Psychics and

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So I listed myself as kind of the stable boy of the… Alex Tsakiris: Well, I think more than a stable boy. It therefore seems to us that it is time to express the attitude of the Association of Psychologists of the USSR toward parapsychology, whose status was considered at one of the meetings of the Association’s Presidium. A piece of silver was one day’s wage for a workingman—quite a sum of money invested in books on the occult (clairvoyance and parapsychology included).
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It's All in Your Head

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For instance, certain subtle sensory cues are similar to those on which magicians sometimes capitalize. This model is surprisingly congruent with concepts of memory hypothesized a century later. A common psychological trait - the oppressed identifying themselves with the worst characteristics of their tormentors. Table 1: Some of the Periodicals in Which D. The series comprised 37 25-trial runs, conducted between August 1933 and March 1934.
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Joseph Ghost Holy Christ. Part 1.: Original Book Number

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Vivid dreams often seem to stimulate out-of-body experiences (OBE), during which the gaining of waking consciousness while still in a sleeping state may result in the finding oneself conscious in an astral body, which can move independently of the physical body. Mishlove, mentioned above, the so-called "46 people in the UK" have doctorates in other disciplines, principally in psychology, but completed doctoral thesis work which included or were devoted to research projects in parapsychology.
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