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an overview of conceptual and research trends

ESP and altered states of consciousness: an overview of conceptual and research trends Carlos S. Alvarado Parapsychological phenomena has a long tradition of being associated with alterations of consciousness. This tradition extends from the performances of ancient oracles and other diviners to the mesmeric and mediumistic trance, and to more recent claims in the context […]

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The Disembodied Self: An Empirical Study Of Dissociation And The Out-Of-Body Experience

The Disembodied Self: An Empirical Study Of Dissociation And The Out-Of-Body Experience – bibliography included Harvey J. Irwin ABSTRACT: Recent developments in the study of dissociation prompted a re-examination of the nature of the out-of-body experience (OBE). A questionnaire survey of Australian university students addressed the relation between the OBE and nonpathological dissociation (psychological absorption), […]

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Jungian Synchronicity Sheds Light On The Micro-Pk Mechanism Question

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Journal of Parapsychology, The > Sept, 2000 > Article > Print friendly Jungian Synchronicity Sheds Light On The Micro-Pk Mechanism Question – Brief Article F. Pallikari ABSTRACT: Some 70 years ago C. G. Jung, in collaboration with W. Pauli, introduced the idea of synchronicity, to account for meaningful coincidences based on […]

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Consciousness Studies: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Consciousness Studies: Cross-Cultural Perspectives Rex G. Stanford CONSCIOUSNESS STUDIES: CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES by K. Ramakrishna Rao. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2002. Pp. vii + 367 $65.00 (illustrated case binding). ISBN 0-7864-1382-4 This remarkable volume is notable because of: (a) the breadth and depth of its coverage of topics related to consciousness, both […]

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Bibliography of the published works of Charles Honorton

Bibliography of the published works of Charles Honorton – special issue: a tribute to Charles Honorton Carlos S. Alvarado This bibliography of Honorton’s published works includes a variety of material, such as experimental reports, literature reviews, and book reviews. Our efforts have been facilitated by having access to Honorton’s own list of publications in his […]

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Commentary on “experiments on distant intercessory prayer” in archives of internal medicine

Commentary on “experiments on distant intercessory prayer” in archives of internal medicine J.E. Kennedy The article “Experiments on Distant Intercessory Prayer: God, Science, and the Lesson of Massah” by Chibnall, Jeral, and Cerullo (2001) may be a pivotal commentary in the medical literature that precipitates a decline of interest in research on intercessory prayer. It […]

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How many factors of paranormal belief are there? A critique of the paranormal belief scale

How many factors of paranormal belief are there? A critique of the paranormal belief scale Tony R. Lawrence THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PARANORMAL BELIEF For about the last 20 years, psychologists have been paying ever greater attention to the possible causes and consequences of belief in the paranormal (see Irwin, 1993, for a comprehensive and balanced […]

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Quantitative Investigation Of The General Wayne Inn

Quantitative Investigation Of The General Wayne Inn Michaeleen C. Maher ABSTRACT: Apparitions and poltergeist-like disturbances were reported by the owner and employees of awayside inn in Merion, Pennsylvania. The legend that a “ghost” haunted the premises had persisted for more than 2 centuries. Quantitative measures tested 3 sensitives and 3 controls. Participants marked on floor […]

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Experimenter effects and the remote detection of staring

Experimenter effects and the remote detection of staring Richard Wiseman . . . the experimenter effect is the most important challenge facing modern experimental parapsychology. It may be that we will not be able to make too much progress in other areas of the field until the puzzle of the experimenter effect is solved. (Palmer, […]

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Jule Eisenbud: parapsychology’s theoretician

Jule Eisenbud: parapsychology’s theoretician K. Ramakrishna Rao “Jule Eisenbud,” wrote Stephen Braude, “is parapsychology’s premier living theoretician. Currently, he is the only person in the field today attempting a truly global and systematic analysis of paranormal phenomena and their place in nature” (Eisenbud, 1983, p. 7). It is fitting, therefore, that the Parapsychological Association at […]