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Study Debunks ESP
2014-01-14 11:19:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from two psychologists at the University of Melbourne has shown that the human mind can perceive change in an environment without knowing exactly what has changed. Lead researcher Piers Howe interpreted his findings as evidence against the existence of extrasensory perception (ESP), also known as a sixth sense. “There is a common belief that observers can experience changes directly with their mind, without needing to...

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2011-05-19 08:25:00

New statistical approach doesn't support claims that extra-sensory perception exists Can people truly feel the future? Researchers remain skeptical, according to a new study by Jeffrey Rouder and Richard Morey from the University of Missouri in the US, and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, respectively. Their work (1) appears online in the Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2), published by Springer. Although extra-sensory perception (ESP) seems impossible given our current...

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2011-01-06 13:40:00

A respected journal in the science community has agreed to publish a paper presenting strong evidence for extrasensory perception (ESP), which is the ability to sense future events. Advanced copies of the paper, being published this year in The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, have circulated widely among psychological researchers in recent weeks and have generated a mixture of amusement and scorn. The paper describes nine unusual lab experiments performed over the past decade...

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2009-06-01 10:40:00

Experts are investigating "remote viewing," the psychic ability to identify distant locations, in the first scientific experiment to be conducted through the social messaging service. Members of the public will be asked to "tweet" their impressions of randomly chosen spots in the U.K. that were visited by one of the researchers. Afterwards they will vote for which of the five photographs on a website shows where the visitor was standing. These steps will be repeated with visually different...


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