Resources on the Scientific Research of Psi Phenomena – Part 1

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Books

Radin (1997). The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena

Radin (2006). Entangled Minds: Extrasensory Experiences in a Quantum Reality

Irwin & Watt (2007). An Introduction to Parapsychology

Mayer (2008). Extraordinary Knowing: Science, Skepticism, and the Inexplicable Powers of the Human Mind

Kelly et al (2009). Irreducible Mind: Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century

Tart (2009). The End of Materialism: How Evidence of the Paranormal Is Bringing Science and Spirit Together

Carter (2010). Science and the Near-Death Experience: How Consciousness Survives Death

Van Lommel (2011). Consciousness Beyond Life: The Science of the Near-Death Experience

Alexander (2012). Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife

Carpenter (2012). First Sight: ESP and Parapsychology in Everyday Life

Carter (2012). Science and Psychic Phenomena: The Fall of the House of Skeptics

Targ (2012). The Reality of ESP: A Physicist's Proof of Psychic Abilities

Radin (2013). Supernormal: Science, Yoga, and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic Abilities

General Overviews & Critiques

  • Utts (1996). An assessment of the evidence for psychic functioning (Download PDF)
  • Alcock (2003). Give the Null Hypothesis a Chance (Download PDF)
  • Parker & Brusewitz (2003). A Compendium of the Evidence for Psi (Download PDF)
  • Carter (2010). Heads I lose, tails you win (Download PDF)

Healing at a Distance

  • Astin et al (2000). The Efficacy of “Distant Healing”: A Systematic Review of Randomized Trials (Download PDF)
  • Leibovici (2001). Effects of remote, retroactive intercessory prayer on outcomes in patients with bloodstream infection: randomised controlled trial (Download PDF)
  • Krucoff et al (2001). Integrative noetic therapies as adjuncts to percutaneous intervention during unstable coronary syndromes: Monitoring and Actualization of Noetic Training (MANTRA) feasibility pilot (Download PDF)
  • Radin et al (2004). Possible effects of healing intention on cell cultures and truly random events (Download PDF)
  • Krucoff et al (2005). Music, imagery, touch, and prayer as adjuncts to interventional cardiac care: the Monitoring and Actualisation of Noetic Trainings (MANTRA) II randomised study (Download PDF)
  • Benson et al (2006). Study of the therapeutic effects of intercessory prayer (STEP) in cardiac bypass patients (Download PDF)
  • Masters & Spielmans (2007). Prayer and Health: Review, Meta-Analysis, and Research Agenda (Download PDF)
  • Radin et al (2008). Compassionate intention as a therapeutic intervention by partners of cancer patients: Effects of distant intention on the patients’ autonomic nervous system (Download PDF)
  • Schlitz et al (2012). Distant healing of surgical wounds: An exploratory study. (Download PDF)

Mind-Matter Interaction

  • Crookes (1874). Researches in the phenomena of spiritualism (Download PDF)
  • Crookes (1874). Notes of séances with DDH (Download PDF)
  • Jahn (1982). The persistent paradox of psychic phenomena: An engineering perspective (Download PDF)
  • Radin & Nelson (1989). Evidence for Consciousness-Related Anomalies in Random Physical Systems (Download PDF)
  • Radin & Ferrari (1991). Effects of Consciousness on the Fall of Dice: A Meta-Analysis (Download PDF)
  • Nelson et al (2002). Correlations of continuous random data with major world events (Download PDF)
  • Crawford et al (2003). Alterations in Random Event Measures Associated with a Healing Practice (Download PDF)
  • Freedman et al (2003). Effects of Frontal Lobe Lesions on Intentionality and Random Physical Phenomena (Download PDF)
  • Bosch et al (2006). Examining Psychokinesis: The Interaction of Human Intention With Random Number Generators—A Meta-Analysis (Download PDF)
  • Radin et al (2006). Reexamining psychokinesis: Commentary on the Bösch, Steinkamp and Boller meta-analysis (Download PDF)
  • Radin (2006). Experiments testing models of mind-matter interaction (Download PDF)
  • Radin (2008). Testing nonlocal observation as a source of intuitive knowledge (Download PDF)
  • Nelson & Bancel (2011). Effects of mass consciousness: Changes in random data during global events (Download PDF)
  • Radin et al (2012). Consciousness and the double-slit interference pattern: Six experiments (Download PDF)
  • Shiah & Radin (2013). Metaphysics of the tea ceremony: A randomized trial investigating the roles of intention and belief on mood while drinking tea (Download PDF)

Physiological Correlations at a Distance

  • Duane & Behrendt (1965). Extrasensory electroencephalographic induction between identical twins (Download PDF)
  • Grinberg-Zylberbaum et al (1994). The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox in the Brain: The transferred potential (Download PDF)
  • Wiseman & Schlitz (1997). Experimenter effects and the remote detection of staring (Download PDF)
  • Standish et al (2003). Evidence of correlated functional magnetic resonance imaging signals between distant human brains (Download PDF)
  • Wackermann et al (2003). Correlations between brain electrical activities of two spatially separated human subjects (Download PDF)
  • Schmidt et al (2004). Distant intentionality and the feeling of being stared at: Two meta-analyses (Download PDF)
  • Radin (2004). Event related EEG correlations between isolated human subjects (Download PDF)
  • Standish et al (2004). Electroencephalographic Evidence of Correlated Event-Related Signals Between the Brains of Spatially and Sensory Isolated Human Subjects (Download PDF)
  • Achterberg et al (2005). Evidence for Correlations Between Distant Intentionality and Brain Function in Recipients: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis (Download PDF)
  • Radin (2005). The sense of being stared at: A preliminary meta-analysis (Download PDF)
  • Radin & Schlitz (2005). Gut feelings, intuition, and emotions: An exploratory study (Download PDF)
  • Schlitz et al (2006). Of two minds: Skeptic-proponent collaboration within parapsychology (Download PDF)
  • Moulton & Kosslyn (2008). Using Neuroimaging to Resolve the Psi Debate (Download PDF)
  • Ambach (2008). Correlations between the EEGs of two spatially separated subjects: a replication study (Download PDF)
  • Hinterberger (2010). Searching for neuronal markers of psi: A summary of three studies measuring electrophysiology in distant participants (Download PDF)
  • Schmidt (2012). Can We Help Just by Good Intentions? A Meta-Analysis of Experiments on Distant Intention Effects (Download PDF)
  • Jensen & Parker (2012). Entangled in the womb? A pilot study on the possible physiological connectedness between identical twins with different embryonic backgrounds (Download PDF)
  • Jensen & Parker (2013). Further possible physiological connectedness between identical twins: The London study (Download PDF)

Potential Applications

  • Carpenter (2011). Laboratory Psi Effects May Be Put to Practical Use: Two Pilot Studies (Download PDF)
  • Schwartz (1980/2000). Location and reconstruction of a Byzantine structure… [by remote viewing] (Download PDF)

Precognition & Presentiment

  • Honorton & Ferrari (1989). “Future telling”: A meta-analysis of forced-choice precognition experiments, 1935-1987 (Download PDF)
  • Spottiswoode & May (2003). Skin Conductance Prestimulus Response: Analyses, Artifacts, and a Pilot Study (Download PDF)
  • Radin (2004). Electrodermal presentiments of future emotions (Download PDF)
  • McCraty et al (2004). Electrophysiological Evidence of Intuition: Part 1. The Surprising Role of the Heart (Download PDF)
  • McCraty et al (2004). Electrophysiological Evidence of Intuition: Part 2. A System-Wide Process? (Download PDF)
  • Radin & Lobach (2007). Toward understanding the placebo effect: Investigating a possible retrocausal factor (Download PDF)
  • Radin & Borges (2009). Intuition through time: What does the seer see? (Download PDF)
  • Bem (2011). Feeling the Future: Experimental Evidence for Anomalous Retroactive Influences on Cognition and Affect (Download PDF)
  • Bem et al (2011). Must Psychologists Change the Way They Analyze Their Data? (Download PDF)
  • Bierman (2011). Anomalous Switching of the Bi-Stable Percept of a Necker Cube: A Preliminary Study (Download PDF)
  • Radin et al (2011). Electrocortical activity prior to unpredictable stimuli in meditators and non-meditators (Download PDF)
  • Radin (2011). Predicting the Unpredictable: 75 Years of Experimental Evidence (Download PDF)
  • Tressoldi et al (2011). Let Your Eyes Predict : Prediction Accuracy of Pupillary Responses to Random Alerting and Neutral Sounds (Download PDF)
  • Galek et al (2012). Correcting the Past: Failures to Replicate Psi (Download PDF)
  • Mossbridge et al (2012). Predictive physiological anticipation preceding seemingly unpredictable stimuli: a meta-analysis (Download PDF)

Survival of Consciousness

  • van Lommel et al (2001). Near-death experience in survivors of cardiac arrest: a prospective study in the Netherlands (Download PDF)
  • van Lommel (2006). Near-death experience, consciousness, and the brain (Download PDF)
  • Beischel & Schwartz (2007). Anomalous information reception by research mediums demonstrated using a novel triple-blind protocol (Download PDF)
  • Greyson (2010). Seeing Dead People Not Known to Have Died: “Peak in Darien” Experiences (Download PDF)
  • Kelly (2010). Some Directions for Mediumship Research (Download PDF)
  • Kelly & Arcangel (2011). An Investigation of Mediums Who Claim to Give Information About Deceased Persons (Download PDF)
  • Nahm et al (2011). Terminal lucidity: A review and a case collection (Download PDF)
  • Facco & Agrillo (2012). Near-death experiences between science and prejudice (Download PDF)
  • Matlock (2012). Bibliography of reincarnation resources online (articles and books, all downloadable)(Download PDF)

Telepathy & ESP

  • Targ & Puthoff (1974). Information transmission under conditions of sensory shielding (Download PDF)
  • Puthoff & Targ (1976). A perceptual channel for information transfer over kilometer distance: Historical perspective and recent research (Download PDF)
  • Eisenberg & Donderi (1979). Telepathic transfer of emotional information in humans (Download PDF)
  • Bem & Honorton (1994). Does psi exist? (Download PDF)
  • Hyman (1994). Anomaly or artifact? Comments on Bem and Honorton (Download PDF)
  • Bem (1994). Response to Hyman (Download PDF)
  • Milton & Wiseman (1999). Does Psi Exist? Lack of Replication of an Anomalous Process of Information Transfer (Download PDF)
  • Storm & Ertel (2001). Does Psi Exist? Comments on Milton and Wiseman's (1999) Meta-Analysis of Ganzfeld Research (Download PDF)
  • Milton & Wiseman (2001). Does Psi Exist? Reply to Storm and Ertel (2001) (Download PDF)
  • Sherwood & Roe (2003). A Review of Dream ESP Studies Conducted Since the Maimonides Dream ESP Programme (Download PDF)
  • Delgado-Romero & Howard (2005). Finding and Correcting Flawed Research Literatures (Download PDF)
  • Hastings (2007). Comment on Delgado-Romero and Howard (Download PDF)
  • Radin (2007). Finding Or Imagining Flawed Research? (Download PDF)
  • Storm et al (2010). Meta-Analysis of Free-Response Studies, 1992–2008: Assessing the Noise Reduction Model in Parapsychology (Download PDF)
  • Storm et al (2010). A Meta-Analysis With Nothing to Hide: Reply to Hyman (2010) (Download PDF)
  • Tressoldi (2011). Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence: the case of non-local perception, a classical and Bayesian review of evidences (Download PDF)
  • Tressoldi et al (2011). Mental Connection at Distance: Useful for Solving Difficult Tasks? (Download PDF)
  • Williams (2011). Revisiting the Ganzfeld ESP Debate: A Basic Review and Assessment (Download PDF)
  • Rouder et al (2013). A Bayes Factor Meta-Analysis of Recent Extrasensory Perception Experiments: Comment on Storm, Tressoldi, and Di Risio (2010) (Download PDF)
  • Storm et al (2013). Testing the Storm et al. (2010) Meta-Analysis Using Bayesian and Frequentist Approaches: Reply to Rouder et al. (2013) (Download PDF)

Theory

  • Josephson & Pallikari-Viras (1991). Biological Utilisation of Quantum NonLocality (Download PDF)
  • May et al (1995). Decision augmentation theory: Towards a model of anomalous mental phenomena (Download PDF)
  • Houtkooper (2002). Arguing for an Observational Theory of Paranormal Phenomena (Download PDF)
  • Bierman (2003). Does Consciousness Collapse the Wave-Packet? (Download PDF)
  • Dunne & Jahn (2005). Consciousness, information, and living systems (Download PDF)
  • Henry (2005). The mental universe (Download PDF)
  • Hiley & Pylkkanen (2005). Can Mind Affect Matter Via Active Information? (Download PDF)
  • Lucadou et al (2007). Synchronistic Phenomena as Entanglement Correlations in Generalized Quantum Theory (Download PDF)
  • Rietdijk (2007). Four-Dimensional Physics, Nonlocal Coherence, and Paranormal Phenomena (Download PDF)
  • Bierman (2010). Consciousness induced restoration of time symmetry (CIRTS ): A psychophysical theoretical perspective (Download PDF)
  • Tressoldi et al (2010). Extrasensory perception and quantum models of cognition (Download PDF)
  • Tressoldi (2012). Replication unreliability in psychology: elusive phenomena or “elusive” statistical power? (Download PDF)

Videos

Websites with access to articles

Daryl Bem: Click here »

Brian Josephson: Click here »

Edwin May: Click here »

Stephan Schwartz: Click here »

Rupert Sheldrake: Click here »

James Spottiswoode: Click here »

Charles Tart: Click here »

Russell Targ: Click here »

Patrizio Tressoldi: Click here »

Jessica Utts: Click here »

Richard Wiseman: Click here »

Journal of Scientific Exploration: Click here »

Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) Laboratory: Click here or here »

Division of Perceptual Studies, University of Virginia: Click here »

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