Behavioral and Brain Sciences 10 (4):539-51 (1987)

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Over the past hundred years, a number of scientific investigators claim to have adduced experimental evidence for phenomena information” seems to behave like a weak signal that has to compete for the information-processing resources of the organism, a reduction of ongoing sensorimotor activity may facilitate ESP detection. Such a meaningful convergence of results suggests that psi phenomena may represent a unitary, coherent process whose nature and compatibility with current physical theory have yet to be determined. The theoretical implications and potential practical applications of psi could be significant, irrespective of the small magnitude of psi effects in laboratory settings
Keywords clairvoyance   extrasensory perception (ESP)   methodology   parapsychology   psi   psychokinesis (PK)   replication   scientific method   telepathy
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