The Journal of Parapsychology

A semiannual journal of experimental research results in the field of parapsychology. Published by the Rhine Research Center in Durham, NC.

Articles from Vol. 64, No. 2, June

An Acceptance-Rejection Theory of Statistical Psychokinesis
MICHAEL IBISON [1] ABSTRACT: This paper presents a theory of statistical psychokinesis that explains observed statistical anomalies with a minimal assumption about the influence of an agent upon a random process. The theory attributes the agent...
Correspondence
To the Editor: I'd like a comment on Dr. Irwin's review of Mindsight (JP, 64, 107-113), a book written by Kenneth Ring and Sharon Cooper, which discusses both formal studies and anecdotes about blind people being able to "see" during OBEs/NDEs....
Covert Psi in Computer Solitaire
JOHN PALMER [1] ABSTRACT: Two series are reported in which subjects could use psi to continue playing computer solitaire and possibly win a $100 prize. Subjects were told nothing about using psi for this purpose. After they recorded their scores...
Electrodermal Activity (Eda) -- State-of-the-Art Measurement and Techniques for Parapsychological Purposes
HARALD WALACH [1] ABSTRACT: In most of the direct mental interactions with living systems (DMILS)/Remote Staring studies, electrodermal activity (EDA) is the only dependent variable. Therefore the quality of EDA recording is crucial. This is the...
Examining the Role of Neutral versus Personal Experimenter-Participant Interactions: An Eda-Dmils Experiment
HARALD WALACH [1] ABSTRACT: The aim of this exploratory study was first, to confirm the results found in EDA-DMILS research and, second, to examine the role of experimenter-participant interaction, as this is viewed to play a crucial role in parapsychological...
Parapsychology in the 21st Century
ROBERT L. MORRIS [1] ABSTRACT: Ten years ago the author identified ten areas of potential difficulty facing parapsychology as it approached the last decade of the 20th century: (1) Parapsychology is linked to problematic metaphysical origins; (2)...