Did These Tests Prove a Seance Is Only Power of Persuasion?
Chapman, James, Daily Mail (London)
Byline: JAMES CHAPMAN
TO believers, seances are a valued way of communicating with the 'other side'.
Thousands of people a year go to meetings at which mediums claim to make contact with the spirits of loved ones who have died.
But the mediums' power is all in the mind of the participants, according to scientists.
They say even sceptics can become convinced that they are experiencing something mysterious in the environment of a seance.
Dr Richard Wiseman, Britain's leading paranormal investigator, said: 'The phenomena reported at seances, from the turn of the last century when they first became popular until today, have a normal …
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Publication information: Article title: Did These Tests Prove a Seance Is Only Power of Persuasion?. Contributors: Chapman, James - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: July 14, 2001. Page number: 45. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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