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From anecdote to experiment in psychical research

by Robert Henry Thouless

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Published by Routledge and K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parapsychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Robert H. Thouless.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1031 .T55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 198 p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5336087M
    ISBN 100710072856
    LC Control Number72189404

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From Anecdote to Experiment in Psychical Research. Routledge & Kegan Paul : 15 OctoberPrague, Czechoslovakia. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition.

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Social Psychology: A Text Book for Students of Economics () Control of the Mind () Experimental Psychical Research () Mind and Consciousness in Experimental Psychology () Rationality and Prejudice () Straight and Crooked Thinking () From Anecdote to Experiment in Psychical Research () ReferencesOccupation: Psychologist, parapsychologist.

From Anecdote to Experiment in Psychical Research. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, — —. "The Present Position of Experimental Research into Telepathy and Related Phenomena." Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research 47 (). — —. "Problems of Design in Parapsychological Experiments." Journal of the Society for Psychical.

The Society for Psychical Research (SPR) originated from a discussion between journalist Edmund Rogers and the physicist William F. Barrett in autumn This led to a conference on 5 and 6 January at the headquarters of the British National Association of Spiritualists which the foundation of the Society was proposed.

The committee included Barrett, Rogers, Stainton Moses, Charles. In American science fiction of the s and '60s, psionics was a proposed discipline that applied principles of engineering (especially electronics) to the study (and employment) of paranormal or psychic phenomena, such as telepathy and psychokinesis.

The term is a portmanteau of psi (in the sense of "psychic phenomena") and the -onics from electronics. Experiments in Psychical Research at Leland Stanford Junior University () CORNELL, A.

A Scientific Appraisal of Psychical Research (New York: Prometheus Books, ) HYSLOP, James H. Science and a From Anecdote to Experiment in Psychical Research (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, ) TIETZA, T.

His subjects included several of the most high-profile cases of apparent psychic ability of his times, and he wrote over books on subjects including the paranormal and psychical research, conjuring and stage magic, and alternative health issues.

Author of Straight and crooked thinking, General and social psychology, The control of the mind, Authority and freedom, Straight thinking in war time, Social psychology, From anecdote to experiment in psychical research, Map of educational research.

The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research home page has more information on this journal and its sponsoring organization. Related Resources. We also list issues of the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, published by the UK-based Society from.

He was President of the British Association's Psychology Section inand published a number of books connected with this subject, including Straight and Crooked Thinking (). He also published Experimental Psychical Research () and From Anecdote to Experiment in Psychical Research.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Stanford University, Stanford University, Calif., which was issued as Psychical research monograph no.

1 of Leland Stanford Junior University publications. Parapsychological research has attempted to use random number generators to test for psychokinesis, mild sensory deprivation in the Ganzfeld experiment to test for extrasensory perception, and research trials conducted under contract by the U.S.

government to investigate remote viewing. Critics such as Ed J. Gracely say that this evidence is. Experiment in psychical research Experiments in reproducing drawings Card-guessing experiments Experimental precautions Can the experimenter be trusted.

ESP on the stage The case of Marion Psycho-kinesis Experimental precognition The experimental discrimination betweeen P K and precognition From the earliest days of the Society for Psychical Research, and perhaps before, there was a controversy as to whether dowsing was a physical or psychical phenomenon.

Sir William F. Barrett, professor of physics, at the Royal College of Science in Dublin and a principle founder of the SPR, led research on the phenomenon and published two. Psychical research.

Between and he was the investigating officer for the Society for Psychical Research (SPR). He wrote two books on Annie Besant and many works on psychical research. He was a critical researcher, he became skeptical of most of the paranormal phenomena reported in the SPR journal.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (B. Litt.), Oxford, Includes indexes. Description. Experiments in psychical research at Leland Stanford Junior University by Coover, John Edgar, ; Martin, Lillien Jane, ; Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) DLC.

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