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An Introduction to Parapsychology by R. A. McConnell


 

An Introduction to Parapsychology in the Context of Science
©1983, 351 pages, 6" x 9", ISBN: 0-9610232-3-6, $18.00

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An introduction to parapsychology for students of science and for teachers of the humanities. A physicist's assessment of parapsychology offered as a challenge to professional scientists.

Includes:
A short history of parapsychology since 1882 A short history of parapsychology since 1882.
Some genuine trance mediums of the 19th Century Some genuine trance mediums of the 19th Century.
Surgical twinning compared to multiple personality Surgical twinning compared to multiple personality.
Who is morally responsible for a crime committed by one of several multiple personalities? Who is morally responsible for a crime committed by one of several multiple personalities?
The status of post-mortem survival research The status of post-mortem survival research.
Binomial theory for the layman Binomial theory for the layman.
Helmut Schmidt's classic experiments in either predicting or controlling radioactive decay Helmut Schmidt's classic experiments in either predicting or controlling radioactive decay.
Haakon Forwald's classic experiments on the psychokinetic pushing of falling cubes Haakon Forwald's classic experiments on the psychokinetic pushing of falling cubes.
The McConnell, Snowdon, and Powell experiment showing psychokinetic effects on the uppermost faces of a pair of fallen dice in a totally enclosing, motor-driven, automatically photographed, die-casting machine The McConnell, Snowdon, and Powell experiment showing psychokinetic effects on the uppermost faces of a pair of fallen dice in a totally enclosing, motor-driven, automatically photographed, die-casting machine.
L.L.Vasiliev's Leningrad experiments proving that hypnosis is the psychokinetic control of the brain of the test subject L.L.Vasiliev's Leningrad experiments showing that hypnosis is the psychokinetic control of the brain of the test subject.
The frightened response to Vasiliev's experiments from two hypnosis world experts, four American Psychological Association journals, and two parapsychological journals The frightened response to Vasiliev's experiments from two hypnosis world experts, four American Psychological Association journals, and two parapsychological journals.
Thomas Kuhn: An appreciation of his insights as they relate to parapsychology Thomas Kuhn: An appreciation of his insights as they relate to parapsychology.
Two notorious modern cases of parapsychological fraud Two notorious modern cases of parapsychological fraud.
The closing mind of adolescence The closing mind of adolescence.
A listening guide to the controversy about the relation of intelligence to inherited biological structure A listening guide to the controversy about the relation of intelligence to inherited biological structure.
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