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The Resource ESP and parapsychology : a critical reevaluation, C.E.M. Hansel

ESP and parapsychology : a critical reevaluation, C.E.M. Hansel

Label
ESP and parapsychology : a critical reevaluation
Title
ESP and parapsychology
Title remainder
a critical reevaluation
Statement of responsibility
C.E.M. Hansel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A skeptical survey of the claims of ESP and spiritualism examines the historic experiments that have tried to prove or disprove those claims
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1042
LC item number
.H23
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
ESP and parapsychology : a critical reevaluation, C.E.M. Hansel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-318) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The origins of psychical research -- The subject matter of psychical research -- Examining the evidence -- Early investigations -- Accounts of strange experiences -- Spiritualism -- Summary to part one -- pt. 2. Salad days at duke university -- The years of controversy 1934- 1940 -- The pearce-pratt experiment -- The pratt-woodruff experiment -- The soal-goldney experiment -- The telepathic welsh schoolboys -- Psychokinesis -- Group experiments -- Research behind the iron curtain -- summary to part two -- pt. 3. Testing ESP with a machine -- Psychical research at SRI -- Telepathy in dreams -- The challenge of chance -- The miracle men -- Uri geller at SRI -- Mind-reach -- Summary to part three -- pt. 4. Conclusions
Control code
5914504
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
v, 325 pages
Isbn
9780879751197
Lccn
79056361
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
ESP and parapsychology : a critical reevaluation, C.E.M. Hansel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-318) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The origins of psychical research -- The subject matter of psychical research -- Examining the evidence -- Early investigations -- Accounts of strange experiences -- Spiritualism -- Summary to part one -- pt. 2. Salad days at duke university -- The years of controversy 1934- 1940 -- The pearce-pratt experiment -- The pratt-woodruff experiment -- The soal-goldney experiment -- The telepathic welsh schoolboys -- Psychokinesis -- Group experiments -- Research behind the iron curtain -- summary to part two -- pt. 3. Testing ESP with a machine -- Psychical research at SRI -- Telepathy in dreams -- The challenge of chance -- The miracle men -- Uri geller at SRI -- Mind-reach -- Summary to part three -- pt. 4. Conclusions
Control code
5914504
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
v, 325 pages
Isbn
9780879751197
Lccn
79056361
Other physical details
illustrations

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