Parapsychology: the controversial science

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Ballantine Books, Jul 30, 1991 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 408 pages
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"This is the bst piece of writing for the public on serious parapsychology to come along in many years. It is both well written and well time, providing hot-off-the-press coverage of themost recent developments in parapsychological research and thinking." ROBERT L. MORRIS Koestler Chair of Parapsychology University of Edinborough In this impressively documented work, Dr. Richard S. Broughton, Director of Research at the world-renowned Institute of Parapscyhology, illuminates the history and evolution of parapsychology and directly addresses the raging controversy over its very existence as a science. At the heart of the book he brings together a broad range of recent parapsychological research, from the U.S., China, and the former Soviet Union, complete with full descriptions of the actual techniques and explanations of how researchers apply scientific methods to study the baffling experiences that qualify as psi phenomena. Selected by the Quality Paperback Book Club From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Review: Parapsychology: The Controversial Science

User Review  - Harrison - Goodreads

Broughton's book (****) is a solid introduction to the field of parapsychology. He starts with a brief overview of the type of paranormal experiences that inspire the research - the everyday ... Read full review

Review: Parapsychology: The Controversial Science

User Review  - Caio - Goodreads

Tell my teenage Dawkins-loving self that I would, half a decade later, be as entertained and intrigued by a book on parapsychology as I was by this one, and he'd probably not believe you. But yes, I ... Read full review

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A Controversial Science
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Mapping the Territory
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Origins of the Science
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