Basic Research in Parapsychology

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K. Ramakrishna Rao
McFarland & Company, 2001 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 408 pages
This expanded and revised text includes thirteen experimental reports (five new to this edition) and seven review articles involving meta-analysis and the assessment of evidence in specific areas of psi research. The author provides a representative sample of the extensive literature in the controversial field of parapsychology and presents a few basic experiments illustrating various procedures and broadly reflecting the major trends of psi research. Possible experimental procedures, cumulative evidence showing the replicability of individual experiments, and promising areas of psi research are also discussed. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

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Contents

Preface
1
A Review of the PearcePratt Distance Series of ESP Tests
38
PK Tests with a HighSpeed Random Number Generator
50
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Professor K. Ramakrishna Rao is a philosopher and psychologist with expertise in Indian psychology, consciousness studies and parapsychological research. He has published nearly 200 research papers and 15 books, and has served as the executive director of the Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man; as founder, head and professor of the Department of Psychology and Parapsychology, and vice-chancellor, Andhra University; and currently as president of the Asian Congress of Philosophy.

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