Investigation of Paraphysical Phenomena


A CERTAIN interest in the physical aspects of psychical research has recently been shown in these columns1. In view of the fact that the controversy seems to turn mainly upon the alleged paranormal or extra-contemporary-physical powers of Rudi. Schneider, it may be worth while briefly to record a series of experiments with that medium, although the results are merely of a negative character. Full experimental details will in due course be published in the Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research.

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    NATURE, 132, 776, 801, 849; 1933.

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    Lord Rayleigh, Proc. S.P.R., 41, 89, 269; 1933.

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