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Experimental Evidence for Extra-Sensory-Perception


THE main experimental evidence for extra-sensory-perception produced in Great Britain is that published by S. G. Soal and K. M. Goldney1 in which they claimed that their subject displayed precognitive telepathy. I have stated elsewhere2 that the result of this experiment could have been produced by normal means. I now propose to show that this explanation in terms of everyday processes—besides being possible—is necessary in order to account for features which are present in the published results.

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  1. 1

    Soal, S. G., and Goldney, K. M., Proc. Soc. Psych. Res., 47, Pt. 167 (1943).

  2. 2

    Hansel, C. E. M., New Scientist, 5, No. 119 (1959).

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