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Effect of Magnetic Fields on Reaction Time Performance


IN previous investigations1,2 we indicated some significant empirical relationships between selected geophysical parameters and gross measures of human behaviour. The present investigation attempts to demonstrate the effects of artificially produced magnetic fields on a standard, relatively uncomplicated, psychomotor task, simple reaction time.

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FRIEDMAN, H., BECKER, R. & BACHMAN, C. Effect of Magnetic Fields on Reaction Time Performance. Nature 213, 949–950 (1967).

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