Anomalistic Studies

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Paranormal Cognition
Ganzfeld. Honorton - 23/42 studies had a hit rate higher than 25%, Milton and Wiseman - meta analysis, 30 studies, hit rate > 25%, Bem and Honorton - Individual differences effect hit rate e.g yoga
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Psychokenesis
Radin and Ferrari - meta analysis, 128 stufies, 50.02 control, 51.2 experimental. Bosch - 380 studies using RNG's, small but significant result
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Probability Misjudgement
Blackmore - questionnaires of 10 statement, oneself = 2.4, other = 3.6. Blackmore - no correlation between belief and probability judgement. Blackmore and Troscianko - no correlation, 2nd study found link. Musch and Ehrenburg - cognition = no link
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Superstitious Behaviour
Skinner - hungry pigeons in a box, odd behaviour before feeding appeared ritualistic. Failed to replicate this finding. Maute - library with computers making a loud noise.
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Magical Thinking
Lindeman and Sayer - superstitious people attribute purpose to non living things/display childish thinking. Dudley - gulf war, risk increased magical thinking. Keinan - unsolvable anagrams increased belief. Wildman(x2) - negative, Jones- Positive
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Personality Factors
Williams - Junior Eysenck, Paranormal index, +0.32 with belief and neuroticism. Wiseman and Watt - 5 point scale, link belief with neuroticism. Gianotti - creativity linked to belief
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Psychic Healing
Lyvers - pain reduction correlated with belief, Kreiger - higher haemoglobin in group who received healing, even 1 year later, Keller - double blind study, real therapy gave significant benefits
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Out of Body Experience
Blanke - stimulated TPJ in epileptic/non epileptic, difficulties perceiving own body and sense of floating. Ehrsson - cognitive scrambling, reported feeling as if sitting behind themselves, physical distress when illusory body threatened
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Near Death Experience
Ring - semi structured interviews on 102 people, identified core feelings. Jansen - administered ketamine through IV and replicated all NDE feelings. Augustine - cultural differences, India = Hindu figure
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Psychic Mediumship
Newberg - brazillian mediums, brain scans while practicing mediumship, experts had less activity in limbic system/ frontal lobe. Schwartz - two mediums, sitter rated 83% and 77% accurate, control group rated 36% accurate
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