TB10 P&C Lecture 4; Extraclassical perception

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1. Which of these is NOT a general flaw in PSI experiments?

  • File Drawer Problem
  • Post-hoc statistical tests
  • Stopping criteria
  • Planned contrast statistical tests
  • Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy
  • Multiple comparison
  • Fraud
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2. What is the issue with multiple comparisons?

  • Bad data are not included in the study and people being reluctant to publish negative results/replications
  • If you do lots of tests on a single dataset/multiple studies some will be signif only by chance. e.g probability of getting a posi result x 13 experiments...likely that one will be significant
  • A post hoc definition of success. Not defining predictions before the experiment

3. What % of predictions are used in cancer biology?

  • 10%
  • 100%
  • 11-25%
  • 75%

4. What was popular in the 70s and 80s in parapsychology?

  • Ganzfeld, telekinesis and autokinetic effects
  • Optical illusion experiments, ghosts and telekinesis
  • Remote viewing, psychokinesis and Ganzfeld
  • Telekinesis and autokinetic effects

5. What were the results from BEM et al 2011?

  • Across all 100 trials pps correctly identified future position of the XXX images significantly more than chance, nonXXX was chance
  • Across all 100 trials females correctly identified future position of the XXX images significantly more than chance, males were at chance
  • Across all 100 trials pps correctly identified future position of the XXX images at chance level, nonXXX was significantly more than chance
  • Across all 100 trials males correctly identified future position of the XXX images significantly more than chance, females were at chance

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