ESP and actual neurobiology

Haunter Haunter at castles.com
Sun Jun 17 19:09:33 EST 2001


On Sun, 17 Jun 2001 22:04:06 GMT, "Richard Norman"
<rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote:

>There was recently a query about ESP on bionet.neuroscience and 
>then a lot of flames about trolling and stuff. Then somebody
>(I am having trouble tracing the names) wrote:
>
>> Regarding the issue of technology and ESP, I thought you might find
>> the following abstract of interest
>>
>>EEG AND SPECT DATA OF A SELECTED SUBJECT  DURING PSI TASKS:
>>THE DISCOVERY OF A NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL CORRELATE 
>>
>>CHERYL H. ALEXANDER, MICHAEL A. PERSINGER,
>>WILLIAM G. ROLL, AND DAVID L. WEBSTER
>>
>
>I have searched the National Library of Medicine (Pub Med).
>I find there is an "MA Persinger" who is a fairly prolific researcher from
>Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada.  His web page is
>   http://www.laurentian.ca/neurosci/persinger.html
>and his publication list does NOT include anything at all like
>what is cited.
>
>There is a WG Roll who did publish a paper entitled "ESP
>and memory" in Int. J. Neuropsychiatry in 1966 but I don't
>see anything by him/her since 1977.
>
>I can't find anything pertinent by CH Alexander or DL Webster.
>
>Please do NOT submit citations to bionet.neuroscience unless
>they are in refereed journals.  If you do want to talk about 
>"work in progress", please cite the names and institutional
>affiliations of the individuals involved so that they can be 
>verified.
>
>My own conclusion is that the paper cited is bogus, but I will
>be very happy to retract that statement if someone can show
>me evidence to the contrary.
>
>I don't care what is discussed in alt.paranormal, but the subject
>matter of bionet.neuroscience is, in fact, science which proceeds
>by certain standards and criteria.
>
Here's the cite...thought I included it.
>From The Journal of Parapsychology 
Volume 62/Number 2     June 1998 

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Patrick


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