Richard, et al, my apologies for not noticing the cross-posting when
I replied earlier today--my own damn fault for not wearing my
spectacles while not fully awakened.
Richard Norman <rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote in message
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> 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
> > 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
> 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
>> 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.