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
>>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
Published by Rhine Research Center
Knowledge is the antidote for fear
Patrick's Gallery of Dreams and Weirdness
Haunter's Ghost Stories