Psychokinesis

This article describes some recent experimental and theoretical work in China, including successful attempts to train ESP abilities in blind children. It has been contributed by Professor Yi-Fang Chang, a physicist at China’s Yumman University.

Since the 1980s, experimental parapsychologists have studied distant mental interactions with living systems (DMILS), both humans and small animals. This article looks at the uses of the method in distant healing research.

Overview of the attempts by scientists and scholars to apply experimental methods to claims of psychic experiences, from 19th-century séances to the use of statistics in present day laboratory experiments.

Parapsychologists have come to believe that experimenters play a major role in influencing the outcome of psi experiments. 

Israeli-born celebrity psychic known for metal-bending and telepathic feats.

Meta-analysis is a statistical procedure that combines the results of a number of studies in a particular area of research in order to provide a more robust finding.

Nineteenth century Italian trance medium (1854–1918) who produced psychokinetic phenomena of striking strength, variety and reliability, attracting the interest of scientists throughout Europe.

Landmark 1970s experiment in which a Canadian group created psychokinetic phenomena while communicating with a ‘discarnate spirit’ whose identity, personality and memories they had made up. 

The Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) laboratory was founded in 1979 by Robert Jahn and carried out ground-breaking research in psychokinesis and remote viewing for nearly three decades.

Overview of experimental research on mind-matter interaction, commonly referred to as psychokinesis (PK), from early dice-throwing studies to the use of random number generators, both in the lab and the field.