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Old 4th February 2021, 06:49 AM   #1
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A few years back, there was mention that a prominent parapsychology group had come out with a statement that they were no longer going to study “phenomena’.... As none had been found.
Rather they were going to study the reasons people believed in such things.

Anyone recall that, or perhaps the group involved?
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Old 4th February 2021, 07:10 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Bikewer View Post
A few years back, there was mention that a prominent parapsychology group had come out with a statement that they were no longer going to study “phenomena’.... As none had been found.
Rather they were going to study the reasons people believed in such things.

Anyone recall that, or perhaps the group involved?
I think you are referring to the American Society of Psychical Research.

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Old 4th February 2021, 07:16 AM   #3
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It might have been PEAR. Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research. I actually had a little involvement with one of their experiments.
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Old 4th February 2021, 07:53 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by alfaniner View Post
It might have been PEAR. Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research. I actually had a little involvement with one of their experiments.
I'm pretty certain it was PEAR. I'll search for confirmation (or not) after breakfast.
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Old 7th February 2021, 08:34 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Gord_in_Toronto View Post
I'm pretty certain it was PEAR. I'll search for confirmation (or not) after breakfast.
Like this?

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/...toryId=7371765

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The Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research lab — or PEAR — is closing later this month, after 28 years of investigating how human thoughts can influence physical reality. Its findings were largely rejected by the scientific community. Robert Siegel talks with laboratory manager Brenda Dunne.
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Yup. That's it. I'll finish breakfast now.
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