New Thinking Allowed

When I record video conversations with members of the P.A. for the New Thinking Allowed channel on YouTube, I also post here. Many other interviews, relevant to parapsychology, with non-members can be viewed at www.newthinkingallowed.com

Monday, August 22, 2016   5:39 PM

Training Anomalous Cognition, an Interview with Edwin C. May

Edwin C. May, PhD, was involved in the military intelligence psychic spying program, popularly referred to as Stargate, for over twenty years. During the last decade, he was the director of research for that program. In this context, he produced over a hundred scientific publications. His academic training was in experimental nuclear physics. He is coauthor of ESP Wars: East and West and also Anomalous Cognition: Remote Viewing Research and Theory. He is the coeditor of a two volume anthology titled Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism, and Science.

Here he addresses misconceptions about the possibilities of remote viewing training. He states that statistical analysis of the U.S. government’s twenty-year remote viewing project failed to yield evidence that any training methods were successful. At least three different approaches were involved, including the methodology developed by Ingo Swann that has become the basis for several commercial training approaches. Nevertheless, May believes that many tips can aid remote viewers. Furthermore, having a supportive social environment is extremely helpful.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in "parapsychology" ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, Berkeley, 1980).

(Recorded on June 17, 2016) 

Sunday, August 21, 2016   3:00 PM

Correlates of Anomalous Cognition, an Interview with Edwin C. May

Edwin C. May, PhD, was involved in the military intelligence psychic spying program, popularly referred to as Stargate, for over twenty years. During the last decade, he was the director of research for that program. In this context, he produced over a hundred scientific publications. His academic training was in experimental nuclear physics. He is coauthor of ESP Wars: East and West and also Anomalous Cognition: Remote Viewing Research and Theory. He is the coeditor of a two volume anthology titled Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism, and Science.

Here he delineates physical, physiological, and psychological correlates associated with remote viewing and precognition. He notes that psychological correlates, so far, are the least reliable. Physiological correlates are relatively unstable. Some very interesting physical correlates are associated with geomagnetic activity and local sidereal time. He focuses on presentiment research, i.e., precognition that is detected by changes in electro-dermal activity. He also emphasizes that psychological research shows us how easily humans can be misled or deceived.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in "parapsychology" ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, Berkeley, 1980). 

(Recorded on June 17, 2016) 

Thursday, August 11, 2016   1:24 PM

Archeological Remote Viewing in Japan with Joseph McMoneagle

Joseph McMoneagle is a world-renowned remote viewer who has worked professionally in the field for almost four decades – both within the military and as a private contractor. He is author of Mind Trek, The Ultimate Time Machine, The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy, and Remote Viewing Secrets. He is also coauthor of ESP Wars: East and West. He is the recipient of a congressional Legion of Merit Award for his remote viewing work within the U.S. government military intelligence services.

Here he describes a six-year remote viewing project to identify the historicity of a mythical, shaman empress of ancient Japan named Himiko. She was the subject of much lore; and was mentioned briefly in one, ancient Chinese document. He discusses how his remote viewings, conducted from his home in Virginia, were instrumental in locating the ruins of an ancient mountain top castle, two temples, and a royal tomb – all previously undiscovered. These discoveries were the subject of a best-selling book on the subject, published in Japanese.

(Recorded on June 12, 2016)

Thursday, August 4, 2016   3:29 PM

Dowsing and Remote Viewing with Paul H. Smith

Paul H. Smith, PhD, serves as president of the International Remote Viewing Association an organization of which he is a founder. A former Army intelligence officer, he served for seven years as part of the military’s top-secret remote viewing program. He is author of Reading the Enemy’s Mind and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing. He currently serves as president and chief trainer for Remote Viewing Instructional Services. He is also the author of DVD courses on both dowsing and remote viewing.

Here he describes how his interest in dowsing developed during his time as a remote viewer for the Army at Fort Meade, Maryland. He discovered that dowsing was capable of providing information regarding locations that often proved to be elusive to the remote viewing process. As a result of his interest, he was eventually elected president of the local chapter of the American Society of Dowsers. He maintains that the ideomotor response associated with dowsing can be triggered by psi-mediated information. He notes that dowsing, combined with remote viewing, were particularly effective in locating drug traffickers at sea in the Caribbean. He cautioned, however, that these methods are never 100% effective.

(Recorded June 15, 2016) 

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