New Thinking Allowed

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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) 

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