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Men Who Stare at Photons (II)

This is part two of a two-part presentation by IONS Senior Scientist, Dean Radin, PhD, from the Electric Universe Conference in January 2013, in Albuquerque, NM. The title, “Men Who Stare at Photons,” is a reference to two things: (1) The movie "The Men Who Stare at Goats," which was a humorous look at a small portion of the US government's "Stargate" program related to psychic spying (which Dr. Radin was involved in for a year), and (2) to IONS experiments using optical interferometers to study mind-matter interaction using particles of light—photons. Dr.

Men Who Stare at Photons (I)

This is part one of a two-part presentation by IONS Senior Scientist, Dean Radin, PhD, from the Electric Universe Conference in January 2013, in Albuquerque, NM. The title, “Men Who Stare at Photons,” is a reference to two things: (1) The movie "The Men Who Stare at Goats," which was a humorous look at a small portion of the US government's "Stargate" program related to psychic spying (which Dr. Radin was involved in for a year), and (2) to IONS experiments using optical interferometers to study mind-matter interaction using particles of light—photons. Dr.

Stanley Krippner Interview


This is an interview with Dr. Stanley Krippner. Krippner is an American psychologist and Alan Watts Professor of Psychology and executive faculty member of the Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center in San Francisco. Formerly Krippner was director of the Kent State University Child Study Center (of Kent, Ohio) and director of the Maimonides Medical Center Dream Research Laboratory (of Brooklyn, New York).

Psychic Exploration

Psychic Exploration, A Challenge for Science is a primer on psychic research, life's purpose, and the meaning of the universe. Originally published in 1974, this landmark anthology of nearly thirty chapters on every area of psychic research is finally available again. Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut and moonwalker, as well as a distinguished researcher of the study of human consciousness, brought together eminent scientists to write about issues once considered too controversial to discuss.

Predicting the unpredictable: Critical analysis and practical implications of predictive anticipatory activity

A recent meta-analysis of experiments from seven independent laboratories (n=26) published since 1978 indicates that the human body can apparently detect randomly delivered stimuli occurring 1-10 seconds in the future. The key observation in these studies is that human physiology appears to be able to distinguish between unpredictable dichotomous future stimuli, such as emotional vs. neutral images or sound vs. silence. This phenomenon has been called presentiment (as in "feeling the future"). In this paper we call it predictive anticipatory activity or PAA.

The Journey of Robert Monroe

In 1971 Doubleday published a book called Journeys Out of the Body, a Virginia businessman's memoir of his weird and wonderful adventures on other planes of reality. That book, which has sold more than a million copies, and that man, Robert Monroe, helped cement the concept of astral travel into the American psyche and made the "out-of-body experience" a household word.

Extraordinary Knowing

In 1991, when her daughter’s rare, hand-carved harp was stolen, Lisby Mayer’s familiar world of science and rational thinking turned upside down. After the police failed to turn up any leads, a friend suggested she call a dowser—a man who specialized in finding lost objects. With nothing to lose—and almost as a joke—Dr. Mayer agreed. Within two days, and without leaving his Arkansas home, the dowser located the exact California street coordinates where the harp was found.

The Scalpel and the Soul

A Harvard-educated neurosurgeon reveals his experiences-in and out of the operating room-with apparitions, angels, exorcism, and after-death survival, and shares the lessons he learned.

A young burn victim remains in a coma until a ghost appears.
A doctor discovers he can predict when a patient will die.
A clinically dead patient later recounts extraordinary details about the private lives of her caregivers.
A physician needs the help of a Navajo shaman to exorcise the spirit of his dead patient.

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