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Handbook of parapsychology

Author: Benjamin B Wolman
Publisher: New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, [1977]
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Also covers the relation of parapsychology to anthropology, biology, brain research, physics, philosophy, religion, literature.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of parapsychology.
New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, [1977]
(OCoLC)607909675
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin B Wolman
ISBN: 0442295766 9780442295769
OCLC Number: 3003119
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxi, 967 p., [7] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Howard M. Zimmerman --
1. History of parapsychology: Historical overview / John Beloff --
History of experimental studies / J.B. Rhine --
William James & psychical research / Gardner Murphy --
2. Research methods in parapsychology: Research methods with spontaneous cases / Louisa E. Rhine --
Statistical methods in parapsychological research / Donald S. Burdick & Edward F. Kelly --
Methods for controlled research on ESP and PK / Gertrude R. Schmeidler --
3. Perception, communication, and parapsychology: Extrasensory perception / J.B. Rhine --
Attitudes and personality traits in experimental ESP research / John Palmer --
Intrasubject and subject-agent effects in Esp experiments / James C. Carpenter --
The influence of the experimenter motivation, attitudes and methods of handling subjects in psi test results / Rhea White --
4. Parapsychology and physical systems: Historical background / J. Fraser Nicol --
Experimental psychokinesis: a review from diverse perspectives / Rex Stanford --
Poltergeists / William Roll --
Paranormal photography / Jule Eisenbud --
5. Parapsychology and altered states of consciousness: Psi and internal attention states / Charles Honorton --
Sleep and dreams / Robert L. Van de Castle --
Drug-induced states of consciousness / Charles T. Tart --
6. Parapsychology and healing: Psi, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis / Jan Ehrenwald --
Parapsychology and the healing arts / Jan Ehrenwald --
Psychopathology and psi phenomena / Montague Ullman --
7. Survival of bodily death: Discarnate survival / Alan Gauld --
Reincarnation: field studies and theoretical issues / Ian Stevenson --
8. Parapsychology and other fields: Parapsychology and anthropology / Robert L. Van de Castle --
Parapsychology, biology, and anpsi / Robert L. Morris --
Psi phenomena and brain research / Jan Ehrenwald --
Parapsychology and physics / J.H.M. Whiteman --
Parapsychology and philosophy / John Beloff --
Parapsychology and religion / Walter H. Clark --
Parapsychology and literature / Joseph M. Backus --
9. Parapsychology models and theories: Conceptual frameworks of contemporary psi research / Rex G. Stanford --
Science and reality / Arthur Koestler --
Mind and body: a contribution to the theory of parapsychological phenomena / Benjamin B. Wolman --
10. Soviet research in parapsychology: Soviet research in parapsychology / J.G. Pratt --
11. Suggested readings and glossary: Suggested readings in parapsychology / Rhea A. White --
Glossary of terms found in the literature of psychical research and parapsychology / Laura A. Dale & Rhea A. White.
Responsibility: Benjamin B. Wolman, editor ; Laura A. Dale, Gertrude R. Schmeidler, Montague Ullman, associate editors.

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