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Varieties of anomalous experience : examining the scientific evidence

Author: Etzel Cardeña; Steven J Lynn; Stanley Krippner
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2000.
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Phenomena such as near-death and out-of-body experiences have often been ignored or ridiculed by mainstream psychology. In this volume, leading scholars explore these areas, as well as experiences of hallucinations, lucid dreams, alien abductions, mysticism, anomalous healings, psi events, and past lives, in an effort to explain the totality of human experience. In an accessible style, contributors review and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 99045473
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Etzel Cardeña; Steven J Lynn; Stanley Krippner
OCLC Number: 227017685
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 476 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction, Anomalous experiences in perspective / Etzel Cardeña, Steven Jay Lynn, and Stanley Krippner --
Anomalous experiences, peculiarity, and psychopathology / Howard Berenbaum, John Kerns, and Chitra Raghavan --
Methodological issues in the study of altered states of consciousness and anomalous experiences / Ronald J. Pekala and Etzel Cardeña --
Hallucinatory experiences / Richard P. Bentall --
Synesthesia / Lawrence E. Marks --
Lucid dreaming / Stephen LaBerge and Jayne Gackenbach --
Out-of-body experiences / Carlos S. Alvarado --
Psi-related experiences / Elisabeth Targ, Marilyn Schlitz, and Harvey J. Irwin --
Alien abduction experiences / Stuart Appelle, Steven Jay Lynn, and Leonard Newman --
Past-life experiences / Antonia Mills and Steven Jay Lynn --
Near-death experiences / Bruce Greyson --
Anomalous healing experiences / Stanley Krippner and Jeanne Achterberg --
Mystical experience / David W. Wulff.
Other Titles: PsycBooks.
Responsibility: edited by Etzel Cardena, Steven Jay Lynn, & Stanley Krippner.

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