Psychic ability claim doesn't hold up in new experiments

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Image uploaded from a quicklink Bad news for Miss Cleo and other alleged clairvoyants: A new study has failed to find evidence that psychic ability is real.

Skeptics may scoff at the finding as obvious, but the research is important because it refutes a study published in a psychological journal last year that claimed to find evidence of extrasensory perception. That research, conducted by Daryl Bem of Cornell University, triggered outrage in the psychological community when the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology announced in 2010 that the paper had been accepted for publication. Psychologists immediately leapt on Bem's statistics and methods, finding reasons how he may have come up with the unbelievable results.

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this coming long ago.  (jk)  ... by Daniel Geery on Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 at 4:35:58 PM
Psychic wanted.  Immediate employment.  ... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Mar 18, 2012 at 5:29:56 AM
With the advent and the ongoing march of science, ... by Ned Lud on Sunday, Mar 18, 2012 at 7:24:34 PM
it seems to be composed of: indiscreet stuff that ... by molly cruz on Monday, Mar 19, 2012 at 11:15:27 PM