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Title:
Handbook of parapsychology
Author:
Wolman, Benjamin B.
Publication Information:
New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, [1977]
Physical Description:
xxi, 967 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
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.
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ISBN:
9780442295769
Format :
Book