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DocumentEstudio exploratorio de las características de personalidad, psicopatología y mecanismos de defensa en sujetos que reportan experiencias paranormales espontáneas2006

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 11/1998
Title:
1998 Grants
Start date: 1999-01 - 2005-12
Dimension/support:
11 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998-006
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/1998
Title:
006 - A descriptive and correlational study of persons claiming spontaneous psi experiences
Duration: 1998-12 - 2001-12
Researcher(s):
Daniel Montanelli, Alejandro Parra
Institution(s): Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports (2 copies)
Final report
Magazine "NOTÍCIAS" of Buenos Aires
Language: eng
Author:
Gómez Montanelli, D.
Secondary author(s):
Parra, A.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Spontaneous cases

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998-006.08
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/1998
Title:
Estudio exploratorio de las características de personalidad, psicopatología y mecanismos de defensa en sujetos que reportan experiencias paranormales espontáneas
Publication year: 2006
URL:
http://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=4539906
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
La mayoría de las encuestas llevadas a cabo sobre experiencias parapsicológicas espontáneas muestran que el reporte de éstas parece tener un intenso impacto en la vida emocional de las personas. Estudiar cómo se enfocan estas experiencias paranormales puede ayudar a los investigadores a descubrir maneras de ayudar a enfrentarlas. Se realizó un estudio exploratorio de las características de personalidad, psicopatología, inteligencia y mecanismos de defensa de 32 sujetos quienes participaron de una serie de sesiones de psicoterapia grupal. El puntaje de capacidad eductiva, medido por el test de Matrices Progresivas, no difiere de la población en general. Hay indicadores de esquizotipia e hipocondría (medido por el MMPI-2, “código 8-1”), y un leve predominio de mecanismos de defensa maníacos sobre los esquizoides, empleando mediante un típico test psicodinámico de administración verbal usado en Argentina.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
spa
Author:
Gómez Montanelli, D.
Secondary author(s):
Parra, A.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Gómez Montanelli, D. & Parra, A. (2006). Estudio exploratorio de las características de personalidad, psicopatología y mecanismos de defensa en sujetos que reportan experiencias paranormales espontáneas. Revista Iberoamericana de Diagnóstico y Evaluación Psicológica, 22(2), 75-90.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Personality / Psychopathology / Defense mechanisms

Estudio exploratorio de las características de personalidad, psicopatología y mecanismos de defensa en sujetos que reportan experiencias paranormales espontáneas

Estudio exploratorio de las características de personalidad, psicopatología y mecanismos de defensa en sujetos que reportan experiencias paranormales espontáneas

DocumentA parapsychological investigation of the theory of psychopraxia: Experimental and theoretical researches into an alternative theory explaining normal and paranormal phenomena2001

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 11/1998
Title:
1998 Grants
Start date: 1999-01 - 2005-12
Dimension/support:
11 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998-018
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 7/1998
Title:
018 - Investigations of psychopraxia
Duration: 1999-01 - 2001-12
Researcher(s):
Michael Thalbourne, Lance Storm
Institution(s): University of Adelaide (Australia)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Doctoral dissertation
10 Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Thalbourne, M. A.
Secondary author(s):
Storm, L.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Psychopraxia / Transliminality

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998-018.19
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 7/1998
Title:
A parapsychological investigation of the theory of psychopraxia: Experimental and theoretical researches into an alternative theory explaining normal and paranormal phenomena
Publication year: 2001
Abstract/Results:
ABSTRACT:
Describes a series of four experiments which were conducted to test the theory of psychopraxia. The thesis is an investigation of the theory from the perspective of paranormal phenomena only. It is argued that the theory of psychopraxia is important to the field of parapsychology because it offers (a) a philosophical critique on taken-for-granted assumptions about the nature of the paranormal, (b) relatively unambiguous terminology, and (c) a process-oriented approach to investigations of the paranormal by concentrating on conditions deemed necessary in bringing about paranormal effects. The thesis concludes that, in its current form, the psychopraxia model needs clarification of its most crucial concepts ("self", "pro-attitude" and "necessary conditions") before it can be regarded as a workable theory.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Related objects:
PT/FB/BL-1998-18.01
Author: Storm, L.
Document type:
Doctoral thesis
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Storm, L. (2001). A parapsychological investigation of the theory of psychopraxia: Experimental and theoretical researches into an alternative theory explaining normal and paranormal phenomena (Unpublished doctoral thesis). Department of Psychology, University of Adelaide, South Australia.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Psychopraxia / I Ching Experiment / Gambling Experiment / Skeptics / Vision-impaired / Personality / Transliminality / Pro-attitude

A parapsychological investigation of the theory of psychopraxia: Experimental and theoretical researches into an alternative theory explaining normal and paranormal phenomena

A parapsychological investigation of the theory of psychopraxia: Experimental and theoretical researches into an alternative theory explaining normal and paranormal phenomena

A parapsychological investigation of the theory of psychopraxia: Experimental and theoretical researches into an alternative theory explaining normal and paranormal phenomena

A parapsychological investigation of the theory of psychopraxia: Experimental and theoretical researches into an alternative theory explaining normal and paranormal phenomena

DocumentFinal report - Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I2003

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 21/2002
Title:
2002 Grants
Start date: 2003-01 - 2009-11
Dimension/support:
21 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002-081
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2002
Title:
081 - Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I
Duration: 2003-01 - 2003-09
Researcher(s):
Martijn Arns, E. L. J. M. van Luijtelaar
Institution(s): The Brain Resource Company, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Final report
Author: Arns, M.
Secondary author(s):
Luijtelaar, E.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Brain structure and function / Cognitive processes / Attention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002-081.01
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2002
Title:
Final report - Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I
Publication year: 2003
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Bolsa%208102.pdf
Abstract/Results: RESULTS:
The present study employs standardized data acquired from the Brain Resource International Database to study the relationship between mobile phone usage, personality, and brain function (n = 300). Based on the frequency and duration of mobile phone usage, three groups were formed. The findings suggest a subtle slowing of brain activity related to mobile phone use that is not explained by differences in personality. These changes are still within normal physiological ranges. Better executive function in mobile phone users may reflect more focused attention, possibly associated with a cognitive training effect (i.e., frequently making phone calls in distracting places), rather than a direct effect of mobile phone use on cognition.
Keywords: cognition, EEG slowing, GSM, mobile phone, neuropsychology, personality.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Arns, M.
Secondary author(s):
Luijtelaar, E., Hamilton, R. , Gordon, E.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
1
Indexed document:
No
Keywords: Cognition / Electroencephalogram (EEG) slowing / GSM / Mobile phone / Neuropsychology / Personality

Final report - Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I

Final report - Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I

DocumentElectroencephalographic, personality, and executive function measures associated with frequent mobile phone use2007

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 21/2002
Title:
2002 Grants
Start date: 2003-01 - 2009-11
Dimension/support:
21 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002-081
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2002
Title:
081 - Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I
Duration: 2003-01 - 2003-09
Researcher(s):
Martijn Arns, E. L. J. M. van Luijtelaar
Institution(s): The Brain Resource Company, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Final report
Author: Arns, M.
Secondary author(s):
Luijtelaar, E.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Brain structure and function / Cognitive processes / Attention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002-081.02
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2002
Title:
Electroencephalographic, personality, and executive function measures associated with frequent mobile phone use
Publication year: 2007
URL:
http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/17654096/Electroencephalographic_personality_and_executive_function_measures_associated_with_frequent_mobile_phone_use_
Contents: http://apps.webofknowledge.com/full_record.do?product=WOS&search_mode=GeneralSearch&qid=237&SID=Z1T1li1SW9lnlKPlMpq&page=1&doc=1
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
The present study employs standardized data acquired from the Brain Resource International Database to study the relationship between mobile phone usage, personality, and brain function (n = 300). Based on the frequency and duration of mobile phone usage, three groups were formed. The findings suggest a subtle slowing of brain activity related to mobile phone use that is not explained by differences in personality. These changes are still within normal physiological ranges. Better executive function in mobile phone users may reflect more focused attention, possibly associated with a cognitive training effect (i.e., frequently making phone calls in distracting places), rather than a direct effect of mobile phone use on cognition.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Arns, M.
Secondary author(s):
Van Luijtelaar, G., Sumich, A., Hamilton, R., Gordon, E.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Arns, M., Van Luijtelaar, G., Sumich, A., Hamilton, R., & Gordon, E. (2007). Electroencephalographic, personality, and executive function measures associated with frequent mobile phone use. International Journal of Neuroscience, 117(9), 1341-1360. doi: 10.1080/00207450600936882
2-year Impact Factor: 0.861|2007
Times cited: 20|2021-05-14
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q4
Keywords: Cognition / Electroencephalogram (EEG) slowing / GSM / Mobile phone / Neuropsychology / Personality

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DocumentRelations between hypnotisability and psychopathology revisited2004

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 13/2000
Title:
2000 Grants
Start date: 2001-01 - 2014-02
Dimension/support:
13 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-061
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 5/2000
Title:
061 - Changes in mismatch negativity during hypnosis as an indicator of susceptibility to both hypnosis and to paranormal experiences
Duration: 2001-01 - 2002-03
Researcher(s):
John Howard Gruzelier, Graham Jamieson
Institution(s): Imperial College School of Medicine, London (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Gruzelier, J. H.
Secondary author(s):
Jamieson, G.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Altered states of consciousness / Hypnosis / Personality factors / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Brain structure and function

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-061.03
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 5/2000
Title:
Relations between hypnotisability and psychopathology revisited
Publication year: 2004
URL:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ch.304/abstract
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Inspired by a first episode of schizophrenia following within a week of stage hypnosis, we examined relations between schizotypy and hypnotizability with the Harvard Group Scale of Hypnotic Susceptibility (HGSHS), showing positive associations with 15 items mostly consisting of positive aspects of schizotypy. Here this was re-examined in two further samples. First, with the more cognitively loaded Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scale, Form C, administered individually to Italian, female psychology students. In the second the HGSHS was administered to British medical student volunteers in stress reduction studies. In the first replication 12 correlations were disclosed, all with positive features of schizotypy, nine consisting of unreality experiences, with six items relating to psychic experiences. In the second replication of the 13 positive associations, seven were negative items belonging to the withdrawn syndrome, with six belonging to the social anxiety subscale, a non-specific feature of schizotypy. Across the series of studies, all but one item was interpreted as consistent with associations between hypnotizability and positive schizotypy and social anxiety. Though the items mostly varied from study to study, and despite sampling and scale differences, the outcome clearly merits large scale studies to investigate further the relation between hypnotic susceptibility and psychopathology.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Gruzelier, J. H.
Secondary author(s):
De Pascalis, V., Jamieson, G., Laidlaw, T., Dwivedi, P., Naito, A., Bennett, B., Gruzelier, J. H.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Gruzelier, J. H., De Pascalis, V., Jamieson, G., Laidlaw, T., Dwivedi, P., Naito, A., Bennett, B., & Gruzelier, J. H. (2004). Relations between hypnotisability and psychopathology revisited. Contemporary Hypnosis, 21(4), 169-176. doi: 10.1002/ch.304
Indexed document: Yes
Keywords: Hypnotizability / Personality / Psychopathology / Schizotypy

File026 - Criação de falsas memórias: Contributos para o estudo de algumas características individuais de ocorrência2001-012004-10

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 13/2000
Title:
2000 Grants
Start date: 2001-01 - 2014-02
Dimension/support:
13 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-026
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 11/2000
Title:
026 - Criação de falsas memórias: Contributos para o estudo de algumas características individuais de ocorrência
Duration: 2001-01 - 2004-10
Researcher(s):
Pedro Barbas de Albuquerque, Josefa das Neves Simões Pandeirada, Teresa Freire, Paulo Joaquim Fonseca da Silva Farinha Rodrigues, Marta Costa Freitas
Institution(s): Universidade do Minho, Braga (Portugal)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Language: por
Author:
Albuquerque, P. B.
Secondary author(s):
Pandeirada, J., Albuquerque, T., Rodrigues, P., Freitas, M.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Cognitive processes / Memory / Personality

File046 - Preservation and Change in Two Temperamental Types2003-012005-09

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 21/2002
Title:
2002 Grants
Start date: 2003-01 - 2009-11
Dimension/support:
21 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002-046
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 11/2002
Title:
046 - Preservation and Change in Two Temperamental Types
Duration: 2003-01 - 2005-09
Researcher(s):
Jerome Kagan, Nancy Snidman
Institution(s): Harvard University Psychology Department, Cambridge (USA)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Kagan, J.
Secondary author(s):
Snidman, N.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Developmental psychology / Self / Personality

DocumentPsychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects2002

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 13/2000
Title:
2000 Grants
Start date: 2001-01 - 2014-02
Dimension/support:
13 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-009
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 4/2000
Title:
009 - Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects
Duration: 2001-02 - 2003-02
Researcher(s):
Alejandro Enrique Parra, Juan Carlos Argibay
Institution(s): Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
1 Article (2 copies)
Published proceedings
Language: eng
Related objects:
PT/FB/BL-2000-10
Author: Parra, A.
Secondary author(s):
Argibay, J. C.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Extrasensory perception (ESP) / Psychometry / Paranormal belief / Personality factors

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-009.13
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 3/2000
Title:
Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects
Publication year: 2002
URL:
http://www.bial.com/pt/fundacao_bial.11/simposios.19/edicoes_anteriores.75/4%C2%BA_simposio.a110.html
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Parra, A.
Secondary author(s):
Argibay, J. C.
Document type:
Conference abstract
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Parra, A., & Argibay, J. C. (2002). Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects. In Aquém e além do cérebro. Behind and beyond the brain. Proceedings of the 4th Symposium of Fundação Bial (p. 428). Porto: Fundação Bial.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Psychometry / Extrasensory perception (ESP) / Personality

Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects

Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects

DocumentPsychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects2004

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 13/2000
Title:
2000 Grants
Start date: 2001-01 - 2014-02
Dimension/support:
13 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-009
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 4/2000
Title:
009 - Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects
Duration: 2001-02 - 2003-02
Researcher(s):
Alejandro Enrique Parra, Juan Carlos Argibay
Institution(s): Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
1 Article (2 copies)
Published proceedings
Language: eng
Related objects:
PT/FB/BL-2000-10
Author: Parra, A.
Secondary author(s):
Argibay, J. C.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Extrasensory perception (ESP) / Psychometry / Paranormal belief / Personality factors

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-009.14
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 3/2000
Title:
Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects
Publication year: 2004
URL:
http://www.bial.com/pt/fundacao_bial.11/simposios.19/edicoes_anteriores.75/5%C2%BA_simposio.a111.html
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
The term “psychometry” is a type of extrasensory perception which allows a “psychic claimants” or “sensitive” to receive impressions using a physical object. One hundred fifty seven subjects were interviewed, but 120 took part at this research project, both sexes 67% females and 33% males (age
range 18–78; Mean= 46.48; SD= 14.05). The research project explored if susceptibility hypnosis, dissociation scores and personality characteristics, such as extroversion, neuroticism and the sixteen factors scores of the 16PF correlated with psi-scores of both groups, subjects who claim psiability (called “psi-abilitiers”) and subjects who claim psi-experiences (psi-experiencers), re-clustered using the Anomalous Experiences Inventory (AEI). Both groups were tested by four psi-tests: (1) four objects-target were used in order to obtain (a) free statements compared with (b) forced choise (anatomical or physical characteristics) response tests. The results were evaluated qualitatively and quantitatively; (2) personality tests pooled were used to obtain personality profiles (high and low extroversion and neuroticism scores combined) in order to design an ESP test using name and surname; and (3) “psychometry” test was compared with a “nonpsychometry” test (objects vs. pictures-target). The purpose of a quantitative evaluation of the psychics’ statements is to establish if these statements are more accurate than expected by chance. Statistical data of the psi tests are being proccesed. Briefly, our results showed that psiabilitiers claim to be very spiritual, had many psi experiences, scored high extraversion and they are dominant and self-sufficient.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Parra, A.
Secondary author(s):
Argibay, J. C.
Document type:
Conference abstract
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Parra, A., & Argibay, J. C. (2004). Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects. In Aquém e além do cérebro. Behind and beyond the brain. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of Fundação Bial (p. 290). Porto: Fundação Bial.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Psychometry / Extrasensory perception (ESP) / Personality

Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects

Psychological, phenomenological and parapsychological evaluation of the anomalous/paranormal detection using objects-target utilizing specially selected subjects

DocumentPsychological and phenomenological investigation of anomalous cognition applying the Ganzfeld technique: Correlational analysis under the condition Ganzfeld vs no-Ganzfeld, psi-belief vs non-psi-belief, and different types of visual and musical targets2004

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 13/2000
Title:
2000 Grants
Start date: 2001-01 - 2014-02
Dimension/support:
13 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-010
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 4/2000
Title:
010 - Psychological and phenomenological investigation of anomalous cognition applying the Ganzfeld technique: Correlational analysis under the condition Ganzfeld vs no-Ganzfeld, psi-belief vs non-psi-belief, and different types of visual and musical targets
Duration: 2001-02 - 2003-02
Researcher(s):
Alejandro Enrique Parra, Jorge Villanueva
Institution(s): Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Copyright/Reproduction: eng
Related objects:
PT/FB/BL-2000-09
Author: Parra, A.
Secondary author(s):
Villanueva, J.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Extrasensory perception (ESP) / Telepathy / Ganzfeld studies / Personality factors

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-010.11
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 4/2000
Title:
Psychological and phenomenological investigation of anomalous cognition applying the Ganzfeld technique: Correlational analysis under the condition Ganzfeld vs no-Ganzfeld, psi-belief vs non-psi-belief, and different types of visual and musical targets
Publication year: 2004
URL:
http://www.bial.com/pt/fundacao_bial.11/simposios.19/edicoes_anteriores.75/5%C2%BA_simposio.a111.html
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Ganzfeld stimulation is associated to an increase of attention to internal imagery. Investigators have suggested the association to develop an “experimental–hypnagogic” technique to facilitate the study of hypnagogic imagery, an association such as the ganzfeld technique. Three experiments were carried out by us. The first one, non-ganzfeld condition is compared with ganzfeld technique. Both conditions were counter-balanced. One hundred thirty-eight subjects attended two trials of GESP. A CD–R contained 3,500 high–resolution color pictures was used as image-targets. This experiment offered some support to the claim that ganzfeld stimulation is psi conducive. A significant difference between both condition were obtained, in a positive direction to the Ganzfeld condition (p< .0003). The difference was also significant (expected= 25%; ganzfeld= 41.3%, p< .001 vs. nonganzfeld= 27.5, z-score= 1.71; p= .043, one-tailed). The second one reports a relationship between personality factors and ESP scores. Neuroticism and Extraversion scores (using two personality inventories) were correlated with ESP scores. Though this study did not show significant results to E or N and the 16PF factors, cholerics obtained more hits than did melancholics (four personality profiles arise from a combination of N and E scores). The third one compared auditory with visual stimuli under ganzfeld condition. Musical styles were chosen as targets. A part of the early sample (N= 54) attended two GESP sessions. Color pictures and 112 themes on mp3 were randomized each ganzfeld session. Musical- (p < .008) and visual-target condition (p= .001) in a positive direction for the visual target condition, obtained psi-hitting.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Parra, A.
Secondary author(s):
Villanueva, J.
Document type:
Conference abstract
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Parra, A., & Villanueva, J. (2004). Psychological and phenomenological investigation of anomalous cognition applying the Ganzfeld technique: Correlational analysis under the condition Ganzfeld vs no-Ganzfeld, psi-belief vs non-psi-belief, and different types of visual and musical targets. In Aquém e além do cérebro. Behind and beyond the brain. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of Fundação Bial (p. 291). Porto: Fundação Bial.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Psychometry / Ganzfeld / Hypnagogic imagery / Personality

Psychological and phenomenological investigation of anomalous cognition applying the Ganzfeld technique: Correlational analysis under the condition Ganzfeld vs no-Ganzfeld, psi-belief vs non-psi-belief, and different types of visual and musical targets

Psychological and phenomenological investigation of anomalous cognition applying the Ganzfeld technique: Correlational analysis under the condition Ganzfeld vs no-Ganzfeld, psi-belief vs non-psi-belief, and different types of visual and musical targets

DocumentCriação de falsas memórias: Contributos para o estudo de algumas características individuais de ocorrência [Creating false memories: Study of some individual differences]2004

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 13/2000
Title:
2000 Grants
Start date: 2001-01 - 2014-02
Dimension/support:
13 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-026
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 11/2000
Title:
026 - Criação de falsas memórias: Contributos para o estudo de algumas características individuais de ocorrência
Duration: 2001-01 - 2004-10
Researcher(s):
Pedro Barbas de Albuquerque, Josefa das Neves Simões Pandeirada, Teresa Freire, Paulo Joaquim Fonseca da Silva Farinha Rodrigues, Marta Costa Freitas
Institution(s): Universidade do Minho, Braga (Portugal)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Language: por
Author:
Albuquerque, P. B.
Secondary author(s):
Pandeirada, J., Albuquerque, T., Rodrigues, P., Freitas, M.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Cognitive processes / Memory / Personality

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-026.05
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 11/2000
Title:
Criação de falsas memórias: Contributos para o estudo de algumas características individuais de ocorrência [Creating false memories: Study of some individual differences]
Publication year: 2004
URL:
http://www.bial.com/pt/fundacao_bial.11/simposios.19/edicoes_anteriores.75/5%C2%BA_simposio.a111.html
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
The research on false memories is one of the major topics in the human memory domain. In the 90’s several paradigms emerged to study the extension and variability of that phenomena. The two main experimental
procedures were the Deese-Roediger-McDermott (DRM) paradigm (Roediger & McDermott, 1995) and the repetitive suggestion paradigm proposed by Loftus and Pickrell (1995).
The DRM paradigm consists in the presentation of lists of 15 words related with a non-presented critical lure (e.g., mad, fear, hate, rage, temper, fury, ire, wrath, happy, fight, hatred, mean, calm, emotion, enrage, are words related with the critical word anger). Results showed that the participants recalled the non-presented critical word as much as the words of the middle of the list (35%-43%) – asymptotic zone of the serial position curve. Results also showed that the amount of false recognition of the critical non-presented word was about 83%. The other paradigm consists in the presentation of true and false episodes (occurred between 4 to 8 years old) during an interview with young adults. The procedure implies the presentation of three true episodes (proposed by the participant’s parents) and a false episode - lost in a supermarket - that never occurred in their life (confirmed by the participant’s parents).
Results showed that the production of false recall is quite small in the first interview. But in a second interview, administered two or three weeks later, the percentage of false recall of the episode increased. False memories are related with participant’s dissociation experience and personality characteristics.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Albuquerque, P. B.
Secondary author(s):
Pandeirada, J., Freire, T., Rodrigues, P., Freitas, M.
Document type:
Conference abstract
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Albuquerque, P. B., Pandeirada, J., Freire, T., Rodrigues, P., & Freitas, M. (2004). Criação de falsas memórias: Contributos para o estudo de algumas características individuais de ocorrência [Creating false memories: Study of some individual differences]. In Aquém e além do cérebro. Behind and beyond the brain. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of Fundação Bial (pp. 299-230). Porto: Fundação Bial.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Psychophysiology / False memories / False recognition / Dissociative experiences / Personality

Creating false memories: Study of some individual differences

Creating false memories: Study of some individual differences

DocumentThe Go/No Go Contingent Negative Variation (CNV): Relationships with alcohol abuse and criminal recidivism2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 13/2000
Title:
2000 Grants
Start date: 2001-01 - 2014-02
Dimension/support:
13 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-019
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 13/2000
Title:
019 - The Go/No Go Contingent Negative Variation (CNV): Relationships with alcohol abuse and criminal recidivism
Duration: 2001-06 - 2007-12
Researcher(s):
Richard Charles Howard, John Lumsden, P. J. McCullagh, Peter Fenwick, H. G. McAllister
Institution(s): Broadmoor Hospital, Crowthorne (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
1 Article submitted for publication
Language: eng
Author:
Howard, R.. Lumsden, J.
Secondary author(s):
McCullagh, P. J., Fenwick, P., McAllister, H. G.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Biopsychological problems / Mental health / Substance-related disorders / Antisocial personality disorders

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-019.05
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 13/2000
Title:
The Go/No Go Contingent Negative Variation (CNV): Relationships with alcohol abuse and criminal recidivism
Publication year: 2008
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Actas_7Simp.pdf
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
The hypothesis under investigation in this study in that early onset alcohol abuse is a factor underlying impulsive violence particularly amongst personality disordered offenders. The study has recorded forensic and substance abuse histories, psychometric information, Contingent Negative Variation (CNV) and performance on the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) in Personality Disordered patients in Broadmoor. Most prevalent diagnostic category is Anti-social personality disorder. CNV was first described by Grey Walter in 1964. Howard et al (1982), studying special hospital patients reported that, using a symmetrical avoidance paradigm, CNV differentiation was inversely related to psychometric Impulsivity. Previous study indicates that early onset alcohol and drug use is highly prevalent amongst high secure psychiatric patients in the England and Wales jurisdiction (Lumsden et al 2004). This potential risk factor may lead to reduced frontal lobe function. Multi-channel electrophysiological recording of the CNV were collected as a measure of frontal lobe (possibly anterior cingulate) function (Stephan et al 1995). Results are presented from the study relating electrophysiological function (CNV), neuropsychological function (IGT), psychometric/personality profiles (UPPS and IPDE) with behavioural measures (offending and substance use histories and ongoing behaviour in the hospital). Age of onset of alcohol abuse in combination with personality variables is a factor relating to offending and IGT performance.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Howard, R.
Secondary author(s):
Lumsden, J., McCullagh, P. J., Fenwick, P., McAllister, H. G.
Document type:
Conference abstract
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Howard, R., Lumsden, J., McCullagh, P. J., Fenwick, P., & McAllister, H. G. (2008). The Go/No Go Contingent Negative Variation (CNV): Relationships with alcohol abuse and criminal recidivism. In Aquém e além do cérebro. Behind and beyond the brain. Proceedings of the 7th Symposium of Fundação Bial. Porto: Fundação Bial.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Contingent negative variation (CNV) / Age / Personality / Offending / Alcohol abuse

The Go/No Go Contingent Negative Variation (CNV): Relationships with alcohol abuse and criminal recidivism

The Go/No Go Contingent Negative Variation (CNV): Relationships with alcohol abuse and criminal recidivism

DocumentFinal report - Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables - Combining and improving two successful paradigms2006

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-076
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 5/2004
Title:
076 - Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables - Combining and improving two successful paradigms
Duration: 2005-01 - 2006-12
Researcher(s):
Stefan Schmidt, Susanne Müller, Harald Walach
Institution(s): Department for Evaluation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Hospital Epidemiology, Freiburg (Germany)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress report
Final report
Copyright/Reproduction: eng
Author:
Schmidt, S.
Secondary author(s):
Müller, S., Walach, H.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Psychokinesis (PK) / Remote staring/being stared at / Assessment tools

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-076.01
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 5/2004
Title:
Final report - Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables - Combining and improving two successful paradigms
Publication year: 2006
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Bolsa7604_21022014.pdf
Abstract/Results: RESULTS:
Findings in parapsychology suggest an effect of distant intentionality. Two laboratory set-ups explored this topic by measuring the effect of a distant intention on psychophysiological variables. The DMILS (direct mental interaction in living systems) experiments investigate the effect of various intentions on the electrodermal activity (EDA) of a remote subject. The "Remote Staring" experiments examine whether gazing by an observer (starer) covaries with the electrodermal activity of the person being observed (staree).
In two meta-analyses (Schmidt, Schneider, Utts & Walach, 2004) it became obvious that the remote staring studies had a lower overall quality than the DMILS studies. While there are some high quality DMILS studies (score over 90%) the highest quality in Remote Staring studies is 71%.
Thus there is a lack in studies with good methodology to assess the remote staring paradigm. We conducted a remote staring study that intended to overcome methodological shortcomings of earlier studies.
Fifty participants were invited to take part as starees. After completing questionnaires on mindfulness, mood, personality and paranormal belief they rested in a comfortable position in front of a video camera while their EDA was continuously monitored. The experimenter also acted as the starer and either observed or did not observe the participant through a closed circuit television system according to a random schedule. EDA during stare and non-stare epochs was compared for significant differences.
In addition to this basic (replication) set-up two new hypotheses were tested. The participant had the possibility to press a button whenever s/he feels stared at. This added a conscious response variable without engaging into the disadvantages of the standard conscious guessing paradigm (guessing strategies, response bias etc). Furthermore the distraction of the starer's intention during non-stare epochs was varied. In one condition s/he was mentally occupied by a cognitive task, in the other s/he was just told not to stare (standard condition). We hypothesized that the distraction from the target in the standard condition was too weak to avoid an unwanted intentional effect in the staree.
Overall we did not find any staring effect at all, not in the EDA data and not in the 'conscious' open response situation. The difference between the conditions were the sender was distracted or not distracted was not significant (p=.07) but for the condition where the starers were distracted (N=20) we found a medium effect size for a staring effect according.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Schmidt, S.
Secondary author(s):
Müller, S., Walach, H.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
2
Indexed document:
No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Personality / Temperament / Mindfulness / Paranormal belief / Remote staring

Final report - Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables - Combining and improving two successful paradigms

Final report - Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables - Combining and improving two successful paradigms

DocumentRemote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables. Combining and improving two successful paradigms2006

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-076
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 5/2004
Title:
076 - Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables - Combining and improving two successful paradigms
Duration: 2005-01 - 2006-12
Researcher(s):
Stefan Schmidt, Susanne Müller, Harald Walach
Institution(s): Department for Evaluation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Hospital Epidemiology, Freiburg (Germany)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress report
Final report
Copyright/Reproduction: eng
Author:
Schmidt, S.
Secondary author(s):
Müller, S., Walach, H.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Psychokinesis (PK) / Remote staring/being stared at / Assessment tools

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-076.03
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 5/2004
Title:
Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables. Combining and improving two successful paradigms
Publication year: 2006
Abstract/Results:
ABSTRACT:
Findings in parapsychology suggest an effect of distant intentionality. Two laboratory set-ups explored this topic by measuring the effect of a distant intention on psychophysiological variables. The DMILS (direct mental interaction in living systems) experiments investigate the effect of various intentions on the electrodermal activity (EDA) of a remote subject. The “Remote Staring” experiments examine whether gazing by an observer (starer) covaries with the electrodermal activity of the person being observed (staree).
In two meta-analyses (Schmidt, Schneider, Utts & Walach, 2004) it became obvious that the remote staring studies had a lower overall quality than the DMILS studies. While there are some high quality DMILS studies (score over 90%) the highest quality in Remote Staring studies is 71%. Thus there is a lack in studies with good methodology to assess the remote staring paradigm.
We conducted a remote staring study that intended to overcome methodological shortcomings of earlier studies.
Fifty participants were invited to take part as starees. After completing questionnaires on mindfulness, mood, personality and paranormal belief they rested in a comfortable position in front of a video camera while their EDA was continuously monitored. The experimenter also acted as the starer and either observed or did not observe the participant through a closed circuit television system according to a random schedule. EDA during stare and non-stare epochs was compared for significant differences.
In addition to this basic (replication) set-up two new hypotheses were tested. The participant had the possibility to press a button whenever s/he feels stared at. This added a conscious response variable without engaging into the disadvantages of the standard conscious guessing paradigm (guessing strategies, response bias etc). Furthermore the distraction of the starer’s intention during non-stare epochs was varied. In one condition s/he was mentally occupied by a cognitive task, in the other s/he was just told not to stare (standard condition). We hypothesized that the distraction from the target in the standard condition was too weak to avoid an unwanted intentional effect in the staree.
Overall we did not find any staring effect at all, not in the EDA data and not in the ‘conscious’ open response situation. Thus the experiment failed in demonstrating any Psi effect.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Müller, S.
Secondary author(s):
Schmidt, S., Walach, H.
Document type:
Conference paper
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Müller, S., Schmidt, S., & Walach, H. (2006). Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables. Combining and improving two successful paradigms. In C. Simmonds-Moore (Ed.), Proceedings of The Parapsychological Association 49th Annual Convention: Proceedings of presented papers (pp. 85-99). Stockholm, Sweden: Parapsychological Association.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Personality / Paranormal belief / Temperament / Mindfulness / Sense of being stared at

File095 - "I just had this feeling...": A Somatic Marker Approach to Understanding Intuitive Decision Making2003-042005-09

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 21/2002
Title:
2002 Grants
Start date: 2003-01 - 2009-11
Dimension/support:
21 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002-095
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 13/2002
Title:
095 - "I just had this feeling...": A Somatic Marker Approach to Understanding Intuitive Decision Making
Duration: 2003-04 - 2005-09
Researcher(s):
Richard Broughton
Institution(s): The University of Northampton (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress report
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Broughton, R.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Extrasensory perception (ESP) / Presentiment / Intuition / Emotion / Personality / Cognitive processes / Decision-making

DocumentEffects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I 2004

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 21/2002
Title:
2002 Grants
Start date: 2003-01 - 2009-11
Dimension/support:
21 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002-081
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2002
Title:
081 - Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I
Duration: 2003-01 - 2003-09
Researcher(s):
Martijn Arns, E. L. J. M. van Luijtelaar
Institution(s): The Brain Resource Company, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Final report
Author: Arns, M.
Secondary author(s):
Luijtelaar, E.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Brain structure and function / Cognitive processes / Attention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2002-081.03
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2002
Title:
Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I
Publication year: 2004
URL:
http://www.bial.com/pt/fundacao_bial.11/simposios.19/edicoes_anteriores.75/5%C2%BA_simposio.a111.html
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Arns, M.
Secondary author(s):
Luijtelaar, E.
Document type:
Conference abstract
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Arns, M., & Luijtelaar, E. (2004). Effects of GSM use of brain function and information processing - Phase I . In Aquém e além do cérebro. Behind and beyond the brain. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of Fundação Bial (pp. 318-319). Porto: Fundação Bial.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Mobile phone / Electromagnetic fields / Electroencephalogram (EEG) slowing / Neuropsychological tests / Personality

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DocumentFinal report - Investigations of psychopraxia2001

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 11/1998
Title:
1998 Grants
Start date: 1999-01 - 2005-12
Dimension/support:
11 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998-018
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 7/1998
Title:
018 - Investigations of psychopraxia
Duration: 1999-01 - 2001-12
Researcher(s):
Michael Thalbourne, Lance Storm
Institution(s): University of Adelaide (Australia)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Doctoral dissertation
10 Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Thalbourne, M. A.
Secondary author(s):
Storm, L.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Psychopraxia / Transliminality

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998-018.01
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 7/1998
Title:
Final report - Investigations of psychopraxia
Publication year: 2001
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Bolsa1898_19022014.pdf
Abstract/Results: RESULTS:
A series of four parapsychological experiments were conducted to test Thalbourne’s (2002) theory of psychopraxia. (1) The I Ching Experiment: Evidence was found that the I Ching (an ancient Chinese form of divination) may involve a paranormal component not explainable exclusively as either ESP or PK, and therefore more preferably referred to as exosomatic psychopraxia (i.e., the psychopractic function working outside the mind/body complex). (2) The Gambling Experiment: A significant negative relationship was found between outcomes on two paranormal tasks, suggesting that ‘compliant’ and ‘noncompliant’ pro attitudes are incompatible (the pro attitude is an orientation of the self towards a specific and preferred outcome or goal). (3) The Skeptics Experiment: So-called 'converted' skeptics produced psi-hitting after conversion to belief in psi, suggesting that the pro attitude is mutable. (4) The Vision-Impaired Experiment: No evidence was found that the vision-impaired had a compensatory advantage over sighted participants in a free-response task. There was suggestive evidence that the totally blind performed better than all other participants.
Some ‘necessary conditions’ were found, which ostensibly facilitate psychopraxia, including high scoring on four 16PF personality factors, and scoring high on transliminality (the tendency to experience psychological material coming into, and going out of consciousness). The theory of psychopraxia is important to the field of parapsychology because it offers (i) a philosophical critique on taken-for-granted assumptions about the nature of the paranormal, (ii) relatively unambiguous terminology, and (iii) a process-oriented approach to investigations of the paranormal.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Related objects:
PT/FB/BL-1998-18.19
Author: Thalbourne, M. A.
Secondary author(s):
Storm, L.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
2
Indexed document:
No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Psychopraxia / I Ching Experiment / Gambling Experiment / Skeptics / Vision-impaired / Personality / Transliminality / Pro-attitude

Final report - Investigations of psychopraxia

Final report - Investigations of psychopraxia

DocumentBrain blood flow during psychokinesis tasks - Biophysical and psychophysiological study on a psychic2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 22 /2006
Title:
2006 Grants
Start date: 2007-01 - 2013-11
Dimension/support:
22 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006-181
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2006
Title:
181 - Brain activity during psychokinetic task - Research with near infrared spectroscopy
Duration: 2007-02 - 2008-04
Researcher(s):
Mikio Yamamoto, Hideyuki Kokubo
Institution(s): Institute for Living Body Measurements, International Research Institute, Chiba (Japan)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
2 Journal of International Society of Life Information Science
Language: eng / jap
Author:
Yamamoto, M.
Secondary author(s):
Kokubo, H.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Psychokinesis (PK)

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006-181.02
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2006
Title:
Brain blood flow during psychokinesis tasks - Biophysical and psychophysiological study on a psychic
Publication year: 2008
URL:
http://www.islis.a-iri.org/en/journalE/abst262E.htm
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
The authors tested a famous Chinese psychic (female, 40 years old) during psychokinesis tasks “teleportation”. Targets were vitamin pills on an electric balance or in a bottle. The subject tried to teleport the pills in free style tests for 30-45 min. During the tasks, her brain blood flow was measured by functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), and also respiration, electrodermal activity and photoplethysmograms were measured. Pill weights were measured with an analytical semi-micro balance every second at 0.01 mg accuracy. Video cameras, field RNGs, a thermograph, field IR sensors and an electrostatic voltmeter were set near the balance. The subject was given a profile questionnaire and 5 questionnaires on character traits such as Big Five test. The Uchida-Kraepelin Psychodiagnostic test was also done. Moreover, to allow comparison to other studies, the subject was given a facial recognition test using photos of a young Japanese woman's face as stimuli. No teleportation phenomena were observed. Brain blood flow increased at the subject’s right cerebral hemisphere during the tasks. Activated areas were similar to those during facial recognition tests. Only one of the field RNGs showed a significant deviation during the experimental period. Electrostatic voltmeter measurements suggested that the electric charge of her body was disturbed slightly during tasks. Based on her results of psychological tests, the subject’s personality was evaluated as ordinary, and not special.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng / jap
Author:
Kokubo, H.
Secondary author(s):
Yamamoto, M., Usui, T., Yoichi, H.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Kokubo, H., Yamamoto, M., Usui, T., & Yoichi, H. (2008). Brain blood flow during psychokinesis tasks - Biophysical and psychophysiological study on a psychic. Journal of International Society of Life Information Science, 26(2), 223-246.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Brain blood flow / Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) / Psychokinesis (PK) / Teleportation / Face recognition / Electrostatic / Personality / Uchida-Kraepelin test / Big Five test / Psychic

Brain blood flow during psychokinesis tasks - Biophysical and psychophysiological study on a psychic

Brain blood flow during psychokinesis tasks - Biophysical and psychophysiological study on a psychic

DocumentPsychophysiological study on a psychic during PK and facial recognition tasks2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 22 /2006
Title:
2006 Grants
Start date: 2007-01 - 2013-11
Dimension/support:
22 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006-181
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2006
Title:
181 - Brain activity during psychokinetic task - Research with near infrared spectroscopy
Duration: 2007-02 - 2008-04
Researcher(s):
Mikio Yamamoto, Hideyuki Kokubo
Institution(s): Institute for Living Body Measurements, International Research Institute, Chiba (Japan)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
2 Journal of International Society of Life Information Science
Language: eng / jap
Author:
Yamamoto, M.
Secondary author(s):
Kokubo, H.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Psychokinesis (PK)

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006-181.03
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/2006
Title:
Psychophysiological study on a psychic during PK and facial recognition tasks
Publication year: 2008
Accessibility:
Document does not exist in file
Language:
jap
Author:
Kokubo, H.
Secondary author(s):
Usui, T., Yamamoto, M., Yoichi, H.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Kokubo, H., Usui, T., Yamamoto, M., & Yoichi, H. (2008). Psychophysiological study on a psychic during PK and facial recognition tasks. Japanese Journal of Parapsychology, 13, 18-27. [in Japanese]
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Brain blood flow / Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) / Psychokinesis (PK) / Face recognition / Personality / Uchida-Kraepelin test / Big Five test / Psychic

DocumentFinal report - Exploring extrasensory perception under hypnosis stimulation: Personality, imagery, creativity dimension using emotional/neutral targets and relax-tension/hypnosis condition2009

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 22 /2006
Title:
2006 Grants
Start date: 2007-01 - 2013-11
Dimension/support:
22 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006-049
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 3/2006
Title:
049 - Exploring extrasensory perception under hypnosis stimulation: Personality, imagery, creativity dimension using emotional/neutral targets and relax-tension/hypnosis condition
Duration: 2007-02 - 2009-01
Researcher(s):
Alejandro Parra, Juan Carlos Argibay, Sérgio Matteucci
Institution(s): Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Parra, A.
Secondary author(s):
Argibay, J. C., Matteucci, S.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Altered states of consciousness / Hypnosis / Extrasensory perception (ESP) / Clairvoyance / Personality factors

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2006-049.01
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 3/2006
Title:
Final report - Exploring extrasensory perception under hypnosis stimulation: Personality, imagery, creativity dimension using emotional/neutral targets and relax-tension/hypnosis condition
Publication year: 2009
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Bolsa49-06_03012014.pdf
Abstract/Results: RESULTS:
We conducted two trials of a free-response ESP test. The aim was to determine if two groups, ‘low’- and ‘high’-scorers on a measure of hypnotic susceptibility, would score differently on a psi-hitting task. We used the Harvard Group Scale of Hypnotic Susceptibility which assesses the hypnotisability of subjects when tested in groups. The sample (N = 101 psi-believing participants; 69 females and 32 males) was split into ‘High HS’ (n = 20) and ‘Low HS’ groups (n = 81) based on HS scores. There was a significant difference between the two groups on Hypnotic Susceptibility and psi scores (i.e., number of hits), t(99) = 2.31, p = .012. A second study was carried out. A number of papers have investigated the idea of rational versus intuitive thinking and how this might relate to paranormal beliefs. Those who possess both intuitive and rational thinking styles are more likely to report paranormal experiences and subjective paranormal ability than those who express either intuitive or rational thinking. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the differences between psychic claimants (N = 49) and non-psychic claimants (N = 45) on such personality factors as Global Constructive Thinking, Emotional Coping, Behavioural Coping, and Esoteric Thinking. The sample consisted of 94 participants, all of whom believed in psi. Participants completed the Constructive Thinking Inventory and the Anomalous Experiences Inventory. The psychic claimants group had significantly higher scores on 12 out of 23 factors/facets which could not all be explained by chance. Compared to non-psychic claimants, the psychic claimants tend to have more positive attitudes; their thinking is action-oriented; they are good behavioural copers; they think in ways that promote effective action; and they are more accepting of others. At the same time, they are more rigid in their thinking than non-psychic claimants.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Parra, A.
Secondary author(s):
Argibay, J. C., Matteucci, S.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
2
Indexed document:
No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Hypnosis / Personality / Imagery / Creativity / Emotional targets / Extrasensory perception (ESP)

Final report - Exploring extrasensory perception under hypnosis stimulation: Personality, imagery, creativity dimension using emotional/neutral targets and relax-tension/hypnosis condition

Final report - Exploring extrasensory perception under hypnosis stimulation: Personality, imagery, creativity dimension using emotional/neutral targets and relax-tension/hypnosis condition