Processing, please wait...
Filter year from
  • Enter your search phrase in the search box.
  • General search:
    • The Boolean operator AND between the terms is assumed by default. If you enter the words European Union in the search box, the system returns all records in which both words occur, regardless of their order.
    • When entering a set of words in quotes, e.g "european union", all records containing the literal term "European Union" will be retrieved.
  • Search by access fields (e.g. author, title, etc.):
    • To direct your search, choose the field in which you want to search the word or expression.
    • Search in the field assumes by default the expression in quotes, e.g. European union will retrieve all records containing the literal term "European Union"
  • To perform more complex searches, additional words or expressions may be added.
  • If you want to refine the search results, you can always access the link "search" in the upper left corner of the page of search results.
  • The search engine is not case sensitive. For example, the word congress has the same meaning that Congress or CONGRESS.
  • To truncate your search expression, use the $ character
  • You can filter the results of your search by a date or date range, filling the appropriate boxes.
BIAL Foundation
TI:"Final report - Hypnotic susceptibility as a predictor of anomalous cognition performance"
Selection Description
Type Title Begin End
DocumentFinal report - Hypnotic susceptibility as a predictor of anomalous cognition performance2000

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
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.
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
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
1998 Grants
Start date: 1999-01 - 2005-12
11 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998-032
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 4/1998
032 - Hypnotic susceptibility as a predictor of anomalous cognition performance
Duration: 1999-01 - 2000-09
Edwin May
Institution(s): Laboratories for Fundamental Research, Cognitive Science Laboratory, Palo Alto (USA)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress report
Final report
Language: eng
Related objects:
Author: May, E.
Number of reproductions:
Parapsychology / Altered states of consciousness / Hypnosis / Anomalous cognition/experiences

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-1998-032.01
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 4/1998
Final report - Hypnotic susceptibility as a predictor of anomalous cognition performance
Publication year: 2000
Abstract/Results: RESULTS:
The main goal of this experiment was to see if an earlier laboratory anecdote could be confirmed with a naïve population of subjects. That is, a high percentage of LFR’s experienced remote viewers scored 6 or above on the Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scale (SHSS).
One hundred students from a Budapest, Hungary, “new age” college participated in the study. A random half were measured by hypnotic techniques for their SHSS scores before participating in the anomalous cognition (AC) part of the study. The remaining half of the students were measured on the SHSS after their AC participation. Each subject was asked to contribute four AC trials at a rate of approximately one per week.
By rank-order assessment, we found little AC in this population. We observed a mean rank (n=400 trials) of 2.998 corresponding to an effect size of 0.002 (p = 0.482). There was weak support for some of the students (i.e., 34) who produced possible evidence for AC (i.e., ES 0.38) where 30 would be expected (p = 0.22).
Accessibility: Document exists in file
By permission
Related objects:
Notes: This report pertains to two files (32/98 and 34/98)
Author: May, E.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
Indexed document:
Keywords: Parapsychology / Hypnosis / Anomalous cognition / Entropy

Novo ficheiro

Novo ficheiro