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File044 - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences2009-042012-01

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-2008
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a
Title:
2008 Grants
Start date: 2009-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
044 - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences
Duration: 2009-04 - 2012-01
Researcher(s):
Caroline Watt, Ian Tierney
Institution(s): Koestler Parapsychology Unit, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Unpublished documents (Abstracts of conference proceedings)
Language: eng
Author:
Watt, C.
Secondary author(s):
Tierney, I.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Spontaneous cases

DocumentFinal report - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences2011

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-2008
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a
Title:
2008 Grants
Start date: 2009-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
044 - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences
Duration: 2009-04 - 2012-01
Researcher(s):
Caroline Watt, Ian Tierney
Institution(s): Koestler Parapsychology Unit, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Unpublished documents (Abstracts of conference proceedings)
Language: eng
Author:
Watt, C.
Secondary author(s):
Tierney, I.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Spontaneous cases

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044.01
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
Final report - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences
Publication year: 2011
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Bolsa4408_21022014.pdf
Abstract/Results: RESULTS:
A three-year study was conducted as the first systematic test of von Lucadou’s Model of Pragmatic Information using spontaneous reports of RSPK-type Anomalous Experiences. The study involved collaboration amongst over 60 European centres for parapsychological research and individual researchers. Following 43 referrals, a total of 17 cases passed the initial screening process, and 14 completed the full study, six of which were in the 'documented' group. The Europsi project was successful in creating a network of collaborators active in parapsychology and clinical parapsychology, and facilitated communication amongst that group. The study website operated successfully, as the rejection rate was consistent with that predicted from previous research. Analysis of the two formal study hypotheses did not provide support for the predictions of the MPI, and it was concluded that this aspect of the research was of limited success due to low statistical power. Debriefing revealed that some collaborators reported a dramatic drop in the frequency of contacts from the public, which they largely attributed to the burgeoning popularity of amateur 'ghost' investigation groups and the ease with which the internet allowed such groups to be located. They also reported that in cases where the callers were in distress, they felt reluctant to delay assisting the caller by referring them to the study. All respondents indicated a willingness to continue to refer cases to the study website.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Watt, C.
Secondary author(s):
Tierney, I.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
2
Indexed document:
No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Anomalous experiences

Final report - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences

Final report - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences

DocumentA scientific test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European cases of anomalous experience2010

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-2008
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a
Title:
2008 Grants
Start date: 2009-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
044 - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences
Duration: 2009-04 - 2012-01
Researcher(s):
Caroline Watt, Ian Tierney
Institution(s): Koestler Parapsychology Unit, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Unpublished documents (Abstracts of conference proceedings)
Language: eng
Author:
Watt, C.
Secondary author(s):
Tierney, I.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Spontaneous cases

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044.02
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
A scientific test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European cases of anomalous experience
Publication year: 2010
URL:
http://www.parapsych.org/uploaded_files/pdfs/00/00/00/00/02/2010_pa_convention_abstracts_and_program.pdf
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Notes:
This document is an appendix to the final report.
Author: Tierney, I.
Secondary author(s):
Watt, C.
Document type:
Abstract book
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Tierney, I., & Watt, C. (2010). A scientific test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European cases of anomalous experience. In N. Holt (Ed.), 53rd Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association: Abstracts of Presented Papers (p. 42). Parapsychological Association: Paris, France.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Model of pragmatic information / Anomalous experiences

Novo ficheiro

Novo ficheiro

DocumentA Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences2012

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-2008
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a
Title:
2008 Grants
Start date: 2009-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
044 - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences
Duration: 2009-04 - 2012-01
Researcher(s):
Caroline Watt, Ian Tierney
Institution(s): Koestler Parapsychology Unit, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Unpublished documents (Abstracts of conference proceedings)
Language: eng
Author:
Watt, C.
Secondary author(s):
Tierney, I.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Spontaneous cases

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044.03
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences
Publication year: 2012
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Bial%20Sonhos%20Miolo_Total%20Bolsas.pdf
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Objectives: A three-year study conducted the first systematic test of von Lucadou’s Model of
Pragmatic Information using spontaneous reports of Anomalous Experiences (AEs) of the
Recurrent Spontaneous Psychokinesis (RSPK)-type. The study also aimed to stimulate collaboration
amongst European centres for parapsychological research and individual researchers.
Method: Using a waiting-list design, collaborators asked members of the public who presented
with AEs to participate in the web-based questionnaire study before detailed discussion about
their AE. According to von Lucadou’s Model, it was predicted that those randomly-selected cases
that were viewed and documented in detail would show a reduction or change in AEs, compared
to those that were never viewed and documented. The first year of the research programme, from
December 2008, involved preparation of the study website and materials, and recruitment and
briefing of collaborators. Ultimately, 16 different countries were represented. There was then a
two-year period of data collection, which ended in September 2011. Rate of referrals to the study
was considerably lower than estimated at the outset on the basis of initial contacts with potential
collaborators.
Results: Following 43 referrals, a total of 17 cases passed the initial screening process, and 14
completed the full study, six of which were in the 'documented' group. Analysis of the two formal
study hypotheses did not provide support for the predictions of the MPI, indeed results tended in
the direction opposite to that predicted.
Conclusion: The Europsi project was successful in creating a network of collaborators active in
parapsychology and clinical parapsychology, and facilitated communication amongst that group.
The study website operated successfully, as the rejection rate was consistent with that predicted
from previous research. The formal test of the MPI was of limited success due to low statistical
power.
Discussion: Debriefing revealed that some collaborators reported a dramatic drop in the frequency
of contacts from the public, which they largely attributed to the burgeoning popularity of amateur
'ghost' investigation groups and the ease with which the internet allowed such groups to be
located. They also reported that in cases where the callers were in distress, they felt reluctant to
delay assisting the caller by referring them to the study. All respondents indicated a willingness to
continue to refer cases to the study website.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Watt, C.
Secondary author(s):
Tierney, I.
Document type:
Conference abstract
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Watt, C., & Tierney, I. (2012). A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences. In Aquém e além do cérebro. Behind and beyond the brain. Proceedings of the 9th Symposium of Fundação Bial (p. 21/63). Porto: Fundação Bial.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Model of pragmatic information / Recurrent spontaneous psychokinesis (RSPK) / Anomalous experiences

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DocumentA preliminary test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using cases of spontaneous anomalous experience2013

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-2008
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a
Title:
2008 Grants
Start date: 2009-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
044 - A Test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using European Cases of Anomalous Experiences
Duration: 2009-04 - 2012-01
Researcher(s):
Caroline Watt, Ian Tierney
Institution(s): Koestler Parapsychology Unit, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Unpublished documents (Abstracts of conference proceedings)
Language: eng
Author:
Watt, C.
Secondary author(s):
Tierney, I.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Spontaneous cases

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2008-044.04
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 9/2008
Title:
A preliminary test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using cases of spontaneous anomalous experience
Publication year: 2013
URL:
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/imp/jcs/2013/00000020/F0020011/art00011
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
A three-year study was conducted as the first systematic test of the Model of Pragmatic Information (MPI: von Lucadou, 1994) using spontaneous reports of Anomalous Experiences (AEs) of the Recurrent Spontaneous Psychokinesis (RSPK)-type. The study, which we believe is the first of its kind, involved collaboration amongst over sixty individual researchers and centres for parapsychological research in Europe and elsewhere. Using a waiting-list design, over a two-year period collaborators asked members of the public who presented with AEs to participate in the web-based questionnaire study before detailed discussion about their AE. The MPI predicted that those randomly-selected cases that were viewed and documented in detail would show a reduction or change in AEs, compared to those that were never viewed and documented. Following 43 referrals, a total of 17 cases passed the initial screening process, and 14 completed the full study, six of which were in the 'documented' group. Analysis of the two formal study hypotheses did not provide support for the predictions of theMPI, and it was concluded that this aspect of the research was of limited success due to low statistical power. The study succeeded in establishing a working protocol for a large-scale collaborative psi research project, which is a model that could be applied to other topics in parapsychology.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Watt, C.
Secondary author(s):
Tierney, I.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
2
Percentiles:
7|2022-03-19
Reference:
Watt, C., & Tierney, I. (2013). A preliminary test of the Model of Pragmatic Information using cases of spontaneous anomalous experience. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 20(11-12), 205-220.
2-year Impact Factor: 0.541|2013
Times cited: 0|2022-05-20
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q3
Keywords: Parapsychology / Spontaneous experiences / Model of pragmatic information