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Title Science confronts the paranormal / edited by Kendrick Frazier.

Imprint Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c1986.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  BF1031 .S2 1986    Available  ---
Description xiv, 367 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-360).
Contents Debunking, neutrality, and skepticism in science / Paul Kurtz -- New philosophy of science and the "paranormal" / Stephen Toulmin -- Parapsychology's past eight years : a lack-of-progress report / James E. Alcock -- Sense and nonsense in parapsychology / Piet Hein Hoebens -- On coincidences / Ruma Falk -- Fooling some of the people all of the time / Barry Singer & Victor A. Benassi -- Misperception, folk belief, and the occult : a cognitive guide to understanding / John W. Connor -- Great stone face and other nonmysteries / Martin Gardner -- Sir Oliver Lodge and the spiritualists / Steven Hoffmaster -- Outracing the evidence : the muddle "mind race" / Ray Hyman -- Remote viewing revisited / David F. Marks -- Gerard Croiset : investigation of the Mozart of "psychic sleuths" / Piet Hein Hoebens -- Gerard Croiset and Professor Tenhaeff : discrepancies in claims of clairvoyance / Piet Hein Hoebens -- Columbus poltergeist case. Project Alpha experiment / James Randi -- Lessons of a landmark PK hoax. Magicians in the psi-lab : many misconceptions. How not to test a psychic : the great SRI die mystery / Martin Gardner -- Iridology : diagnosis or delusion? / Russell S. Worrall -- Palmistry : science or hand-jive? / Michael Alan Park -- Prediction after the fact : lessons of the Tamara Rand hoax / Kendrick Frazier & James Randi -- Scientific tests of astrology do not support its claims / Paul Kurtz & Andrew Fraknoi -- Alternative explanations in science : the extroversion-introversion astrological effect / Ivan W. Kelly & Don H. Saklofske -- Alleged lunar effect / George O. Abell -- Moon is acquitted of murder in Cleveland / N. Sanduleak -- Claim of a government UFO coverup / Philip J. Klass -- An eye-opening double encounter / Bruce Martin -- Hypnosis and UFO abductions / Philip J. Klass -- Hypnosis gives rise to fantasy and is not a truth serum / Ernest R. Hilgard -- Deciphering ancient America / Marshall McKusick -- American disingenuous : Goodman's "American genesis" - a new chapter in cult archaeology / Kenneth L. Feder -- Nazca drawings revisited : creation of a full-sized duplicate / Joe Nickell -- Science and the mountain peak / Isaac Asimov -- Creationist pseudoscience / Robert Schadewald -- Paluxy footprints / Steven Schafersman -- Shroud of Turin : a critical appraisal / Marvin Mueller -- Shroud image is the work of an artist / Walter McCrone -- Sonar and photographic searches for the Loch Ness Monster : a Reassessment / Rikki Razdan & Alan Kielar.
Subject Parapsychology and science.
Occultism and science.
Added Author Frazier, Kendrick.
ISBN 0879753145 (pbk.)
9780879753146 (pbk.)