Archive for the ‘ESP and other Phenomena’ Category

ESP Machines

Sunday, September 20th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | No Comments »

This machine was built to shuffle the famous Zener cards, aka ESP cards.  That is the late Dr. Elizabeth McMahan in the picture.

More Harold Sherman and Bruce Kremen

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, People in Parapsychology | 6 Comments »

Once you start researching a story it's hard to let go. I recently asked the librarians at the University of Central Arkansas Archives to search The Harold M. Sherman Papers for anything to due with Bruce Kremen, the missing ...

Pat Marquis, J. B. Rhine and Charlie Chaplin

Saturday, July 18th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Hoaxes, People in Parapsychology | 3 Comments »

In July, 1936 Rhine went to California to investigate Pat Marquis, a 12-year-old boy who had been wowing everyone with his ESP abilities. Two years before the boy had gone into a trance and Napeji, an 11th century Persian, ...

Photographs from the Cat Experiments

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | No Comments »

In the early 1950's, while he was working at the Duke Parapsychology Laboratory, Dr. Karlis Osis conducted two experiments with cats.  I didn't study these experiments, and what I know of them I got from Gaither Pratt's book, Parapsychology: An ...

Win a Copy of Unbelievable

Saturday, July 4th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | No Comments »

I took some pictures of the ESP machines at the Rhine ESP/Parapsychology Museum at the Rhine Research Center and I can't find all my notes!  So I was thinking, that would be a little embarrassing, not being able to properly ...

Testing Groups for ESP

Monday, June 29th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | 2 Comments »

The scientists at the Duke Parapsychology Laboratory pretty much tested every group they could think of for ESP.  The picture below is from a series they did testing blind children.  The caption reads:  The subject is trying to match sealed ...

ESP Machines

Thursday, May 21st, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | No Comments »

I have a geek side, I love machinery, and I've been collecting pictures of ESP machines. The machine below was designed by Helmut Schmidt, a German physicist who worked at Boeing's research laboratory, and later for J. B. Rhine.  From ...