Psi and associational processes



Wilson, Stuart and Morris, R L and Pronto, E and Tiliopoulos, Niko (2005) Psi and associational processes. The Journal of Parapsychology, 68 (1). pp. 129-155. ISSN 0022-3387

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Abstract

If psi (1) is a real phenomenon, then logically it should follow some kind of psychological laws. One kind of model would posit that psi information, once it has entered the cognitive system, is subject to similar laws to other comparable incoming information (e.g., weak sensory stimuli--see Beloff, 1974; Nash, 1986; Schmeidler, 1986 for reviews). Furthermore, if the psi process somehow involves existing cognitive processes, then this could serve to reduce the amount of processing exclusive to psi that would otherwise be required. This is not a new suggestion; in 1946 Tyrell postulated that the psi percipient constructed a "mediating vehicle" which itself is the product ...

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management > Psychology and Sociology
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2010 11:49
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2012 09:57
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1075

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