Professional Parapsychologist • Parapsychology researchers conduct scientific investigations of the reality of psi, and examine psi in others. Parapsychologist as Scientists • No less rigorous and "scientific" than conventional, mainstream psychologists • Findings would be convincing to most social scientists. • Form versus the content of science (reliability, disprove, and logical explanation) Parapsychologists provide no conventional explanation for why their findings turn out the way they do. They do not rely on commonly understood material forces. However, "normal" science has its unconventionalities, too. • The only thing Parapsychologist can demonstrate is correlation. According to Dr. Radin something is going on in the head that is effecting something in the world. This assertion is not sufficient for most scientists
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.