Mind-Reach: Scientists Look at Psychic Abilities (Studies in Consciousness) Kindle Edition
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However, after having read the book it strikes me that the way the experiments were conducted would not be considered a tightly controlled experiment by today's scientific standards. Reading copies of the actual transcripts I did find what I would consider to be leading questions and cues. And in one part of the book Targ (one of the researchers) talks about how they were so impressed by Swann's abilities (he was the first subject) that they took him out for a steak dinner to celebrate. Clearly this could lead one to believe that the experimenters liked Swann and wanted him to succeed, even if subconsciously and thus may have inadvertently presented clues to him. In today's views on science, it would be considered highly inappropriate to take your subject out to dinner!
Even more surprising perhaps was the selection of another subject Hella Hammid whom Targ had known for more than a dozen years, and this was a subject they had selected in order to see if they could take an "ordinary" person and train them for lack of better terminology to have psi abilities. Obviously it's not wise to choose your pal of 10+ years for your research subject. And perhaps worst of all, they conclude (the book and their studies it seems) by "observing" Uri Geller who even his supporters now concede that he was simply little more than a magician. I used "observing" in quotes there because that is essentially what the experimenters at Stanford were doing, observing him rather than having him perform under tightly controlled conditions, and I dare say they allowed him to trick them. This was perhaps the biggest problem for me in the book and in my mind this along with the other aforementioned items destroys their credibility as researchers, at least in this realm.
However, regarding psi abilities, I still believe that there is likely some aspect of our cognitive abilities that we are simply not fully tapping into. I don't think of it as paranormal but rather a cognitive ability that is something that is not readily controlled by the subject. In other words there are good days and bad days. Some images come through clearly while others do not. It's usually described as a channel of information - often garbled with other unrelated images or noise. The trick apparently is to know what to filter out and what is relevant. If this is true, it would account for why it is not always statistically significant or reproducible.