Talk:Psychokinesis

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Evidence for Telekinesis[edit]

This research seems to support the existence of Psychokinesis, or a psychophysical interaction as the paper puts it. Could someone please incorporate this research into the article http://www.quantumbiosystems.org/admin/files/QBS%206%20(1)%2082-98.pdf

Conclusion (From the paper) "A series of six experiments using a single-photon double-slit apparatus detected significant evidence for a form of psychophysical interaction that appears to exist at the quantum scale. Interpretation of this interaction is more in alignment with a goal-oriented effect rather than a passive observational effect." — Preceding unsigned comment added by 122.61.163.47 (talk) 10:16, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

I highly doubt that strange quantumbiosystems.org website is a viable source for publications. Beside that, there's enough criticism on Dean Radins way of working. The conclusion in it's own study is just totally weird if you read the whole thing. Only one of six experiments gave him a good z-value (Table 1) and he used different statistical methods (see 2.9) until he found one that did not refute his idea of having a positive result. (And imho the chi square test doesn't sound like it would be a good choice for that kind of experiments) --91.133.119.97 (talk) 12:57, 13 June 2017 (UTC)

Is this source more acceptable? https://www.researchgate.net/publication/272275825_Psychophysical_interactions_with_a_double-slit_interference_pattern — Preceding unsigned comment added by 122.60.101.207 (talk) 06:03, 17 July 2017 (UTC)

I wonder if publishing articles like this one had anything to do with Science Citations Index dropping Physics Essays. In any case, it's still Radin looking for a signal in a noisy system and, without stronger results, it receives attention primarily from psi enthusiasts (looking through the 20-30 cites). I would not support adding this source to the article. — jmcgnh(talk) (contribs) 07:05, 17 July 2017 (UTC)