Introduction to Parapsychology Exam
Remote viewing would be considered a form of:
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Parapsychologists are concerned about PSI causing experimenter effects, and some data supports this concern.
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Precognition is
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Normal explanations for psychic experiences include:
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SPE stands for
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What has research found on Bio-PK (the ability to influence living systems)?
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Confirmation bias is:
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Pareidolia is:
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JB Rhine's work in the laboratory showed actual effects for psychic ability.
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Psychic experiences in everyday life are commonly reported
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The Maimonides Dream Experiments for ESP showed:
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Who established the first parapsychology laboratory in the U.S. at Duke University?
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Neurobiology has successfully proven or disproved the NDE.
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Which of the following is not a common characteristic of a near-death experience?
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Overall, studies in precognition with random number generators have shown:
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A Subjective Paranormal Experience (SPE) involves
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Research by Sheldrake has shown scientific evidence of some common everyday psychic phenomena.
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Parapsychology has been successfully debunked by critics.
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Confirmation bias is a universal human phenomena.
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Which two psychological factors are linked to reporting psychic experiences?
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Research using the Ganzfeld, despite critique, has shown scientific evidence of ESP.
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Parapsychology is more accepted in Europe than in America.
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Research has shown that electromagnetic fields are associated with psychic phenomena.
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Many non-scientific methods for out of body experiences are available from religious and mystical sources.
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The idea of the experiential source hypothesis is:
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Presentiment studies involve:
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The idea of quintuple masking in medium studies was pioneered by:
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The idea behind the cultural source hypothesis is:
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Parapsychology uses the scientific method
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Some occult practice and spiritualism indirectly influenced the birth of parapsychology as a science.
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Subjective paranormal experiences can be difficult to scientifically study because of memory errors and contagion effects.
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How are negative NDEs different from regular NDEs?
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A person who sees themselves out of their body during sleep or normal activity has had a:
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Work in neuroscience suggests that OBEs may have a biological basis in the brain.
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Which of the following famous Macro-PK practitioners has been debunked?
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Although controversial, presentiment studies on the whole have found evidence for presentiment.
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Overall findings of numerous Micro-PK studies have found a small but relevant effect of Micro-PK.
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The term used to describe large-scale psychokinesis (the ability to influence objects) is
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Random number generators are a key part or modern Micro PK studies.
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At this time, well over 2,500 cases of reincarnation have been examined and researched.
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Elizabeth Loftus has shown us that in many ways memory may not be accurate and we are not personally aware of our memory errors.
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Historically, the primary argument against parapsychology has been:
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Research in contagion effects show that:
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Which of the following is not a characteristic of a person more likely to have an OBE?
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What is an experimenter effect?
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A subjective paranormal experience can be successfully scientifically examined and tested.
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Parapsychology is published in scientific peer-reviewed journals
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Parapsychology involves practicing magic.
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Which of the following is not a trait of an out-of-body experience?
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A scientist or observer always has to be critical of fraud regarding Macro-PK.
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Research using quintuple masking has shown that mediums are producing "psychic" information.
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The defining point for the start of parapsychology was the birth of what institution?
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Experiences where people have visitations during sleep and sometimes have the inability to move has been scientifically studied as:
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Micro PK is understood as:
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All parapsychologists believe in the paranormal.
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The findings from Project Stargate and remote viewing found:
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As a result of Project Alpha, parapsychologists encourage the consultation of stage magicians when studying Psychic Claimants.
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Generally, people who have had NDEs do not change their attitudes about life.
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One way to scientifically test the information a medium provides was to:
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Reincarnation studies mostly occur in which format?
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Techniques for faking Macro-PK include:
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All of parapsychology uses the scientific method and research methods to obtain its findings.
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How does skepticism differ from pseudo skepticism?
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The ways to fake psychic readings include:
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Remote viewing involves:
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