Bibliography of Paranormal studies by Dr. M.A. Persinger

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PERSINGER PUBLICATIONS RELATED TO THE SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATION OF PARANORMAL EXPERIENCES HOME

Persinger, M.A. Transient geophysical bases for ostensible UFO-related phenomena and associated verbal behavior? Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1976, 43, 215-221.

Persinger, M.A. The problems of human verbal behaviour: The final reference for measuring ostensible PSI phenomena. The Journal of Research in PSI Phenomena, 1976, 1, 72-90.

Persinger, M.A. A force/delta D and delta T concept applied to paranormal events: general comments. The Journal of Research on PSI Phenomena, 1976, 1,1-8.

Persinger, M.A. What factors can account for UFO experiences? American Psychological Association, Symposium on Using Hypnotic Procedures in the Investigation of UFO Experiences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 28 August, 1978.

Persinger, M.A. ELF field mediation in spontaneous PSI events: direct information transfer or conditioned elicitation? Psychoenergetic Systems,

Persinger, M.A. Limitations of human verbal behaviour in context of UFO-related stimuli. In R.F. Haines (Ed.), UFO Phenomena and the Behavioral Scientist. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1979.

Persinger, M.A. Possible infrequent geophysical sources of close UFO encounters: expected physical and behavioral-biological effects. In R.F. Haines (Ed.), UFO Phenomena and the Behavioral Scientist. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1979, Pp. 396-434.

Persinger, M.A. Earthquake activity and antecedent UFO report numbers. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1980, 50, 791-797.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: III. Prediction of UFO reports by geomagnetic and seismic activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1981, 53, 115-122.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: IV. UFO reports and fortean phenomena: temporal correlations in the central U.S.A. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1981, 53, 299-302.

Persinger, M.A. Predicting UFO events and experiences. Presented to the Toronto Society for Psychical Research, October, 1981.

Schaefer, D., & Persinger, M.A. Fingerprints and personality scores. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1982, 54, 1021-1022.

Persinger, M.A. Predicting UFO events and experiences. Invited Paper at MUFON Symposium, 2-5 July, 1982, Toronto, Ontario.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior. VII. Prediction of recent European UFO report years by nineteenth century luminosity and solar-seismic variables. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 56, 91-95.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior. VIII: Specific prediction of UFO reports within the New Madrid states by solar-geomagnetic and seismic measures. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 56, 243-249.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior. IX: Expected clinical consequences of close proximity to UFO-related luminosities. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 56, 259-265.

Persinger, M.A. The tectonic strain theory of luminosities (UFO reports): determining optimal temporal, spatial and intensity parameters. Pursuit, 1983, 1, 21-35.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and human behavior: XV. Tectonic strain luminosities (UFO reports) as predictable but hidden events within pre-1947 Central U.S.A. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57, 1227-1234.

Persinger, M.A. Prediction of historical and contemporary luminosity (UFO) reports by seismic variables within western Europe. Experientia, 1984, 40, 676-681.

Persinger, M.A. & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: XIX. Strong temporal relationships between inclusive seismic measures and UFO reports within Washington State. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 59, 551-566.

Persinger, M.A. Propensity to report paranormal experiences is correlated with temporal lobe signs. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 59, 583-586.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and human behavior: XVIII. Expected perceptual characteristics and local distributions of close UFO reports. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 58, 951-959.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXI. Geomagnetic variation as possible enhancement stimuli for UFO reports preceding earth tremors. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 37-78.

Persinger, M.A., & Schaut, G.B. (Presented). Intense subjective experiences occur during days of quiet, global geomagnetic activity. Presented at the 100th year Anniversary of the American Society for Psychical Research: The 28th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association), 12-16 August, 1985, Tufts University, Medford, Mass.

Derr, J.S. (presented) & Persinger, M.A. Luminous phenomena, earthquake lights and tectonic strain. Presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for Scientific Exploration (Princeton University, October 29-31, 1985).

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXII. The tectonogenic strain continuum of unusual events. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 59-65.

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXIII. Relations between UFO reports within the Uinta Basin and local seismicity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 143-152.

Schaut, G.B., & Persinger, M.A. Subjective telepathic experiences, geomagnetic activity and the ELF hypothesis: Part I. Data analyses. PSI Research, 1985, 4(1), 4-20.

Persinger, M.A., & Valliant, P.M. Temporal lobe signs and reports of subjective paranormal experiences in a normal population: a replication. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 903-909.

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXXII. Evaluations of UFO reports in an infrequent area of seismicity: the Carman, Manitoba Episode. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 61, 807-813.

Persinger, M.A. Subjective telepathic experiences, geomagnetic activity and the ELF hypothesis: Part II. Stimulus features and neural detection. PSI Research, 1985, 4(2), 4-23.

Persinger, M.A. (1985). Geophysical variables and behavior: XXX. Intense paranormal experiences occur during days of quite, global, geomagnetic activity. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 61, 320-322.

Schaut, G.B. & Persinger, M.A. (1985). Geophysical variables and behavior: XXXI. Global geomagnetic activity during spontaneous paranormal experiences: A replication. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 61(2), 412-414.

Gearhart, L., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and human behavior. Onsets of historical and contemporary poltergeist episodes occurred with sudden increases in geomagnetic activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1986, 62, 463-466.

Mattsson, D., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: positive correlations between numbers of UFO reports and earthquake activity in Sweden. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1986, 63, 921-922.

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Luminous phenomena and earthquakes in southern Washington. Experientia, 1986, 42, 991-999.

Persinger, M.A., & Cameron, R.A. Earth faults in some poltergeist-like cases? Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 1986, 80, 49-73.

Derr, J.A. (presented) & Persinger, M.A. Temporal association between Zeitoun luminous phenomena and regional seismic activity. Society for Scientific Exploration. Sixth Annual Meeting (Austin, Texas), 29-30 May, 1987.

Makarec, K. & Persinger, M.A. (1987). Geophysical variables and behavior: XLII. Negative correlations between accuracy of card-guessing and geomagnetic activity: A case study. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 65(1), 105-106.

Persinger, M.A. (1987). Spontaneous telepathic experiences from phantasms of the living and low global geomagnetic activity. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 83, 23-36.

Lewicki, D.R., Schaut, G.H. & Persinger, M.A. (1987). Geophysical variables and behavior: XIV. Days of subjective precognitive experiences and the days before the actual events display correlated geomagnetic activity. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 65(1), 173-174.

Lewicki, D.R., Schaut, G.H., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XLIV. Days of subjective precognitive experiences and the days before the actual events display correlated geomagnetic activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 65, 173-174.

Persinger, M.A. and Schaut G.B. (1988). Geomagnetic factors in subject telepathic, precognitive and postmortem experiences. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 82, 217-235.

Arango, M.A., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LII. Decreased geomagnetic activity and spontaneous telepathic experiences from
the Sidgwick collection. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1988, 67, 907-910.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LIII. Epidemiological considerations for incidence of cancer and depression in areas of frequent UFO reports. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1988, 67, 799-803.

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LIV. Zeitoun (Egypt) apparitions of the Virgin Mary as tectonic strain-induced luminosities. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1989, 68, 123-128.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LV. Predicting the details of visitor experiences and the personality of experients: The temporal lobe factor. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1989, 68, 55-65.

Persinger, M.A., & Krippner, S. Experimental dream telepathy, clairvoyance and geomagnetic activity. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 1989, 83, 101-116.

Persinger, M.A. The tectonic strain theory as an explanation for UFO phenomena: A non-technical review of the research, 1970-1990. Journal of UFO Studies, 1990, 2, 105-137.

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geographical variables and behavior: LXI. UFO reports in Carman Manitoba and the 1975 Minnesota quake: evidence of triggering by increased volume of the Red River. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71, 531-536.

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXII. Temporal coupling of UFO reports and seismic energy release within the Rio Grande rift system: discriminative validity of the tectonic strain theory. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71, 567-572.

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXIII. Quasi-experimental evidence of the tectonic strain theory of luminous phenomena: the Derby, Colorado earthquakes. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71, 707-714.

Persinger, M.A., & Fisher, S.D. Elevated, specific temporal lobe signs in a population engaged in psychic studies. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71, 817-818.

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Luminous phenomena and seismic energy in the central U.S.A. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 1990, 4(1), 55-69.

J.S. Derr & M. A. Persinger, 1990, Geophysical Variables and Behavior: LXIII. Quasi-Experimental Evidence of the Tectonic Strain Theory of Luminous Phenomena: The Derby, Colorado Earthquakes, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 707-714.

Berger, R.E., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXVII. Quieter annual geomagnetic activity and larger effect size for experimental PSI (ESP) studies over six decades. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 73, 1219-1223.

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P. Tobacyk’s Paranormal Belief Scale and Temporal Lobe Signs: Sex Differences in the Experiences of Ego-Alien Intrusions. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 73, 1151-1156.

Persinger, M. A. “Sudden remembering” of early childhood memories and specific neuropsychological indicators: implications for claims of sexual abuse and alien visitation/abduction experiences. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 259-266.

Derr, J.S. (presented), & Persinger, M.A. Luminous phenomena (earthquakes lights?) preceding two New Mexico earthquakes. Presented at the Eastern Section Seismological Society of America Conference (Santa Fe, New Mexico), April 13-15, 1992. Seismological Research Letters, 63(1), January-March, 1992.

Persinger, M.A. Right hemisphericity, low self-esteem, and unusual experiences: a response to Vingiano. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 568-570.

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXI. Differential contribution of geomagnetic activity to paranormal experiences concerning death and crisis: An alternative to the ESP hypothesis. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 555-562.

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXIV. Man-made fluid injections into the crust and reports of luminous phenomena (UFO reports) – Is the strain field an aseismically propagating hydrological pulse? Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 77, 1059-1065.

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXVI. Seasonal hydrological load and regional luminous phenomena (UFO reports) within river systems, The Mississippi River test. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 77, 1163-1170.

Krippner, S. and Persinger, M.A. (1993). Enhancement of accuracy of telepathic dreams during periods of decreased geomagnetic activity: The William E. experiments. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Parapsychological Association 36th convention (pp. 126-131). Toronto, Canada.

Persinger, M.A. 1995. Sudden unexpected death in epileptics following sudden, intense increases in geomagnetic activity: prevalence of effect and potential mechanisms. International Journal of Biometeorology 38: 180-187.

Persinger, M.A., Hart, B., & Thomas, A.W. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXX. Periodicities and energetic characteristics of a strobe-light luminosity during a geomagnetic storm. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 82, 683-688.

Persinger, M.A. Feelings of past lives as expected perturbations within the neurocognitive processes that generate the sense of self: contributions from limbic lability and vectorial hemisphericity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 83, 1107-1121.

Derr, J. S. and Persinger, M. A. Geophysical variables and behavior: Annual January rainfall may modulate the incidence of luminous phenomena within the San Francisco Basin. (in revision).

Koren SA, Persinger MA. Possible disruption of remote viewing by complex weak magnetic fields around the stimulus site and the possibility of accessing real phase space: a pilot study. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 2002 Dec;95(3 Pt 1):989-98. Link

Persinger MA, Roll WG, Tiller SG, Koren SA, Cook CM. Remote viewing with the artist Ingo Swann: neuropsychological profile, electroencephalographic correlates, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and possible mechanisms. Percept Mot Skills. 2002 Jun;94(3 Pt 1):927-49. Link

 
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