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Chapters in Academic Books:

Persinger, M.A. Introduction. In M.A. Persinger (Ed.). ELF and VLF Electromagnetic Field Effects. New York: Plenum Press, 1974, Pp. 1-8

Persinger, M.A. ELF and VLF electromagnetic and magnetic field effects: the patterns and the problems. In M.A. Persinger (Ed.). ELF and VLF Electromagnetic Field Effects. New York: Plenum Press, 1974, Pp. 275-310

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Behavioural, physiological, and histological changes in rats exposed during developmental stages to ELF magnetic fields. In M.A. Persinger (Ed.), ELF and VLF Electromagnetic Field Effects. New York: Plenum Press, 1974, Pp. 177-225

Persinger, M.A. Effects of magnetic fields on animal behaviour. In H.D. Johnson (Ed.), Progress in Biometeorology: Division B. Progress in Animal Biometeorology. Amsterdam: Swets and Zeitlinger, 1976, Pp. 177-182

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. Recent studies (since 1973) on the biological effects of low and extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields. In S.W. Tromp (Ed.), Biometeorological Survey. Vol. 1, 1973-1974. London: Heyden, 1979, Pp. 68-73

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. The effects of transient or intense geomagnetic or related global perturbation upon human group behavior. In J.B. Calhoun (Ed.), Perspectives on Adaptation, Environment and Population. New York: Praeger, 1983, Pp. 28-30

Persinger, M.A. The Modern Magnetotherapies. In A.A. Marino (Ed.), Handbook of Bioelectricity, New York: Marcel-Dekker, 1988, pp. 589-627

Persinger, M.A. Near death experiences: determining the neuroanatomical pathways by experiential patterns and simulation in experimental settings. In L. Bessette (Ed). Healing: Beyond Suffering or Death, MHH: Quebec, 1993, pp. 227-286

Persinger, M.A. Hypnosis and the brain: the relationship between subclinical complex partial epileptic-like symptoms, imagination, suggestibility and changes in self-identity. In R. G. Kunzendorff, N.P. Spanos, and B. Wallace (Eds) Hypnosis and Imagination. Baywood Publications: N.Y., 1996, 283-305 d) Articles (in refereed journals):

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications


Persinger, M.A. Open-field behaviors in rats exposed pre-natally to a low intensity-low frequency, rotating magnetic field. Developmental Psychobiology, 1969, 2, 168-171

Persinger, M.A., & Foster, W.S. ELF rotating magnetic fields: prenatal exposure and adult behavior. Archives fur Meteorologie Geophysiks und Bioklimatologie, Series B, 1970, 18, 363-369

Persinger, M.A. Prenatal exposure to an ELF rotating magnetic field, ambulatory behavior and lunar distance at birth: a correlation. Psychological Reports, 1971, 28, 435-438

Persinger, M.A., & Pear, J.J. Prenatal exposure to an ELF-rotating magnetic field and subsequent increase in conditioned suppression. Developmental Psychobiology, 1972, 5, 435-438

Persinger, M.A., Ossenkopp, K.-P., & Glavin, G. Behavioral changes in rats exposed to an ELF rotating field. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1972, 16, 163-162

Persinger, M.A., Glavin, G., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Physiological changes in adult rats exposed to an ELF rotating magnetic field. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1972, 16, 163-172

Ossenkopp, K.-P., Koltek, T., & Persinger, M.A. Prenatal exposure to an ELF-rotating magnetic field and increases in thyroid and testicle weights Developmental Psychobiology, 1972, 5, 275-285

Pear, J.J., Moody, J.E., & Persinger, M.A. Lever attacking by rats during free operant avoidance. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 1972, 18, 517-523

Persinger, M.A., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Some behavioral effects of pre- and neo-natal exposure to an ELF rotating magnetic field. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1973, 17, 217-220

Persinger, M.A. Possible cardiac driving by an external rotating magnetic field International Journal of Biometeorology, 1973, 17, 263-266

Persinger, M.A., Ludwig, W., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Physiological effects of electromagnetic fields in the ELF region. Archives fur Meteorologie, Geophysiks und Bioklimatologie, Series B, 1973, 21, 110-116

Persinger, M.A., Ludwig, H.W., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Psychophysiological effects of extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields: a review. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1973, 36, 1131-1159

Ludwig, W., Persinger, M.A., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Physiologische wirkung electro-magnetischer wellen bei-tiefen frequenzen. Archives fur Meteorologie, Geophysiks und Bioklimatologie, Series B, 1973, 21, 99-109

Persinger, M.A., Ossenkopp, K.-P., Kamaya, V., & Pear, J.J. Physiological changes associated with changing fixed ratio schedules in rats. Psychological Reports, 1974, 35, 847-850

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical models for parapsychological experiences. Psychoenergetic Systems, 1975, 1, 63-74

Persinger, M.A. Lag responses in mood reports to changes in the weather matrix International Journal of Biometeorology, 1975, 19, 108-144

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., & Mainprize, D.N. Human reaction time variability changes from low intensity 3-Hz and 10-Hz electric fields: Interactions with stimulus pattern, sex and field intensity. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1975, 19, 56-64

Persinger, M.A. Day-time wheel running activity in laboratory rats following geomagnetic event of 5-6 July, 1974. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1976, 20, 19-22

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., & Robb, N.I. Cajal-retzius cells as electro-static guides for migrating neurons. Psychological Reports, 1976, 39, 651-655

Persinger, M.A., Valliant, P.M., & Falter, H. Weak inhibitory behavioral effects of postnatal-preweaning taurine injections in rats. Developmental Psychobiology, 1976, 9, 131-136

Ehrmann, W., Leitner, H., Ludwig, W., Persinger, M.A., & Thomas, R. Therapie mit ELF-magnetfeldern. Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Medizin, 1976, 5, 161-170

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., & Falter, H. Oral taurine effects on inhibitory behavior: response transients to step-like schedule changes Psychopharmacology, 1976, 49, 249-252

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. Mast cells in the brain: possibilities for physiological psychology. Physiological Psychology, 1977, 5, 166-176

Persinger, M.A. Preweaning body marking reduces brain mast cell numbers in rats Behavioral Biology, 1977, 21, 426-431

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., & Carrey, N.J. Thyroid morphology and spleen weight changes in rats following ten-day exposures to 10-7T to 10-3T variation 0.5 Hz magnetic fields: A non-linear effect. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1978, 22, 67-73

Persinger, M.A., & Coderre, D. Thymus mast cell numbers following perinatal and adult exposures to low intensity 0.5 Hz fields. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1978, 22, 123-128

Persinger, M.A., Cooke, W.J., & Janes, J.T. No evidence for relationship between biorhythms and industrial accidents. Psychological Reports, 1978, 46, 423-426

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., Carrey, N.J., & Mazzuchin, A. Thirty-eight blood, tissue and consumptive measures from rats exposed perinatally and as adults to 0.5 Hz magnetic fields. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1978, 22, 213-226

Lundgren, J., & Persinger, M.A. Activity and acquisition/extinction comparisons of brown- and white-coated litter mates. Psychological Reports, 1978, 43, 779-782

Persinger, M.A., Carrey, N.J., Lafrenière, G.F., & Mazzuchin, A. Step-like DRL schedule change effects on blood chemistry, leucocytes, and tissue in rats Physiology and Behavior, 1978, 21, 899-904

Persinger, M.A., & Fiss, T.B. Mesenteric mast cell degranulation is not essential for conditioned taste aversion. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 1978, 9, 725-730

Persinger, M.A. Brain mast cell numbers in the albino rat: sources of variability. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 1979, 25, 380-386

Persinger, M.A. ELF field mediation in spontaneous PSI events: direct information transfer or conditioned elicitation? Psychoenergetic Systems, 1979, 3, 155-169

Valliant, P.M., Persinger, M.A., & Satinder, K.P. Long-term effects of preweaning taurine injections in rats: Interactions with strain and gender Developmental Psychobiology, 1979, 12, 515-518

Krema, R., Sartor, V., & Persinger, M.A. Thyroid and thymus morphology in rats following sudden DRL reinforcement schedule changes. Physiology and Behavior, 1979, 23, 1163-1164

Persinger, M.A. Behaviouristic descriptions of paranormal behaviors Psychoenergetic Systems, 1979, 3, 229-242

Lafrenière, G.F., & Persinger, M.A. Thyroid morphology and activity does not respond to ELF electromagnetic field exposures. Experientia, 1979, 35, 561-567

Persinger, M.A. Prediction on Fortean event reports from population and earthquake numbers. Pursuit, 1979, 12, 162-174

Persinger, M.A. A first order approximation of satiation time: (IRT)2/Rt Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1979, 49, 649-650

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

Rapundalo, S.T., Persinger, M.A., & Alikan, M.A. Cardio-histological changes in rats from single episodes of maintained forced exercise. Physiology and Behavior, 1980, 25, 433-438

Persinger, M.A. Handling factors not body marking influence thalamic mast cell numbers in the preweaned albino rat. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 1980, 30, 448-459

Persinger, M.A. Developmental alterations in mast cell numbers and distributions within the thalamus of the albino rat brain. Developmental Neuroscience, 1980, 4, 220-224

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

Nowak, G.P., Persinger, M.A., & Dewson, M.R. Level pressing in expanding or collapsing intervals of nonresponse-contingent reward: sensitivity to pretraining. Psychological Reports, 1982, 50, 1228-1230

Persinger, M.A., & Lundgren, J. Wild-albino hybrids and albino rats: thyroid weight but not muricide differences. Psychological Reports, 1982, 50, 421-422

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

McLean, K., Parker, G.H., & Persinger, M.A. Lead in the water supply alters swimming-maze behavior in adult mice. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1982, 55, 507-512

Kowalski, S., Parker, G.H., & Persinger, M.A. Interactions of 2-ppm lead in the water supply with food deprivation upon maze-swimming behavior of mice Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1982, 55, 515-519

Persinger, M.A., Lepage, P., Simard, J.-P., & Parker, G.H. Skin mast cell numbers as a function of distance, time and treatment of the wound. British Journal of Dermatology, 1982, 108, 179-187

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

Mantle, E., & Persinger, M.A. Alterations in subjective evaluations during acute exposures to 5-Hz but not 9-Hz magnetic field devices. Journal of Bioelectricity, 1983, 2, 5-14

Persinger, M.A. Brief report: degranulation of brain mast cells in young albino rats. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 1983, 39, 299-306

Persinger, M.A. Winter blahs and spring irritability: the chronic but subtle behavioral operations. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57, 496-498

Cameron, K.A., & Persinger, M.A. Pensioners who die soon after retirement can be discriminated from survivors by post-retirement activities. Psychological Reports, 1983, 53, 564-566

Persinger, M.A., & Levesque, B.F. Geophysical variables and behavior: XII. The weather matrix accommodates large portions of variance of measured daily mood Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57, 868-870

Persinger, M.A. Religious and mystical experiences as artifacts of temporal lobe function: a general hypothesis. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57, 1255-1262

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. Striking EEG profiles from single episodes of glossolalia and transcendental meditation. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 58, 127-133

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. People who report religious experiences may also display enhanced temporal lobe signs. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 58, 963-975

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., & Nolan, M. Geophysical variables and behavior: XX. Weekly numbers of mining accidents and the weather matrix: The importance of geomagnetic variation and barometric pressure. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 59, 719-722

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

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

Michaud, L.Y., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXV Alterations in memory for a narrative following application of theta frequency electromagnetic fields. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 416-418

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Temporal lobe signs: Electroencephalographic validity and enhanced scores in special populations. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 831-842

Persinger, M.A. Death anxiety as a semantic conditioned suppression paradigm Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 827-830

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. Geophysical variables and human behavior: Intense paranormal experiences occur during days of quiet, global, geomagnetic activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 61, 320-322

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., & Nolan, M. Partial amnesia for a narrative following application of theta frequency electromagnetic fields. Journal of Bioelectricity, 1985, 4(2), 481-494

Persinger, M.A. Classical psychophysics and ELF magnetic field detection Journal of Bioelectricity, 1985, 4(2), 577-584

Persinger, M.A., & DeSano, C.F. Temporal lobe signs: positive correlations with imaginings and hypnosis induction profiles. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1986, 58, 347-350

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

Persinger, M.A. Geopsychology and geopsychopathology: mental processes and disorders associated with geochemical and geophysical factors. Experientia, 1987, 43, 92-104

Persinger, M.A. Human biometeorology: Mental processes and disorders: A neurobehavioral perspective. Experientia, 1987, 43, 39-47

Persinger, M.A. Spontaneous telepathic experiences from Phantasms of the Living and low global geomagnetic activity. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 1987, 81, 23-36

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Electroencephalographic correlates of temporal lobe signs and imaginings. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64, 1124-1126

Sabourin, L., & Persinger, M.A. Specific temporal-lobe signs and enhanced delayed cross-modal matching performance. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64,
309-310

Persinger, M.A. MMPI profiles of normal people who display frequent temporal-lobe signs. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64, 1112-1114

DeSano, C.F., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXXIX Alterations in imaginings and suggestibility during brief magnetic field exposures. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64, 968-970

Ross, J., & Persinger, M.A. Positive correlations between temporal lobe signs and hypnosis induction profiles: a replication. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64, 828-830

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

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Temporal lobe signs and correlative behaviors displayed by normal populations. Journal of General Psychology, 1987, 114(2),
179-195

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. & Makarec, K. Possible learned detection of exogenous brain frequency electromagnetic fields: A case study. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 65, 444-446

Persinger, M.A. Temporal lobe signs and personality characteristics. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1988, 66, 49-50

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

Persinger, M.A., Makarec, K., & Bradley, J.-C. Characteristics of limbic seizures evoked by peripheral injections of lithium and pilocarpine Physiology and Behavior, 1988, 44, 27-37

Venugopal, M., & Persinger, M.A. Conditioned taste aversion is reduced in rats with a history of lithium/pilocarpine-induced limbic seizures. Neuroscience Letters, 1988, 90, 177-180

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: L. Indications of a tectonic strain factor in the Rutledge (UFO) observations during 1973 in Southeastern Missouri. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1988, 67, 571-575

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

Persinger, M.A. Increased geomagnetic activity and the occurrence of bereavement hallucinations: Evidence for melatonin-mediated micro-seizuring in the temporal lobe? Neuroscience Letters, 1988, 88, 271-274

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

Ruttan, L.A., & Persinger, M.A. Temporal lobe signs and enhanced pleasantness scores for words generated during spontaneous narratives. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1989, 69, 1101-1102

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. Modern neuroscience and near-death experiences: expectancies and implications. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 1989, 7, 233-239

Blomme, C.G., Parker, G.H., & Persinger, M.A. Operant detection of extremely low frequency magnetic fields by the domestic pigeon Columbia livia. Bird Behavior, 1990, 8(2), 73-78

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., & Makarec, K. University females are more fearful and males are more egotistic: possible implications for vocational pursuits and response to crisis. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 70, 1297-1298

Harrigan, T., Peredery, O., & Persinger, M.A. Failure to acquire an inhibitory task following seizure-induced brain damage. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 70, 2687-2670

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Exotic beliefs may be substitutes for religious beliefs. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71, 16-18

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

Ruttan, L., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S. Enhancement of temporal lobe-related experiences during brief exposures to milligauss intensity extremely low frequency magnetic fields. Journal of Bioelectricity, 1990, 9(1), 33-54

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. EEG validation of temporal lobe signs inventory in a normal. Journal of Research in Personality, 1990, 24, 323-337

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

Harrigan, T., Peredery, O., & Persinger, M.A. Radial maze deficits and dorsomedial thalamic damage from multifocal, seizure-induced brain damage Behavioral Neuroscience, 1991, 105, 482-486

Persinger, M.A. Preadolescent religious experience enhances temporal lobe signs in normal young adults. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 72, 453-454

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXVI. Geomagnetic storm sudden commencements and commercial aircrashes. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 72, 476-478

Falter, P., & Persinger, M.A. Improved arithmetic skills in French-Immersion grade-school students are confounded by higher intelligence. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 72, 772-774

Persinger, M.A. Subjective pseudocyesis (False Pregnancy) and elevated temporal lobe signs: An implication. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 72, 499-503

Reid, K., Falter, M., & Persinger, M.A. Humoral (immunological) responses in female albino rats during rotating magnetic field exposures. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1991, 34, 239-241

von Kirschenheim, C., & Persinger, M.A. Temporal distortions during hypnotic versus relaxation procedures. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 1991, 39, 63-66

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Cholinergic rebound after chlorpromazine treatment exacerbates lithium muscarinic-induced limbic seizures in rats: implications for psychiatric treatment. Psychological Reports, 1991, 69, 171-176

Falter, H., Reid, K., & Persinger, M.A. Sex differences in primary humoral responses of albino rats to human serum albumin. Immunology Letters, 1991, 28, 143-146

Hodge, K.A., & Persinger, M.A. Quantitative increases in temporal lobe symptoms in human males are proportional to postnatal geomagnetic activity: verification by canonical correlation. Neuroscience Letters, 1991, 125, 205-208

Richards, P., & Persinger, M.A. Temporal lobe signs, the dissociative experiences scale and the hemispheric quotient. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 72, 1139-1142

Persinger, M.A. Canonical correlation of a temporal lobe signs scale with schizoid and hypomania scales in a normal population: Men and women are similar but for different reasons. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 73, 615-618

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Psychometric differentiation of men and women by the Personal Philosophy Inventory. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 1991, 12, 1267-1271

Persinger, M.A., Koren, S.A., Makarec, K., Richards, P., & Youlton, S Differential effects on wave form and the subject’s possible temporal lobe signs upon experiences during cerebral exposure to weak intensity magnetic fields Journal of Bioelectricity, 1991, 10, 141-184

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., & Makarec, K. Interactions between temporal lobe signs, imaginings, beliefs and gender: their effect upon logical inference Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 1991, 11, 149-166

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Greater right hemisphericity is associated with lower self-esteem in adults. Psychological Reports, 1991, 73, 1244-1246

Peredery, O., Persinger, M.A., Blomme, C., & Parker, G. Absence of maternal behavior in rats with lithium/pilocarpine seizure-induced brain damage: support of MacLean’s triune brain theory. Physiology and Behavior, 1992, 52, 665-671

Falter, H., Persinger, M.A., & Chrétien, R. Transient immunosuppression in rats is evoked by lithium/pilocarpine-induced limbic seizures. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 1992, 43, 315-317

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Geomagnetic activity and enhanced mortality in rats with acute (epileptic) limbic lability. International Journal of Biometereology, 1992, 36, 226-232

Lafrenière, G., Peredery, O., & Persinger, M.A. Progressive accumulation of large aggregates of calcium containing polysaccharides and basophilic debris within specific thalamic nuclei after lithium/pilocarpine-induced seizures Brain Research Bulletin, 1992, 28, 825-830

Persinger, M.A., & Falter, H. Infantile stimulation produces mild enhancement in a primary response of adult albino rats. Psychological Reports, 1992, 70, 976-978

Persinger, M.A. Criterion validity for Rotton’s paralogic test: beliefs of forbidden knowledge negatively affect inferential problem solving. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 74, 296-298

Richards, P., & Persinger, M.A. Toe graphaesthesia as a discriminator of brain impairment: the outstanding feet for neuropsychology. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 74, 1027-1030

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

Lavallée, M.R., & Persinger, M.A. Left ear (right temporal lobe) suppressions during dichotic listening, ego-alien intrusion experiences and spiritualistic beliefs in normal women. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 547-551

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

Richards, P.M., Koren, S.A., & Persinger, M.A. Experimental stimulation by burst-firing weak magnetic fields over the right temporal lobe may facilitate apprehension in women. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 667-670

Munro, C., & Persinger, M.A. Relative right temporal-lobe theta activity correlates with Vingiano’s hemispheric quotient and the “sensed presence” Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 899-903

Persinger, M.A. Enhanced incidence of “the sensed presence” in people who have learned to meditate: support for the right hemispheric intrusion hypothesis Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 1308-1310

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. The feeling of a presence and verbal meaningfulness in context of temporal lobe function: Factor analytic verification of the muses? Brain and Cognition, 1992, 20, 217-226

Missaghi, B., Richards, P.M., & Persinger, M.A. Severity of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis in rats depends upon the temporal contiguity between limbic seizures and inoculation. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 1992,43, 1081-1086

Lazure, C.-L., & Persinger, M.A. Right hemisphericity and low self-esteem in high school students: a replication. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 1058

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Transient blocking of persistent gnawing by haloperidol in rats with seizure-induced multifocal brain damage. Life Science, 1993, 52, 869-876

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Extreme hypothermia induced by a synergism of acute limbic seizures, physical restraint, and acepromazine: implications for survival following brain injury. Psychological Reports, 1993, 72, 248-250

Persinger, M.A. Transcendental meditation and general meditation are associated with enhanced complex partial epileptic-like signs: Evidence for “cognitive” kindling? Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 80-82

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

Gillis, C., & Persinger, M.A. Shifts in the Plutchik Emotion Profile Indices following three weekly treatments with pulsed vs continuous cerebral magnetic fields. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 168-170

Persinger, M.A. Paranormal and religious beliefs may be mediated differentially by subcortical and cortical phenomenological processes of the temporal (limbic) lobes. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 247-251

Persinger, M.A. Average diurnal changes in melatonin levels are associated with hourly incidence of bereavement apparitions: Support for the hypothesis of temporal (limbic) lobe microseizuring. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 444-446

Persinger, M.A. & Makarec, K. Complex Partial Epileptic-like Signs as a Continuum from Normals to Epileptics: Normative Data and Clinical Populations Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1993, 49, 33-45

Persinger, M.A. Personality changes following brain injury as a grief response to the loss of sense of self: Phenomenological themes as indices of local lability and neurocognitive structuring as psychotherapy. Psychological Reports, 1993, 72, 1059-1068

Persinger, M.A. Vectorial cerebral hemisphericity as differential sources for the sensed presence, mystical experiences and religious conversions Psychological Reports, 1993, 76, 915-930

Persinger, M.A., Bureau, Y.R.J., Kostakos, M., Peredery, O., & Falter, H Behaviors of rats with insidious brain damage induced by seizures following single peripheral injections of lithium and pilocarpine. Physiology and Behavior, 1993, 53, 849-866

Persinger, M.A., Balance, S., & Moland, M. Snow fall and heart attacks. Journal of Psychology, 1993, 127, 243-252

Richards, P., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Modification of activation and evaluation properties of narratives by weak complex magnetic field patterns that simulate limbic burst firing. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1993, 71, 71-85

Skirda, R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Positive associations between dichotic listening errors, complex partial epileptic-like signs and paranormal beliefs. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 1993, 181, 663-667

Kostakos, M., Persinger, M.A., & Peredery, O. Deficits in working but not reference memory in adult rats in which limbic seizures had been induced before weaning: Implications for early brain injuries. Neuroscience Letters, 1993, 158, 209-212

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Bilingual men but not women display verbal memory but not figural memory weaknesses compared to monolinguals. Personality and Individual Differences, 1993, 15, 531-536

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

Dittburner, T.-L., & Persinger, M.A. Intensity of amnesia during hypnosis is positively correlated with estimated prevalence of sexual abuse and alien abductions: implications for the false memory syndrome. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 77, 895-898

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Reinforcement generalization as interaction between processes rather than events: absence of schedule-induced hyperdispsia in rats with histories of minimal food-water contiguity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 77, 751-774

Bisson, C., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXX. Possible increased incidence of brain tumors in a population following a significant episode of tectonic strain-related luminous phenomena. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 77, 1088-1090

Persinger, M.A. Seizure suggestibility may not be an exclusive differential indicator between psychogenic and partial complex seizures: the presence of a third factor. Seizure, 1994, 3, 215-219

Fleming, J.L., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Magnetic pulses elevate nociceptive thresholds: Comparisons with opiate receptor compounds in normal and seizure-induced brain-damaged rats. Electric and Magnetobiology, 1994, 13(1),
67-75

Persinger, M.A. Maintained hypersexuality between male rats following chronically induced limbic seizures: implications for bisexuality in complex partial epileptic seizures. Psychological Reports, 1994, 74, 647-652

Persinger, M.A. Elicitation of “childhood memories” in hypnosis-like settings is associated with complex partial epileptic-like signs for women but not for men: implications for the false memory syndrome. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 78, 643-651

Persinger, M.A., Bureau, Y.R.J., Peredery, O.P., & Richards, P.M. The sensed presence as right hemispheric intrusions into the left hemispheric awareness of self: an illustrative case. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 78, 999-1009

Persinger, M.A., Bureau, Y.R., & Peredery, O. Dissociation between conditioned taste aversion and radial maze learning following seizure-induced multifocal brain damage: quantitative tests of serial vs. parallel circuit models of memory. Physiology and Behavior, 1994, 56(2), 225-235

Bureau, Y.R.J., Peredery, O., & Persinger, M.A. Concordance of quantitative damage within the diencephalon and telencephalon following systemic pilocarpine (380 mg/kg) or lithium (3 mEq/kg)/pilocarpine (30 mg/kg) induced seizures. Brain Research, 1994, 648, 265-269

Harrigan, T., Bureau, Y.R.J., Persinger, M.A., & Parker, G.H. Prevention of sudden cardiac death by the atypical neuroleptic acepromazine following status epilepticus in rats. Life Sciences, 1994, 54(24), 457-462

Chellew, G., & Persinger, M.A. Women but not men exhibit a positive correlation between complex partial epileptic-like signs and tactile-visual cross-modal matching: implications for hemispheric intercalation. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 78, 1312-1314

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Alterations in pleasantness but not activation when long-term memories are reconstructed during contextual versus noncontextual settings. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 79, 95-98

Persinger, M.A. Sense of a presence and suicidal ideation following brain injury: implications of right hemispheric intrusions from neuropsychological profiles. Psychological Reports, 1994, 75, 1059-1070

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Quantitative electroencephalographic (QEEG) validation of left and right temporal lobe indicators in normal people Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 79, 1571-1578

Churchill, D.R., Persinger, M.A., & Thomas, A.W. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXVII. Increased geomagnetic activity and decreased pleasantness of spontaneous narratives for percipients but not agents. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 79, 387-392

Persinger, M.A., Richards, P.M., & Koren, S.A. Differential ratings of pleasantness following right and left hemispheric application of low energy magnetic fields that stimulate long-term potentiation. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1994, 79, 191-197

Tiller, S.G., & Persinger, M.A. Enhanced hypnotizability by cerebrally applied magnetic fields depends upon the order of hemispheric presentation: an anistropic effect. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1994, 79, 157-163

Roberts, M.A., Persinger, M.A., Grote, C., Evertowski, L.M., Springer, J.A., Tuten, T., Moulden, D., Franzen, K.M., Roberts, R.J., & Baglio, C.S. The Dichotic Word Listening Test: Preliminary observations in American and Canadian samples. Applied Neuropsychology, 1994, 1, 45-56

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Women reconstruct more details than men for a complex five-minute narrative: implications for right hemispheric factors in the serial memory effect. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 80, 403-410

Persinger, M.A. Complex partial epileptic-like signs contribute differential sources of variance to low self-esteem and imaginings. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 80, 427-431

Baker, P., & Persinger, M.A. Early genital stimulation of rats lowers limbic seizure latencies for females but increases latencies for males. Psychological Reports, 1995, 76, 547-552

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Decreased incidence of limbic motor seizures following twenty pairings of subclinical lithium-pilocarpine injections and a putative opiate-releasing magnetic field. Electro- and Magnetobiology, 1995, 14, 1-6

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Complex partial epileptic-like signs and differential visual search times for normal men and normal women: implications for functional lateralization. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 1995, 18, 643-651

Bédard, A.W., & Persinger, M.A. Prednisolone blocks extreme intermale social aggression in amygdaloid-damaged rats: implications for the central nucleus, corticotrophin releasing factor and electrical seizures. Psychological Reports, 1995, 80, 791-799

Persinger, M.A. Out-of-body-like experiences are more probable in people with elevated complex partial epileptic-like signs during periods of enhanced geomagnetic activity: a nonlinear effect. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 80, 563-569

Persinger, M.A. The possibility of directly accessing every human brain by electromagnetic induction of fundamental algorithms. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 80, 791-799

Carrey, N.J., Butter, H.J., Persinger, M.A., & Bialik, R.J. Physiological and cognitive correlates of child abuse. Journal of American Academy of Adolescent Child Psychiatry, 1995, 34, 1067-1075

Bureau, Y.R., & Persinger, M.A. Decreased latencies for lithium/pilocarpine-induced limbic seizures in rats when daily average geomagnetic activity exceeds 20 nT. Neuroscience Letters, 1995, 192, 142-144

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Vestibular experiences during brief periods of partial sensory deprivation are enhanced when daily geomagnetic activity exceeds 15-20 nT. Neuroscience Letters, 1995, 194, 69-72

Persinger, M.A. Neuropsychologica Principia Brevita: an application to traumatic (acquired) brain injury. Psychological Reports, 1995, 77, 707-724

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

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: Overt limbic seizures are associated with concurrent and pre-midscotophase geomagnetic activity: synchronization by prenocturnal feeding. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 81, 83-93

Desjardins, D., & Persinger, M.A. Strong quantitative associations between biting behavior and cellular density within the central amygdaloid nucleus in male rats with lithium/pilocarpine-induced seizures. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 81, 635-641

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Foot agility and toe gnosis/graphaesthesia as potential indicators of integrity of the medial cerebral surface: normative data and comparison with clinical populations. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 80, 1011-1024

Dubois, S.L., & Persinger, M.A. Personality profiles of women who report and who do not report physical and sexual harassment: comparisons with traumatic brain injury. Social Behavior and Personality, 1996, 24, 87-94

Freeman, J., & Persinger, M.A. Intermittent instructions (disruption) during exposure to transcerebral magnetic fields that elevate nociceptive thresholds elicits irritability: implications for opiate effects. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 82, 639-642

Michon, A., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Attempts to simulate the association between geomagnetic activity and spontaneous seizures in rats by experimentally generated by magnetic fields. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 82, 619-626

Moulden, J.A., & Persinger, M.A. Visuospatial/vocabulary differences in boys and girls and a potential age-dependent drift in vocabulary norms. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 82, 472-474

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

Richards, P., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Modification of semantic memory in normal subjects by application across the temporal lobes of a weak (1 microT) magnetic field structure that promotes long-term potentiation in hippocampal slices. Electro- and Magnetobiology, 1996, 15(2), 141-148

Baker, L., & Persinger, M.A. Weak, but complex pulsed magnetic fields may reduce depression following traumatic brain injury. Psychological Reports, 1996, 83, 491-498

Persinger, M.A. Clinical neurological indicators are only moderately correlated with quantitative neuropsychological test scores in patients who display mild-moderate brain impairment following closed head injury. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 81, 1283-1292

Persinger, M.A. Subjective pseudocyesis in normal women who exhibit enhanced imaginings and elevated indicators of electrical lability within the temporal lobes: implications of the “Missing Embryo Syndrome”. Social Behavior and Personality, 1996, 24, 101-112

Salmoni, A., Richards, P.M., & Persinger, M.A. Absence of frontal lobe dysfunction indicators in healthy elderly subjects: Comparisons with verified frontal lobe damage. Developmental Neuropsychology, 1996, 201-206

Persinger, M.A. Enhancement of limbic seizures by nocturnal application of experimental magnetic fields that simulate the magnitude and morphology of increases in geomagnetic activity. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1996 86, 271-280

Cook, L.R., & Persinger, M.A. Long-term behavioral consequences of seizure-induced brain injury may be affected by subtle stimuli during the first twenty-four hours of injury. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 83, 523-529

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

O’Connor, R.P. & Persinger, M.A. Increases in geomagnetic activity are associated with increases in thyroxine levels in a single patient: Implications for melatonin levels. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1996, 88, 243-247
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Healey, F., & Persinger, M.A. Enhanced hypnotic induction profile and the sense of a presence following application of burst-firing magnetic fields over the right temporoparietal lobes: a replication. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1996, 87, 201-207

Persinger, M.A., & Tiller, S.G. Personality not intelligence or educational achievement differentiate university students who access special needs for “learning disabilities”. SocialBehavior and Personality, in press

O’Gorman, K.A., & Persinger, M.A. Hypnotic induction profiles, contextual innuendo and the sense of presence in normal men and women: estimated prevalence of child abuse and alien abductions. Perceptual and Motor Skills (in press)

Bureau, Y.R.J., Persinger, M.A., & Parker, G. Enhanced geomagnetic activity interferes with hypothermia and increases mortality in rats. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1996, 39, 197-200

O’Connor, R.P., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior??: A strong association between sudden infant death (SIDs) and increments of geomagnetic activity. Possible support for the melatonin hypothesis. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1997, 84, 395-402

Persinger, M.A., Richards, P.M., & Koren, S.A. Possible differential entrainment of electroencephalographic activity by weak complex electromagnetic fields Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1997, 84, 527-536

Persinger, M.A., Peredery, O., Bureau, Y.R.J., & Cook, L. Emergent properties following brain injury: the claustrum as a major component of a pathway that influences nociceptive thresholds to foot shock in rats. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1997, 85, 387-398

Thomas, A.W., & Persinger, M.A. Daily post-training to pulsed magnetic fields that evoke morphine-like analgesia affects consequent motivation but not proficiency in maze learning in rats. Electro- and Magnetobiology, 1997, 16, 33-41

Persinger, M. A. Reported prevalence of unconsciousness from mechanical impact to the head in university populations during a fifteen-year period. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1997, 85, 445-446

Cook, C. M. and Persinger, M. A. Experimental induction of the “sense presence” in normal subjects and an exceptional subject”. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1997, 85, 683-693

Persinger, M. A. Metaphors for the effects of weak, sequentially complex magnetic fields. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1997, 85, 204-206

Bureau, Y.R.J., Persinger, M.A., & Parker, G.H. Hypothermia (reduction of core temperature to near-ambient levels) by limbic seizures, acepromazine and physical restraint: Exclusion of the D1 receptor. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behavior (in revision)

Persinger, M.A., & Tiller, S.G. Background sound pressure fluctuations (5 dB) from overhead ventilation systems increase subjective fatigue of university students during three-hour lectures. Perceptual and Motor Skills, in submission

Richards, P.M., & Persinger, M.A. Agility, agnosia and graphaesthesia for toes and fingers in children: normative data (ages 7-14 years) and clinical comparisons. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (in revision)

Moulden, J.A., & Persinger, M.A. Delayed left ear compared to right ear accuracy during development (6-15 years) as indicated by Robert’s New Dichotic Word Listening Test. Submitted to Neuropsychologica (in revision)

Peredery, O., Persinger, M.A., & Mastrosov, L. Semi-quantitative patterns of lithium/pilocarpine seizure induced brain damage in the rat. Brain Research Bulletin (in revision)

Persinger, M.A., Richards, P.M., & Koren, S.A. Experimental induction of the sensed presence by transtemporal complex magnetic fields: Is it the right hemispheric homologue of the left sense of self? Brain and Cognition (in revision)

Persinger, M.A., Moulden, J.A., & Richards, P.M. Incremental improvement of dichotic left ear accuracy and toe agnosia between 9 and 10 years of age: implications for maturation of a portion of the corpus callosum and the sense of self. (in preparation)

Persinger, M.A., Peredery, O., Eastman, E.M., & Desjardins, D. Time-dependent ventricular enlargement and shrinkage of the reticulata substantia nigra following a single episode of lithium/pilocarpine-induced seizures. (in preparation)

Persinger, M.A. A comment concerning confounding variables within “referral controls” for sexual/physical abuse studies (in submission)

Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Persistent elevation of nocturnal activity in rodents following apparent recovery from lithium/pilocarpine-induced limbic seizures. Psychological Reports (in submission)

Desjardins, D., & Persinger, M.A. Extreme intermale aggression between limbic epileptic rats is modulated by the composition of the social group: implications for sign stimuli? Physiology and Behavior (in revision)

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Sex differences in the individual estimations of one’s own personality: women overestimate factors that reflect social expectancies. Personality and Individual Differences (in preparation)

Richards, P.M., Persinger, M.A., Harrigan, T., & O’Connor, R. Possible role of the CRF-ACTH-Corticosterone system in the latency of seizure onset time for rats receiving lithium and pilocarpine. Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Behavior (in revision)

Persinger, M.A. Holding hands with the insula on the Island of Reil: Implications for love and bonding in the human animal (in preparation)

Persinger, M.A. Central pain and depression following traumatic brain injury: eliminating the myth of functional-organic dichotomy. (in preparation)

Tiller, S.G., & Persinger, M.A. Absence of empirical improvement in neuropsychological, cognitive and personality profiles of patients who still exhibit moderate brain impairment 1.0 to 4.0 year after the injury: A cross sectional and longitudinal study. Applied Neuropsychology (in revision)

Peredery, O., Persinger, M.A., & Bureau, Y.R.J. Physical restraint during the first eighteen hours after lithium/pilocarpine-induced seizures reduces necrosis within selective structures. (in preparation)

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)

Presentations at academic/professional conferences, societies, workshops:

Halasz, M.F., Hughes, K.R., Humphreys, D.R., & Persinger, M.A. Radiogenic cerebellar malformation: Elicitation of behavioral transients to unmask compensated deficits of operant learning in rats. (American Zoologist, 1970, 10, 33).

Persinger, M.A. Some behavioral and physiological effects of pre- and neo-natal exposure to an ELF rotating magnetic field. Sixth International Biometeorology Conference in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 3-9 September, 1972

Persinger, M.A. ELF, thermoelectric and tectonogenic sources of PSI and PK First Canadian Conference of Psychokinesis, Toronto, Canada, 20-23 June, 1974 (New Horizons, 1, 1975).

Persinger, M.A. Electromagnetism, field forces, and human activity. Eighth Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, 6-9 March, 1975.

Persinger, M.A. Behavioral-biological-biochemical consequences of ELF magnetic field exposures. First Canadian Symposium on the Behavioral-Biological Effects of Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields. Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, Canada, 18-20 June, 1975.

Persinger, M.A. Comments on transient seismo-electric/magnetic fields and proximal human behavior. The 7th International Biometeorology Congress, College Park, Maryland, U.S.A., 17-23 August, 1975. (Abstract in International Journal of Biometeorology, Supplement to 1975, 19, 125-126).

Persinger, M.A., & Janes, J.T. Significant correlations between anxiety scores and perinatal geomagnetic activity. The 7th International Biometeorology Congress, College Park, Maryland, U.S.A., 17-23 August, 1975 (Abstract in International Journal of Biometeorology, Supplement to 1975, 19, 126).

Persinger, M.A., & Lafrenière, G.F. Relative hypertrophy of rat thyroid following ten-day exposures to an ELF magnetic field: Determining intensity thresholds. The 7th International Biometeorology Congress, College Park, Maryland, U.S.A., 17-23 August, 1975. (Abstract in International Journal of
Biometeorology, Supplement to 1975, 19, 126-127.

Persinger, M.A. Modifications of brain mast cell numbers in rats by various preweaning treatments. International Society for Developmental Psychobiology Toronto, Ontario, 5-7 November, 1976.

Persinger, M.A. Response sensitivity of human subjects to ELF electromagnetic fields: critical considerations for two ELF models of paranormal behaviours Proceedings of the International Conference on Cybernetics and Society (IEEF Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society), Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 19-21 September, 1977

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

Persinger, M.A. The problems of human exposure to ELF magnetic fields. Keynote Address. PACE Conference. Learned Societies. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 1982

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

Persinger, M.A. Some effects of cold climate upon behavior. Presented at the Workshop “Making Canadian Cities More Livable”. Ottawa, Ontario, 28 October, 1982.

Persinger, M.A. Winter climate and the Canadian personality. The Factors Invited Paper at the Symposium “To Dome or Not to Dome”. Part of the NewNeighbourhood Forum, sponsored by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Toronto,Ontario, 2-5 February, 1983.

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).

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.

Persinger, M.A. Global geomagnetic activity and anomalous psychological experiences concerning death and crisis: further replications. Society for Scientific Exploration. Sixth Annual Meeting (Austin, Texas), May 29-30, 1987.

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. Human memory: What it is and why it changes over time. Presented at The Ontario Family Law Judges Association, Sudbury, Ontario, May 24, 1995.

Persinger, M.A. Human memories: An introduction to current scientific evidence and comments concerning problems of memory reconstruction. Presented at Northern Regional Judicial Seminar, Sudbury, Ontario, February 22, 1996.

Long, T., O’Donovan, C., Cabe, C., Bennett, L., Whittington, P., Bell, W. and Persinger, M. A. Relationship between geomagnetic activity to the occurrence of temporal lobe seizures in an epilepsy monitoring unit. Epilepsia, 1996, 36 (S4):94

Persinger M.A. Et Al, “Remote Viewing With The Artist Ingo Swann: Neuropsychological Profile, Electroencephalographic Correlates, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) And Possible Mechanisms” Perceptual And Motor Skills, 2002, 94, 927-949

Murphy, Todd & Persinger, M. A.  “Complex Partial Epileptic-Like Experiences in University Students and Practitioners of Dharmakaya in Thailand: Comparison with Canadian University Students.   Psychological Reports, 2001, 89, 199-206 

E.W. Tsang, M.A. Persinger., S.A. Koren “Alterations of Affective and Autonomic Responses With Transcerebral Complex Magnetic Fields: Daily Versus Weekly Schedule” (in preparation)

 
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NEURAL STIMULATION:

The God Helmet   |   Shiva Psychic Technology
Shakti – Magnetic Brain Stimulation 
Inventing Shakti
Stimulating My Brain As A Spiritual Path

HUMAN EVOLUTION:

 Origins of spirituality in Human Evolution

Role of Mystics and mysticism in Human Evolution.

The Gay Male Brain in human evolution 

The Evolution of Human Belief in God

 Consciousness  |   Darwinian Reincarnation

SPIRITUAL
NEUROSCIENCE

Articles on neurotheology, (or – spirituality and religion meet brain science).

Enlightenment And the Brain
 Deja Vu  |   Meditations from Brain Science
Romantic Love and the Brain
 The Sensed Presence  |  God in the Brain
 Spiritual Aptitude Test  |   Sacred Lands
The Spiritual Personality  |   Archetypes  
Out-Of-Body Experiences  |   Visions
Odd Experiences – Online Poll Results

Podcasts on Neurotheology

OFF-SITE PAGES (OPEN IN NEW WINDOWS).

Different spiritual practices have different effects on the brain.  

NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCES:

NDEs in Thailand – Discussion    |   Thai NDE Case histories 
 Darwinian Reincarnation

Near-Death Experience Screensaver (Entering the Light).

Epilepsy And Near-Death Experiences

BRAIN STUFF:

Glasses For Enhanced Visual Acuity
A Diet For Epileptics?
Sex & States of Consciousness 
Hippocrates on Epilepsy
 The Terrorist Brain

OTHER STUFF:

Real-Time Geomagnetic levels

Credentials
What Caused The Big Bang?
PRIVACY POLICY