Grants 2004


Mystical experience, thin boundaries, and transhumanation as predictors of psychokinetic performance with a Random Number Generator

Michael Thalbourne
Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, University of Adelaide (Australia)
2006/02 - 2006/10

Event related brain dynamics: An independent component analysis of prospective control in adults and infants

Ruud van der Weel, Audrey van der Meer, Ann-Mari Brubakk, Peter Svensson, Dawn Behne, David Lee, Marian Jongmans, Kerstin Rosander
Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (Norway)
2005/02 - 2007/07 Inconclusive Project

Prestimulus response in the sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous system

Edwin May
Laboratories for Fundamental Research, Palo Alto (USA)
2005/01 - 2008/04

Structural biology of human brain CNP, a protein essential for axonal survival

Andreas Hofmann
Institute of Cell & Molecular Biology, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
2005/02 - 2007/04

Detection and utilization of consciousness-related information fields stimulated in coherent group environments (FieldREG)

Robert G. Jahn, Brenda J. Dunne, York H. Dobyns
Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR), New Jersey (USA)
2005/01 - 2006/02

Pain control from the brain - Gene therapy in the treatment of chronic pain

Deolinda Lima, Isaura Ferreira Tavares, Marta Pinto, Isabel Martins
Instituto de Histologia e Embriologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (Portugal)
2005/01 - 2009/01

Perceptual memory in the human visual system

Patrícia Margarida Piedade Figueiredo, Mafalda Cavalheiro Gomes Moreira Mendes, Maria Fátima Loureiro da Silva, João Abel Loureiro Marques Xavier, Carlos Gomes
Instituto Biofísico para a Investigação em Luz e Imagem (IBILI), Coimbra (Portugal)
2006/02 - 2010/04

Parapsychological investigations: Reflections, adventures, and cautionary tales

Stephen Braude
University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland (USA)
2005/02 - 2006/03

Study of emotional perception and affective memory in a sample of normal subjects. Comparison with different clinical populations

Isabel Pavão Martins, Sílvia Fernandes, Alexandre Mendonça, Manuela Guerreiro
Laboratório de Estudos da Linguagem, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa (Portugal)
2005/05 - 2007/06

A parapsychological investigation of the I Ching: The relationship between psi, intuition, and time perception

Lance Storm
Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, University of Adelaide (Australia)
2005/04 - 2006/03

Paranormal effects using sighted and vision-impaired participants in a quasi-Ganzfeld task: A replication study

Lance Storm, Mikele Barrett-Woodbridge
Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, University of Adelaide (Australia)
2005/02 - 2005/08

Dynamic brain patterns in neocortical areas during interpersonal transactions

Richard Wennberg, Jose Luis Perez Velazquez
Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Toronto Western Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (Canada)
2005/01 - 2008/07

fMRI and photo emission study of presentiment: The role of "coherence" in retrocausal processes

Dick Bierman, Eduard van Wijk
Parapsychologist Institute, Utrecht (The Netherlands)
2005/05 - 2007/11

Pronouns and degeneration: Differences in processes and brain locations involved in pronoun interpretation in prodromal alzheimer's disease and in healthy ageing

José Augusto da Veiga Pinto de Gouveia, António Manuel Horta Branco, Horácio António de Jesus Firmino, José Augusto Simões Gonçalves Leitão, Maria Isabel Ferraz Festas
Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Coimbra (Portugal)
2005/10 - 2010/09

Identifying the determinants of stress and stress-related illness in newly qualified doctors

Stafford L. Lightman, Mark Wetherell, Anna Crown, Kav Vedhara
Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience & Endocrinology, Bristol (UK)
2005/02 - 2007/11

The effect of conscious states of neural activity

Shimon Ullman, Elisha Moses, Shimshon Jacobi
The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (Israel)
2005/02 - 2007/07

Exploring psychomanteum as a psi-conducive state of consciousness (Phase 2): Adding new perceptual, personality, abnormal thinking, and phenomenological variables of anomalous cognition using two favourable conditions: (1) visual/musical targets and (2) psychomanteum/non-psychomanteum sessions

Alejandro Parra, Jorge Fernando Villanueva
Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
2005/03 - 2007/01

A combined psychophysiological and electrophysiological approach to investigate low-level visual perception in autism

Olivier Pascalis, Elizabeth Milne, David Buckley, Laurence Vigon
Department of Psychology, The University of Sheffield (UK)
2005/06 - 2006/10

Selecting a past to remember: Psychophysiological studies of forgetting and remembering

Edward Wilding, Jane Herron, Kevin Allan
Cardiff University, School of Psychology, Wales (UK)
2005/02 - 2006/04

Describing the contents of consciousness - A study of the production of reports of mental imagery using parapsychological data

Robin Wooffitt
Department of Sociology, University of York (UK)
2006/10 - 2009/02

Imagery and emotion production during hypnosis: an electrophysiological approach

Zvonikov Vyacheslav Michailovich, Stroganova Tatiana Alexandrovna, Tsetlin Marina Mihailovna, Anna Kirenskaya, Vladimir Y. Novototsky-Vlasov, Anastasia V. Marushkina
Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow (Russia)
2005/04 - 2007/05

Comparative study of brain processes related to microgravity-induced and clinical oculomotor disturbances in subjects with the right and left eye dominance

Inessa B. Kozlovskaya, Elena S. Tomilovskaya, Anna Kirenskaya, Vladimir Y. Novototsky-Vlasov, Vadim V. Myamlin, Nelly R. Gallyamova
Institute of Biomedical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russia)
2005/04 - 2007/04

A neuropsychological examination of specific and global frontal lobe functions in siblings with and without eating disorders

Ulrike Schmidt, Kate Tchanturia, Pei-Chi (Thomas) Liao
Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London (UK)
2005/08 - 2006/11

Developing a "Recipe" for success in ESP experimental research (Phase II): Testing and improving a protocol

José M. Pérez Navarro
Department of Psychology and Counselling, University of Greenwich, London (UK)
2005/01 - 2007/06

Attentional modulation in neural responses to faces

Jaime Iglesias Dorado
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Facultad de Psicologia (Spain)
2005/02 - 2009/07

Degree of meditation attainment and comparison of type of meditation in relation to awareness of precognition targets

Serena M. Roney-Dougal, Jerry Solfvin
Psi Research Centre, Glastonbury (UK)
2005/01 - 2008/04

An investigation into the possibility of a stimulus-response causal relationship in the electronic voice phenomenon

Alexander MacRae, Charl Vorster
Skyelab, Portree, Scotland (UK)
2005/02 - 2007/03

Extrasensory perception and implicit sequence learning in a computer guessing task

John Palmer, Peter Brugger, Enrique Wintsch
Neurology Clinic, University Hospital Zurich (Switzerland)
2005/04 - 2006/10

The emotional Stroop effect: Cognitive, emotional, and physiological aspects

Isabelle Blanchette, Anne Richards
University of Manchester (UK), Birkbeck College, University of London (UK)
2005/05 - 2007/07

Spontaneous brain blood flow during guess - Research with near infrared spectroscopy

Mikio Yamamoto, Hideyuki Kokubo, Hideo Yoichi
Institute for Body Measurements, IRI, Schiba-shi (Japan)
2005/01 - 2006/07

High performance REG array with simultaneous read-out - Exploration of a new REG design, involving self-selective amplification and EEG triggered read-out for PK studies

Harald Walach, Tilmann Faul, Matthias Braeunig
Institute for Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Freiburg (Germany)
2005/01 - 2007/07

Measurement of event-related EEG correlations between two human subjects over a large distance

Harald Walach, Christian Seiter, Thilo Hinterberger
University College Northampton (UK)
2006/01 - 2007/09

Remote staring detected by conscious and psychophysiological variables - Combining and improving two successful paradigms

Stefan Schmidt, Susanne Müller, Harald Walach
Department for Evaluation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Hospital Epidemiology, Freiburg (Germany)
2005/01 - 2006/12

Stress and the psyche: Methodological innovations in psychoneuroimmunology

Matt Bristow, Rachel Cook
Department of Psychology, APU, Cambridge (UK)
2005/03 - 2007/06

On the relationship between reality monitoring and belief in parapsychological phenomena: Neurophysiological studies

Kevin Allan, Fiona Gabbert, Christopher Charles French
University of Aberdeen, School of Psychology, Scotland (UK)
2006/05 - 2008/09

Photon emission of living witness in human healing and cognitive experiences

Roeland Van Wijk, G. L. R. Godaert, E. P. A. Van Wijk, R. Bajpai
International Institute of Biophysics, Neuss (Germany)
2005/01 - 2006/12

Detecção de informação emocional e sua interferência no processamento neurocognitivo: Um estudo em criminosos reincidentes

João Eduardo Marques Teixeira, Manuel Fernando Santos Barbosa, Pedro Manuel Rocha Almeida
Centro de Ciências do Comportamento Desviante, Porto (Portugal)
2005/01 - 2008/07

A consciência da dor: Alterações induzidas por dor crónica nos mecanismos neurobiológicos de aprendizagem, atenção e recompensa

Vasco Miguel Clara Lopes Galhardo, Deolinda Maria Valente Alves de Lima Teixeira, Miguel Santos Pais-Vieira, Clara Maria Pires Costa Bastos Monteiro
IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Porto (Portugal)
2005/01 - 2008/11

Early neurophysiological correlates of autism: Visual attention and EEG rhythms

Stroganova Tatiana Alexandrovna, Elam Mikael, Orekhova Elena, Tsetlin Mariana Mihailovna, Morozov Alexei Alexandrovich
Moscow University for Psychology and Education, Faculty of Abnormal Psychology, Moscow (Russia)
2005/01 - 2007/04

A influência social na memória: Estilo conformista, falsas memórias e alterações psicofisiológicas periféricas

Pedro Barbas de Albuquerque, Teresa Freire
Centro de Investigação em Psicologia da Universidade do Minho (Portugal)
2005/01 - 2007/04

An investigation of effects of dreams on physiological measures of stress

Susan Wilson, David Nutt, Stafford L. Lightman
Psychopharmacology Unit, Bristol (UK)
2005/06 - 2007/09

Interspecies communication and telepathy with a language-using Parrot

Aimee Morgana, Ruppert Sheldrake, Jane Goodall
The N'Kisi Partnership for Interspecies Communication, New York (USA)
2005/05 - 2007/07

Is psi a type of knowledge?

Dean Radin, Edwin May
Institute of Noetic Sciences, California (USA)
2005/01 - 2006/11

The effect of pre-sensory emotional primes on ESP performance, subject mood, and the mere exposure effect

James Carpenter, Christine Simmonds-Moore
Rhine Research Center, Durham, NC (USA)
2005/11 - 2009/07

A pilot study into the incidence of deathbed phenomena in nursing homes and hospices in Hampshire England, and in Rotterdam Holland

Peter Fenwick, Sue Brayne, Shirley Firth, Bart van de Lugt, Julian Candy, Frans Reynders, Frans Baar
University Department of Mental Health, Royal Southampton Hospital, Hamphsire (UK)
2008/11 - 2016/01

Extra-sensory perception under the condition of continuous sensory feedback (CSF) to the agent

Peter Mulacz, Gunther Fleck, Erich Neuwirth, Hans Georg Schutz, Helena Bedenicec
Austrian Society for Parapsychology and Border Areas of Science, Vienna University (Austria)
2005/02 - 2014/07

Reports of distressing anomalous experiences to UK parapsychology units: A survey, analysis and the creation of a practical response tool

Cláudia Coelho, Peter Lamont
Koestler Parapsychology Unit, Department of Psychology, Edinburgh (UK)
2005/03 - 2006/11

Improvement of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) coils for psychiatric applications

Pedro Cavaleiro Miranda, Yiftach Roth, Ludovic Correia, Ricardo Salvador, Abraham Zangen
Instituto de Biofísica e Engenharia Biomédica, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)
2005/01 - 2007/11

Psychophysiological analysis of learning and memory using zebrafish as an in vivo model system

Florian Engert, André Valente, Bettina Reiter, Johann Bollmann, Adam Kampff, Michael Brian Orger
Harvard Biological Laboratories, Cambridge (USA)
2006/06 - 2012/09

Comparing conscious and physiological measurements in a cogntive DMILS study in Bali

Hoyt Edge, Luh Ketut Suryani, Niko Tiliopoulos, Annemieka Bikker
College of Arts and Sciences, Rollins College, Florida (USA)
2005/03 - 2006/12

Event-related potentials of temperament traits in ADHD and conduct disorder

Katya Rubia, Alexander Sumich, Philip Asherson, Eric Taylor
Dept. Child Adolescent Psychiatry,Institute of Psychiatry, London (UK)
2005/06 - 2007/11

Telepathic behaviour associated with biochemical and neuroendocrine parameters

Carlota Saldanha, Alberto Albino Granado Escalda, Teresa Raquel Duarte Pacheco, Ana Rosa Miranda dos Santos Silva
Instituição/Institution: Unidade de Biopatologia Vascular, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa (Portugal)
2005/02 - 2008/06

Investigating the multidimensional nature of body image, sensorial representation, and phenomenology in relation to different forms of out-of-body experience

Craig Murray, Jezz Fox
Manchester University (UK)
2005/06 - 2006/07

Telepresence and telepathy in immersive virtual reality

Craig Murray, Christine Simmonds-Moore, Jezz Fox
Manchester University (UK)
2005/11 - 2007/04

Psicofisiologia e detecção do engano: Paradigma do conhecimento culpável

Carlos Fernandes da Silva, Rui Paixão, Paulo Joaquim Farinha Rodrigues, Jorge Silvério
Departamento de Ciências da Educação, Laboratório de Psicologia, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal)
2005/10 - 2010/09

The CinEgg project: Assessing the relationship between group consciousness and Random Event Generators

Mario Varvoglis, Jean-Philipe Basuyaux, Pierre Macias
Institut Métapsychique International, Paris (France)
2005/02 - 2006/10

Electrocortical activity during deep hypnosis experiences

Etzel Cardeña, Dietrich Lehmann, Mark Winkel
Department of Psychology, University of Lund (Sweden)
2005/11 - 2007/02

Relating psi to a theory of intuition: Using precognition habituation to improve Ganzfeld scores

Adrian Parker, Torbjorn Fagerberg
Psychology Department, Gothenburg University (Sweden)
2006/09 - 2008/05

The neural basis of attention disorder in schizophrenia

Trevor Crawford, Bill Deakin, Stephen Higham
Mental Health Research Unit (Lancaster) & Neuroscience and Psychiatry Unit (Manchester) (UK)
2005/02 - 2007/02

Creativity, schizotypy, paranormal experiences and mental health: Developing a new cognitive-parapsychological paradigm for the assessment of psi performance in the laboratory

Christine Simmonds-Moore, Nicola Holt
University College Northampton (UK)
2006/06 - 2009/07

Effects of different biofeedback training procedures on quantitative electroencephalographic parameters of healthy subjects

Martijn Arns, Wytze van der Zwaag, Erica Heesen, Rien Breteler
Brain Resource Company B.V., Nijmegen (The Netherlands)
2005/01 - 2006/04

Electrocortical studies of the hippocampal-parahippocampal (HP) structures in humans: Foramen ovale (FO) electrodes, as a research tool in human cognition and epilepsy

Péter Halász, Zsófia Clemens, Csaba Borbély, Dániel Fabó
National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, Budapest (Hungary)
2005/02 - 2007/07