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Article by Ray Hyman: "The Demise of Parapsychology, 1850-2009".

Alcock, J.E. (2003). Give the null hypothesis a chance: reasons to remain doubtful about the existence of psi. In Alcock, J.E., Burns, J.E., & Freeman, A. (Eds), Psi wars: Getting to grips with the paranormal (pp. 29-50). Charlottesville, VA: Imprint Academic.

Bem, D.J.  & Honorton, C. (1994). Does psi exist? Replicable evidence for an anomalous process of information transferPsychological Bulletin, 115, 4-18.

Bierman, D. J. (2001). On the nature of anomalous phenomena: Another reality between the world of subjective consciousness and the objective world of physics? In P. van Locke (Ed.), The physical nature of consciousness (pp. 269-292). New York: Benjamins.

Broughton, R.S., & Alexander, C.H. (1997).  Autoganzfeld II: an attempted replication of the PRL ganzfeld research. Journal of Parapsychology, 61, 209-226.

Honorton, C. (1985). Meta-analysis of psi ganzfeld research: A response to Hyman. Journal of Parapsychology, 49, 51-91.

Hyman, R. (1985). The ganzfeld experiment: a critical appraisal. Journal of Parapsychology, 49, 3-49.

Hyman, R. (1994). Anomaly or artifact? Comments on Bem and Honorton.  Psychological Bulletin, 115, 19-24.

Jahn, R.G., & Dunne, B.J. (2008). Change the rules! Journal of Scientific Exploration, 22, 193-213.

James, W. (1960). The final impressions of a psychical researcher. In G. Murphy & R.D. Ballou (Eds.), William James on psychical research (pp. 309-325). New York: Viking. (Original work published 1909)

Kennedy, J.E. (2001). Why is psi so elusive? A review and proposed model. Journal of Parapsychology, 65, 219-246.

Kennedy, J.E. (2003). The capricious, actively evasive, unsustainable nature of psi: a summary and hypotheses.  Journal of Parapsychology, 67, 53-74

Lucadou, W.V. (2001). Hans in luck: The currency of evidence in parapsychology. Journal of Parapsychology, 65, 3-16.

Radin, D. (1997). The conscious universe: the scientific truth of psychic phenomena. San Francisco: Harper Edge.

Sidgwick, H. (1882). Presidential Address. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research,1, 7-12.

Utts, J. (1995). An assessment for the evidence for psychic functioning. Journal of Parapsychology, 59, 289-320. [Also available at http://anson.ucdavis.edu/~utts/air2.html]

Article by Richard Wiseman: "Put up or shut up".

Pratt, J.G. (1978). Prologue to a debate: Some assumptions relevant to research in parapsychology. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 72, 127-139.

Article by Caroline Watt: "Putting things in perspective".

Hyman, R., & Honorton, C. (1986). A joint communiqué: The psi ganzfeld controversy. Journal of Parapsychology, 50, 351-364.

Lucadou, W. von, Römer, H., & Walach, H. (2007). Synchronistic phenomena as entanglement correlations in Generalized Quantum TheoryJournal of Consciousness Studies, 14, 50-74.

Lucadou, W. von & Zahradnik, F. (2004). Predictions of the Model of Pragmatic Information about RSPKProceedings of the 47th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association, pp. 99-112. Vienna, August 5-8.

Schlitz, M., Wiseman, R., Watt, C., & Radin, D. (2006). Of two minds: Skeptic-proponent collaboration within parapsychologyBritish Journal of Psychology, 97, 313-322.

Watt, C. (2005). Presidential Address: Parapsychology’s contribution to psychology: A view from the front line. Journal of Parapsychology, 69, 215-232.

Watt, C., Watson, S., & Wilson, L. (2007). Cognitive and psychological mediators of anxiety: Evidence from a study of paranormal belief and perceived childhood control. Personality and Individual Differences, 42, 335-343.

Article by Chris Roe: "When is Evidence Sufficient".

Beloff, J. (1993). Parapsychology: A concise history. London: Athlone Press.

Bem, D.J. (2008). Feeling the future III: Additional experimental evidence for apparent retroactive influences on cognition and affect. International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research held Jointly with the Parapsychological Association, University of Winchester, UK, 13th to 17th August, 2008.

Bratcher, C. (2008). Mark Twain and ‘mental telegraphy’. International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research held Jointly with the Parapsychological Association, University of Winchester, UK, 13th to 17th August, 2008.

Dalton, K. (1997). Exploring the links: Creativity and psi in the ganzfeld. Proceedings of Presented Papers: The Parapsychological Association 40thAnnual Convention in Conjunction with the Society for Psychical Research, 119-134.

Delanoy, D. (in press). Parapsychology in a university setting. In C.A Roe, L. Coly & W. Kramer (Eds.) Utrecht II: Charting the future of parapsychology. NY: Parapsychology Foundation, Inc.

Dobyns, Y. (in press). Physics with an open mind. In C.A Roe, L. Coly & W. Kramer (Eds.) Utrecht II: Charting the future of parapsychology. NY: Parapsychology Foundation, Inc.

Luke, D.P., Roe, C.A., & Davison, J. (2008). Testing for forced-choice precognition using a hidden task: Two replications. Journal of Parapsychology, 72, 133-154.

Morris, R.L. (1986). What psi is not: The necessity for experiments. In H.L. Edge, R.L. Morris, J. Palmer, & J.H. Rush, Foundations of parapsychology: Exploring the boundaries of human capability (pp. 70-110). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Radin, D.I. (2004). Electrodermal presentiments of future emotionsJournal of Scientific Exploration, 18, 253-273.

Roe, C.A. (in press a). The role of altered states of consciousness in extrasensory experiences. In M. Smith (Ed.), Developing perspectives on anomalous experience. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.

Roe, C.A. (in press b). Anomalistic psychology. In N. Holt & R. Lewis (Eds) A2 Psychology 2009 AQA A Specification: The Student’s Textbook. London: Crown House Publishing.

Roe, C. A. (in press c). Personal reflections on Utrech II. In C.A. Roe, L. Coly, & W. Kramer (Eds) Utrecht II: Charting the future of Parapsychology. NY: Parapsychology Foundation, Inc.

Schouten, S. (1993). Are we making progress? In L. Coly & J. McMahon (Eds.) Psi research methodology: A re-examination. (pp. 295-322). NY: Parapsychology Foundation, Inc.

Thouless, R.H. (1953). Experimental design in parapsychology. Proceedings of the first international conference of parapsychological studies (pp. 21-23). New York, NY: Parapsychology Foundation, Inc.

Watt, C., & Nagtegaal, M. (2004). Reporting of blind methods: An interdisciplinary survey. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 68, 105-114.

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