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What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Question the Premises of Society and Science
Question the ultimate validity of the basic premises of society, in particular, scientific theory. Do not accept concepts or statements as truthful simply due to weight of tradition or learned opinion. The synthesis of these statements is a healthy skepticism...
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
How reliable are things remembered under hypnosis?
This has often arisen as both a legal issue (as in the reliability oftestimony obtained during or after hypnotherapy) and also a social issue(regarding the use of hypnotherapy to establish evidence of early child abuse,for example). It is entirely true that...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Hypnosis, volition, and mind control.
5.1. Is the hypnotist in control of me? The exact nature of what we experience as 'will' or volition is anage-old philosophical problem that has yet to be resolved by brain scientistsor psychologists. Some aspects of hypnotic responding point out weaknesses...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
An Opinion on Magick
When I decided to write an article on magick I didn’t quite foresee what a difficult subject it was to write about. Magick, (real magick, not the tricks that David Copperfield does) is still considered to be somewhat of a taboo subject. Even in this...
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
Remote Tampering: Declassified SRI Project
An excerpt from "Perceptual Augmentation Techniques, Part One--Executive Summary" by Harold Puthoff and Russell Targ, SRI Project 3183, Final Report, Covering the Period January 1974 through February 1975. RECENTLY DECLASSIFIED BY THE CIA. "The...
Psychic Abilities >> Psychokinesis
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology

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Null Hypothesis Testing: Problems, Prevalence, and an Alternative
Abstract: This paper presents a review and critique of statistical null hypothesis testing in ecological studies in general, and wildlife studies in particular, and ...
Null Hypothesis Significance Testing: A Review of an Old and ...
Null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) is arguably the mosl widely used approach to ... Null hypothesis statistical significance testing is abbre- viated in the ...
Problems with null hypothesis significance testing (NHST): what do ...
Key words: effect size, NHST, practical importance, research and statistics textbooks. THERE HAS BEEN AN INCREASE in resistance to null hypothesis signifi-.
6: Introduction to Null Hypothesis Significance Testing
Apr 3, 2016 sample size. H0 the null hypothesis. Ha the alternative hypothesis.
Null Hypothesis Significance Testing I - MIT OpenCourseWare
Know the definitions of the significance testing terms: NHST, null hypothesis, alternative hypothesis, simple hypothesis, composite hypothesis, significance level, ...

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Everyone Uses P-Values, But No One Knows What They Are
If it's unlikely to have happened by chance (by that statistical model; low p-value) then we reject the null hypothesis (that model of pure chance) in favor of some other hypothesis (eg, that whatever we treated our plants with made them grow more).
Don't Hold IBM After March
Note that the null hypothesis - that nothing significant happens in the after an earnings report - is that holding IBM for two months results in a 4% gain.
Outbreak definition by change point analysis: a tool for public health decision?
Most studies of epidemic detection focus on their start and rarely on the whole signal or the end of the epidemic. In some cases, it may be necessary to retrospectively identify outbreak signals from surveillance data.
Remote sensing evidence for an ancient carbon-bearing crust on Mercury
AGS Lecture: Reversal of visual field loss may become future paradigm in
“The hypothesis is that there are retinal ganglion cells that are sick but they're not quite dead yet. So this gives us an opportunity for intervention in a lot of our patients,” she said.

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