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A 4 page paper describing three personal-knowledge experiences of the writer with ESP-related experiences, followed by some of the history of Joseph Banks Rhine's Parapsychology Laboratory opened at Duke University in the 1930s for the purpose of empirically investigating the existence of ESP and psychokinesis. The paper states that nearly all of us have ...

A 5 page paper seeking theoretical support for the existence of telepathy and then evidence of its existence. Some experience telepathic events but rarely if ever speak of the event, fully convinced they have been involved in telepathic communication. Still others seek to research it, separate reality from wishful thinking and give credence to its existence. ...

This 10 page paper is based on P Winter's book 'Paranormal Phenomena : Opposing Viewpoints' . This is a series of essays written from opposing perspectives and presented for the reader to decide from themselves on many issues such as life after death, ESP, UFO's and many other paranormal phenomenon. The bibliography cites 1 source. ...

A 5 page paper which summarizes the book "Fully Human Fully Alive" by John Powell. No additional sources cited.

17 pages in length. To impose circumstantial evidence upon the scientific community as a means by which to prove the existence of something is much the same as trying to convince a skeptic that ghosts are a reality: it only evokes immediate rejection. Such is the case with Distant Intentionality and its role ...

A 4 page paper refuting the claims of parapsychology researchers. The paper acknowledges that there are indeed occurrences that we cannot understand based on the knowledge that we now have, but maintains that our own lack of knowledge is far from sufficient reason to conclude the existence of ESP. Many phenomena that were ...

A 31 page comprehensive essay on hypnotism that includes these subheadings: Introduction, Myths About Hypnosis, Brief History of Hypnosis, Theories of Hypnosis, What Happens in the Hypnotic State, Hypnosis in Medicine, and Conclusions. Hypnosis remains a topic of debate even after advanced imaging systems have shown there is a change in the brain when the ...

Remote Viewing

  • 40 page paper

A 40 page paper that provides an overview of the paranormal phenomenon of remote viewing and then considers it in terms of recent issues surrounding the CIA's Star Gate project. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

An 8 page paper that investigates the relationship between personality and a belief in the paranormal. A number of studies are discussed that address the personality variables that are most closely related to a belief in the paranormal. The few studies that attempted to address the effect of such as belief on one's life are ...

5 pages in length. What would it be like to live in total virtual reality? Some believe it is the answer to all the world's ills, in that war, hunger and disease could all be programmed out of existence. With such power over these otherwise detrimental entities, life would be absent of ...

This 6 page paper provides four separate summaries and critiques of books or articles which are related to New Ageism. Andrew's Medicine Woman, McKenna's In Praise of Psychedelics, Burrough's Nova Express and Ross's New Age: A Kinder, Gentler Science? are the four works. No additional sources cited.

A 3 page informative speech discussing past life regression and reincarnation, focusing on evidence supporting the notion of past lives. The bottom line is that close inspection of the reasons underlying individual reactions to fears, personal prejudices and other points that collectively define any specific individual can be beneficial in addressing personal issues in ...

OLD SOULS: TOM SHRODER

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper reviews, summarizes and argues the questions raised in Tom Shroder's book: Old Souls. Examples given from text. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This is a 7 page paper discussing the importance of early intervention and treatment consisting of medication and therapy in children with ADHD. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects an estimated 3-7% of school children and overall it has been estimated that in the U.S. alone, 8 to 15 million Americans suffer from ADD. ADHD ...

Jack: 21 Grams of MPD

  • 3 page paper

Paper posits that 21 Grams is a metaphor for saving Jack from multiple personality disorder (MPD), thereby saving his soul. How Jack is saved is by killing off his other souls (destroying others) with his Jesus truck (faith). Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 5 page paper debunks the mystery of the Bermunda Triangle and takes to task the misinformation which is prevalent on the internet.Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This is a 7 page paper discussing the importance of early intervention and treatment consisting of medication and therapy in children with ADHD. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects an estimated 3-7% of school children and overall it has been estimated that in the U.S. alone, 8 to 15 million Americans suffer from ADD. ADHD ...

A 3 page informative speech discussing past life regression and reincarnation, focusing on evidence supporting the notion of past lives. The bottom line is that close inspection of the reasons underlying individual reactions to fears, personal prejudices and other points that collectively define any specific individual can be beneficial in addressing personal issues in ...

OLD SOULS: TOM SHRODER

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper reviews, summarizes and argues the questions raised in Tom Shroder's book: Old Souls. Examples given from text. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Jack: 21 Grams of MPD

  • 3 page paper

Paper posits that 21 Grams is a metaphor for saving Jack from multiple personality disorder (MPD), thereby saving his soul. How Jack is saved is by killing off his other souls (destroying others) with his Jesus truck (faith). Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 5 page paper debunks the mystery of the Bermunda Triangle and takes to task the misinformation which is prevalent on the internet.Bibliography lists 5 sources.

3 pages in length. Gary and Ray both experienced the tangible but often unbelievable benefits of faith healing, a method by which the healer's hands-on approach brings relief from pain. That Gary physically, emotionally and spiritually accepted the healer's ability and Ray staunchly did not makes no difference in their respective outcome, inasmuch ...

A 10 page paper that discusses depression in adolescents beginning with the prevalence of this condition. Different treatments are explained and discussed, including SSRIs. The focus of the paper is on the effectiveness of medication, cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy. Results of studies are reported. The author offers conclusions at the end of the ...

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