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The late Variscan HT/LP metamorphic event in NW and Central Iberia: relationships to crustal thickening, extension, orocline development and crustal evolution
Abstract The Variscan metamorphic evolution of the autochthonous domain of NW and Central Iberia is characterized by a Barrovian gradient followed by a high-temperature–low-pressure (HT/LP) event… Expand
Give the Null Hypothesis a Chance Reasons to Remain Doubtful about the Existence of Psi
- J. Alcock
Is there a world beyond the senses? Can we perceive future events before they occur? Is it possible to communicate with others without need of our complex sensory-perceptual apparatus that has… Expand
Critical Thinking and Belief in the Paranormal
The critical thinking ability of 13 believers and 13 nonbelievers in paranormal phenomena was examined in two studies. In the first study, believers and skeptics were given Watson and Glaser's (1964)… Expand
Relationships between conspiracy mentality, hyperactive agency detection, and schizotypy: Supernatural forces at work?
Abstract We examined whether belief in conspiracy theories is predicted by an overactive tendency to perceive agency in the environment, and hypothesized that this association is especially robust… Expand
Science and Supernature: A Critical Appraisal of Parapsychology
- J. Alcock
- 1 June 1990
Is there more to our existence than modern science can measure? For more than a hundred years, parapsychology - the scientific study of paranormal phenomena - has tried to find the answer to this… Expand
Factors Affecting Extraordinary Belief
Summary The extent of belief in a wide variety of extraordinary phenomena was examined among people of different educational backgrounds. A questionnaire, which included a 30-item Extraordinary… Expand
Searching for the impossible: Parapsychology's elusive quest.
Recently, American Psychologist published a review of the evidence for parapsychology that supported the general claims of psi (the umbrella term often used for anomalous or paranormal phenomena). We… Expand
Use of thermal modeling to assess the tectono-metamorphic history of the Lugo and Sanabria gneiss domes, Northwest Iberia
The Lugo and Sanabria domes in Northwest Iberia have well constrained metamorphic and structural histories. Both occur in the Iberian autochthon and resulted from late-Variscan extensional collapse… Expand