Afterthoughts on precognition: No cogent evidence for anomalous influences of consequent events on preceding cognition

  title={Afterthoughts on precognition: No cogent evidence for anomalous influences of consequent events on preceding cognition},
  author={Klaus Fiedler and Joachim Israel Krueger},
  journal={Theory \& Psychology},
  pages={323 - 333}
In a recently published major article in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Daryl Bem (2011) made a strong claim for the existence of a parapsychological phenomenon called retroactive causation. Across nine experiments, aspects of stimuli were shown to correlate with participants’ responses provided before the stimuli were generated by the computer’s random generator. Early critical debates of these provocative findings have been focused on issues of statistical significance… 
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