Increased Proportions of Sensed Presences and Occipital Spikes with 1- and 10-Msec. Point Duration of Continuous 7-HZ Transcerebral Magnetic Fields

@article{Booth2003IncreasedPO,
  title={Increased Proportions of Sensed Presences and Occipital Spikes with 1- and 10-Msec. Point Duration of Continuous 7-HZ Transcerebral Magnetic Fields},
  author={John Nicholas Booth and Stanley A. Koren and Michael A. Persinger},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={2003},
  volume={97},
  pages={951 - 952}
}
To test the hypothesis that the numbers of “sensed presences” induced by the application of weak (1 microTesla) magnetic fields over the right hemisphere was subject to an optimal time of presentation, digital-to-analogue computer generated 7-Hz sine-waves were applied with point (“pixel”) durations of 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, or 20 msec. for 5 min. each in a sequential counterbalanced order for six subjects. The proportion of numbers of sensed presences reported along the subjects' left sides and the… 
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