Psychology and anomalous observations: The question of ESP in dreams.

  title={Psychology and anomalous observations: The question of ESP in dreams.},
  author={Irvin Long Child},
  journal={American Psychologist},
  • I. Child
  • Published 1 November 1985
  • Psychology
  • American Psychologist
Books by psychologists purporting to offer critical reviews of research in parapsychology do not use the scientific standards of discourse prevalent in psychology. Experiments at Maimonides Medical Center on possible extrasensory perception (ESP) in dreams are used to illustrate this point. The experiments have received little or no mention in some reviews to which they are clearly pertinent. In others, they have been so severely distorted as to give an entirely erroneous impression of how they… 

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