The Scientific Credibility of ESP

  title={The Scientific Credibility of ESP},
  author={Samuel Moss and D. Butler},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  pages={1063 - 1079}
A faculty of psychologists is much more skeptical regarding the existence of ESP than beginning psychology students. The students, however, are unaware of this discrepancy. The greater acceptance of ESP by the students is due to cultural and psychological factors which encourage such beliefs. The skepticism of academic psychologists arises because the evidence for ESP has failed to meet generally accepted scientific standards. Among these are (1) a replicable experiment, (2) the elimination of… Expand
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