SIO149: Is ESP Real? No, Really… It Might Be…

A new meta-study was recently published in the American Psychologist, the major journal of the American Psychological Association, which shows statistically significant results regarding ESP-like stuff. While this seems completely fantastical and against everything materialists like me tend to believe in, it has passed peer review in a major journal. So what are skeptics like us to make of this? To help us sort out these questions, I’ve got philosopher Aaron Rabi from ETV and Philosophers in Space, and Aaron’s dad Jessie Rabinowitz, who happens to have expertise in the field of psychology. We also discuss the SGU reaction to the paper, which was incredibly dismissive. Here’s an article on Ganzfeld studies that Aaron mentions.

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