scientific Studies

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Browsing Archive: May, 2010

Crystal Balls Reveal How The Brain Recalls The Past

Posted by Atticus & Julian Richards on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, In : Biological 

Ok, So we are familiar with the Crystal Ball and how Madame Cleo will predict your future if you cross her palm with silver or gold.
But what if, just what if it wasnt the future she was reading, but the past?
Even more strange would be what if the Crystal Ball was to actually reveal this?

Memory is intimate, emotive, aesthetically lavish - and electrochemically encoded in the biostuff between our ears. Offering all that to play with, the physical mechanism of remembering would seem an obvious ...


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Scientific Explanations of Shadow People

Posted by Atticus on Monday, May 24, 2010, In : Psychological 

Following a request for help on the RiPA forums regarding 'Shadow People',I feel that a brief rundown on explanations would be in order.
As with most supernatural phenomena there is usually a proposed logical, scientifically valid explanation for those who claim to have experienced some form of paranormal phenomenon. Usually these scientific explanations are neither geared to vilify eyewitnesses, nor do they require the violation of generally accepted scientific principles.  However, for some ...


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