Psychics tested in a controlled environment, and guess what happened?!
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30-10-2012, 09:16 PM
Psychics tested in a controlled environment, and guess what happened?!
What happens when you test a medium's supposed psychic powers in a controlled environment?

THEY FAIL!

Though you probably don't need to be psychic (pun intended) to have guessed it.

What also happens (again predictably) is that they lash out at the experiment, and at science in general.

Here's what one of the mediums had to say after failing (not quotes);

(the experiment) "doesn't prove a thing"

she needed to work face-to-face with people or to hear their voice, so that a connection could be established

"Psychic energy" was not likely to work in the setting created for the experiment

the experiment was designed to confirm the researchers' pre-conceptions - rather than examine the nature of her psychic ability

"Scientists are very closed-minded,"


I love how she said all this after the experiment, not before.

Here's the link to the article on BBC news.

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30-10-2012, 09:23 PM
RE: Psychics tested in a controlled environment, and guess what happened?!
Wait. We've predicted this to be true previous to the experiment. Does that mean... Shocking

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31-10-2012, 01:04 AM
RE: Psychics tested in a controlled environment, and guess what happened?!
I was REALLY hoping you was going to say that psychic farted out a unicorn when I clicked on this thread. Oh well, better luck next psychic...

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