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Temporal lobe and SPE

Professor Neppe here lists some critically important work on the temporal lobe and subjective paranormal experience (SPE).

This research demonstrated anomalous temporal lobe functioning is both state and trait related to subjective paranormal experience.

Neppe VM. Temporal lobe symptomatology in subjective paranormal experients. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research . 1983; 77 (1): 1-29 (This article is not yet available on the Internet)

This research was on ostensibly normal individuals.

Links to two articles that are available are below.
This research was supported by an international Bial Grant funded from Portugal 2000- 2002.
This work complements Professor Neppe's original work demonstrating anomalous temporal lobe functioning is both state and trait related to subjective paranormal experience by examining patients with temporal lobe dysfunction and analyzing their SPEs.

A controlled analysis of subjective paranormal experiences in temporal lobe dysfunction in a neuropsychiatric population.

Exploratory Analyses of Redefined Predictors of Subjective ESP Experiences and Temporal Lobe Dysfunction in a Neuropsychiatric Population(PDF).

These critically important papers extend the research of Drs Palmer and Neppe on subjective paranormal experience and the temporal lobe.
Our thanks to the Journal of Parapsychology and the European Journal of Parapsychology for permission to republish them. This research was supported by an international Bial Grant funded from Portugal.

The work complements Professor Neppe's original work demonstrating anomalous temporal lobe functioning is both state and trait related to subjective paranormal experience.

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A controlled analysis of subjective paranormal experiences in temporal lobe dysfunction in a neuropsychiatric population.

Exploratory Analyses of Redefined Predictors of Subjective ESP Experiences and Temporal Lobe Dysfunction in a Neuropsychiatric Population(PDF).


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