Saturday, April 07, 2007

New Stories on Research of Interest

Dr. Ciaran O’Keefe plans to conduct an experiment to see if low-frequency noises are responsible for the paranormal activity in Mary King’s Close.

David R. Hodge, an assistant professor of social work in the College of Human Services at Arizona State University, conducted a comprehensive analysis of 17 major studies on the effects of intercessory prayer – or prayer that is offered for the benefit of another person – among people with psychological or medical problems. He found a positive effect.

A Case Western Reserve University professor, Howard Hall has been studying Sufi mystics from the Middle East and has published scientific research that indicates there could be a "paranormal" force allowing rapid healing of wounds to the human body.

1 comment:

Kev said...

Very cool to see that the Sufis are getting some attention. I've seen video footage of some rather amazing stuff along these lines happening in various Sufi rituals.