Mental Interaction at Distance on a Photomultiplier: A Pilot Study

12 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2014 Last revised: 24 Oct 2014

Patrizio E. Tressoldi

Università di Padova

Luciano Pederzoli

EvanLab

Patrizio Caini

EvanLab

Alessandro Ferrini

EvanLab

Simone Melloni

EvanLab

Diana Richeldi

EvanLab

Florentina Richeldi

EvanLab

John Kruth

Rhine Research Center

Date Written: October 24, 2014

Abstract

With this pilot exploratory study we aimed at investigating if focused mental intention by selected participants could increase in the level of photons detected by a photomultiplier located in a very distant location with respect to the control conditions.

Five participants selected for their long experience with hypnosis and mental control practices and their strong motivation toward this line of research, tried to increase the rate of photons detected by a photomultiplier located approximately 7330 km far from their location, both when in an Out of Body state of consciousness induced by an hypnotic suggestion and when in a normal state of consciousness.

The comparison of ten experimental sessions with two types of ten control sessions revealed an average increase of approximately 20 photons per minute during the experimental sessions.
These preliminary results suggest that the physical carrier of the mental interaction at distance can be the biophotons.

Suggested Citation

Tressoldi, Patrizio E. and Pederzoli, Luciano and Caini, Patrizio and Ferrini, Alessandro and Melloni, Simone and Richeldi, Diana and Richeldi, Florentina and Kruth, John, Mental Interaction at Distance on a Photomultiplier: A Pilot Study (October 24, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2506135 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2506135

Patrizio E. Tressoldi (Contact Author)

Università di Padova ( email )

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Luciano Pederzoli

EvanLab ( email )

Firenze
Italy

Patrizio Caini

EvanLab ( email )

Firenze
Italy

Alessandro Ferrini

EvanLab ( email )

Firenze
Italy

Simone Melloni

EvanLab ( email )

Firenze
Italy

Diana Richeldi

EvanLab ( email )

Firenze
Italy

Florentina Richeldi

EvanLab ( email )

Firenze
Italy

John Kruth

Rhine Research Center ( email )

2741 Campus Walk Avenue
Building 500
Durham, NC 27705
United States

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