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The left side of the brain is responsible for controlling the right side of the body. It also performs tasks that have to do with logic, such as in science and mathematics. On the other hand, the right hemisphere coordinates the left side of the body, and performs tasks that have do with creativity and the arts.
It's even less common for a serious science paper, published in an elite journal, to show that psi is a real phenomenon. But that's exactly what Daryl Bem of Cornell University has demonstrated in his new paper, "Feeling the Future: Experimental Evidence for Anomalous Retroactive Influences on Cognition and Affect," which was just published in* The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology*.
Bem's experimental method was extremely straightforward. He took established psychological protocols, such as affective priming and recall facilitation, and reversed the sequence, so that the cause became the effect. For instance, he might show students a long list of words and ask them to remember as many as possible. Then, the students are told to type a selection of words which had been randomly selected from the same list. Here's where things get really weird: the students were significantly better at recalling words that they would later type.
Putting it simply, why not trick the light by conducting one kind of experiment that forced it to choose its reality, and just before it hits the last detector another piece of apparatus randomly forces a sneak peek?
In this latest version, the researchers split a pulse of laser light using Italian Space Agency's Matera Laser Ranging Observatory (MLRO), so a photon could either take a shorter path, or be sent on a slightly more convoluted detour.
The two paths merged before heading on a several thousand kilometre journey to an orbiting satellite, from where the photon bounced back to the planet's surface.
Back at the MLRO, a quantum random number generator – about as random as we can get – chose whether or not a device delayed the incoming photon.
The researchers found they could affect whether the photon was perceived as a wave or a particle well after it had passed through the important parts of the experiment.
It's as if the random decision to let the photon pass through made it go back in time and choose one path, while delaying it meant it still had a history of possibilities, each of which would then interfere with its detection to reveal a wave-like nature.
originally posted by: Peeple
a reply to: Reverbs
And what do you think will the woo follow you? Which in your case really sounds like a poltergeist.