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Psychiatrist's Research Finds You Really Can Feel a Person's Stare
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - 04/05/10) - Noted psychiatrist and author Colin A. Ross, M.D., has published experimental data that supports his scientific hypothesis that the eyes emit energy that can be captured and measured. Dr. Ross' paper, "The Electrophysiological Basis of Evil Eye Belief," is published in the current issue of Anthropology of Consciousness, a journal of the American Anthropological Association. The full paper is available at: Full Paper
Although nearly everyone has experienced the sense of being stared at only to find that a person or animal really was looking, Western science has long rejected that the human eye can emit any form of energy. Dr. Ross says his findings move "human ocular extramission," which he also refers to as an "eyebeam," from the realm of superstition to science.
"We used our patent pending Electromagnetic Beam Detection System, which includes modified EEG neurofeedback equipment, to prove that the human eye emits an electromagnetic signal that can be measured scientifically," said Dr. Ross. "I hope that future experiments will determine why energy emitted from the eye is so strong and whether it can be harnessed through focused attention."
Read more: Yahoo News
Originally posted by wayouttheredude
S&F for just being interesting but the link to the full document was broken. any chance you can fix that and submit the paper link? Might make for some interesting reading.
The measurable component of ocular extramission in
the 0–40 Hertz range could be considered to be a special limited instance of the
larger theoretical category of morphogenic fields. Extralow frequency electromagnetic
radiation emitted through the eyes cannot account for the possibility
that the sense of being stared at can be transmitted through video cameras and
electronic circuits, as described by Sheldrake (2003, 2005a, b), however. this Phenomenon would require a property of morphogenic fields not possessed by conventional electromagnetic radiation.
Originally posted by Portugoal
Why is this important, besides the fact that it sounds cool?
Originally posted by Wide-Eyes
reply to post by FortAnthem
I have noticed it with animals too, mainly birds. Whilst walking alongside the canal for example, I will hear a bird in a bush next to me but it isn't untill I look at it that it flies away.
Like it sensed my eye contact and got scared.
The high-impedance electrode was placed on the inside of the right lens of a
pair of goggles. The electrode was mounted such that it was about two centimeters
in front of the right iris of the test subject, a 58-year-old Caucasian male.
In order to obtain sufficient electromagnetic insulation to be able to detect a
signal, the right front lens of the goggles was covered with multiple layers of
aluminum foil and copper wire mesh. A ground electrode was placed on the left
mastoid. For Channel 1, a reference electrode clip was placed on the right ear
lobe and the active electrode was inside the goggles. For Channel 2, a reference
electrode clip was attached to the left earlobe and the active electrode was
placed above the right eyebrow at Fp2.