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f Approved For Release 00/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00787R00 SPRY OF KNOWN REMOTE-VIEWING EXPERIMENTS 04- The following very brief summaries describe those remote viewing experiments, or series of experiments, published (or submitted for publication) to date. Details of these experiments or demonstrations are clearly omitted; methodological problems exist in many of them; technique and experimental control vary considerably; and the small number of such reports probably does not lead to any significant, conclusive overall result. Nonetheless, the following may be of use and is presented in that context. A critical, detailed evaluation of all such studies will. be contained in the forthcoming Systemetrics, Inc. report on the subject. I. Allen, S., Green, P., Rucker, K., Cohen, R., Goolsby, C., and Morris, R. L. A remote viewing study using a modified version of the SRI procedure. In J. D. Morris, W. G. Roll, and R. L. Morris (Ed.), Research in parapsychology, 1975. Metuchen., N. J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1976, pp. 46-48. A team of 12 persons rotated roles in direct viewing of 12 targets. Each team member served as experimenter, subject, and target person for 4 targets of the 12. The.12 targets were sampled, without replacement, from a pool of 30. For each target, one author (RLM) selected the target, gave the envelope to the target person, who arrived at the target 30 minutes later and remained there for 15 minutes, taking notes on the target. The subject, with the experimenter, tape recorded target descriptions. The experimenter prompted the subject as necessary to obtain greater target detail. Three blind judges matched the transcripts to each target as they visited the targets. One judge was told to select the single best transcript for each target; the other two judges rated each transcript in (1) its similarity to the target, and (2) their confidence in the ratings. Results were nonsignificant. The judge who used the matching procedure got one hit, which is exactly chance performance. The other two judges rated the correct transcripts above the mean rating on four and three targets, respectively, where six would be chance. This study used different scoring techniques and procedures than the more successful studies, which may be pertinent. Approved For Release 2000/0 5195 'Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00787R000500250015-6 II. Bisaha, J. P. and Dunne,. B. J. Multiple subject and long distant precognitive remote viewing of geographical locations. In, Proceedings of the International Conference on Cybernetics and Society, IEEE, 19-21 September 1977, Washington, D.C., pp. 512-516. Two experiments were conducted, the first requiring seven subjects to predict where the experimenter would be 35 minutes in the future, the second where the experimenter would be 23 to 24 hours in the future, and over 5000 miles away, Experiment 1. Subjects worked in pairs, with each member of pair responding to each of seven targets. Response (tape recordings and drawings) from one member of each pair randomly assigned to Group A, the other to Group B. Experimenter visited targets, made photographs, took notes. Target randomly chosen from set of 10 targets by random number. Pool of targets and 10 packets per trial selected by other person not associated with the experiment. Two judges blind ranked Group A ,responses against targets; two other judges blind ranked Group B responses; two additional judges blind ranked Group A responses against Group B responses. Morris' (1972) statistical procedure was used to evaluate results. For Group A, each judge matched responses successfully (p < .005, each judge). For Group B, each judge also matched responses successfully (p < .01 each). The last two judges compared Group A and Group B responses successfully (p < .002 each). Seventeen direct hits were made of the 42 total matches. Experiment 2. One subject described location of experimenter, on five successive days and 23-24 hours in advance. Subject in Chicago, experimenter in Eastern Europe. Upon return of the experimenter, responses were matched against targets by (1) subject, (2) experimenter, and-(3) third person. Resulting rank orderings were significant (p