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Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001100040006-1 THE SEARCH FOR SUPERMAN By John L. Wilhelm 1. Characters: a. URI Geller: Dr. Andriya Puharich; Hannah & Shipi Strang, Constant Companion, known expert @ hypnotism b. Ingo Swann c. Pat Price d. J. B. Rhine - Duke University, leader in psychic research. e. Edgar Mitchell - former astronaut Adrienne Puthoff ring incident. 2. Purpose of book: to present the facts as best they can be determined in the controversial psychic experiments carried out over the past several years by SRI. a. Assistance by SRI was given grudgingly, if at all. b. Wilhelm not allowed to witness any of their psychic tests. 3. Judy Skutch: "den mother" - New York psychic pack. 4. SRI experiments: a. President Charles Anderson. b. Russell Targ's daughter - PSI ability. c. Bart Cox: boss of Puthoff & Targ. 5. Dr. George Lawrence: Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). a. Van De Castle - URI Geller experiments - loose. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001100040006-1 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001100040006-1 MIND-RESEARCH by Russell Targ & Harold Puthoff 1. Ingo Swann - New York artist. 2. Pt6t Price - "former police commissioner" 3. Hella Hammid - professional photographer A. Project Scansta (1973): Scanning by coordinate. B. Concept of two Hemisphers of the brain: 1. Left: for verbal & analytic thought (step by step). 2. Rights: for intuition & the understanding of patterns. Images. 3. ESP - is right hemispheric, since the right side of the brain is known to be excellent for bridging gaps and perceiving general patterns. C. Loyal Opposition: 1. British Critic - C.E.M. Hansel - "experimentt were not fraud proof and therefore could not in principle serve as conclusive proof of ESP. *2. Ray Hyman - psychology professor - Univ of Oregon tests conducted with "incredible sloppiness." 3. Martin Gardner: staff writer for "Scientific American" 4. James Rand: the magician. 5. James Randi - foe of URI Geller - Randi is world-class magician. 6. Charles Reynolds: editor of Popular Photography non-believer. 7. "World of the Thetans" scientology: various levels of achievement. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001100040006-1