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Phenomena : the secret history of the U.S. government's investigations into extrasensory perception and psychokinesis / Annie Jacobsen.

Jacobsen, Annie, author. (Author).
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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 133.8 JAC (Text) 37521530840224 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
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Benton Co PL - Fowler 133.8 JAC (Text) 34044000915205 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 05/01/2017
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Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch CURIOSITIES PARANORMAL Jacobsen (Text) 37516002025926 Adult New Book Shelf Checked out 05/02/2017
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 133.8 JAC (Text) 34330513102674 Adult - New Books Checked out 05/10/2017
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316349369
  • ISBN: 0316349364
  • Physical Description: viii, 527 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [425]-507) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: the early days. The supernatural -- The Puharich theory -- Skeptics, charlatans, and the U.S. Army -- Quasi science -- The Soviet threat -- Part II: the CIA years. The enigma of Uri Geller -- The man on the moon -- The physicist and the psychic -- Skeptics versus CIA -- Remote viewing -- The unconscious -- Submarines -- Part III: the Defense Department years. Paraphysics -- Psychic soldiers -- Qigong and the mystery of H. S. Tsien -- Killers and kidnappers -- Consciousness -- Psychic training -- The woman with the third eye -- The end of an era -- Hostages and drugs -- Downfall -- Part IV: the modern era. Intuition, premonition, and synthetic telepathy -- The scientists and the skeptics -- The psychic and the astronaut.
Summary, etc.: For more than forty years, the U.S. government, through various military and intelligence agencies, has invested millions in classified programs that study the role of mental telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition and other forms of extrasensory perception (ESP) as a means of intelligence collection for military and defense purposes. Now, for the first time, New York Times bestselling author Annie Jacobsen will tell the story of these programs, using interviews with the core group of individuals--including former Defense Department scientists, military officers, CIA analysts and researchers, an Apollo 14 astronaut, government psychics, and members of the Aviary--who ran these phenomena programs at the highest level of government.
Subject: Parapsychology > Military aspects > United States.
Military research > United States > History.
Extrasensory perception.
Psychokinesis.

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