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Using evolutionary perspectives on anomalous cognition

Broughton, Richard S (2010) Using evolutionary perspectives on anomalous cognition. Paper presented to: 34th International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research (SPR), Sheffield, England, 10-12 September 2010. (Unpublished)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Intuition, extrasensory perception, ESP, evolution, anomalous cognition, precognition
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF1228 Spiritualism > BF1321 Extrasensory perception
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF1001 Parapsychology. Psychic research. Psychology of the conscious
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF698 Personality > BF698.95 Evolutionary psychology
Creators: Broughton, R. S.
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: Faculty of Health & Society > Psychology
Research Centre > Centre for the Study of Anomalous Psychological Processes
Date: 11 September 2010
Date Type: Presentation
Event Title: 34th International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research (SPR)
Event Dates: 10-12 September 2010
Event Location: Sheffield, England
Event Type: Conference
Language: English
Status: Unpublished
Refereed: No
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URI: http://nectar.northampton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2926

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