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Dream Telepathy in Brooklyn: An Illustrated Presentation with Dr. Stanley Krippner

Posted in Elucidations by David on August 28, 2013

Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:00pm, Dr. Stanley Krippner will discuss the pioneering experiments in “telepathic dreaming” that he and Dr. Montague Ullman carried out at Brooklyn’s Maimonides Medical Center in the 1960s and 1970s. A dreamer would sleep in a soundproof room while his or her rapid eye movements and brain waves were monitored. Meanwhile, a staff member would be in a distant room attempting to “transmit” contents of an art print to the dreamer. These attempts were statistically evaluated, with results exceeding chance expectancy. The telepathic effect was especially strong during period of low geomagnetic activity. Examples will be given, including a six-night series in which the “transmission” came from the audiences of rock concerts by the Grateful Dead in Port Chester, New York.

Stanley Krippner, PhD, professor of psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco, California, is a Fellow in four APA divisions, and past-president of two divisions (30 & 32). Formerly, he was director of the the Maimonides Medical Center Dream Research Laboratory, in Brooklyn, NY. He is co-author of Extraordinary Dreams (SUNY, 2002), The Mythic Path, 3rd ed. (Energy Psychology Press, 2006), and Haunted by Combat: Understanding PTSD in War Veterans (Greenwood, 2007), and co-editor of The Psychological Impact of War on Civilians: An International Perspective (Greenwood, 2003), Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence (APA, 2000), and many other books. His most recent book is The Voice of Rolling Thunder, which he co-authored with RTs grandson Sidian Morning Star Jones (Inner Traditions, 2012).

This event is event is produced as a joint collaboration between Liminal Analytics and photographer Shannon Taggart.

For more information on the event please head over to The Observatory Room event page.

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