Grants 2006

Title
Researchers
Institution
Duration
Database
Results

Automated testing for telepathy using emails and telephone calls

 
Rupert Sheldrake, Pamela Smart, David Luke  
Perrot-Warrick Project, London (UK)  
2007/10 - 2010/06  

Further investigations of the I Ching: Reliability and replication studies

 
Lance Storm  
Anomalous Psychology Research Unit, Dep. of Psychology, University of Adelaide (Australia)  
2007/03 - 2008/05  

The impact of mindfulness meditation on visuomotor performance and awareness of action: An EEG study of short- and long-term meditators

 
Stefan Schmidt, Jose Raul Naranjo  
Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Freiburg (Germany)  
2007/05 - 2009/11  

Vinculação em bebés institucionalizados e competência narrativa dos seus principais cuidadores: Estudo sobre a actividade cardíaca do bebé na interacção com a figura de cuidados através do BioBeAMS 2.0

 
Isabel Soares, João Paulo Silva Cunha, Margarida Isabel Rangel Santos Henriques, Carla Cristina Esteves Martins, Pedro Miguel Brito da Silva Dias  
Centro de Investigação em Psicologia (CIPSi), Universidade do Minho, Braga (Portugal)  
2007/04 - 2010/05  

Massagem ao bebé prematuro em cuidados intensivos neonatais: Efeito no funcionamento psicofisiológico dos bebés e pais

 
Bárbara Figueiredo, Clara Sofia Domingues Paz Dias, Maria Alice Peixoto Freitas, Maria Agostinha Costa Andrade, Maria José Faria Novais Rebelo, Susana Nunes da Silva, Maria de Lurdes Alves Senra, Maria José Carvalho Ferreira, César Bessa Pinheiro Teixeira, Mariana Pinto Basto Teixeira, Diana Patrícia Pires Pinto, Mariana Bianchi de Aguiar, Ana Guedes, José Pombeiro  
Centro de Investigação em Psicologia (CIPSi), Universidade do Minho, Braga (Portugal)  
2007/07 - 2010/11  
 

Does calcium leak in the brain cause mental retardation?

 
Xander Wehrens, Subeena Sood, Priyanka Desai  
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas (USA)  
2007/01 - 2009/12  

The use of a biological marker, 5-HT2C genotype, as a predictor of motivation, adherence and weight loss in participants of an obesity intervention programme

 
Caroline Dalton, Jeff Breckon, Robert Copeland, Brian Hall, Gavin Reynolds  
Biomedical Research Centre and Centre for Sport and Exercise Science, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield (UK)  
2007/04 - 2010/09  

A review and analysis of conceptual frameworks in accounts of animal psi

 
Diane Dutton, Carl Williams  
Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool (UK)  
2007/09 - 2009/10  

Developmental and genetic correlates of brain function in children at high - and low-risk for developing schizophrenia

 
Kristin Robyn Laurens, Sheilagh Hodgins, Robin M. Murray, Eric A. Taylor, Collier, Michael Rutter  
Department of Forensic Mental Health Science, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London (UK)  
2008/01 - 2011/07  

The psychophysiology of neurological abnormalities in first episode psychosis and in healthy individuals - A study using multimodal brain imagin

 
Paola Dazzan, Philip McGuire, Carmine Pariante, Marta Di Forti, Julia Lappin, Valeria Mondelli  
Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London (UK)  
2007/03 - 2010/09  

Brain electric activity in meditation: Extension of earlier work and hypothesis testing

 
Dietrich Lehmann, Shisei Tei, Pascal Faber, Hiraoki Kumano, Lorena Gianotti, Roberto Pascual-Marqui  
The KEY Institute for Brain-Mind Research, University Hospital of Psychiatry, Zurich (Switzerland)  
2007/10 - 2011/01  

Psychophysiological studies of memory for imagined and perceived events: The effects of schizotypy

 
Jane Herron, Lisa Evans  
Cardiff University, School of Psychology, Cardiff, Wales (UK)  
2007/04 - 2008/05  

Exploring extrasensory perception under hypnosis stimulation: Personality, imagery, creativity dimension using emotional/neutral targets and relax-tension/hypnosis condition

 
Alejandro Parra, Juan Carlos Argibay, Sérgio Matteucci  
Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina)  
2007/02 - 2009/01  

Hallucination experience and psi: A psychological, psychopathological, psychophysiological and transcultural approach

 
Alejandro Parra, Luis Santiago Espinoza Paul  
Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Facultad de Psicologia, Buenos Aires (Argentina)  
2007/02 - 2009/01  

Heterogeneity in high hypnotic suggestibility and its implications for the study of anomalous experiences

 
Devin Blair Terhune, Etzel Cardeña  
Department of Psychology, Lund University, Lund (Sweden)  
2007/09 - 2010/10  

The diurnal pattern of cortisol secretion in relation to season in healthy participants and those with seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

 
Angela Clow, Phil Evans, Frank Hucklebridge, Lisa Thorn  
Psychophysiology and Stress Research Group, Dep. of Psychology and Human and Health Sciences, University of Westminster, London (UK)  
2007/02 - 2009/05  

Probing the human mirror neuron system using EEG: Action observation, error monitoring and empathy

 
Joseph Patrick Levy, Armanda Holmes, Lance Slade, Jonathan Silas, Maria Nielson  
Centre for Research in Cognition, Emotion and Interaction, School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, London (UK)  
2007/04 - 2011/09  
 

Neural mechanisms of temporal discounting

 
Margaret Livingstone, Nancy Kanwisher, Johannes Haushofer, Camilo Libedinsky  
Harvard Medical School, Dep. of Neurobiology, Boston (USA)  
2007/02 - 2009/10  

The pilgrimage project: A study of motivations and experiences in sacred spaces

 
Miguel Farias, Alana Harris, Christina Aus der Au, Katja Wiech, Pedro Soares, Wiebke Friese  
Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford (UK)  
2007/03 - 2010/02  

Brain imaging study of the psychological antecedents and neural correlates of moral judgement

 
Nicholas Shackel, Katja Wiech, Guy Kahane, Miguel Farias  
Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford (UK)  
2007/02 - 2008/12  

Exploring the relationship of out-of-body experiences and hallucinations: The role of depersonalization experiences

 
Carlos S. Alvarado, Nancy Zingrone  
Parapsychology Foundation Satellite Office, Virginia (USA)  
2007/03 - 2009/05  

“Out of body” and “In the body” experience: Psychophysiology of bodily self-consciousness

 
Patrick Haggard  
University College London Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, London (UK)  
2007/09 - 2008/05  

Ultra-weak photon emission and EEG in a study on color perception in the dark

 
Roeland Van Wijk, Bajpai, E. P. A. Van Wijk, S. Bosman, J. M. Acherman  
International Institute of Biophysics, Neus (Germany)  
2007/03 - 2008/04  

Required time for cognitive and motor activities in lucid dreams

 
Daniel Erlacher, Michael Schredl, Carmen Gebhart  
University of Heidelberg, Institute for Sport and Sports Science, Heidelberg (Germany)  
2007/01 - 2009/01  

The role of the cortico-basal ganglia circuit in learning and memory: From patient studies to functional neuroimaging

 
Marieke van Asselen, Albert Postma, António Freire Gonçalves, Inês Almeida, José Rebola  
IBILI - Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)  
2008/01 - 2011/09  

ERP correlates of relational learning: Testing a behavioural model of word webs

 
Simon Dymond, Lanny Fields  
Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dep. of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea (UK)  
2007/01 - 2009/03  

Understanding the role of dendrites in cortical information processing

 
Drazen Domijan, Mladenka Tkalcic, Mia Setic, Ana Prorokvic, Pavle Valerjev  
Dep. of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Rijeka, Rijeka (Croatia)  
2007/02 - 2010/02  

The occurrence, phenomenology and psychological correlates of out-of-body and near death experiences

 
Craig Murray, David Wilde  
Manchester University, Manchester (UK)  
2007/06 - 2009/11  

Advancing methodology in the psychophysiology of stress: Capturing the complexity of immunity

 
Matt Bristow, Rachel Cook  
Department of Psychology, Anglia Ruskian University, Cambridge (UK)  
2007/07 - 2011/03  
 

Exploring the relationship between susceptibility to false memories and belief in and experience of the paranormal

 
Christopher Charles French, Krissy Wilson  
Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, Dep. of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London (UK)  
2010/02 - 2012/09  
 

Feedback modulation of visual processing by limbic circuits: A functional connectivity approach to visual face processing / Modulação retroactiva do processamento visual medida por circuitos límbicos: Conectividade funcional dos circuitos envolvidos no processamento visual de faces

 
Miguel Castelo-Branco, Cristina Januário, Solange Silva, Aldina Reis, Catarina Mateus, Miguel Cordeiro  
IBILI - Faculdade de Medicina, Coimbra (Portugal)  
2008/01 - 2011/02  

The meaning-switch - Investigation of pre-cognition in an operationally closed system

 
Walter von Lucadou, Matthias Braeunig, Tilmann Faul  
T.REG Systems Research Labs, Staufen (Germany)  
2007/07 - 2009/07  

Psi related experiences and spatialization: The use of geographic information systems to investigate spontaneous psi phenomena and experient profiling

 
Roger Burrows, Madeleine Castro  
Spatial Informatics Research and the Anomalous Experiences Research Unit, Department of Sociology, University of York (UK)  
2008/10 - 2010/06  

Paranormal belief and well-being: An exploratory of cognitive-perceptual bias

 
Neil Andrew Dagnall, Gary Munley, Andrew Parker  
The Manchester Metropolitan University, Research Institute of Health and Social Change, Manchester (UK)  
2007/02 - 2009/09  

Psicoendocrinologia do comportamento parental humano: Alterações hormonais, síndrome de couvade e responsividade parental em pais-expectantes

 
Isabel Maria Pereira Leal, Rui Filipe Nunes Pais de Oliveira, Luís Gonçalves Sobrinho, Rita Maria Morgado Gomez  
Centro de Investigação e Intervenção, Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, Lisboa (Portugal)  

Psychophysiological effects of human pheromones

 
Francisco Esteves, Mats Olsson, Johan Lundstrom, Pedro Barbas de Albuquerque, Maria Benedita Monteiro, Maria Paula Carneiro, Patrícia Arriaga Ferreira  
Centro de Estudos e Intervenção Social, ISCTE, Lisboa (Portugal)  
2007/05 - 2010/10  
 

The effects of receiver/sender sex pairing, emotional and biological bond, and photic driving upon Ganzfeld ESP task success

 
Ben Roberts, Ian Hume, Laura Taylor  
Coventry University, Psychology Department, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry (UK)  
2007/01 - 2013/11  

How do we learn to associate events separate in time: a study using trace auditory fear conditioning

 
Marta de Aragão Pacheco Moita, Marta Guimarães  
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras (Portugal)  
2007/01 - 2010/07  
 

The role of stress in cortico-basal ganglia loop processing and instrumental conditioning

 
Nuno Jorge Carvalho de Sousa, Rui Manuel Fernandes da Costa, Eduardo Miguel Gonçalves Dias Ferreira, João José Cerqueira, Pedro Alexandre Teixeira  
Life and Health Sciences Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga (Portugal)  
2007/01 - 2010/02  

Influências das emoções e dos sentimentos na percepção do tempo cronológico

 
Teresa Maria Morais Garcia-Marques, Alexandre Constâncio Fernandes  
Unidade de Investigação em Psicologia, do Desenvolvimento e da Educação, Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, Lisboa (Portugal)  
2007/02 - 2010/10  

Event-related brain potential correlates of conscious and non-conscious processing in anxiety

 
Anne Richards, Amanda Holmes, Emily Hannon  
Birkbeck College, University of London and Roehampton University, London (UK)  
2007/10 - 2010/11  

Cognitive and affective trait effects of meditation-training on brain and behaviour. An event-related longitudinal fMRI study

 
Ulrike Halsband, Susanne Müller  
Department of Psychology/Neuropsychology, University of Freiburg (Germany)  
2007/03 - 2009/09  

The measurement and characterization of charge accumulation and electromagnetic energy emissions from bioenergy healers: Part 2

 
William Joines  
Rhine Research Centre, Durham, North Carolina (USA)  
2007/02 - 2012/05  

High-frequency oscillations and rhythmic slow activity during virtual navigation, REM sleep and wake-sleep transitions: Studies on intracranial recordings in humans

 
Péter Halász, Zsófia Clemens, Csaba Borbély, Daniel Fabó  
Budapest-Bethel Epilepsy Center Foundation (BBEC), Budapest (Hungary)  
2008/01 - 2009/10  

Enhancing hit rates on psi tests with optimal levels of transliminality

 
James Houran  
Integrated Knowledge Systems Inc., Springfield (USA)  
2007/01 - 2008/07  

The relation of mind to body. Psychophysiological studies of the placebo effect

 
Magne Arve Flaten, Oddmund Johansen, Terje Simonsen, Per M. Aslaksen, Peter Lyby, Espen Bjorkedal  
Department of Psychology, University of Tromso (Norway)  
2007/01 - 2010/05  

Paranormal healing, paranormal belief, and physical and psychological well-being

 
Caroline Watt, Alison Easter  
Koestler Parapsychology Unit, Psychology Department, The University of Edinburgh (UK)  
2007/01 - 2009/03  

Effects of hypnotizability on EEG and autonomic concomitants of imagery and emotion production

 
Zvonikov Vyacheslav Michailovich, Stroganova Tatiana Alexandrovna, Anna Kirenskaya, Vladimir Novototsky-Vlasov, Andrey Chistyakov  
Serbsky National Research Centre for Social and Forensic Psychiatry, Moscow (Russia)  
2007/06 - 2009/07  

The sense of self in the brain: Neural correlates of self-recognition

 
Emmanouil (Manos) Tsakiris, Angela Sirigu, Patrick Haggard, Matteus Joffily  
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London (UK)  
2007/09 - 2010/01  

A study to assess the validity of Applied Kinesiology (AK) as a diagnostic tool and as a nonlocal proximity effect

 
Stephan Schwartz, Ginette Nachman, William Frazer Morris  
Laboratories for Fundamental Research, California (USA)  
2007/02 - 2010/01  

Exploring the relationship between paranormal belief, the propensity to make the type I error and the detection of paranormal and weak signals amid visual and auditory noise

 
Christine Simmonds-Moore  
Liverpool Hope University (UK)  
2009/09 - 2011/01  

Seeing the future: Exploring presentiment with eye gaze and pupillary dilation

 
Dean Radin  
Institute of Noetic Sciences, California (USA)  
2007/01 - 2008/10  

Experimental investigation of a psi training program

 
Marilyn Schlitz, Dean Radin, Cassandra Vieten, Colin Cherot  
Institute of Noetic Sciences, California (USA)  
2007/05 - 2009/01  

Brain activity during psychokinetic task - Research with near infrared spectroscopy

 
Mikio Yamamoto, Hideyuki Kokubo  
Institute for Living Body Measurements, International Research Institute, Chiba (Japan)  
2007/02 - 2008/04  

Seeing into the future: Temporally reversed implicit perceptual priming

 
Jonathan Wolf Schooler, Merill McSpadden  
University of California Santa Barbara (USA)  
2007/05 - 2011/03  

Effect of the comprehensive art of living yogic breathing programme on the physiological and psychological well-being

 
Sanja Kostrun, Irena Svenda, Sanja Kordic, Fahri Saatvcioglu, Hrvoje Tadic, Dr. Hujic Aleksandra  
The Art of Living Foundation Croatia, Zagreb (Croatia)  
2007/04 - 2009/09