Following Robert A. Charman’s previous book Telepathy, Clairvoyance, and Precognition, The Psi Mind in Action explores the extraordinary powers of the human mind in interacting with the physical world in the form of hands-on and distant healing, psychokinesis, poltergeist activity, clairvoyant map dowsing and more.
In replicated experiments on mice with normally fatal cancer tumours, the mice that were given healing fully recovered and lived a healthy life whereas those in the control groups died within the expected 14-27 days. Healing has also been shown to inhibit the growth of human cancer cells, accelerate tissue healing, and relieve pain and distress. Multiple EEG studies have found that the brainwaves of patients come into close synchrony with those of the healer during a healing session.
Over 50 sociological studies have found that periods of group Transcendental Meditation (TM) have correlated with a reduction in local crime rates and increased feelings of well-being in the community, despite the community being unaware of the meditation activity.
Acoustic analysis of wall-rapping sounds made by a ‘poltergeist’ linked to the mental activity of a young woman were found to have different waveforms from normal physical rapping on the same surface. In another case, the collective mental energy of a group of people trying to create their own ghost instead caused a heavy table to rap answers to questions, move, levitate and even climb stairs. This psychokinetic phenomenon was captured on film and shown on Toronto TV.
Other phenomena discussed in this book includes reports of out-of-body observations ‘seen’ by people whilst unconscious and later independently verified; experiences of the disappearance and reappearance of small personal objects suggestive of a puzzling break in the mind/matter relationship; and a case of a stolen harp found by map dowsing from 1800 miles away.
All of these phenomena indicate we need a new understanding of the nature of the mind and its interaction with the physical world. We are not passive observers of the outside world, but are capable of mentally influencing it and changing outcomes. As yet, we have no idea how.
Chapter 1. Scientific evidence for the power of psi healing
Chapter 2. EEG studies reveal the brainwaves of healers and patients unite during healing
Chapter 3. Statistics show local crime rates fall during periods of Group Transcendental Meditation
Chapter 4. Verification of unconscious Out-of-Body Observations
Chapter 5. Evidence that personal possessions can mysteriously disappear and reappear, or turn up somewhere else
Chapter 6. Attempts to conjure up a ghost called ‘Philip’ shows the psychic strength of the group mind
Chapter 7. Acoustic analysis demonstrates the temporary existence of ‘Eric’ the Andover wall-rapper
Chapter 8. A stolen harp found by map dowsing leads to Dr Elizabeth Mayer’s revelatory investigation into psi phenomena
Chapter 9. Discussion
Appendix A. Society for Psychical Research Presidents – Physicists, Astronomers. Mathematicians
Appendix B. Society for Psychical Research Presidents – Philosophers, Psychologists. Biologists, Classicists
About the author
Robert Charman is a member of the Society for Psychical Research and the Scientific and Medical Network. He has published over 40 papers on ESP, healing studies, and related psi topics, and is the author of Telepathy, Clairvoyance and Precognition: A Re-Evaluation of some Fascinating Case Studies (2022). A retired physiotherapy lecturer from the former Welsh College of Medicine, University of Wales, and a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, he edited Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapists (2000), and has published chapters on the Electrical Properties of Cells and Tissues, the Neurology of Skill Learning, and the Neurology of Pain Gating Mechanisms. Although he has never had an ESP experience himself, he believes it is a real phenomenon and beyond reasonable doubt.
Publisher: White Crow Books
Published July 25, 2023
Size: 5.25 x 8 inches / 203 x 133 mm