Following the convention then in practice at the FRNM
, we considered averaged rank scores of 1, 1.
Hits were obtained by 28% of the FRNM novices (N = 120, p = .
Due to their rewording of the relevant PIF question in the FRNM study, Broughton, et al.
While most of them had not been previously involved in formal psi research of any kind, approximately 16% of the PRL novices and 13% of FRNM novices had participated in other types of psi research.
The relationship between Chuck and the FRNM was very special.
We at the FRNM considered a number of ways we could pay homage to this remarkable man.
One problem being pondered by the FRNM staff at the time was the relation between ESP and memory.
This work showed Honorton as a team player at FRNM, but this sort of research--driven by blind empiricism, not readily interpretable, and dependent on complex internal analyses of data--was the sort he would later eschew.
joanna had joined the FRNM
staff as an assistant editor, and Rex Stanford came to work with us full time.
At this stage we invited other interested members of the FRNM staff to observe the sessions occasionally.
The degree of rapport and camaraderie that existed between the "subject" and the "experimenters," as well as among the "experimenters" and other members of the FRNM team, was remarkable and unmatched by any other time in my long experience of nearly 30 years in parapsychology.
In this regard, Akers's comments are not "especially weighty" (as Hansen contends) because (a) he did not witness the main experiments, but only a brief series carried out subsequent to my departure from the FRNM
, and (b) even in that context he did not actually observe the hypothesized breach of protocol.