Research-informed discussion of the psychology (conscious and unconscious) of PK events, including of RSPK
and sitter-group phenomena, may be found in Stanford (1974b).
The book focuses upon a highly publicized RSPK case in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1974, when William J.
The number of eye-witnesses alone sets it apart from other RSPK cases.
The MPI application to RSPK phenomena has led to some predictions, but it has hardly been tested since its formulation.
As parapsychologists do in RSPK cases, Ouellet always attempts to identify the focal person(s), defined as "someone going through some sort of turmoil but who cannot express it for some reason except through psi effects" (p.
It was because of this case that the concept of recurrent spontaneous psychokinesis (RSPK) gained popularity and the activity was identified not as ghostly mischief, but as the unconscious psychokinetic response of an emotional child (Pratt & Roll, 1958).
This type of treatment can contribute to the stress and anxiety of the poltergeist experience and cause the activity to increase, beginning an escalating cycle of activity for the RSPK agent in a poltergeist case.
Over the 35 years of my own field investigations, I've been witness to the aftermath of incidents in poltergeist cases, as well as actual object movements by ostensible apparitions and RSPK
This paper describes a process that helped the agent to successfully reduce the number of RSPK
events and eventually to nearly eliminate the activity.
Poltergeist and nonlocality: Energetic aspects of RSPK
They named the phenomena "recurrent spontaneous psychokinesis" or RSPK
. The things that were affected usually belonged to the parents and the events often happened in their living space.
Over a period of about ten years we traded revisions on a manuscript (RSPK
and Consciousness) we were writing.