Is this evidence that we can see the future?
By Peter Aldhous Editorial: Parapsychology: Lessons from the fringe EXTRAORDINARY claims don’t come much more extraordinary than this: events that haven’t yet happened can influence our behaviour. Parapsychologists have been making outlandish claims about precognition – knowledge of unpredictable future events – for many years. Now a paper providing evidence for its existence has been accepted for publication by the leading social psychology journal. Daryl Bem of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, carried out a series of experiments over eight years, involving more than 1000 volunteers,