Consciousness-Related Anomalies at PrincetonwithBrenda Dunne

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Brenda Dunne served for 28 years as laboratory manager of the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) program. With Robert G. Jahn, she is coauthor of Margins of Reality: The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World, Consciousness and the Source of Reality: The PEAR Odyssey, Quirks of the Quantum Mind, and Molecular Memories. She also served as coeditor of Filters and Reflections: Perspectives on Reality and Being and Biology: Is Consciousness the Life-Force. She currently serves as president of the International Consciousness Research Lab (ICRL). Her website is

Here she describes the history and scope of the research program at Princeton University initiated by the dean of the School of Engineering, Robert G. Jahn. The program focused primarily on the effects of human intention upon quantum mechanical random event generators. It also included studies of remote perception, as well as efforts to develop a theoretical understanding of their anomalous findings. She particularly focuses on the interpersonal dynamics and atmosphere at the laboratory.

(Recorded on June 3, 2019)

Published on June 6, 2019


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