The Effect of Unconscious Needs on Micro-Psychokinesis | Marissa-Julia Jakob

Marissa-Julia Jakob, Ph.D. student at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Germany presents a quantum-based solution to the hard problem of mind-matter interaction, exploring how one’s unconscious thoughts may affect the outcome of their reality.

It’s theorized that one’s unconscious thoughts are stronger determinants of reality than explicit intentions. To test this, 318 study participants were given an incongruency questionnaire, testing the discrepancy between their explicit motivational goals and the actual outcomes achieved throughout life. The results of the questionnaire determined whether individuals fell into high incongruency (HI), serving as the target group, or low incongruency (LI), serving as the control group. Those in the HI group may often find themself obtaining outcomes contrary to their explicit desires, perhaps due to unconscious needs and thoughts interfering.

The first experiment consisted of a presentation in which visual image cues, either emotionally charged or neutral, would be randomly displayed. The cues were generated by a quantum computing system, which can output truly random results. A statistical analysis of the data was then conducted, looking to see if individuals in the HI group may have subconsciously affected the random cues. Unfortunately, the analysis came back inconclusive warranting the need for a second experiment.

Experiment two operated on a similar premise but utilized written words, either negative or neutral to determine if individuals were subconsciously avoiding certain stimuli. After running all the participants and analyzing the data, it was concluded that the results of the HI group were unlikely to be produced by chance when compared with the LI group. These results suggest that one’s subconscious beliefs, feelings, and motivators can exert statistically detectable and significant effects on quantum randomness and can be triggered in micro-PK experiments.

Presented at the “62nd Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association” on July 4, 2019, Paris, France; program chaired by Ramsés D’León. Download the Abstracts at

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Published on December 7, 2021