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Journal Article

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Lyvers, M. (2003). Science wins: A televised test of “psychic healing.” Science and Consciousness Review, 1 (July)

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On 18 June 2003, a crew from Channel Nine Australia’s popular A Current Affair news program filmed an experiment conducted by Bond University psychologists Norman Barling, Michael Lyvers and Jill Harding-Clark that was designed to test the claims of a well-known Australian “psychic healer.”



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