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In the following chapters, I will argue that a wide range of extraordinary human attributes revealed by this synoptic approach are rooted in functioning developed during the long course of animal and human evolution. 23 3 EVOLUTION AND EXTRAORDINARY FUNCTIONING IN ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS the term evolution refers to the production of elements, stars, galaxies, and other configurations of inorganic matter. In biology, where its use is most prominent, it implies adaptation of organisms to their environment through natural selection and refers to the long-term process of change in plant and animal species.

Eight groups of experiments were nominated in response to Wiklund's request, of which seven were also chosen by members (not presidents) of the same association. 2, I reference articles describing the seven sets of experiments that were chosen in both surveys. They exemplify the sophistication of method developed in the field since Rhine's first experiments, and/or provide exceptional evidence for psi (Wiklund 1984). 16 VARIETIES OF EVIDENCE tory. The experiments of Rhine and his followers were prompted, after all, by the occurrence of psi in real life where it appears to serve basic human needs.

Since 1960 especially, scientific opinion has been generally favorable to both clinical and experimental studies that take an interactionist approach to images and their physiological correlates. This holistic view, like the one held by most Greek and Renaissance doctors, is more consonant with the picture of human possibility presented in 22 VARIETIES OF EVIDENCE this book than are mechanistic models of the mind-body complex generally accepted by medical scientists from the eighteenth century until recent decades.

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