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Daryl Bem, PhD: former Cornell professor studying precognition

Daryl Bem obtained his BA degree in physics from Reed College in 1960, and began graduate work in physics at MIT. The civil rights movement had just begun, and he became so intrigued with the changing attitudes toward desegregation in the American South that he decided to switch fields and pursue a career as a social psychologist specializing in attitudes and public opinion. He obtained his PhD degree in social psychology from the University of Michigan in 1964, and has since taught at Carnegie-Mellon University, Stanford, Harvard, and Cornell University, where he has been since 1978.

Professor Bem has published on several diverse topics in psychology, including group decision making, self-perception, personality theory, ESP, and sexual orientation. He is coauthor of an introductory textbook in psychology and the author of Beliefs, Attitudes, and Human Affairs and Exotic Becomes Erotic: Explaining the Enigma of Sexual Orientation.

He has presented testimony to a subcommittee of the United States Senate on the psychological effects of police interrogation and has served as an expert witness in several court cases involving sex discrimination.

Feeling the Future  https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2011-01894-001

Meta-analysis of the Bem precognition studies: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4706048/

The New York Times article discussing the controversy: https://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/06/science/06esp.html

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