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Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 16.3

Volume 16.3

Spring 1992

The Cargo-Cult Science of Subliminal Persuasion

The Cargo-Cult Science of Subliminal Persuasion

by Anthony R. Pratkanis
Volume 16.3, Spring 1992

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Imagine that it is the late 1950s-a time just after the Korean War, when terms like brainwashing and mind control were...

Subliminal Perception: Facts and Fallacies

by Timothy E. Moore
Volume 16.3, Spring 1992

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Can the meaning of a stimulus affect the behavior of observers in some way in the absence of their awareness of the stimulus?

Subliminal Tapes: How to Get the Message Across

Subliminal Tapes: How to Get the Message Across

by Brady J. Phelps and Mary E. Exum
Volume 16.3, Spring 1992

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Pseudoscience is alive and well. One reason for this is that members of the scientific community do a poor job...