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Chapters in Academic Books:

Persinger, M.A. Introduction. In M.A. Persinger (Ed.). ELF and VLF
Electromagnetic Field Effects. New York: Plenum Press, 1974, Pp. 1-8

Persinger, M.A. ELF and VLF electromagnetic and magnetic field effects: the
patterns and the problems. In M.A. Persinger (Ed.). ELF and VLF Electromagnetic
Field Effects. New York: Plenum Press, 1974, Pp. 275-310

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Behavioural,
physiological, and histological changes in rats exposed during developmental
stages to ELF magnetic fields. In M.A. Persinger (Ed.), ELF and VLF
Electromagnetic Field Effects. New York: Plenum Press, 1974, Pp. 177-225

Persinger, M.A. Effects of magnetic fields on animal behaviour. In H.D. Johnson
(Ed.), Progress in Biometeorology: Division B. Progress in Animal
Biometeorology. Amsterdam: Swets and Zeitlinger, 1976, Pp. 177-182

Persinger, M.A. Limitations of human verbal behaviour in context of UFO-related
stimuli. In R.F. Haines (Ed.), UFO Phenomena and the Behavioral Scientist
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1979

Persinger, M.A. Recent studies (since 1973) on the biological effects of low and
extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields. In S.W. Tromp (Ed.),
Biometeorological Survey. Vol. 1, 1973-1974. London: Heyden, 1979, Pp. 68-73

Persinger, M.A. Possible infrequent geophysical sources of close UFO encounters:
expected physical and behavioral-biological effects. In R.F. Haines (Ed.), UFO
Phenomena and the Behavioral Scientist. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1979,
Pp. 396-434

Persinger, M.A. The effects of transient or intense geomagnetic or related
global perturbation upon human group behavior. In J.B. Calhoun (Ed.),
Perspectives on Adaptation, Environment and Population. New York: Praeger, 1983,
Pp. 28-30

Persinger, M.A. The Modern Magnetotherapies. In A.A. Marino (Ed.), Handbook of
Bioelectricity, New York: Marcel-Dekker, 1988, pp. 589-627

Persinger, M.A. Near death experiences: determining the neuroanatomical pathways
by experiential patterns and simulation in experimental settings. In L. Bessette
(Ed). Healing: Beyond Suffering or Death, MHH: Quebec, 1993, pp. 227-286

Persinger, M.A. Hypnosis and the brain: the relationship between subclinical
complex partial epileptic-like symptoms, imagination, suggestibility and changes
in self-identity. In R. G. Kunzendorff, N.P. Spanos, and B. Wallace (Eds)
Hypnosis and Imagination. Baywood Publications: N.Y., 1996, 283-305
d) Articles (in refereed journals):

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications


Persinger, M.A. Open-field behaviors in rats exposed pre-natally to a low
intensity-low frequency, rotating magnetic field. Developmental Psychobiology,
1969, 2, 168-171

Persinger, M.A., & Foster, W.S. ELF rotating magnetic fields: prenatal exposure
and adult behavior. Archives fur Meteorologie Geophysiks und Bioklimatologie,
Series B, 1970, 18, 363-369

Persinger, M.A. Prenatal exposure to an ELF rotating magnetic field, ambulatory
behavior and lunar distance at birth: a correlation. Psychological Reports,
1971, 28, 435-438

Persinger, M.A., & Pear, J.J. Prenatal exposure to an ELF-rotating magnetic
field and subsequent increase in conditioned suppression. Developmental
Psychobiology, 1972, 5, 435-438

Persinger, M.A., Ossenkopp, K.-P., & Glavin, G. Behavioral changes in rats
exposed to an ELF rotating field. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1972,
16, 163-162

Persinger, M.A., Glavin, G., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Physiological changes in adult
rats exposed to an ELF rotating magnetic field. International Journal of
Biometeorology, 1972, 16, 163-172

Ossenkopp, K.-P., Koltek, T., & Persinger, M.A. Prenatal exposure to an
ELF-rotating magnetic field and increases in thyroid and testicle weights
Developmental Psychobiology, 1972, 5, 275-285

Pear, J.J., Moody, J.E., & Persinger, M.A. Lever attacking by rats during free
operant avoidance. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 1972, 18,
517-523

Persinger, M.A., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Some behavioral effects of pre- and
neo-natal exposure to an ELF rotating magnetic field. International Journal of
Biometeorology, 1973, 17, 217-220

Persinger, M.A. Possible cardiac driving by an external rotating magnetic field
International Journal of Biometeorology, 1973, 17, 263-266
Persinger, M.A., Ludwig, W., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Physiological effects of
electromagnetic fields in the ELF region. Archives fur Meteorologie, Geophysiks
und Bioklimatologie, Series B, 1973, 21, 110-116

Persinger, M.A., Ludwig, H.W., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Psychophysiological effects of
extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields: a review. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1973, 36, 1131-1159

Ludwig, W., Persinger, M.A., & Ossenkopp, K.-P. Physiologische wirkung
electro-magnetischer wellen bei-tiefen frequenzen. Archives fur Meteorologie,
Geophysiks und Bioklimatologie, Series B, 1973, 21, 99-109

Persinger, M.A., Ossenkopp, K.-P., Kamaya, V., & Pear, J.J. Physiological
changes associated with changing fixed ratio schedules in rats. Psychological
Reports, 1974, 35, 847-850

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical models for parapsychological experiences
Psychoenergetic Systems, 1975, 1, 63-74
Persinger, M.A. Lag responses in mood reports to changes in the weather matrix
International Journal of Biometeorology, 1975, 19, 108-144

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., & Mainprize, D.N. Human reaction time
variability changes from low intensity 3-Hz and 10-Hz electric fields:
Interactions with stimulus pattern, sex and field intensity. International
Journal of Biometeorology, 1975, 19, 56-64

Persinger, M.A. Day-time wheel running activity in laboratory rats following
geomagnetic event of 5-6 July, 1974. International Journal of Biometeorology,
1976, 20, 19-22

Persinger, M.A. Transient geophysical bases for ostensible UFO-related phenomena
and associated verbal behavior? Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1976, 43, 215-221

Persinger, M.A. The problems of human verbal behaviour: The final reference for
measuring ostensible PSI phenomena. The Journal of Research in PSI Phenomena,
1976, 1, 72-90

Persinger, M.A., & Robb, N.I. Cajal-retzius cells as electro-static guides for
migrating neurons. Psychological Reports, 1976, 39, 651-655

Persinger, M.A., Valliant, P.M., & Falter, H. Weak inhibitory behavioral effects
of postnatal-preweaning taurine injections in rats. Developmental Psychobiology,
1976, 9, 131-136

Ehrmann, W., Leitner, H., Ludwig, W., Persinger, M.A., & Thomas, R. Therapie mit
ELF-magnetfeldern. Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Medizin, 1976, 5, 161-170

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., & Falter, H. Oral taurine effects on
inhibitory behavior: response transients to step-like schedule changes
Psychopharmacology, 1976, 49, 249-252

Persinger, M.A. A force/delta D and delta T concept applied to paranormal
events: general comments. The Journal of Research on PSI Phenomena, 1976, 1,
1-8
.Persinger, M.A. Mast cells in the brain: possibilities for physiological
psychology. Physiological Psychology, 1977, 5, 166-176

Persinger, M.A. Preweaning body marking reduces brain mast cell numbers in rats
Behavioral Biology, 1977, 21, 426-431

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., & Carrey, N.J. Thyroid morphology and spleen
weight changes in rats following ten-day exposures to 10-7T to 10-3T variation
0.5 Hz magnetic fields: A non-linear effect. International Journal of
Biometeorology, 1978, 22, 67-73

Persinger, M.A., & Coderre, D. Thymus mast cell numbers following perinatal and
adult exposures to low intensity 0.5 Hz fields. International Journal of
Biometeorology, 1978, 22, 123-128

Persinger, M.A., Cooke, W.J., & Janes, J.T. No evidence for relationship between
biorhythms and industrial accidents. Psychological Reports, 1978, 46, 423-426

Persinger, M.A., Lafrenière, G.F., Carrey, N.J., & Mazzuchin, A. Thirty-eight
blood, tissue and consumptive measures from rats exposed perinatally and as
adults to 0.5 Hz magnetic fields. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1978,
22, 213-226

Lundgren, J., & Persinger, M.A. Activity and acquisition/extinction comparisons
of brown- and white-coated litter mates. Psychological Reports, 1978, 43,
779-782

Persinger, M.A., Carrey, N.J., Lafrenière, G.F., & Mazzuchin, A. Step-like DRL
schedule change effects on blood chemistry, leucocytes, and tissue in rats
Physiology and Behavior, 1978, 21, 899-904

Persinger, M.A., & Fiss, T.B. Mesenteric mast cell degranulation is not
essential for conditioned taste aversion. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and
Behavior, 1978, 9, 725-730

Persinger, M.A. Brain mast cell numbers in the albino rat: sources of
variability. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 1979, 25, 380-386

Persinger, M.A. ELF field mediation in spontaneous PSI events: direct
information transfer or conditioned elicitation? Psychoenergetic Systems, 1979,
3, 155-169

Valliant, P.M., Persinger, M.A., & Satinder, K.P. Long-term effects of
preweaning taurine injections in rats: Interactions with strain and gender
Developmental Psychobiology, 1979, 12, 515-518

Krema, R., Sartor, V., & Persinger, M.A. Thyroid and thymus morphology in rats
following sudden DRL reinforcement schedule changes. Physiology and Behavior,
1979, 23, 1163-1164

Persinger, M.A. Behaviouristic descriptions of paranormal behaviors
Psychoenergetic Systems, 1979, 3, 229-242

Lafrenière, G.F., & Persinger, M.A. Thyroid morphology and activity does not
respond to ELF electromagnetic field exposures. Experientia, 1979, 35, 561-567

Persinger, M.A. Prediction on Fortean event reports from population and
earthquake numbers. Pursuit, 1979, 12, 162-174

Persinger, M.A. A first order approximation of satiation time: (IRT)2/Rt
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1979, 49, 649-650

Persinger, M.A. Earthquake activity and antecedent UFO report numbers
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1980, 50, 791-797

Rapundalo, S.T., Persinger, M.A., & Alikan, M.A. Cardio-histological changes in
rats from single episodes of maintained forced exercise. Physiology and
Behavior, 1980, 25, 433-438

Persinger, M.A. Handling factors not body marking influence thalamic mast cell
numbers in the preweaned albino rat. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 1980, 30,
448-459

Persinger, M.A. Developmental alterations in mast cell numbers and distributions
within the thalamus of the albino rat brain. Developmental Neuroscience, 1980,
4, 220-224

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: III. Prediction of UFO
reports by geomagnetic and seismic activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1981,
53, 115-122

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: IV. UFO reports and fortean
phenomena: temporal correlations in the central U.S.A. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1981, 53, 299-302

Nowak, G.P., Persinger, M.A., & Dewson, M.R. Level pressing in expanding or
collapsing intervals of nonresponse-contingent reward: sensitivity to
pretraining. Psychological Reports, 1982, 50, 1228-1230

Persinger, M.A., & Lundgren, J. Wild-albino hybrids and albino rats: thyroid
weight but not muricide differences. Psychological Reports, 1982, 50, 421-422

Schaefer, D., & Persinger, M.A. Fingerprints and personality scores. Perceptual
and Motor Skills, 1982, 54, 1021-1022

McLean, K., Parker, G.H., & Persinger, M.A. Lead in the water supply alters
swimming-maze behavior in adult mice. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1982, 55,
507-512

Kowalski, S., Parker, G.H., & Persinger, M.A. Interactions of 2-ppm lead in the
water supply with food deprivation upon maze-swimming behavior of mice
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1982, 55, 515-519

Persinger, M.A., Lepage, P., Simard, J.-P., & Parker, G.H. Skin mast cell
numbers as a function of distance, time and treatment of the wound. British
Journal of Dermatology, 1982, 108, 179-187

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior. VII. Prediction of recent
European UFO report years by nineteenth century luminosity and solar-seismic
variables. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 56, 91-95

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior. VIII: Specific prediction of
UFO reports within the New Madrid states by solar-geomagnetic and seismic
measures. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 56, 243-249

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior. IX: Expected clinical
consequences of close proximity to UFO-related luminosities. Perceptual and
Motor Skills, 1983, 56, 259-265

Persinger, M.A. The tectonic strain theory of luminosities (UFO reports):
determining optimal temporal, spatial and intensity parameters. Pursuit, 1983,
1, 21-35

Mantle, E., & Persinger, M.A. Alterations in subjective evaluations during acute
exposures to 5-Hz but not 9-Hz magnetic field devices. Journal of
Bioelectricity, 1983, 2, 5-14

Persinger, M.A. Brief report: degranulation of brain mast cells in young albino
rats. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 1983, 39, 299-306

Persinger, M.A. Winter blahs and spring irritability: the chronic but subtle
behavioral operations. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57, 496-498

Cameron, K.A., & Persinger, M.A. Pensioners who die soon after retirement can be
discriminated from survivors by post-retirement activities. Psychological
Reports, 1983, 53, 564-566

Persinger, M.A., & Levesque, B.F. Geophysical variables and behavior: XII. The
weather matrix accommodates large portions of variance of measured daily mood
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57, 868-870

Persinger, M.A. Religious and mystical experiences as artifacts of temporal lobe
function: a general hypothesis. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57,
1255-1262

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and human behavior: XV. Tectonic strain
luminosities (UFO reports) as predictable but hidden events within pre-1947
Central U.S.A. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1983, 57, 1227-1234

Persinger, M.A. Striking EEG profiles from single episodes of glossolalia and
transcendental meditation. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 58, 127-133

Persinger, M.A. Prediction of historical and contemporary luminosity (UFO)
reports by seismic variables within western Europe. Experientia, 1984, 40,
676-681

Persinger, M.A. & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: XIX. Strong
temporal relationships between inclusive seismic measures and UFO reports within
Washington State. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 59, 551-566

Persinger, M.A. People who report religious experiences may also display
enhanced temporal lobe signs. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 58, 963-975

Persinger, M.A. Propensity to report paranormal experiences is correlated with
temporal lobe signs. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 59, 583-586

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and human behavior: XVIII. Expected
perceptual characteristics and local distributions of close UFO reports
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1984, 58, 951-959

Persinger, M.A., & Nolan, M. Geophysical variables and behavior: XX. Weekly
numbers of mining accidents and the weather matrix: The importance of
geomagnetic variation and barometric pressure. Perceptual and Motor Skills,
1984, 59, 719-722

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXI. Geomagnetic variation
as possible enhancement stimuli for UFO reports preceding earthtremors
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 37-78

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXII. The tectonogenic
strain continuum of unusual events. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60,
59-65

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXIII
Relations between UFO reports within the Uinta Basin and local seismicity
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 143-152

Michaud, L.Y., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXV
Alterations in memory for a narrative following application of theta frequency
electromagnetic fields. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 416-418

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Temporal lobe signs: Electroencephalographic
validity and enhanced scores in special populations. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1985, 60, 831-842

Persinger, M.A. Death anxiety as a semantic conditioned suppression paradigm
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 827-830

Schaut, G.B., & Persinger, M.A. Subjective telepathic experiences, geomagnetic
activity and the ELF hypothesis: Part I. Data analyses. PSI Research, 1985,
4(1), 4-20

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and human behavior: Intense paranormal
experiences occur during days of quiet, global, geomagnetic activity. Perceptual
and Motor Skills, 1985, 61, 320-322

Persinger, M.A., & Valliant, P.M. Temporal lobe signs and reports of subjective
paranormal experiences in a normal population: a replication. Perceptual and
Motor Skills, 1985, 60, 903-909

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXXII
Evaluations of UFO reports in an infrequent area of seismicity: the Carman,
Manitoba Episode. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1985, 61, 807-813

Persinger, M.A. Subjective telepathic experiences, geomagnetic activity and the
ELF hypothesis: Part II. Stimulus features and neural detection. PSI Research,
1985, 4(2), 4-23

Persinger, M.A., & Nolan, M. Partial amnesia for a narrative following
application of theta frequency electromagnetic fields. Journal of
Bioelectricity, 1985, 4(2), 481-494

Persinger, M.A. Classical psychophysics and ELF magnetic field detection
Journal of Bioelectricity, 1985, 4(2), 577-584

Persinger, M.A., & DeSano, C.F. Temporal lobe signs: positive correlations with
imaginings and hypnosis induction profiles. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1986,
58, 347-350

Gearhart, L., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and human behavior. Onsets
of historical and contemporary poltergeist episodes occurred with sudden
increases in geomagnetic activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1986, 62,
463-466

Mattsson, D., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: positive
correlations between numbers of UFO reports and earthquake activity in Sweden
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1986, 63, 921-922

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Luminous phenomena and earthquakes in southern
Washington. Experientia, 1986, 42, 991-999

Persinger, M.A., & Cameron, R.A. Earth faults in some poltergeist-like cases?
Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 1986, 80, 49-73

Persinger, M.A. Geopsychology and geopsychopathology: mental processes and
disorders associated with geochemical and geophysical factors. Experientia,
1987, 43, 92-104

Persinger, M.A. Human biometeorology: Mental processes and disorders: A
neurobehavioral perspective. Experientia, 1987, 43, 39-47

Persinger, M.A. Spontaneous telepathic experiences from Phantasms of the Living
and low global geomagnetic activity. Journal of the American Society for
Psychical Research, 1987, 81, 23-36

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Electroencephalographic correlates of temporal
lobe signs and imaginings. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64, 1124-1126

Sabourin, L., & Persinger, M.A. Specific temporal-lobe signs and enhanced
delayed cross-modal matching performance. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64,
309-310

Persinger, M.A. MMPI profiles of normal people who display frequent
temporal-lobe signs. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64, 1112-1114

DeSano, C.F., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXXIX
Alterations in imaginings and suggestibility during brief magnetic field
exposures. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 64, 968-970

Ross, J., & Persinger, M.A. Positive correlations between temporal lobe signs
and hypnosis induction profiles: a replication. Perceptual and Motor Skills,
1987, 64, 828-830

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XLII
Negative correlation between accuracy of card-guessing and geomagnetic activity:
A case study. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1987, 65, 105-106
Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Temporal lobe signs and correlative behaviors
displayed by normal populations. Journal of General Psychology, 1987, 114(2),
179-195

Lewicki, D.R., Schaut, G.H., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and
behavior: XLIV. Days of subjective precognitive experiences and the days before
the actual events display correlated geomagnetic activity. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1987, 65, 173-174

Persinger, M.A. & Makarec, K. Possible learned detection of exogenous brain
frequency electromagnetic fields: A case study. Perceptual and Motor Skills,
1987, 65, 444-446

Persinger, M.A. Temporal lobe signs and personality characteristics. Perceptual
and Motor Skills, 1988, 66, 49-50

Persinger, M.A., & Schaut, G.B. Geomagnetic factors in subjective telepathic,
precognitive and postmortem experiences. Journal of the American Society for
Psychical Research, 1988, 82, 217-235

Persinger, M.A., Makarec, K., & Bradley, J.-C. Characteristics of limbic
seizures evoked by peripheral injections of lithium and pilocarpine Physiology
and Behavior, 1988, 44, 27-37

Venugopal, M., & Persinger, M.A. Conditioned taste aversion is reduced in rats
with a history of lithium/pilocarpine-induced limbic seizures. Neuroscience
Letters, 1988, 90, 177-180

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: L. Indications of a tectonic
strain factor in the Rutledge (UFO) observations during 1973 in Southeastern
Missouri. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1988, 67, 571-575

Arango, M.A., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LII
Decreased geomagnetic activity and spontaneous telepathic experiences from the
Sidgwick collection. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1988, 67, 907-910

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LIII. Epidemiological
considerations for incidence of cancer and depression in areas of frequent UFO
reports. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1988, 67, 799-803

Persinger, M.A. Increased geomagnetic activity and the occurrence of bereavement
hallucinations: Evidence for melatonin-mediated micro-seizuring in the temporal
lobe? Neuroscience Letters, 1988, 88, 271-274

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LIV. Zeitoun
(Egypt) apparitions of the Virgin Mary as tectonic strain-induced luminosities
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1989, 68, 123-128

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LV. Predicting the details
of visitor experiences and the personality of experients: The temporal lobe
factor. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1989, 68, 55-65

Ruttan, L.A., & Persinger, M.A. Temporal lobe signs and enhanced pleasantness
scores for words generated during spontaneous narratives. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1989, 69, 1101-1102

Persinger, M.A., & Krippner, S. Experimental dream telepathy, clairvoyance and
geomagnetic activity. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research,
1989, 83, 101-116

Persinger, M.A. Modern neuroscience and near-death experiences: expectancies and
implications. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 1989, 7, 233-239

Blomme, C.G., Parker, G.H., & Persinger, M.A. Operant detection of extremely low
frequency magnetic fields by the domestic pigeon Columbia livia. Bird Behavior,
1990, 8(2), 73-78

Persinger, M.A. The tectonic strain theory as an explanation for UFO phenomena:
A non-technical review of the research, 1970-1990. Journal of UFO Studies, 1990,
2, 105-137

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. University females are more fearful and males are
more egotistic: possible implications for vocational pursuits and response to
crisis. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 70, 1297-1298

Harrigan, T., Peredery, O., & Persinger, M.A. Failure to acquire an inhibitory
task following seizure-induced brain damage. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990,
70, 2687-2670

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Exotic beliefs may be substitutes for religious
beliefs. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71, 16-18

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geographical variables and behavior: LXI. UFO
reports in Carman Manitoba and the 1975 Minnesota quake: evidence of triggering
by increased volume of the Red River. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71,
531-536

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXII. Temporal
coupling of UFO reports and seismic energy release within the Rio Grande rift
system: discriminative validity of the tectonic strain theory. Perceptual and
Motor Skills, 1990, 71, 567-572

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXIII
Quasi-experimental evidence of the tectonic strain theory of luminous phenomena:
the Derby, Colorado earthquakes. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71, 707-714

Persinger, M.A., & Fisher, S.D. Elevated, specific temporal lobe signs in a
population engaged in psychic studies. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1990, 71,
817-818

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Luminous phenomena and seismic energy in the
central U.S.A. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 1990, 4(1), 55-69

Ruttan, L., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S. Enhancement of temporal lobe-related
experiences during brief exposures to milligauss intensity extremely low
frequency magnetic fields. Journal of Bioelectricity, 1990, 9(1), 33-54

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. EEG validation of temporal lobe signs inventory
in a normal. Journal of Research in Personality, 1990, 24, 323-337

Berger, R.E., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXVII
Quieter annual geomagnetic activity and larger effect size for experimental PSI
(ESP) studies over six decades. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 73,
1219-1223

Harrigan, T., Peredery, O., & Persinger, M.A. Radial maze deficits and
dorsomedial thalamic damage from multifocal, seizure-induced brain damage
Behavioral Neuroscience, 1991, 105, 482-486

Persinger, M.A. Preadolescent religious experience enhances temporal lobe signs
in normal young adults. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 72, 453-454

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXVI. Geomagnetic storm
sudden commencements and commercial aircrashes. Perceptual and Motor Skills,
1991, 72, 476-478

Falter, P., & Persinger, M.A. Improved arithmetic skills in French-Immersion
grade-school students are confounded by higher intelligence. Perceptual and
Motor Skills, 1991, 72, 772-774

Persinger, M.A. Subjective pseudocyesis (False Pregnancy) and elevated temporal
lobe signs: An implication. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 72, 499-503

Reid, K., Falter, M., & Persinger, M.A. Humoral (immunological) responses in
female albino rats during rotating magnetic field exposures. International
Journal of Biometeorology, 1991, 34, 239-241

von Kirschenheim, C., & Persinger, M.A. Temporal distortions during hypnotic
versus relaxation procedures. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis,
1991, 39, 63-66

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Cholinergic rebound after chlorpromazine
treatment exacerbates lithium muscarinic-induced limbic seizures in rats:
implications for psychiatric treatment. Psychological Reports, 1991, 69,
171-176

Falter, H., Reid, K., & Persinger, M.A. Sex differences in primary humoral
responses of albino rats to human serum albumin. Immunology Letters, 1991, 28,
143-146

Hodge, K.A., & Persinger, M.A. Quantitative increases in temporal lobe symptoms
in human males are proportional to postnatal geomagnetic activity: verification
by canonical correlation. Neuroscience Letters, 1991, 125, 205-208

Richards, P., & Persinger, M.A. Temporal lobe signs, the dissociative
experiences scale and the hemispheric quotient. Perceptual and Motor Skills,
1991, 72, 1139-1142

Persinger, M.A. Canonical correlation of a temporal lobe signs scale with
schizoid and hypomania scales in a normal population: Men and women are similar
but for different reasons. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 73, 615-618

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Psychometric differentiation of men and women by
the Personal Philosophy Inventory. Journal of Personality and Individual
Differences, 1991, 12, 1267-1271

Persinger, M.A., Koren, S.A., Makarec, K., Richards, P., & Youlton, S
Differential effects on wave form and the subject's possible temporal lobe signs
upon experiences during cerebral exposure to weak intensity magnetic fields
Journal of Bioelectricity, 1991, 10, 141-184

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P. Tobacyk's Paranormal Belief Scale and Temporal
Lobe Signs: Sex Differences in the Experiences of Ego-Alien Intrusions
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1991, 73, 1151-1156

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Interactions between temporal lobe signs,
imaginings, beliefs and gender: their effect upon logical inference
Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 1991, 11, 149-166

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Greater right hemisphericity is associated with
lower self-esteem in adults. Psychological Reports, 1991, 73, 1244-1246

Peredery, O., Persinger, M.A., Blomme, C., & Parker, G. Absence of maternal
behavior in rats with lithium/pilocarpine seizure-induced brain damage: support
of MacLean's triune brain theory. Physiology and Behavior, 1992, 52, 665-671

Falter, H., Persinger, M.A., & Chrétien, R. Transient immunosuppression in rats
is evoked by lithium/pilocarpine-induced limbic seizures. Pharmacology,
Biochemistry, and Behavior, 1992, 43, 315-317

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Geomagnetic activity and enhanced mortality in
rats with acute (epileptic) limbic lability. International Journal of
Biometereology, 1992, 36, 226-232

Lafrenière, G., Peredery, O., & Persinger, M.A. Progressive accumulation of
large aggregates of calcium containing polysaccharides and basophilic debris
within specific thalamic nuclei after lithium/pilocarpine-induced seizures
Brain Research Bulletin, 1992, 28, 825-830

Persinger, M.A., & Falter, H. Infantile stimulation produces mild enhancement in
a primary response of adult albino rats. Psychological Reports, 1992, 70,
976-978

Persinger, M.A. Criterion validity for Rotton's paralogic test: beliefs of
forbidden knowledge negatively affect inferential problem solving. Perceptual
and Motor Skills, 1992, 74, 296-298

Richards, P., & Persinger, M.A. Toe graphaesthesia as a discriminator of brain
impairment: the outstanding feet for neuropsychology. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1992, 74, 1027-1030

Persinger, M. A. "Sudden remembering" of early childhood memories and specific
neuropsychological indicators: implications for claims of sexual abuse and alien
visitation/abduction experiences. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75,
259-266

Lavallée, M.R., & Persinger, M.A. Left ear (right temporal lobe) suppressions
during dichotic listening, ego-alien intrusion experiences and spiritualistic
beliefs in normal women. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 547-551

Persinger, M.A. Right hemisphericity, low self-esteem, and unusual experiences:
a response to Vingiano. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 568-570

Richards, P.M., Koren, S.A., & Persinger, M.A. Experimental stimulation by
burst-firing weak magnetic fields over the right temporal lobe may facilitate
apprehension in women. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 667-670

Munro, C., & Persinger, M.A. Relative right temporal-lobe theta activity
correlates with Vingiano's hemispheric quotient and the "sensed presence"
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 899-903

Persinger, M.A. Enhanced incidence of "the sensed presence" in people who have
learned to meditate: support for the right hemispheric intrusion hypothesis
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75, 1308-1310

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. The feeling of a presence and verbal
meaningfulness in context of temporal lobe function: Factor analytic
verification of the muses? Brain and Cognition, 1992, 20, 217-226

Missaghi, B., Richards, P.M., & Persinger, M.A. Severity of experimental
allergic encephalomyelitis in rats depends upon the temporal contiguity between
limbic seizures and inoculation. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 1992,43, 1081-1086

Lazure, C.-L., & Persinger, M.A. Right hemisphericity and low self-esteem in
high school students: a replication. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1992, 75,
1058

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Transient blocking of persistent gnawing by
haloperidol in rats with seizure-induced multifocal brain damage. Life Science,
1993, 52, 869-876

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Extreme hypothermia induced by a synergism of
acute limbic seizures, physical restraint, and acepromazine: implications for
survival following brain injury. Psychological Reports, 1993, 72, 248-250

Persinger, M.A. Transcendental meditation and general meditation are associated
with enhanced complex partial epileptic-like signs: Evidence for "cognitive"
kindling? Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 80-82

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXI. Differential
contribution of geomagnetic activity to paranormal experiences concerning death
and crisis: An alternative to the ESP hypothesis. Perceptual and Motor Skills,
1993, 76, 555-562

Gillis, C., & Persinger, M.A. Shifts in the Plutchik Emotion Profile Indices
following three weekly treatments with pulsed vs continuous cerebral magnetic
fields. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 168-170

Persinger, M.A. Paranormal and religious beliefs may be mediated differentially
by subcortical and cortical phenomenological processes of the temporal (limbic)
lobes. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76, 247-251

Persinger, M.A. Average diurnal changes in melatonin levels are associated with
hourly incidence of bereavement apparitions: Support for the hypothesis of
temporal (limbic) lobe microseizuring. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 76,
444-446

Persinger, M.A. & Makarec, K. Complex Partial Epileptic-like Signs as a
Continuum from Normals to Epileptics: Normative Data and Clinical Populations
Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1993, 49, 33-45

Persinger, M.A. Personality changes following brain injury as a grief response
to the loss of sense of self: Phenomenological themes as indices of local
lability and neurocognitive structuring as psychotherapy. Psychological Reports,
1993, 72, 1059-1068

Persinger, M.A. Vectorial cerebral hemisphericity as differential sources for
the sensed presence, mystical experiences and religious conversions
Psychological Reports, 1993, 76, 915-930

Persinger, M.A., Bureau, Y.R.J., Kostakos, M., Peredery, O., & Falter, H
Behaviors of rats with insidious brain damage induced by seizures following
single peripheral injections of lithium and pilocarpine. Physiology and
Behavior, 1993, 53, 849-866

Persinger, M.A., Balance, S., & Moland, M. Snow fall and heart attacks. Journal
of Psychology, 1993, 127, 243-252

Richards, P., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Modification of activation and
evaluation properties of narratives by weak complex magnetic field patterns that
simulate limbic burst firing. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1993, 71,
71-85

Skirda, R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Positive associations between dichotic listening
errors, complex partial epileptic-like signs and paranormal beliefs. Journal of
Nervous and Mental Disease, 1993, 181, 663-667

Kostakos, M., Persinger, M.A., & Peredery, O. Deficits in working but not
reference memory in adult rats in which limbic seizures had been induced before
weaning: Implications for early brain injuries. Neuroscience Letters, 1993, 158,
209-212

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Bilingual men but not women display verbal memory
but not figural memory weaknesses compared to monolinguals. Personality and
Individual Differences, 1993, 15, 531-536

Persinger, M.A., & Derr, J.S. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXIV
Man-made fluid injections into the crust and reports of luminous phenomena (UFO
reports)--Is the strain field an aseismically propagating hydrological pulse?
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993, 77, 1059-1065

Derr, J.S., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXVI
Seasonal hydrological load and regional luminous phenomena (UFO reports) within
river systems, The Mississippi River test. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1993,
77, 1163-1170

Dittburner, T.-L., & Persinger, M.A. Intensity of amnesia during hypnosis is
positively correlated with estimated prevalence of sexual abuse and alien
abductions: implications for the false memory syndrome. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1993, 77, 895-898

Persinger, M.A., & Makarec, K. Reinforcement generalization as interaction
between processes rather than events: absence of schedule-induced hyperdispsia
in rats with histories of minimal food-water contiguity. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1993, 77, 751-774

Bisson, C., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: XXX. Possible
increased incidence of brain tumors in a population following a significant
episode of tectonic strain-related luminous phenomena. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1993, 77, 1088-1090

Persinger, M.A. Seizure suggestibility may not be an exclusive differential
indicator between psychogenic and partial complex seizures: the presence of a
third factor. Seizure, 1994, 3, 215-219

Fleming, J.L., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Magnetic pulses elevate
nociceptive thresholds: Comparisons with opiate receptor compounds in normal and
seizure-induced brain-damaged rats. Electric and Magnetobiology, 1994, 13(1),
67-75

Persinger, M.A. Maintained hypersexuality between male rats following
chronically induced limbic seizures: implications for bisexuality in complex
partial epileptic seizures. Psychological Reports, 1994, 74, 647-652

Persinger, M.A. Elicitation of "childhood memories" in hypnosis-like settings is
associated with complex partial epileptic-like signs for women but not for men:
implications for the false memory syndrome. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994,
78, 643-651

Persinger, M.A., Bureau, Y.R.J., Peredery, O.P., & Richards, P.M. The sensed
presence as right hemispheric intrusions into the left hemispheric awareness of
self: an illustrative case. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 78, 999-1009

Persinger, M.A., Bureau, Y.R., & Peredery, O. Dissociation between conditioned
taste aversion and radial maze learning following seizure-induced multifocal
brain damage: quantitative tests of serial vs. parallel circuit models of
memory. Physiology and Behavior, 1994, 56(2), 225-235

Bureau, Y.R.J., Peredery, O., & Persinger, M.A. Concordance of quantitative
damage within the diencephalon and telencephalon following systemic pilocarpine
(380 mg/kg) or lithium (3 mEq/kg)/pilocarpine (30 mg/kg) induced seizures. Brain
Research, 1994, 648, 265-269

Harrigan, T., Bureau, Y.R.J., Persinger, M.A., & Parker, G.H. Prevention of
sudden cardiac death by the atypical neuroleptic acepromazine following status
epilepticus in rats. Life Sciences, 1994, 54(24), 457-462

Chellew, G., & Persinger, M.A. Women but not men exhibit a positive correlation
between complex partial epileptic-like signs and tactile-visual cross-modal
matching: implications for hemispheric intercalation. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1994, 78, 1312-1314

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Alterations in pleasantness but not activation
when long-term memories are reconstructed during contextual versus noncontextual
settings. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 79, 95-98

Persinger, M.A. Sense of a presence and suicidal ideation following brain
injury: implications of right hemispheric intrusions from neuropsychological
profiles. Psychological Reports, 1994, 75, 1059-1070

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Quantitative electroencephalographic (QEEG)
validation of left and right temporal lobe indicators in normal people
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1994, 79, 1571-1578

Churchill, D.R., Persinger, M.A., & Thomas, A.W. Geophysical variables and
behavior: LXXVII. Increased geomagnetic activity and decreased pleasantness of
spontaneous narratives for percipients but not agents. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1994, 79, 387-392

Persinger, M.A., Richards, P.M., & Koren, S.A. Differential ratings of
pleasantness following right and left hemispheric application of low energy
magnetic fields that stimulate long-term potentiation. International Journal of
Neuroscience, 1994, 79, 191-197

Tiller, S.G., & Persinger, M.A. Enhanced hypnotizability by cerebrally applied
magnetic fields depends upon the order of hemispheric presentation: an
anistropic effect. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1994, 79, 157-163

Roberts, M.A., Persinger, M.A., Grote, C., Evertowski, L.M., Springer, J.A.,
Tuten, T., Moulden, D., Franzen, K.M., Roberts, R.J., & Baglio, C.S. The
Dichotic Word Listening Test: Preliminary observations in American and Canadian
samples. Applied Neuropsychology, 1994, 1, 45-56

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Women reconstruct more details than men for a
complex five-minute narrative: implications for right hemispheric factors in the
serial memory effect. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 80, 403-410

Persinger, M.A. Complex partial epileptic-like signs contribute differential
sources of variance to low self-esteem and imaginings. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1995, 80, 427-431

Baker, P., & Persinger, M.A. Early genital stimulation of rats lowers limbic
seizure latencies for females but increases latencies for males. Psychological
Reports, 1995, 76, 547-552

Bureau, Y.R.J., & Persinger, M.A. Decreased incidence of limbic motor seizures
following twenty pairings of subclinical lithium-pilocarpine injections and a
putative opiate-releasing magnetic field. Electro- and Magnetobiology, 1995, 14,
1-6

Makarec, K., & Persinger, M.A. Complex partial epileptic-like signs and
differential visual search times for normal men and normal women: implications
for functional lateralization. Journal of Personality and Individual
Differences, 1995, 18, 643-651

Bédard, A.W., & Persinger, M.A. Prednisolone blocks extreme intermale social
aggression in amygdaloid-damaged rats: implications for the central nucleus,
corticotrophin releasing factor and electrical seizures. Psychological Reports,
1995, 80, 791-799

Persinger, M.A. Out-of-body-like experiences are more probable in people with
elevated complex partial epileptic-like signs during periods of enhanced
geomagnetic activity: a nonlinear effect. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 80,
563-569

Persinger, M.A. The possibility of directly accessing every human brain by
electromagnetic induction of fundamental algorithms. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1995, 80, 791-799

Carrey, N.J., Butter, H.J., Persinger, M.A., & Bialik, R.J. Physiological and
cognitive correlates of child abuse. Journal of American Academy of Adolescent
Child Psychiatry, 1995, 34, 1067-1075

Bureau, Y.R., & Persinger, M.A. Decreased latencies for
lithium/pilocarpine-induced limbic seizures in rats when daily average
geomagnetic activity exceeds 20 nT. Neuroscience Letters, 1995, 192, 142-144

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Vestibular experiences during brief periods of
partial sensory deprivation are enhanced when daily geomagnetic activity exceeds
15-20 nT. Neuroscience Letters, 1995, 194, 69-72

Persinger, M.A. Neuropsychologica Principia Brevita: an application to traumatic
(acquired) brain injury. Psychological Reports, 1995, 77, 707-724

Persinger, M.A. Sudden unexpected death in epileptics following sudden, intense
increases in geomagnetic activity: Prevalence of effect and potential
mechanisms. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1995, 38, 180-187

Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior: Overt limbic seizures are
associated with concurrent and pre-midscotophase geomagnetic activity:
synchronization by prenocturnal feeding. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 81,
83-93

Desjardins, D., & Persinger, M.A. Strong quantitative associations between
biting behavior and cellular density within the central amygdaloid nucleus in
male rats with lithium/pilocarpine-induced seizures. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1995, 81, 635-641

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Foot agility and toe gnosis/graphaesthesia as
potential indicators of integrity of the medial cerebral surface: normative data
and comparison with clinical populations. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1995, 80,
1011-1024

Dubois, S.L., & Persinger, M.A. Personality profiles of women who report and who
do not report physical and sexual harassment: comparisons with traumatic brain
injury. Social Behavior and Personality, 1996, 24, 87-94

Freeman, J., & Persinger, M.A. Intermittent instructions (disruption) during
exposure to transcerebral magnetic fields that elevate nociceptive thresholds
elicits irritability: implications for opiate effects. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1996, 82, 639-642

Michon, A., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Attempts to simulate the association
between geomagnetic activity and spontaneous seizures in rats by experimentally
generated by magnetic fields. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 82, 619-626

Moulden, J.A., & Persinger, M.A. Visuospatial/vocabulary differences in boys and
girls and a potential age-dependent drift in vocabulary norms. Perceptual and
Motor Skills, 1996, 82, 472-474

Persinger, M.A., Hart, B., & Thomas, A.W. Geophysical variables and behavior:
LXXX. Periodicities and energetic characteristics of a strobe-light luminosity
during a geomagnetic storm. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 82, 683-688

Richards, P., Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Modification of semantic memory in
normal subjects by application across the temporal lobes of a weak (1 microT)
magnetic field structure that promotes long-term potentiation in hippocampal
slices. Electro- and Magnetobiology, 1996, 15(2), 141-148

Baker, L., & Persinger, M.A. Weak, but complex pulsed magnetic fields may reduce
depression following traumatic brain injury. Psychological Reports, 1996, 83,
491-498

Persinger, M.A. Clinical neurological indicators are only moderately correlated
with quantitative neuropsychological test scores in patients who display
mild-moderate brain impairment following closed head injury. Perceptual and
Motor Skills, 1996, 81, 1283-1292

Persinger, M.A. Subjective pseudocyesis in normal women who exhibit enhanced
imaginings and elevated indicators of electrical lability within the temporal
lobes: implications of the "Missing Embryo Syndrome". Social Behavior and
Personality, 1996, 24, 101-112

Salmoni, A., Richards, P.M., & Persinger, M.A. Absence of frontal lobe
dysfunction indicators in healthy elderly subjects: Comparisons with verified
frontal lobe damage. Developmental Neuropsychology, 1996, 201-206

Persinger, M.A. Enhancement of limbic seizures by nocturnal application of
experimental magnetic fields that simulate the magnitude and morphology of
increases in geomagnetic activity. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1996
86, 271-280

Cook, L.R., & Persinger, M.A. Long-term behavioral consequences of
seizure-induced brain injury may be affected by subtle stimuli during the first
twenty-four hours of injury. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996, 83, 523-529

Persinger, M.A. Feelings of past lives as expected perturbations within the
neurocognitive processes that generate the sense of self: contributions from
limbic lability and vectorial hemisphericity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1996,
83, 1107-1121

O'Connor, R.P. & Persinger, M.A. Increases in geomagnetic activity are
associated with increases in thyroxine levels in a single patient: Implications
for melatonin levels. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1996, 88, 243-247
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Healey, F., & Persinger, M.A. Enhanced hypnotic induction profile and the sense
of a presence following application of burst-firing magnetic fields over the
right temporoparietal lobes: a replication. International Journal of
Neuroscience, 1996, 87, 201-207

Persinger, M.A., & Tiller, S.G. Personality not intelligence or educational
achievement differentiate university students who access special needs for
"learning disabilities". SocialBehavior and Personality, in press

O'Gorman, K.A., & Persinger, M.A. Hypnotic induction profiles, contextual
innuendo and the sense of presence in normal men and women: estimated prevalence
of child abuse and alien abductions. Perceptual and Motor Skills (in press)

Bureau, Y.R.J., Persinger, M.A., & Parker, G. Enhanced geomagnetic activity
interferes with hypothermia and increases mortality in rats. International
Journal of Biometeorology, 1996, 39, 197-200

O'Connor, R.P., & Persinger, M.A. Geophysical variables and behavior??: A strong
association between sudden infant death (SIDs) and increments of geomagnetic
activity. Possible support for the melatonin hypothesis. Perceptual and Motor
Skill, 1997, 84, 395-402

Persinger, M.A., Richards, P.M., & Koren, S.A. Possible differential entrainment
of electroencephalographic activity by weak complex electromagnetic fields
Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1997, 84, 527-536

Persinger, M.A., Peredery, O., Bureau, Y.R.J., & Cook, L. Emergent properties
following brain injury: the claustrum as a major component of a pathway that
influences nociceptive thresholds to foot shock in rats. Perceptual and Motor
Skills, 1997, 85, 387-398

Thomas, A.W., & Persinger, M.A. Daily post-training to pulsed magnetic fields
that evoke morphine-like analgesia affects consequent motivation but not
proficiency in maze learning in rats. Electro- and Magnetobiology, 1997, 16,
33-41

Persinger, M. A. Reported prevalence of unconsciousness from mechanical impact
to the head in university populations during a fifteen-year period. Perceptual
and Motor Skills, 1997, 85, 445-446

Cook, C. M. and Persinger, M. A. Experimental induction of the "sense presence"
in normal subjects and an exceptional subject". Perceptual and Motor Skills,
1997, 85, 683-693

Persinger, M. A. Metaphors for the effects of weak, sequentially complex
magnetic fields. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1997, 85, 204-206

Bureau, Y.R.J., Persinger, M.A., & Parker, G.H. Hypothermia (reduction of core
temperature to near-ambient levels) by limbic seizures, acepromazine and
physical restraint: Exclusion of the D1 receptor. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behavior
(in revision)

Persinger, M.A., & Tiller, S.G. Background sound pressure fluctuations (5 dB)
from overhead ventilation systems increase subjective fatigue of university
students during three-hour lectures. Perceptual and Motor Skills, in submission

Richards, P.M., & Persinger, M.A. Agility, agnosia and graphaesthesia for toes
and fingers in children: normative data (ages 7-14 years) and clinical
comparisons. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (in revision)

Moulden, J.A., & Persinger, M.A. Delayed left ear compared to right ear accuracy
during development (6-15 years) as indicated by Robert's New Dichotic Word
Listening Test. Submitted to Neuropsychologica (in revision)

Peredery, O., Persinger, M.A., & Mastrosov, L. Semi-quantitative patterns of
lithium/pilocarpine seizure induced brain damage in the rat. Brain Research
Bulletin (in revision)

Persinger, M.A., Richards, P.M., & Koren, S.A. Experimental induction of the
sensed presence by transtemporal complex magnetic fields: Is it the right
hemispheric homologue of the left sense of self? Brain and Cognition (in
revision)

Persinger, M.A., Moulden, J.A., & Richards, P.M. Incremental improvement of
dichotic left ear accuracy and toe agnosia between 9 and 10 years of age:
implications for maturation of a portion of the corpus callosum and the sense of
self. (in preparation)

Persinger, M.A., Peredery, O., Eastman, E.M., & Desjardins, D. Time-dependent
ventricular enlargement and shrinkage of the reticulata substantia nigra
following a single episode of lithium/pilocarpine-induced seizures. (in
preparation)

Persinger, M.A. A comment concerning confounding variables within "referral
controls" for sexual/physical abuse studies (in submission)

Persinger, M.A., & Koren, S.A. Persistent elevation of nocturnal activity in
rodents following apparent recovery from lithium/pilocarpine-induced limbic
seizures. Psychological Reports (in submission)

Desjardins, D., & Persinger, M.A. Extreme intermale aggression between limbic
epileptic rats is modulated by the composition of the social group: implications
for sign stimuli? Physiology and Behavior (in revision)

Persinger, M.A., & Richards, P.M. Sex differences in the individual estimations
of one's own personality: women overestimate factors that reflect social
expectancies. Personality and Individual Differences (in preparation)

Richards, P.M., Persinger, M.A., Harrigan, T., & O'Connor, R. Possible role of
the CRF-ACTH-Corticosterone system in the latency of seizure onset time for rats
receiving lithium and pilocarpine. Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Behavior (in
revision)

Persinger, M.A. Holding hands with the insula on the Island of Reil:
Implications for love and bonding in the human animal (in preparation)

Persinger, M.A. Central pain and depression following traumatic brain injury:
eliminating the myth of functional-organic dichotomy. (in preparation)

Tiller, S.G., & Persinger, M.A. Absence of empirical improvement in
neuropsychological, cognitive and personality profiles of patients who still
exhibit moderate brain impairment 1.0 to 4.0 year after the injury: A cross
sectional and longitudinal study. Applied Neuropsychology (in revision)

Peredery, O., Persinger, M.A., & Bureau, Y.R.J. Physical restraint during the
first eighteen hours after lithium/pilocarpine-induced seizures reduces necrosis
within selective structures. (in preparation)

Derr, J. S. and Persinger, M. A. Geophysical variables and behavior: Annual
January rainfall may modulate the incidence of luminous phenomena within the San
Francisco Basin. (in revision)


Presentations at academic/professional conferences, societies, workshops:

Halasz, M.F., Hughes, K.R., Humphreys, D.R., & Persinger, M.A. Radiogenic
cerebellar malformation: Elicitation of behavioral transients to unmask
compensated deficits of operant learning in rats. (American Zoologist, 1970, 10,
33).


Persinger, M.A. Some behavioral and physiological effects of pre- and neo-natal
exposure to an ELF rotating magnetic field. Sixth International Biometeorology
Conference in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 3-9 September, 1972
Persinger, M.A. ELF, thermoelectric and tectonogenic sources of PSI and PK
First Canadian Conference of Psychokinesis, Toronto, Canada, 20-23 June, 1974
(New Horizons, 1, 1975).


Persinger, M.A. Electromagnetism, field forces, and human activity. Eighth
Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, Thunder Bay, Ontario,
Canada, 6-9 March, 1975.


Persinger, M.A. Behavioral-biological-biochemical consequences of ELF magnetic
field exposures. First Canadian Symposium on the Behavioral-Biological Effects
of Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields. Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting
of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, Canada, 18-20 June,
1975.


Persinger, M.A. Comments on transient seismo-electric/magnetic fields and
proximal human behavior. The 7th International Biometeorology Congress, College
Park, Maryland, U.S.A., 17-23 August, 1975. (Abstract in International Journal
of Biometeorology, Supplement to 1975, 19, 125-126).


Persinger, M.A., & Janes, J.T. Significant correlations between anxiety scores
and perinatal geomagnetic activity. The 7th International Biometeorology
Congress, College Park, Maryland, U.S.A., 17-23 August, 1975 (Abstract in
International Journal of Biometeorology, Supplement to 1975, 19, 126).


Persinger, M.A., & Lafrenière, G.F. Relative hypertrophy of rat thyroid
following ten-day exposures to an ELF magnetic field: Determining intensity
thresholds. The 7th International Biometeorology Congress, College Park,
Maryland, U.S.A., 17-23 August, 1975. (Abstract in International Journal of
Biometeorology, Supplement to 1975, 19, 126-127.


Persinger, M.A. Modifications of brain mast cell numbers in rats by various
preweaning treatments. International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
Toronto, Ontario, 5-7 November, 1976.


Persinger, M.A. Response sensitivity of human subjects to ELF electromagnetic
fields: critical considerations for two ELF models of paranormal behaviours
Proceedings of the International Conference on Cybernetics and Society (IEEF
Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society), Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 19-21
September, 1977

Persinger, M.A. What factors can account for UFO experiences? American
Psychological Association, Symposium on Using Hypnotic Procedures in the
Investigation of UFO Experiences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 28 August, 1978
Persinger, M.A. Predicting UFO events and experiences. Presented to the Toronto
Society for Psychical Research, October, 1981.


Persinger, M.A. The problems of human exposure to ELF magnetic fields. Keynote
Address. PACE Conference. Learned Societies. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 1982
Persinger, M.A. Predicting UFO events and experiences. Invited Paper at MUFON
Symposium, 2-5 July, 1982, Toronto, Ontario.


Persinger, M.A. Some effects of cold climate upon behavior. Presented at the
Workshop "Making Canadian Cities More Livable". Ottawa, Ontario, 28 October,
1982.


Persinger, M.A. Winter climate and the Canadian personality. The Factors
Invited Paper at the Symposium "To Dome or Not to Dome". Part of the New
Neighbourhood Forum, sponsored by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Toronto,
Ontario, 2-5 February, 1983.


Persinger, M.A., & Schaut, G.B. (Presented). Intense subjective experiences
occur during days of quiet, global geomagnetic activity. Presented at the 100th
year Anniversary of the American Society for Psychical Research: The 28th Annual
Convention of the Parapsychological Association), 12-16 August, 1985, Tufts
University, Medford, Mass.


Derr, J.S. (presented) & Persinger, M.A. Luminous phenomena, earthquake lights
and tectonic strain. Presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for
Scientific Exploration (Princeton University, October 29-31, 1985).


Derr, J.A. (presented) & Persinger, M.A. Temporal association between Zeitoun
luminous phenomena and regional seismic activity. Society for Scientific
Exploration. Sixth Annual Meeting (Austin, Texas), 29-30 May, 1987.


Persinger, M.A. Global geomagnetic activity and anomalous psychological
experiences concerning death and crisis: further replications. Society for
Scientific Exploration. Sixth Annual Meeting (Austin, Texas), May 29-30, 1987.


Derr, J.S. (presented), & Persinger, M.A. Luminous phenomena (earthquakes
lights?) preceding two New Mexico earthquakes. Presented at the Eastern Section
Seismological Society of America Conference (Santa Fe, New Mexico), April 13-15,
1992. Seismological Research Letters, 63(1), January-March, 1992.


Persinger, M.A. Human memory: What it is and why it changes over time. Presented
at The Ontario Family Law Judges Association, Sudbury, Ontario, May 24, 1995.


Persinger, M.A. Human memories: An introduction to current scientific evidence
and comments concerning problems of memory reconstruction. Presented at Northern
Regional Judicial Seminar, Sudbury, Ontario, February 22, 1996.


Long, T., O'Donovan, C., Cabe, C., Bennett, L., Whittington, P., Bell, W. and
Persinger, M. A. Relationship between geomagnetic activity to the occurrence of
temporal lobe seizures in an epilepsy monitoring unit. Epilepsia, 1996, 36
(S4):94




Publications after 1997
This section is under Construction

Persinger M.A. Et Al, "Remote Viewing With The Artist Ingo Swann: Neuropsychological Profile, Electroencephalographic Correlates, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) And Possible Mechanisms" Perceptual And Motor Skills, 2002, 94, 927-949


Murphy, Todd & Persinger, M. A.  "Complex Partial Epileptic-Like Experiences in University Students and Practitioners of Dharmakaya in Thailand: Comparison with Canadian University Students.   Psychological Reports, 2001, 89, 199-206 

E.W. Tsang, M.A. Persinger., S.A. Koren "Alterations of Affective and Autonomic Responses With Transcerebral Complex Magnetic Fields: Daily Versus Weekly Schedule" (in preparation)

 

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