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Failing the Future : Three Unsuccessful Attempts to Replicate Bem's 'Retroactive Facilitation of Recall' Effect. / Ritchie, Stuart J; Wiseman, Richard; French, Christopher C.

In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 7, No. 3, e33423, 2012.

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title = "Failing the Future: Three Unsuccessful Attempts to Replicate Bem's 'Retroactive Facilitation of Recall' Effect",
abstract = "Nine recently reported parapsychological experiments appear to support the existence of precognition. We describe three pre-registered independent attempts to exactly replicate one of these experiments, 'retroactive facilitation of recall', which examines whether performance on a memory test can be influenced by a post-test exercise. All three replication attempts failed to produce significant effects (combined n = 150; combined p = .83, one-tailed) and thus do not support the existence of psychic ability.",
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