ESP Biography

PAUL SWITZER, Stanford Statistics Prof

Major: Statistics

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 1961

Picture of Paul Switzer

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Grew up in Manitoba, Canada
Harvard Statistics PhD
Been teaching at Stanford since
Now live in San Francisco

Past Classes

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M6669: Experiments in Extra-Sensory Perception [ESP] in Splash Fall 2018 (Dec. 01 - 02, 2018)
Experiments in Extra-Sensory Perception [ESP] 1.Survey of class members’ views and beliefs regarding psychic phenomena 2.Historical review of ESP experiments – including those at Stanford 3.In-class ESP experimentation using paired class members [includes web-based experiments] 4.Summarizing results of the in-class experiments -- how to present results of experiments 5.How to tell the difference between ESP and pure luck