Dr. Dean Pomerleau is an entrepreneur with AssistWare Technology, a company that develops automotive collision avoidance technology, including a system to prevent crashes caused by driver drowsiness. Dean has a rather unique hobby in that he likes to train tropical fish to perform amazing stunts. He used a training technique called positive reinforcement to train a two year old common goldfish named Comet how to do tricks.
Writer and physicist Russell Targ discussed his new memoir Do You See What I See?, which chronicles his tale as a visually impaired scientist who helped create the Remote Viewing program at SRI, and offersinfo on how to separate the psychic signal from mental noise. He learned remote viewing (RV) from the legendary psychic Ingo Swann, and in turn, he and Hal Puthoff taught these skills to a group of Army Intelligence officers in the 1970's. Running for over twenty years, the CIA's RV unit revealed information on such topics as Chinese atomic bombs, armed hostages in Iran, and lost planes in Africa, he detailed.Yet in 1995, the CIA cancelled and declassified the program, claiming that with the end of the Cold War, America no longer had the kind of enemies that warranted using RV, Targ explained. He speculated that fundamentalist elements in the CIA/gov't. may have exerted pressure to get rid of the program. RV can be used for financial gain-- his team at one point had success ... More »Host: George Noory