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Taking the scary out of breast cancer stats. Observer, 21, 16 17. Titchener, E. B. (1898). The feeling of being stared at. Science, 8, 895 897. , & Schlitz, M. (1997). Experimenter effects and the remote detection of staring. The Journal of Parapsychology, 61, 197 207. Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part.

They attempted to overcome this issue in two ways. One way was to weight the impact of each study on the final outcome by its quality (so a lower quality study had less impact on the final result). Based on this analysis, they found a significant DMILS effect. The second approach was to focus only on the best quality studies. This procedure produced a non-significant effect. Overall, Schmidt, Schnieder, Utts, et al. noted that their effect size (however calculated) was lower than previous reports, partially due to weighting based on quality, and partially due to the fact that newer studies were producing smaller effects than the initial studies in the field.

He noted that many of his students believed in the ability, but that his laboratory studies with people who felt they possessed the ability showed that they could not detect staring. Titchener did not provide details of his studies, but Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. CHAPTER 2 • Observation Research 19 he did provide an account of why people might feel that they have the ability. Basically, in a crowd, people are uncomfortable having their backs turned on the people behind them.

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