The 31th Annual Convention
Japanese Society for Parapsychology (JSPP)

December 5-6, 1998 Hokutopia, Tokyo, Japan

Organizing Committee: Shinya Ito (Director), Masayuki Hirafuji, Tsuyoshi

December 5 (Sat.) Conference Room 901

12:30 Registration
13:00 Opening Remark Chairperson of Convention: Shinya Ito

-- Research Reports -- Chairperson: Mikio Araki
13:05 An Pure Telepathy Experiment in the Psychology Class: 1. Tests in
1997 and 1998
Shigeki Hagio
13:35 A Basic Study of RSPK Reports in Japanese Early Modern Ages
Kazuo Shimizu
14:05 Problems of Measurements for Anomalous Bio-Magnetic Field
Hideyuki Kokubo, Mikio Yamamoto, Masahiko Hirasawa,
Masahide Furukawa, Kimiko Kawano and Hideaki Sakaida

14:35 Coffee Break

-- Research Reports (continued) -- Chairperson: Hideo Izumi
14:45 Report on Screening of Subjects at Yunnan University
Hideyuki Kokubo, Mikio Yamamoto, Masahiko Hirasawa,
Masahide Furukawa, Kimiko Kawano and Hideaki Sakaida
15:15 Effect of paranormal capacity and scarcity on people's evaluation
of self-styled psychics
Toshiaki Imaizumi

15:45 Is ESP Normal Sensation? -- A Model of Information Acquisition
through Enormously Multiple Channels with Ultra Weak Signal --
Masayuki Hirafuji
16:15 Non-Local Interaction in Consciousness -- Theoretical Proof that
the Mind can not be made out of the Brain without Non-Local Interactions
Sumio Baba

16:45 Discussion
17:15 Coffee Break
17:25-- JSPP regular meeting

December 6 (Sun.) Conference Room 901

9:30 Registration

-- Panel Discussion: "Measurement Problem in Parapsychology" --
Chairperson: Masayuki Hirafuji
10:00 Overview on Studies for Measurement Problem and Psychological
Masayuki Hirafuji
Particularity of human being or its brain in quantum physics
- An Introduction to Measurement Problem in One of its Various
Aspects -
Masahiko Hirasawa
A Short Summary of Observational Theories in Parapsychology
Koichi Urabe
Comments on the Decision Augmentation Theory (DAT) by E. May
Shinya Ito
Comments on the above Issues
Hideyuki Kokubo

12:30 Lunch Break

13:25 Speech by President of JSPP
Soji Otani

-- Symposium: "States of Consciousness and Parapsychology" --
Chairperson: Shinya Ito
13:30 Introduction
Shinya Ito
13:45 What is Altered States of Consciousness?
Toshimasa Saito
14:35 Altered States of Consciousness and Psi Phenomena
Akira Onda
15:25 Image and Parapsychology
Morihiro Sugishita

16:15 Coffee Break
16:25 Discussion
17:00 Closing Address

18:00-- Closing Banquet