Episode 11:
ESP - Evaluating Statistics for Psychic Phenomena

Release Date: 10/29/2014


Jessica Utts
Jessica Utts on the set of Stats+Stories (with the ghost of Steve Beitzel hovering in the background).

Jessica Utts, professor and chair of the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Irvine, and the incoming 2016 President of the American Statistical Association, joined Stats and Stories to discuss research on the possible existence of psychic abilities. She has been working with researchers who study psychic abilities for several decades, wrote a report for Congress evaluating the US government's work on the topic, and has discussed the work on numerous television programs including Larry King Live and CNN News.



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