Jun 8, 2009
He was co-founder of the Stanford Research Institute's investigation into psychic abilities in the 1970s and 1980s.
His work in this area, remote
viewing, was published in Nature, Proceedings of the Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Proceedings
of the American
the Advancement of Science.
Russell is coauthor of six books dealing with the scientific investigation of psychic abilities including:
Miracles of Mind: Exploring Non-Local Consciousness and Spiritual Healing , Heart of the Mind: How to Experience God Without Belief, and Limitless Mind and The End of Suffering: A Guide to Fearless Living.
In 1997, Targ retired from Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space Company as a senior scientist and now pursues ESP research.
In many ways Russell Targ has
completely altered the landscape of our culture and he continues to
provoke individuals in many fields to delve more
deeply into scientific mysteries with an attitude of a true scientific explorer.