In 2011, an American psychologist named Daryl Bem proved the impossible. He showed that precognition — the ability to sense the future — is real. His study was explosive, and shook the very foundations of psychology.
This episode was produced by Alexander B. Kim. Edited by Sam Fenn and Gordon Katic, with production support from from Polly Leger, Tom Lowe, and Emma Partridge. Research advising from Dr. Dave Ng, Dr. Candis Callison, and Dr. Ed Kroc.
This episode was initially made in partnership with the program Ideas, from CBC Radio. Nicola Lucsik of Ideas helped edit it, and the CBC shared production costs with Cited Media. This partnership was made possible with a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. It was part of a wider project looking at the politics of science in post-truth times, and was advised by Dr. Dave Ng at the University of British Columbia.
Cited is produced out of the Centre of Ethics at the University of Toronto, which is on the traditional land of Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples. Cited is also produced out of the Michael Smith Laboratories at the University of British Columbia — that’s on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.