Genetics of Psychic Ability

TITLE: Genetics of Psychic Ability

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR 707-779-8230
FUNDED BY:  BIAL  and Institute of Noetic Sciences. For more information about the Institute of Noetic Sciences, please go to
PURPOSE:  You have been invited to be in this research study because you have expressed interest in contributing information about the genetics of extended human capacities. The purpose of this study is to discover if extended human capacities run in families, suggesting a genetic component.

PROCEDURES: This online survey will take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete. In this survey, you will answer questions about yourself and your family. You will be asked about your gender, marital status; extended human capacities that you or your family may have; medications you may be taking; and personal experiences you may have had. At the end of the survey you will be asked if we have permission to contact you for the next phase of this research project.

If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints regarding this study now or in the future, please contact Dr. Helané Wahbeh, 707-779-8230.

RISKS:  We make every effort to protect your identity, however there is a minimal risk of loss of confidentiality. If you find some of the questions too personal or or wish not to answer you may leave them blank.

BENEFITS: You may or may not find personal benefit from being in this study.  However, by serving as a participant you will help us learn how to benefit others in the future.

CONFIDENTIALITY: In this study we are receiving minimal identifiable information about you so there is little chance of breach of confidentiality.  

COSTS: There is no cost for participating in this study.

PARTICIPATION: This research is being overseen by the Institute of Noetic Science (IONS) Institutional Review Board (“IRB”). If any of the follow apply, please contact the IRB Chair, Dr. Dean Radin, at

•        Your questions, concerns, or complaints are not being answered by the research team.
•        You want to communicate with someone other than the research team.
•        You have questions about your rights as a research subject.
•        You want to get more information or provide input about this research.

You are not required to participate in this or any research study. You are free to withdraw from the study at any time.

Thank you for your participation!