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The Gold Leaf Lady and Other Parapsychological Investigations$
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Stephen E. Braude

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780226071527

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226071534.001.0001

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Joe Nuzum: Subject from Hell

Joe Nuzum: Subject from Hell

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(p.55) 3 Joe Nuzum: Subject from Hell
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The Gold Leaf Lady and Other Parapsychological Investigations
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226071534.003.0003

This chapter examines the abilities of alleged psychokinetic superstar Joe Nuzum from New York. It describes the author's observation about Nuzum's efforts to circumvent previously agreed-upon controls during a test and how he caught Nuzum cheating. The chapter also explains that Nuzum was sometimes innocently aided in his evasions by his enthusiastic but uncritical supporters, and highlights both the incompetence and treachery on the part of Nuzum's principal sponsor.

Keywords:   Joe Nuzum, psychokinetic superstar, New York, psychokinetic ability, cheating, fraud

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