Professor Mark E. Glickman is THE foremost authority on magic and statistics.

He and colleague, Larry Lesser (University of Texas), published a paper called

Using Magic in the Teaching of Probability and Statistics.

I believe it was published in "Model Assisted Statistics and Applications" ....

Here is a link.

http://iospress.metapress.com/content/j ... lltext.pdfMark is an undisputed expert in the field.

His statement on the THOUGHT DIAL portion of the experiment was this .....

Hi David,

Here's the basic text you probably want:

The spread for the superbowl was 5 points in favor of the Colts. Football statisticians would convert this into an approximately probability of 1/3 that the Saints would win. The probability that Thought Dial would produce six independent predictions that were all correct (i.e., the Saints win) is therefore 1/3 raised to the power of 6, that is about 0.00137, or about 14 chances in 10000.

Hope that helps.

- Mark

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I know for a FACT that Mark is an expert in the field, however I'm not sure who you are or what qualifications, if any, you have?

So I'm going with the EXPERT on this one

ABOUT 14 CHANCES IN 10,000 !!!!

Just for the Thought Dial portion of the experiment!

When Dowsing is added (radioesp.com) it is even MORE AMAZING!!!!