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An Unknown Force Awakened by A Pyramidal
Structure
Osamu Takagi1, Masamichi Sakamoto2, Hideo Yoichi1, Hideyuki
Kokubo1, Kimiko Kawano1, Mikio Yamamoto1
1Information and Research Center, International Research Institute (IRI), 1108-2 Sonno, Inage, Chiba 263-
0051, Japan
2Aquavision Academy, 1228-3 Tsubuura, Narita, Chiba 287-0236, Japan
Abstract: We have been studying a non-contact effect by a meditator in a pyramidal structure on bio-sensors which
are placed some distance from the meditator. So far we have demonstrated a meditators non-contact effect with
very high statistical accuracy and also discovered that the non-contact effect has a time dependence. However, the
details of the experimental results were completely opposite our expectations. Namely, to our surprise, the non-
contact effect was detected when the meditator was not in the pyramidal structure, and it was not detected when the
meditator was in the pyramidal structure. In this paper, we conducted a verification experiment to clarify the factors
that led to the unexpected experimental results; in particular, we wanted to identify the necessary conditions for the
non-contact effect to come into play. The verification experiment consisted of four patterns in which the
presence/absence of the meditator and the presence/absence of the pyramidal structure are the differences in the
experimental conditions. Before the verification experiment, we evaluated eight possible results which were
expected from the four patterns. From the results of the verification experiment, we verified that the non-contact
effect on bio-sensors was undetectable in the meditation period, regardless of the presence or absence of the
meditator and the pyramidal structure. Furthermore, we showed that the condition in which the meditator is in the
pyramidal structure during the meditation period is the only condition for the non-contact effect to be detected after
the meditation period. The results of the verification experiment further solidified the hypothesis that had been
proposed in our previous paper about the origin of the non-contact effect, i.e., how it comes into play. The
hypothesis is as follows: The meditator exerts a peculiar influence on the environment around him, which does not
have a direct effect on the bio-sensors. However, this peculiar influence is transformed by the pyramidal structure,
which then has an effect on the bio-sensors.
Keywords: meditator, pyramidal structure, non-contact effect, delayed effect, bio-sensor, cucumber, gas
1. Introduction
There exist numerous tales and books about the
unknown function of a pyramidal structure (PS).
While the study of the unknown function of the PS is
historically and scientifically very interesting, little
has been published that is scientifically trustworthy,
and there are actually no academic papers that have
shown experimental data with very high statistical
accuracy except ours [1,2].
Since 2005, the International Research Institute (IRI)
has been conducting scientific research on the
phenomenon which we refer to as the non-contact
effect in which the subject (healer) affects bio-
sensors which are placed at some distance from the
subject (healer). Experiments regarding this
phenomenon are referred to as healing experiments
hereafter. We have developed various, completely
new measuring methods using bio-sensors in order to
detect the non-contact effect [3-5]. Using these
measurement methods, we successfully detected the
healer's non-contact effect on bio-sensors [6] and a
wave like bio field around the healer [7].
The Sakamoto Hyper-tech Project (SHyP) in IRI was
started in order to discover the unknown function of
the PS and also to study its possible applications. In
January 2010, the SHyP began the first experiment
using the PS alone (without a meditator). In this
experiment, we used bio-sensors (cucumbers) which
had already given many satisfying results and the gas
measuring method [4]. Bio-sensors were placed both
on the top of the PS and at the Calibration Control
Point (CCP) for 30 min. The CCP was 8 m from the
PS. Then the bio-sensors were separately placed
within containers and stored to accumulate gas
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emitted from them. The gas concentrations were then
measured for the sensors placed on the top of the PS
and at the CCP, respectively. The idea of this
experiment was that if a statistically significant
difference was detected between the gas
concentrations, we could conclude that the PS peak
was indeed a peculiar point where an unknown
energy or an unknown field may exist which had
some effect on the bio-sensors.
However, as a result of measuring the gas
concentrations of the PS peak and the CCP (n=180),
no significant difference was detected and we could
not prove that the PS peak was a peculiar point.
On the other hand, there is an opinion that meditation
within the PS has special effects on the meditator
such as the mediator’s healing capability [8]. If such
an opinion is valid, there is a possibility that some
interaction exists between the meditator and the PS.
By taking this into account, in April 2011, we
concluded the first experiment and moved into the
second stage in which we started to investigate a
combination of the PS and a meditator within it (PS
meditation experiment). The experiment used the
same gas measuring method as that employed in the
first experiment.
Here, we describe the difference between healing
experiments [6,7] and the PS meditation experiment.
In the case of healing experiments, the healer
concentrated his consciousness on the bio-sensors
placed in front to affect the samples intentionally. In
comparison, in the case of the PS meditation
experiment, a meditator meditated without any
directing attention to the bio-sensors placed overhead
at the PS top. In addition, there are multiple numbers
of subjects for the healing experiments, whereas the
PS meditation experiment has just one.
We obtained two main results in our strictly carried
out PS meditation experiment. As the first [1], we
proved there was a very high statistical accuracy
associated with the meditator’s non-contact effect on
the bio-sensors placed on the top of the PS. We used
an analysis method that compared the “presence”
(“the meditation period”: Med) of a meditator with
the “absence” (“after the meditation period”: Post) of
a meditator (p=3.13×10-10, t-test, two-tails). As the
second [2], we detected the non-contact effect over
an extended period of time (more than 10 days) after
the Post (p=3.51×10-6, Welch's t-test, two-tails).
From this we proved a new phenomenon "an
anomalous non-contact effect with a delay associated
with a PS".
In this paper, we refer to the PS meditation
experiment data we reported previously [2] as PS
meditation experiment 2015 (PSME2015) to
distinguish it from all other PS meditation
experiments we have done since 2011.
When the PS meditation experiment study was
started in 2011, we expected the following
experimental results. The non-contact effect would be
detected in the Med when the meditator is in the PS,
while it would not be detected in the Post when the
meditator is not in the PS. However, the experimental
results turned out to be completely contrary to our
expectations.
Among the experimental results of the PS meditation
experiments, we focus here on the following two
since they were opposite our expectations.
Experimental result 1: In the Med, when the
meditator was in the PS, the non-contact effect was
not detected.
Experimental result 2: In the Post, when the
meditator was at least 5 km from the PS after the
meditation, statistically significant data about the
non-contact effect were detected.
The purpose of this paper is to understand the reasons
why we obtained the unexpected results and to
identify the necessary conditions for the non-contact
effect to come into play. For this purpose, we
reviewed the experimental conditions in detail and
conducted a new verification experiment. From the
results of the new verification experiment regarding
Experimental result 1, we verified that the non-
contact effect was not detected in the Med, regardless
of the presence or absence of the meditator and the
presence or absence of the PS. That is, having a
meditator within the PS was not a necessary
condition. Regarding Experimental result 2, we
verified that the non-contact effect was statistically
significant in the Post only under one set of the
conditions, that is when a meditator was within the
PS in the Med.
2. Background of the experiment and the issue raised from the previous experiment
To find the factor behind the unexpected result for the PS meditation experiment and to identify how the non-
contact effect becomes effective, we conducted a new verification experiment, in which we varied the experiment
conditions for PSME2015, i.e., the presence/absence of the meditator and the presence/absence of the PS. Before
going into details of this experiment, we first explain the background of PSME2015 and the issue which became
apparent through it.
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2-1. PS Meditation Experiment 2015 (PSME2015)
[2]
The PSME2015 consisted of six experiment sets.
Figure 1 shows one experiment set which was
conducted over a two-day period. It consisted of the
meditation period (Med) and the after-meditation
period (Post). During the Med, a meditator performed
3 meditation runs starting at around 10:00 a.m. (med-
1), and performed another 3 runs after lunch starting
at around 1:00 p.m. (med-2). Here, each meditation
run lasted for 30 min (Hemi-Sync® [9]). After the
Med, starting at about 3:00 p.m., 3 runs without a
meditator (post-1) were conducted. Each lasted for 30
min. Finally, starting at about 6:00 a.m. the next day,
3 runs, 30 min for each and without a meditator, were
conducted (post-2). In all runs, edible cucumber
slices (Cucumis sativus ‘white spine type’) were used
as bio-sensors; they were prepared following the
simultaneous calibration technique (SCAT) [10] and
were placed both on the PS peak and at the CCP 8 m
from the PS. Immediately after each run, the bio-
sensors were placed within containers and stored for
about 36 h after which we measured the gas released.
The intervals between experiment sets were at least
20 days because we had found the non-contact effect
lasted for a long period after the Post, decreasing
exponentially and finally reaching below the
detection limit in about 20 days.
Fig. 1. The time schedule for the pyramid structure meditation experiment 2015 (PSME2015).
“The meditation period” (Med) is the period when a meditator meditates in the PS. "After the meditation period"
(Post) is the period after the meditation when the meditator is at least 5 km from the PS. In the case of the Med, 3
meditation runs are conducted in the morning (med-1) and another 3 in the afternoon (med-2); each is 30 min long.
In the case of the Post, 3 runs are conducted twice without a meditator (post-1, post-2).
2-1-1. Pyramidal Structure (PS) [2]
The PS employed in the PSME2015 and in the new
verification experiment was the same. The PS frame
was a square pyramid with a height of 107 cm, a
ridgeline length of 170 cm and a base length of 188
cm. For a meditator to be able to go inside the PS, the
base of the PS was raised at its corners by four
tripods 73 cm from the floor. The four sides of the PS
had Sierpinski triangle patterns consisting of
aluminum plates. We called this pyramidal structure a
fractal pyramid. Inside the PS, a transparent dome
(85 cm diameter, 66.5 cm high) made of acrylic (0.5
cm thick) with a spherical shell shape was placed.
The lower portion of the sphere had been removed
where the diameter was 68.1 cm. This allowed the
meditator to insert his upper body inside the dome
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through the hole. The dome was designed in such a
way that the meditator’s voice resonated inside.
2-1-2. Meditation method
The meditator (an adult male with 23 years of Hemi-
Sync® experience) was the same person who had
participated in our previous reports, and he is one of
the present authors (Masamichi Sakamoto).
Regarding his participation in the meditation
experiments, we had obtained his written consent.
The meditation method in the Med of the PSME2015
was as follows. The meditator sat on a chair which
was placed directly below the apex of the PS. At this
time, the meditator's upper body was within the
transparent acrylic dome inside the PS. He performed
3 meditation runs in the morning (med-1) and another
3 runs in the afternoon (med-2). During the
meditation, he listened to Hemi-Sync®, which is an
audio technology designed to help the listener to
meditate for an extended period of time. The
meditator wore a set of stereo headphones so that
there was no sound leak to the environment. He
sometimes chanted. He meditated without directing
any attention to the cucumber slices which were
placed right above him. After the meditation run, he
wrote down the content of the meditation. The
meditation in the verification experiment followed
the same procedure as above except for no PS.
2-1-3. Gas measuring method
In order to judge whether or not the non-contact
effect exists, we adopted the gas measuring method
which measures the gas concentration emitted from
the edible cucumber slices which were kept in
airtight containers for about 36 h after each run of the
Med and the Post . The equipment used for the gas
concentration measurement consisted of the gas
sampling pump (GV-100, Gastech, Japan) and gas
detecting tubes (141L, Gastech).
2-1-4. Evaluation method of the non-contact effect
(Calibration J value)
In the PSME2015, the experimental samples (EXP1-
EXP4) and the control samples (CONT1-CONT4)
were prepared by the SCAT. Here, (EXP1, CONT1),
(EXP2, CONT2), (EXP3, CONT3) and (EXP4,
CONT4) were pair samples. The cut plane of the pair
samples of EXP and CONT shared the same plane.
The experimental samples EXP1 and EXP2 were put
in petri dishes placed on the PS peak, and EXP3,
EXP4 and the control samples were put in petri
dishes and placed at the CCP 8 m from the PS. After
each run of the Med and the Post, EXP and CONT
were kept in separate airtight containers and then the
emitted 2-hexanol gas was measured simultaneously.
To evaluate the power of the non-contact effect, we
adopted the J value which is the natural logarithm of
the ratio of the gas concentrations of EXP and
CONT.
 
1ln
CONT
EXP
C
C
kJ
Here, k is a proportionality coefficient (k=1) [7].
CEXP and CCONT are the gas concentrations in a
container containing EXP and CONT. JE was
calculated from the main experimental pair samples
(EXP1, CONT1) and (EXP2, CONT2), and JCAL was
the average of JE values calculated from the
calibration experimental pair samples (EXP3,
CONT3) and (EXP4, CONT4). The calibration value
which deducted JCAL from JE expresses the power of
the non-contact effect. To analyze the experiment
result, we used the calibration value JE-CAL.
 
2
CALECALE JJJ
The blank experiment (number of samples n≥12) in
the verification experiment was carried out in the
state where neither a meditator nor the PS was
present, and the standard deviation of JE-CAL was 0.1
or less. Therefore, in this paper, we judge whether or
not the non-contact effect to the bio-sensors was
detected based on whether equation (3) was satisfied
or not.
 
31.0
CALE
J
2-2. Issue raised from the previous experiment
In the first experiment done for the SHyP, only the
PS was employed without a meditator in order to
study the unknown function of the PS. However, we
were not able to detect the unknown function of the
PS. Next, we started the PS meditation experiment
with a meditator sitting inside the PS in order to
detect the non-contact effect. At the start of the PS
meditation experiment, we anticipated that the non-
contact effect would be detected in the Med in which
the meditator is in the PS. Also we anticipated that
the non-contact effect would not be detected in the
Post because the meditator was not in the PS and was
at least 5 km from it. From the results of the healing
experiments, we thought that the non-contact effect
to bio-sensors was a real-time effect exerted by the
subject (meditator). Therefore, in the PS meditation
experiment, we anticipated that the meditator would
exert a real-time non-contact effect on the bio-sensors
placed on top of the PS; thus, when there was no
meditator in the PS, there would be no non-contact
effect on the bio-sensors.
However, for the PS meditation experiment, no non-
contact effect was detected in the Med during which
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the meditator was in the PS. We attributed this to JE-
CAL of the Med becoming zero within the margin of
error and |JE-CAL |<0.1 was satisfied. In contrast, we
detected the non-contact effect in the Post in which
the meditator was not in the PS. We attributed this to
the statistically significant difference of JE-CAL being
detected between the Med and the Post and JE-CAL of
the Post satisfied |JE-CAL |≥0.1 [11]. These results of
the PS meditation experiment were surprising and
were completely contrary to our anticipation. In order
to understand the factors that led to these unexpected
results, we took an analytical approach. The main
contributing factors to the result of the Med were as
follows: the meditator, the PS, the combination of the
meditator and the PS, and conditions that were due to
neither the meditator nor the PS. To identify the
factors that lead to the experimental results of the
Med and the Post, we conducted a verification
experiment.
3. Verification experiment
3-1. Analytical approach
From the PSME2015, we thought the main variables
of the verification experiment were the meditator and
the PS. To identify the prime factor for the
unexpected experimental results of the Med and the
Post, the presence of the meditator and the PS were
considered as the condition variables in the Med. As
a result, the verification experiment for the Med
would have the four patterns shown as (a)-(d) in
Table 1.
Details of the experiment patterns (a)-(d) are as
follows.
(i) Pattern (a): This was the pattern used in
PSME2015. The meditator meditated in the PS and
the bio-sensors which were physically separated from
him were placed both on the PS peak and at the CCP
8 m from the PS.
(ii) Pattern (b): This was a verification experiment in
which the bio-sensors were placed above the
meditator’s head without the PS. The height of the
bio-sensors was the same as (a). Bio-sensors were
also placed at the CCP 8 m from the PS.
(iii) Pattern (c): This was a verification experiment in
which the bio-sensors were placed on the PS peak
and the meditator was absent. Bio-sensors were also
placed at the CCP 8 m from the PS.
(iv) Pattern (d): This was a verification experiment in
which the bio-sensors were placed at the same height
as (a) and both the meditator and the PS were absent.
Bio-sensors were also placed at the CCP 8 m from
the PS.
The Post was conducted after the Med without the
meditator. Therefore, the Post had four patterns of
(a')-(d'), each of which corresponded to (a)-(d) of the
Med (Table 1). The sequence for the Med and the
Post of the verification experiment was the same as
that for the PSME2015 shown in Fig. 1. Figure 2
shows the experiment patterns for the Med and the
Post.
Table 1 The experiment patterns for the Med and the Post.
The four patterns, shown as (a)-(d) and (a')-(d') are distinguished by the presence/absence of the meditator and the
PS. The absence is indicated by an overbar above the words.
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presence abs ence
(a) (b)
(c) (d)
presence abs ence
(a') (b')
(a) → (b) →
(c') (d')
(c) → (d) →
meditator
abse n c e
meditator
presence
abse n c e
Med
Post
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
Fig. 2. The experiment patterns in Table 1 are illustrated.
3-2. Possibilities of certain results for the
verification experiment and their interpretation
Table 2 shows the result possibilities of the four
experiment patterns (a)-(d) for the Med and shows
those of the four experiment patterns (a')-(d') for the
Post.
From four experiment patterns (a)-(d) for the Med,
there are eight possible results (1)-(8). In Table 2, "0"
shows the case in which the non-contact effect cannot
be detected, that is, JE-CAL becomes zero within the
margin of error and |JE-CAL |<0.1 is satisfied. In
addition, "1" shows the case in which the non-contact
effect can be detected with statistical significance and
|JE-CAL |≥0.1 is satisfied. In the introduction, we
showed that the non-contact effect was not detected
in Med in the PS meditation experiment
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(Experimental result 1). Therefore, all the result
possibilities of pattern (a) in Table 2 were set to "0".
Since the Post was conducted after the Med without
the meditator, the experiment patterns for the Post are
(a')-(d') and there are eight expected results (1')-(8').
In the introduction, we showed that the non-contact
effect was detected in the Post (Experimental result
2). Therefore, all the result possibilities for pattern
(a') in Table 2 were set to "1".
Table 2 The result possibilities for the Med and Post.
Result possibilities (1)-(8) for four experiment patterns (a)-(d) and result possibilities (1')-(8') for four experiment
patterns (a')-(d'). "0" shows the case in which the non-contact effect cannot be detected, while "1" shows the case in
which the non-contact effect can be detected with statistical significance.
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)
(a) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(b) 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1
(c) 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1
(d) 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
(1') (2') (3') (4') (5') (6') (7') (8')
(a') (a) → 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
(b') (b) → 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1
(c') (c) → 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1
(d') (d) → 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
Post
Result possibilities
Experime n t patte rn s
Experime n t patte rn s
Med
Result possibilities
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
 
PSANDMeditator
Next, we tried to understand the physical meanings of
the eight result possibilities for the Med and the Post.
From the first PS meditation experiment, our
expectation that the non-contact effect would be
detected in the Med was not met. From this, we
understood that from the result possibilities in the
Med we should aim at understanding the reason and
identifying the factor behind the fact that the non-
contact effect was not detected in the Med. On the
other hand, understanding the result possibilities in
the Post should aim at identifying the factor behind
the fact that the non-contact effect was detected
contrary to our expectation.
(I) Interpretation of the possible results for the Med
in Table 2
(I -i) Result (1), (a,b,c,d)=(0,0,0,0).
This result is the case when the non-contact effect is
not detected, i.e., the non-contact effect in the Med
becomes zero within the margin of error, regardless
of the presence or absence of the meditator and the
PS. In this case, the result possibilities for (c) and (d)
being “0” are within the expectation since the
meditator is not present, regardless of the presence or
absence of the PS. However, the result possibilities
for (a) and (b), in which the meditator is present,
being “0” are beyond the expectation. This result
implies that although a certain non-contact influence
may exist around the meditator, the non-contact
action does not have a real-time influence on the bio-
sensors so that the non-contact effect may not be
detected.
(I-ii) Result (2), (a,b,c,d)=(0,1,0,0).
This result is the case for which the non-contact
effect is detected only when the PS is absent and the
meditator is present. In the result possibilities for (c)
and (d) in which the meditator is absent, a peculiar
effect not being detected is within the expectation.
However, in the result possibilities for (a) and (b) in
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which the meditator is present, a peculiar effect is
detected only for (b) in which the PS is absent. In this
case, the meditator's non-contact influence may have
a direct effect on the bio-sensors, and the PS may
suppress it.
(I -iii) Result (4), (a,b,c,d)=(0,0,0,1).
This result is the case when the non-contact effect is
detected only when neither the meditator nor the PS
is present. In the result possibility for (d), in which
neither the meditator nor the PS is present, the effect
being detected is beyond the expectation. The result
possibility for (c) may imply that the PS might
suppress the effect. Also, the result possibility for (b)
may imply that the meditator might suppress the
effect. Therefore, this result requires us to consider
an adventurous possibility that the peculiar effect
exists constantly around the samples, when neither
the meditator nor the PS is present.
(I -iv) Result (6), (a,b,c,d)=(0,1,0,1).
This result is the case for which the non-contact
effect is detected when the PS is absent, regardless of
the presence or absence of the meditator. In the result
possibilities for (a) and (c), since the non-contact
effect is not detected, the PS might suppress the
effect. This result requires us to consider a possibility
that the peculiar effect exists constantly around the
samples, when the PS is absent, regardless of the
presence or absence of the meditator.
(I -v) Result (7), (a,b,c,d)=(0,0,1,1).
This result is the case for which the non-contact
effect is detected when the meditator is absent,
regardless of the presence or absence of the PS.
Although it suggests a possibility that the peculiar
effect exists constantly around the samples, (a) and
(b) may imply that the meditator might suppress it.
(I -vi) Result (8), (a,b,c,d)=(0,1,1,1).
This result is the case for which the non-contact
effect is not detected only when the meditator is
present in the PS. This result may imply that the
meditator in the PS might suppress the peculiar effect
and it is necessary to consider a possibility that the
peculiar effect exists constantly around the samples.
(I-vii) Results (3) and (5), (a,b,c,d)= (0,0,1,0) ,
(0,1,1,0).
It is difficult to explain these results by a simple
theory. It seems that the relation between the
meditator and the PS is quite complicated or involves
other factors.
(II) Interpretation of the possible results for the Post
in Table 2
(II-i) Result (1'), (a',b',c',d')=(1,0,0,0).
This result is the case for which the non-contact
effect is detected with statistical significance in the
Post only when the meditator is present in the PS in
the Med and is not detected otherwise. The result
possibility for (a') shows the possibility that the
meditator exerts a peculiar influence on the PS,
which then transforms it into something else and
emits it outside. Also, the result possibility for (b')
shows the possibility that the peculiar effect by the
meditator does not have an effect on the bio-sensors
when the PS is absent. It is necessary to consider the
possibility that the relation between the meditator and
the PS is the prime factor for the non-contact effect.
(II-ii) Result (2'), (a',b',c',d')=(1,1,0,0).
This result is the case for which the non-contact
effect is detected with statistical significance in the
Post when the meditator is present in the Med,
regardless of the presence or absence of the PS. This
means the meditator is the prime factor for the non-
contact effect and the PS is not. A peculiar residual
effect may remain over the head of the meditator.
(II-iii) Result (3'), (a',b',c',d')=(1,0,1,0).
This result is the case for which the non-contact
effect is detected with statistical significance in the
Post when the PS is present in the Med, regardless of
the presence or absence of the meditator. This shows
a possibility that the PS itself holds the peculiar effect
and the meditator does not.
(II-iv) Result (8'), (a',b',c',d')=(1,1,1,1).
This result is the case for which the non-contact
effect is detected with statistical significance in the
Post, regardless of the presence or absence of the
meditator and the PS. This means both the meditator
and the PS are not the prime factors for the non-
contact effect in the Post. Such a result shows a
possibility that the cucumber activity changes with
the measurement time and the setting position, for
example. In this case, the difference in the place may
not be the cause of the difference. Rather, there is a
possibility that a delicate environmental difference,
such as temperature or illumination, may influence
the cucumber activity.
(II-v) Results (4'), (5'), (6'), (7'),
(a',b',c',d')=(1,0,0,1), (1,1,1,0), (1,1,0,1), (1,0,1,1,).
It is difficult to explain these results by a simple
theory. It seems that the relation between the
meditator and the PS is quite complicated or involves
other factors.
3-3. Setting up working hypotheses
From the two experimental results of the PS
meditation experiment described in the Introduction,
we found the non-contact effect had a delay. We
proposed one hypothesis that qualitatively explains
the non-contact effect accompanied by a delay. The
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hypothesis is as follows: The meditator exerts a
peculiar influence on the environment around him,
which does not have a direct effect on the bio-
sensors. This peculiar influence is transformed by the
PS, which then has an effect on the bio-sensors.
However, the two experimental results mentioned
above from PSME2015 are the only pieces of
evidence for this hypothesis, which we believe are
insufficient. Thus, in order to get further evidence,
we must first look at the result possibilities for the
verification experiment to see if there are any that
justify the hypothesis.
We analyze which result possibilities out of the eight
in Table 2 (1)-(8) and (1’)-(8’) for the Med and the
Post, respectively, are the ones that can further justify
the hypothesis.
(i) For the Med (Table 2)
Among the eight possibilities in Table 2, (1) can
justify the first half of the hypothesis. The first half of
the hypothesis is as follows: The meditator exerts an
influence on the environment around him, which
does not have a real-time effect on the bio-sensors.
This would require the possible result value for the
experiment patterns in which the meditator is present,
i.e. (a) and (b), to be “0”. This would correspond to
result possibilities (1)-(8) for experiment pattern (a)
and (1), (3), (4) and (7) for pattern (b). For the
experiment patterns in which the meditator is absent,
i.e. patterns (c) and (d), it would be difficult to expect
whether or not an effect on the bio-sensors exists
since the presence of the meditator itself is denied.
However, the result for the PS experiment without a
meditator would suggest that the possible result value
for (c) would be “0”, which would correspond to
possibilities (1), (2), (4) and (6). We could also infer
that the possible result value for (d) being “1” would
be unlikely from section 3-2 (I-iii) and (I-iv). Thus
the possible result value for (d) would be “0”, which
would correspond to result possibilities (1) and (2).
Therefore, we could conclude that the result
possibility that can satisfy all the experiment patterns
from (a) to (d) at the same time would be (1) only.
(ii) In the Post (Table 2)
Among the eight possibilities in Table 2, (1’) is the
one that can justify the second half of the hypothesis.
The second half of the hypothesis is as follows: This
meditator’s influence is transformed by the PS, which
then has an effect on the bio-sensors. This would
require that the possible result value for the
experiment pattern in which both the meditator and
the PS are present, i.e. (a’) would be “1”, which
would correspond to result possibilities (1’)-(8’). For
pattern (b’), in which the meditator is present while
the PS is absent in Med, it would require the possible
result value to be “0”, which would correspond to
result possibilities (1’), (3’), (4’) and (7’). For the
experiment patterns in which the meditator is absent,
i.e. (c’) and (d’), it would be difficult to expect
whether or not an effect on the bio-sensors exists
since the presence of the meditator itself is denied.
However, the result for the PS experiment without a
meditator would suggest that the possible result value
for (c’) would be “0”, which would correspond to
possibilities (1’), (2’), (4’) and (6’). We could also
infer that the possible result value for (d) being “1”
would be unlikely from section 3-2 (II-iv). Thus the
possible result value for (d’) would be “0”, which
would correspond to result possibilities (1’) and (2’).
Therefore, we could conclude that the result
possibility that can satisfy all the experiment patterns
from (a’) to (d’) at the same time would be (1’) only.
Thus, we set up the following two working
hypotheses and verify them. Doing so will identify
the factors behind the two unexpected experimental
results in the PS meditation experiment and also
further justify the hypothesis that was proposed to
explain how the non-contact effect with a delay
comes into play.
Working Hypothesis 1 (hypothesis about the Med):
This is the working hypothesis “The reason the non-
contact effect was not detected in (a) was not because
experiment pattern (a) for the Med in Table 1 is
special, but rather in all verification experiment
patterns (b)-(d), the non-contact effect was not
detected.” In other words, it is a hypothesis that the
non-contact effect is zero at the 99% confidence
interval and |JE-CAL |<0.1 in all experimental patterns
(a)-(d).
Working Hypothesis 2 (hypothesis about the Post):
This is the working hypothesis “When the experiment
pattern for the Post in Table 1 is (a'), the non-contact
effect is detected with statistical significance of
p<1%, and |JE-CAL |≥0.1. Furthermore, as for other
verification experiment patterns (b')-(d'), the peculiar
effect is not detected.”
The verification of the two Working Hypotheses can
result in verifying result possibility (1) for the Med
and result possibility (1') for the Post out of the eight
result possibilities.
4. Experiment Results
Figure 3 shows the results of the four experiment
patterns shown in Table 1. The horizontal axis shows
time, whereas the vertical axis shows JE-CAL which is
an index for the strength of the non-contact effect. In
Fig. 3, four measurement points are plotted on each
of the four lines and they show the average time
when the bio-sensors were placed at the PS peak in
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the 1st run of med-1, med-2, post-1, and post-2. The
times of the four points are about 10:00 a.m., 1:00
p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., respectively.
Figure 4 plots the average of med-1 and med-2 as the
Med, and the average of post-1 and post-2 as the
Post. In all experiment patterns (a)-(d), the Med
showed that JE-CAL was zero for the 99% confidence
interval and |JE-CAL |<0.1. Also, the result of multi-
way analysis of variable (multi-way ANOVA) was
p=0.517. On the other hand, the Post showed that JE-
CAL was zero for the 99% confidence interval and |JE-
CAL |<0.1 in the experiment patterns (b')-(d').
However, in the Post, JE-CAL of the experiment pattern
(a') had a statistically significant difference compared
with (b')-(d'), and |JE-CAL|≥0.1. Here, in the Post, the
multi-way ANOVA was p=2.19×10-4. From the
above, result possibilities (1) and (1') were verified
out of the eight result possibilities for the Med and
the Post in Table 2.
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Fig. 3. The results of the PSME2015 and the verification experiment.
(a)-(a') is the results of the PSME2015. (b)-(b'), (c)-(c') and (d)-(d') are the results of the verification experiment. The
horizontal axis is time. The vertical axis is JE-CAL showing the strength of the non-contact effect. One line has four
measurement points, each corresponding to the result for med-1, med-2, post-1 and post-2 from the left, respectively.
The error bar shows standard error.
Fig. 4. The results of the PSME2015 and the verification experiment.
From the results of Fig. 3, Med shows the average of med-1 and med-2 and the Post shows the average of post-1 and
post-2. The vertical axis is JE-CAL showing the strength of the non-contact effect. The error bar shows 95%
confidence interval. To avoid overlapping, the error bars are shifted a little bit in the horizontal direction. The value
of each point is shown in the table in the figure.
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5. Conclusion and consideration
The Working Hypothesis 1 and 2 have been verified
with very high statistical accuracy as a result of the
PSME2015 and the verification experiment described
in this paper.
By verifying the Working Hypothesis 1, we verified
that the reason the non-contact effect was not
detected when the meditator was in the PS in the Med
was not because it was a special condition. Instead,
we verified that the non-contact effect was not
detected in the Med, regardless of the presence or
absence of the meditator and the PS. This result
suggests that the direct effect on the bio-sensors does
not exist in the Med, regardless of the presence or
absence of the meditator and the PS. This result
differs from that for the healing experiment. In
neither the PS meditation experiment nor the
verification experiment, did the meditator directed his
attention to the bio-sensors. This condition may be
the reason for this difference. We would probably
need to conduct the PS meditation experiment in
which the meditator directs attention to the bio-
sensors during meditation. By verifying the Working
Hypothesis 2, we verified that the non-contact effect
was detected with statistical significance in the Post
only in the condition when the meditator is in the PS
in the Med, but is not detected in any other
conditions. These results suggest a possibility that the
meditator exerts a peculiar influence on the
environment around him, which is transformed by the
PS, which then has a delayed effect on the bio-
sensors.
By verifying the two Working Hypotheses, the
hypothesis we proposed in the previous paper [2]
about the origin of the delayed non-contact effect has
been further justified. The hypothesis is as follows:
The meditator exerts a peculiar influence on the
environment around him, which does not have a
direct effect on the bio-sensors. However, this
peculiar influence is transformed by the PS, which
then has an effect on the bio-sensors.
So far we have not been able to detect in real-time the
peculiar effect exerted by a meditator in experiments
using cucumbers as the bio-sensors. However, by
repeating further experiments, the peculiar effect by
the meditator in Med may be detectable. The issues
to be further investigated are as follows: changing the
experimental variables such as the structural
parameters of the PS (e.g., size and the fractal
patterns), the meditation method, and the meditator,
also taking into consideration the biological clock of
the bio-sensors. So many issues remain to be studied.
We would like the discoveries described in this paper
to encourage others to look scientifically at the
unknown effect of the PS.
This research was done under The Sakamoto Hyper-
tech Project as a joint activity between Aquavision
Academy Co., Ltd. (President: Masamichi Sakamoto)
and the International Research Institute (Chairman of
the Board of Directors: Mikio Yamamoto).
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