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What does PEAR stand for?

PEAR stands for Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research

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The Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research laboratory was set up in 1979 by Richard Jahn, the university's former dean of applied science and engineering, to investigate whether human consciousness could interfere with sensitive computers and machinery, a possibility described as "functionally devastating" for people in aeroplane cockpits, operating theatres and intercontinental ballistic missile silos.
Conceived and implemented by the founders of the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) laboratory at Princeton University, ICRL was a natural extension of PEAR's own multidisciplinary approach to the study of anomalous mind/matter interactions.