The Prophecy Program: Testing the Capability of Predicting Future Events

“Exploring the formal language and aesthetic of science experiments,” The Prophecy Program “examines the potential for design to be used as the skeleton for beliefs”:

The Prophecy Program is an exploration of the human capabilities in sensing future events, as well as an examination of the nature of the scientific experiment. This project has been created as part of the Media Design Practices summer research program, and took place within the wind tunnel of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

Following the publication of ‘Feeling the Future’ a paper by Daryl J. Bem, in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology in 2010, The Prophecy Program set out to design a series of experiments inspired by the experimental evidence for the existence of physiological precognition, depicted throughout the paper. And extended the research to a broader paranormal realm.


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