Name: Joe M.
Is there any scientific proof that plants can sense human
intentions as to harming them or not? This should be measurable by an
oscillator attached to the plant.
The experiment consists of a human being approaching the plant with or
without a knife and with or without the intention to hurt the plant by
cutting off leafs. The oscillator shows a different result depending on
the intention of the human.
Do you know anything about this experiment? And if so, could you please
give an explanation for the results?
I think you are referring to the book The Secret Life of Plants.
Questionable scientific methodology. You might want to search
www.google.com for reviews by scientists to find unbiased critiques of
the methodology to better understand this.
Anthony Brach, Ph.D
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