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2004 Grants

Título/Title: “Mystical experience, thin boundaries, and transhumanation as predictors of psychokinetic performance with a Random Number Generator”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Michael Thalbourne
Instituição/Institution: Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, University of Adelaide (Australia)
Duração/Duration: 2006/02 - 2006/10

Título/Title: “Event Related Brain Dynamics: An Independant Component Analysis of Prospective Control in Adults and Infants”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Ruud van der Weel, Prof. Audrey van der Meer, Prof. Ann-Mari Brubakk, Prof. Peter Svensson, Prof. Dawn Behne, Prof. David Lee, Prof. Marian Jongmans, Prof. Kerstin Rosander
Instituição/Institution: Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (Norway)
Duração / Duration: 2005/02 - 2007/07
Projeto Inconclusivo/Inconclusive Project 

Título/Title: “Prestimulus Response in the Sympathetic/Parasympathetic Nervous System”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Edwin C. May
Instituição/Institution: Laboratories for Fundamental Research, Palo Alto (USA)
Duração /Duration: 2005/01 - 2008/04

Título/Title: “Structural biology of human brain CNP, a protein essential for axonal survival”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Andreas Hofmann
Instituição/Institution: Institute of Cell & Molecular Biology, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2007/04

Título/Title: “Detection and Utilization of Consciousness-Related Information Fields Stimulated in Coherent Group Environments (FieldREG)”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Robert G. Jahn, Dr. Brenda J. Dunne, Dr. York H. Dobyns
Instituição/Institution: Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR), New Jersey (USA)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2006/02

Título/Title: “Pain control from the brain - gene therapy in the treatment of chronic pain”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutora Deolinda Lima, Prof. Isaura Ferreira Tavares, Dra. Marta Pinto, Dra. Isabel Martins
Instituição/Institution: Instituto de Histologia e Embriologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (Portugal)
Duração /Duration: 2005/01 - 2009/01

Título/Title: “Perceptual memory in the human visual system”
Investigadores/Researchers: Doutora Patrícia Margarida Piedade Figueiredo, Dra. Mafalda Cavalheiro Gomes Moreira Mendes, Dra. Maria Fátima Loureiro da Silva, Dr. João Abel Loureiro Marques Xavier, Dr. Carlos Gomes
Instituição/Institution: Instituto Biofísico para a Investigação em Luz e Imagem (IBILI), Coimbra (Portugal)
Duração/Duration: 2006/02 - 2010/04

Título/Title: “Parapsychological Investigations: Reflections, Adventures, and Cautionary Tales”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Stephen E. Braude
Instituição/Institution: University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland (USA)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2006/03

Título/Title: “Study of emotional perception and affective memory in a sample of normal subjects. Comparison with different clinical populations”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutora Isabel Pavão Martins, Dra. Sílvia Fernandes, Prof. Doutor Alexandre Mendonça, Prof. Doutora Manuela Guerreiro
Instituição/Institution: Laboratório de Estudos da Linguagem, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa (Portugal)
Duração/Duration: 2005/05 - 2007/06

Título/Title: “A Parapsychological Investigation of the I Ching: The Relationship Between Psi, Intuition, and Time Perception”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Lance Storm
Instituição/Institution: Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, University of Adelaide (Australia)
Duração/Duration: 2005/04 - 2006/03

Título/Title: “Paranormal Effects Using Sighted and Vision-Impaired Participants in a Quasi-Ganzfeld Task: A Replication Study”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Lance Storm, Dr. Mikele Barrett-Woodbridge
Instituição/Institution: Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, University of Adelaide (Australia)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2005/08

Título/Title: “Dynamic brain patterns in neocortical areas during interpersonal transactions”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Richard Wennberg, Prof. Jose Luis Perez Velazquez
Instituição/Institution: Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Toronto Western Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (Canada)
Duração /Suration: 2005/01 - 2008/07

Título/Title: “fMRI and photo emission study of presentiment: The role of "coherence" in retrocausal processes”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Dick Bierman, Dr. Eduard van Wijk
Instituição/Institution: Parapsychologist Institute, Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Duração/Duration: 2005/05 - 2007/11

Título/Title: “Pronouns and Degeneration: Differences in Processes and Brain Locations involved in Pronoun Interpretation in Prodromal Alzheimer's Disease and in Healthy Ageing”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutor José Augusto da Veiga Pinto de Gouveia, Prof. Doutor António Manuel Horta Branco, Dr. Horácio António de Jesus Firmino, Dr. José Augusto Simões Gonçalves Leitão, Prof. Doutora Maria Isabel Ferraz Festas
Instituição/Institution: Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Coimbra (Portugal)
Duração/Duration: 2005/10 - 20010/09

Título/Title: “Identifying the Determinants of Stress and Stress-related Illness in Newly Qualified Doctors”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Stafford L. Lightman, Dr. Mark Wetherell, Dr. Anna Crown, Dr. Kav Vedhara
Instituição/Institution: Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience & Endocrinology, Bristol (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2007/11

Título/Title: “The effect of conscious states of neural activity”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Shimon Ullman, Prof. Elisha Moses, Engº Shimshon Jacobi
Instituição/Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (Israel)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2007/07

Título/Title: “Exploring Psychomanteum as a psi-conducive state of consciousness (Phase 2): Adding new perceptual, personality, abnormal thinking, and phenomenological variables of anomalous cognition using two favourable conditions: (1) visual/musical targets and (2) psychomanteum/non-psychomanteum sessions”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Alejandro Enrique Parra, Dr. Jorge Fernando Villanueva
Instituição/Institution: Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Duração/Duration: 2005/03 - 2007/01

Título/Title: “A combined psychophysiological and electrophysiological approach to investigate low-level visual perception in autism”
Responsável pelo projecto: Prof. Olivier Pascalis
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Elizabeth Milne, Prof. David Buckley, Dr. Laurence Vigon
Instituição/Institution: Department of Psychology, The University of Sheffield (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/06 - 2006/10

Título/Title: “Selecting a past to remember: psychophysiological studies of forgetting and remembering”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Edward Wilding, Dr. Jane Herron, Dr. Kevin Allan
Instituição/Institution: Cardiff University, School of Psychology, Wales (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2006/04

Título/Title: “ Describing the Contents of Consciousness - A study of the Production of Reports of Mental Imagery Using Parapsychological Data ”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Robin Wooffitt
Instituição/Institution: Department of Sociology, University of York (UK)
Duração /Duration: 2006/10 - 2009/02

Título/Title: “Imagery and emotion production during hypnosis: an electrophysiological approach”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Zvonikov Vyacheslav Michailovich, Prof. Stroganova Tatiana Alexandrovna, Dr. Tsetlin Marina Mihailovna, Dr. Anna Kirenskaya, Dr. Vladimir Y. Novototsky-Vlasov, Ms. Anastasia V. Marushkina
Instituição/Institution: Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow (Russia)
Duração/Duration: 2005/04 - 2007/05

Título/Title: “Comparative study of brain processes related to microgravity-induced and clinical oculomotor disturbances in subjects with the right and left eye dominance”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Inessa B. Kozlovskaya, Ms. Elena S. Tomilovskaya, Dr. Anna Kirenskaya, Dr. Vladimir Y. Novototsky-Vlasov, Dr. Vadim V. Myamlin, Ms. Nelly R. Gallyamova
Instituição/Institution: Institute of Biomedical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russia)
Duração/Duration: 2005/04 - 2007/04

Título/Title: “A neuropsychological examination of specific and global frontal lobe functions in siblings with and without eating disorders”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Ulrike Schmidt, Dr. Kate Tchanturia, Dr. Pei-Chi (Thomas) Liao
Instituição/Institution: Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/08 - 2006/11

Título/Title: “Developing a "Recipe" for success in ESP experimental research (Phase II): Testing and Improving a Protocol”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. José M Pérez Navarro
Instituição/Institution: Department of Psychology and Counselling, University of Greenwich, London (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2007/06

Título/Title: “Attentional modulation in neural responses to faces”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Jaime Iglesias Dorado
Instituição/Institution: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Facultad de Psicologia (Spain)
Duração /Duration: 2005/02 - 2009/07

Título/Title: “Degree of Meditation Attainment and Comparison of Type of Meditation in Relation to Awareness of Precognition Targets”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Serena M. Roney-Dougal, Dr. Jerry Solfvin
Instituição/Institution: Psi Research Centre, Glastonbury (UK)
Duração /Duration: 2005/01 - 2008/04

Título/Title: “An Investigation into the Possibility of a Stimulus-Response Causal Relationship in the Electronic Voice Phenomenon”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Alexander MacRae, Prof. Charl Vorster
Instituição/Institution: Skylab, Portree, Scotland (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2007/03

Título/Title: “Extrasensory Perception and Implicit Sequence Learning in a Computer Guessing Task”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. John Palmer e Prof. Peter Brugger, Dr. Enrique Wintsch
Instituição/Institution: Neurology Clinic, University Hospital Zurich (Switzerland)
Duração/Duration: 2005/04 - 2006/10

Título/Title: “The emotional Stroop effect: Cognitive, emotional, and physiological aspects”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Isabelle Blanchette e Dr. Anne Richards
Instituição/Institution: University of Manchester (UK) e Birkbeck College, University of London (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/05 - 2007/07

Título/Title: “Spontaneous Brain Blood Flow During Guess - research with near infrared spectroscopy”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Mikio Yamamoto, Dr. Hideyuki Kokubo, Dr. Hideo Yoichi
Instituição/Institution: Institute for Body Measurements, IRI, Schiba-shi (Japan)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2006/07

Título/Title: “High performance REG array with simultaneous Read-Out - Exploration of a new REG design, involving self-selective amplification and EEG triggered read-out for PK studies”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Harald Walach, Dr. Tilmann Faul, Dr. Matthias Braeunig
Instituição/Institution: Institute for Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Freiburg (Germany)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2007/07

Título/Title: “Measurement of Event-related EEG correlations between two human subjects over a large distance”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Harald Walach, Dr. Christian Seiter, Dr. Thilo Hinterberger
Instituição/Institution: University College Northampton (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2006/01 - 2007/09

Título/Title: “Remote staring detected by conscious and Psychophysiological variables - Combining and improving two successful paradigms”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Stefan Schmidt, Dr. Susanne Muller, Prof. Harald Walach
Instituição/Institution: Department for Evaluation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Hospital Epidemiology, Freiburg (Germany)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2006/12

Título/Title: “Stress and the psyche: methodological innovations in psychoneuroimmunology”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Matt Bristow, Dr. Rachel Cook
Instituição/Institution: Department of Psychology, APU, Cambridge (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/03 - 2007/06

Título/Title: “On the relationship between reality monitoring and belief in parapsychological phenomena: neurophysiological studies”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Kevin Allen, Dr. Fiona Gabbert, Prof. Christopher French
Instituição/Institution: University of Aberdeen, School of Psychology, Scotland (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2006/05 - 2008/09

Título/Title: “Photon emission of living witness in human healing and cognitive experiences”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Roeland Van Wijk, Prof. G. L. R. Godaert, Dr. E. P. A. Van Wijk, Prof. R. Bajpai
Instituição/Institution: International Institute of Biophysics, Neuss (Germany)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2006/12

Título/Title: “Detecção de informação emocional e sua interferência no processamento neurocognitivo: um estudo em criminosos reincidentes”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutor João Eduardo Marques Teixeira, Prof. Doutor Manuel Fernando Santos Barbosa, Sr. Pedro Manuel Rocha Almeida
Instituição/Institution: Centro de Ciências do Comportamento Desviante, Porto (Portugal)
Duração /Duration: 2005/01 - 2008/07

Título/Title: “A Consciência da Dor: alterações induzidas por Dor Crónica nos mecanismos neurobiológicos de aprendizagem, atenção e recompensa”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutor Vasco Miguel Clara Lopes Galhardo, Prof. Doutora Deolinda Maria Valente Alves de Lima Teixeira, Dr. Miguel Santos Pais-Vieira, Dra. Clara Maria Pires Costa Bastos Monteiro
Instituição/Institution: IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Porto (Portugal)
Duração /Duration: 2005/01 - 2008/11

Título/Title: “Early neurophysiological correlates of autism: visual attention and EEG rhythms”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Stroganova Tatiana Alexandrovna, Prof. Elam Mikael, Dr. Orekhova Elena, Dr. Tsetlin Mariana Mihailovna, Dr. Morozov Alexei Alexandrovich
Instituição/Institution: Moscow University for Psychology and Education, Faculty of Abnormal Psychology, Moscow (Russia)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2007/04

Título/Title: “A influência social na memória: Estilo conformista, falsas memórias e alterações psicofisiológicas periféricas”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutor Emanuel Pedro Viana Barbas de Albuquerque, Prof. Doutora Teresa Margarida Moreira Freire
Instituição/Institution: Centro de Investigação em Psicologia da Universidade do Minho (Portugal)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2007/04

Título/Title: “An investigation of effects of dreams on physiological measures of stress”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Sue Wilson, Prof. David Nutt, Prof. S. Lightman
Instituição/Institution: Psychopharmacology Unit, Bristol (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/06 - 2007/09

Título/Title: “Interspecies communication and telepathy with a language-using Parrot”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Aimee Morgana, Prof. Ruppert Sheldrake, Prof. Jane Goodall
Instituição/Institution: The N'Kisi Partnership for Interspecies Communication, New York (USA)
Duração/Duration: 2005/05 - 2007/07

Título/Title: “Is psi a type of knowledge?”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Dean Radin, Prof. Edwin May
Instituição/Institution: Institute of Noetic Sciences, California (USA)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2006/11

Título/Title: “The effect of pre-sensory emotional primes on ESP performance, subject mood, and the Mere Exposure Effect”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. James Carpenter, Dr. Christine Simmonds
Instituição/Institution: Rhine Research Center, Durham, NC (USA)
Duração/Duration: 2005/11 - 2009/07
Resultados / Results

Título/Title: “A pilot study into the incidence of deathbed phenomena in nursing homes and hospices in Hampshire England, and in Rotterdam Holland”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Peter Fenwick, Dr. Sue Brayne, Dr. Shirley Firth, Dr. Bart van de Lugt, Dr. Julian Candy, Dr. Frans Reynders, Mr. Frans Baar
Instituição/Institution: University Department of Mental Health, Royal Southampton Hospital, Hamphsire (UK)
Duração prevista/EStimated Duration: 2008/11 - 2014/04

Título/Title: “Extra-sensory perception under the condition of continuous sensory feedback (CSF) to the agent”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Peter Mulacz, Dr. Gunther Fleck, Prof. Erich Neuwirth, Engº Hans Georg Schutz, Ms. Helena Bedenicec
Instituição/Institution: Austrian Society for Parapsychology and Border Areas of Science, Vienna University (Austria)
Duração prevista/Estimated Duration: 2005/02 - 2014/04

Título/Title: “Reports of distressing anomalous experiences to UK parapsychology units: a survey, analysis and the creation of a practical response tool”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dra. Cláudia Coelho, Dr. Peter Lamont
Instituição/Institution: Koestler Parapsychology Unit, Department of Psychology, Edinburgh (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/03 - 2006/11

Título/Title: “Improvement of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) coils for psychiatric applications”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutor Pedro Cavaleiro Miranda, Mr. Yiftach Roth, Mr. Ludovic Correia, Mr. Ricardo Salvador, Doutor Abraham Zangen
Instituição/Institution: Instituto de Biofísica e Engenharia Biomédica, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)
Duração/ Duration: 2005/01 - 2007/11

Título/Title: “Psychophysiological Analysis of Learning and Memory using Zebrafish as an in vivo Model System”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Florian Engert, Dr. André Valente, Dr. Bettina Reiter, Dr. Johann Bollmann, Dr. Adam Kampff, Doctor Michael Orger
Instituição/Institution: Harvard Biological Laboratories, Cambridge (USA)
Duração/ Duration: 2006/06 - 2012/09

Título/Title: “Comparing Conscious and Physiological Measurements in a Cogntive DMILS Study in Bali”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Hoyt Edge, Prof. Luh Ketut Suryani, Dr. Niko Tiliopoulos, Dr. Annemieka Bikker
Instituição/Institution: College of Arts and Sciences, Rollins College, Florida (USA)
Duração/Duration: 2005/03 - 2006/12

Título/Title: “Event-related potentials of temperament traits in ADHD and conduct disorder”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Katya Rubia, Dr. Alex Sumich, Dr. Philip Asherson, Prof. Eric Taylor
Instituição/Institution: Dept. Child Adolescent Psychiatry,Institute of Psychiatry, London (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/06 - 2007/11

Título/Title: “Telepathic behaviour associated with biochemical and neuroendocrine parameters”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutora Maria Carlota Lopes Saldanha, Prof. Doutor Alberto Albino Granado Escalda, Dra. Teresa Raquel Duarte Pacheco, Dra. Ana Rosa Miranda dos Santos Silva
Instituição/Institution: Unidade de Biopatologia Vascular, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa (Portugal)
Duração /Duration: 2005/02 - 2008/06

Título/Title: “Investigating the Multidimensional Nature of Body Image, Sensorial Representation, and Phenomenology in Relation to Different Forms of Out-of-Body Experience”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Craig Murray, Dr. Jezz Fox
Instituição/Institution: Manchester University (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/06 - 2006/07

Título/Title: “Telepresence and telepathy in immersive virtual reality”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Craig Murray, Dr. Christine Simmonds, Dr. Jezz Fox
Instituição/Institution: Manchester University (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/11 - 2007/04

Título/Title: “Psicofisiologia e detecção do engano: paradigma do conhecimento culpável”
Responsável pelo projecto/Project Responsable: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fernandes da Silva
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Doutor Rui Paixão, Dr. Paulo Joaquim Farinha Rodrigues, Prof. Doutor Jorge Manuel Amaral Silvério
Instituição/Institution: Departamento de Ciências da Educação, Laboratório de Psicologia, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal)
Duração /Duration: 2005/10 - 2010/09 

Título/Title: “The CinEgg project: Assessing the relationship between group consciousness and Random Event Generators”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Mario Varvoglis, Prof. Jean-Philipe Basuyaux, Dr. Pierre Macias
Instituição/Institution: Institut Métapsychique International, Paris (France)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2006/10

Título/Title: “Electrocortical activity during deep hypnosis experiences”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Etzel Cardeña, Prof. Dietrich Lehmann, Prof. Mark Winkel
Instituição/Institution: Department of Psychology, University of Lund (Sweden)
Duração/Duration: 2005/11 - 2007/02

Título/Title: “Relating psi to a theory of intuition: using precognition habituation to improve ganzfeld scores”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Adrian Parker, Dr. Torbjorn Fagerberg
Instituição/Institution: Psychology Department, Gothenburg University (Sweden)
Duração /Duration: 2006/09 - 2008/05

Título/Title: “The neural basis of attention disorder in schizophrenia”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Trevor J. Crawford, Prof. Bill Deakin, Dr. Stephen Higham
Instituição/Institution: Mental Health Research Unit (Lancaster) & Neuroscience and Psychiatry Unit (Manchester) (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2007/02

Título/Title: “Creativity, schizotypy, paranormal experiences and mental health: developing a new cognitive-parapsychological paradigm for the assessment of PSI performance in the laboratory”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Christine Anne Simmonds, Dr. Nicola J. Holt
Instituição/Institution: University College Northampton (UK)
Duração/Duration: 2006/06 - 2009/07

Título/Title: “Effects of different Biofeedback training procedures on quantitative Electroencephalographic parameters of healthy subjects”
Investigadores/Researchers: Dr. Martijn Arns, Dr. Wytze van der Zwaag, Dr. Erica Heesen, Dr. Rien Breteler
Instituição/Institution: Brain Resource Company B.V., Nijmegen (The Netherlands)
Duração/Duration: 2005/01 - 2006/04

Título/Title: “Electrocortical studies of the hippocampal-parahippocampal (HP) structures in humans: Foramen ovale (FO) electrodes, as a research tool in human cognition and epilepsy”
Investigadores/Researchers: Prof. Péter Halász, Dr. Zsófia Clemens, Dr. Csaba Borbély, Dr. Dániel Fabó
Instituição/Institution: National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, Budapest (Hungary)
Duração/Duration: 2005/02 - 2007/07

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