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Intuition and National Defense

In response to numerous reports from veterans of the Afghan and Iraq wars who claimed that their intuition helped them save lives, the US Department of Defense began researching intuition through multiple departments and projects. Often referred to as 'perceptual training' or 'sensemaking', intuitive perception is being studied for application in military environments for threat assessment and anticipation. 

The US Military Believes People Have a Sixth Sense; Time Magazine

More Than a Feeling: ONR Investigates Spidey Sense for Sailors and Marines; ONR press release 

US Navy Program to Study How Troops Use Intuition; New York Times 

The Navy Developed a Field Guide for Marines to Boost Their Senses Downrange; Task and Purpose

How US Marines are Using ESP to Weaponize Intuition; Daily Beast

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