New Thinking Allowed with Jeffrey Mishlove

A Materialist Confronts the Paranormal David Levitt

David Levitt, ScD, is the husband of Gail Hayssen, who has been a featured guest on New Thinking Allowed. He is cofounder and CEO of the Pantomime Corporation and is expert in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality. His website is

Here he shares information about his work as a doctoral student at MIT, studying under Marvin Minsky at the Media Lab. He also describes growing up in New York City in a biracial household. Living with his highly psychic wife, Gail Hayssen, has forced him to acknowledge that events can occur that are inexplicable by current materialistic science. The wide-ranging discussion touches on a number of cultural and political issues.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in "Parapsychology" ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, Berkeley, 1980). He is also the Grand Prize winner of the 2021 Bigelow Institute essay competition regarding the best evidence for survival of human consciousness after permanent bodily death.

(Recorded on May 7, 2022)

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