psi factor

psi fac·tor

a protein responsible for the specific initiation of the RNA polymerase-catalyzed reaction at the promoter sites of genes.
Synonym(s): ψ factor
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Some of the less-memorable syndic staples of the 1990s include "Peter Benchley's Amazon" and "PSI Factor" from Alliance Atlantis Communications.
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The DGA is saying that there is a loss of $10 billion in business Canada and the DGC says, `OK, we've seen this figure but included in it are Canadian shows shown in America like PSI Factor and Stargate.
CBS will be conducting workshops for two shows: Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal and Day & Date.
The company also produced Eye movies and miniseries such as "Joan of Arc" and "Forget Me Never," and first-run syndicated product distributed by CBS including "Peter Benchley's Amazon" and "Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal."
From Sons and Daughters, its first series sold to the CBC in 1982 (for which Atlantis won an Oscar for Don McBrearty's Boys and Girls), through Ramona, A Child's Christmas in Wales, The Ray Bradbury Theater, Kurt Vonnegut's Monkey House, Maniac Mansion, William Shatner's TekWar, My Life as a Dog, The Outer Limits, Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict, Traders, Cold Squad and the soon-to-come animated The World of Peter Cottontail, Atlantis's series are marked by high production standards, broad audience appeal and global marketability.
Series and miniseries picked up by CanWest include "Beastmaster," "Cold Squad," "Psi Factor," Emmy Award-winning miniseries "Joan of Arc" and "The Audrey Hepburn Story."
Likely to disappear from the sked next fall will be MGM's "The Outer Limits" and "Poltergeist" as well as Eyemark's "Psi Factor" and possibly "Pensacola."
Second, the listing of the factor loadings of each of the 25 PBS items on each of the seven factors (see Table 2, Tobacyk & Milford, 1983) clearly shows relatively low cross-loadings of the Psi and Precognition subscale items (i.e., Psi subscale items load weakly on the Precognition factor, and Precognition subscale items load relatively weakly on the Psi factor, with the exception of one item loading .40).
He notes Mexican tastes have settled at the extremes, from family fare like recently launched "Step by Step" to more intense shows along the lines of "Psi Factor."
They're also partnering on "Psi Factor," which CBS' Eyemark Entertainment distributes in the U.S., while Atlantis handles those chores worldwide.