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The Chess Game From Beyond the Grave with Vernon Neppe

  Vernon Neppe, MD, PhD, FRSSAf, is a neuropsychiatrist and head of the Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute in Seattle. He is a former president of the South African Society for Psychical Research. He is author of Cry the Beloved Mind: A Voyage of Hope, Reality Begins with Consciousness: A Paradigm Shift that Works (written with physicist Edward Close), The ... Read More

Poltergeist Phenomena with Stephen Braude

  Stephen Braude, PhD, is an emeritus professor and former chairman of the philosophy department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has also served as president of the Parapsychological Association. He is author of First Person Plural: Multiple Personality and the Philosophy of Mind, Crimes of Reason, The Gold Leaf Lady, Immortal Remains, The Limits ... Read More

Jason Reza Jorjani interviewed on The Spectral Revolution

  Jason Reza Jorjani is a philosopher and faculty member at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is author of Prometheus and Atlas. Here he describes how humankind often confuses the technological worldview of scientific theory with reality itself. Jorjani maintains that we have become mesmerized by the specters of the ancient, Greek Titans Prometheus and Atlas ... Read More

Jason Reza Jorjani interviewed on Philosophy and Psychical Research

Jason Reza Jorjani is a philosopher and faculty member at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is author of Prometheus and Atlas . Here he discusses the role of the spectral or psychical inner world throughout the history of philosophy. He points out that the ancient Greek philosophers lived in a social milieu in which paranormal phenomena were taken for granted. ... Read More

Second Parapsychology Foundation Book Expo 2016

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation The Parapsychology Foundation has released information about their second Book Expo (the first was held on November 14, 2015; click  here ). Here are the details. * * * Course Description The live sessions of the PF Book Expo 2016 will take place on the afternoons of Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 and ... Read More

The Thoughtography of Ted Serios

Stephen Braude, PhD, is an emeritus professor and former chairman of the philosophy department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has also served as president of the Parapsychological Association. He is author of The Limits of Influence: Psychokinesis and the Philosophy of Science , First Person Plural: Multiple Personality and the Philosophy of Mind , ... Read More

History of Parapsychology: IX: Ideas About Théodore Flournoy’s Classic Study of Mediumship

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation In the article commented here Nancy L. Zingrone and I focus on the reception of Swiss psychologist Théodore Flournoy’s most important work, Des Indes à la Planète Mars : “Note on the Reception of Théodore Flournoy’s  Des Indes à la Planète Mars ” ( Journal of the Society for Psychical Research , ... Read More

Program Listings for the New Thinking Allowed Video Channel

NEW  THINKING ALLOWED ALPHABETICAL LIST OF GUESTS WITH LINKS TO THEIR WEBSITES AND THEIR VIDEO INTERVIEWS     John Alexander, PhD       UFOs: Myths and Realities   Debashish Banerji , PhD       Language of the Gods, Part One: The Primordial Mantra       Language of the Gods, ... Read More

The Society for Psychical Research's 134th Birthday

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation We are glad to see that the Society for Psychical Research, founded in London on February 20, 1882, is still around after 134 years. The SPR, I am happy to say, is still very useful to workers in psychical research providing publications, conferences and funding. Below you will find a short ... Read More

Parapsychology Foundation International Affiliates Conference

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation  The Parapsychology Foundation http://www.parapsychology.org (PF) announces a new online conference featuring five presentations about parapsychology in various countries. It will take place in January 23-24, 2016. For a more detailed schedule and to register (for free) go here . If you can’t join ... Read More

ParaMooc2016: New Series of Lectures About Parapsychology

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation Those of you who have followed this blog may be aware of the parapsychology MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Nancy L. Zingrone and I organized in 2015 (click  here ). We are now organizing the ParaMOOC2016. This is the joint effort of our organization  The AZIRE   and the  ... Read More

History of Parapsychology VIII. ESP Via Pulse Rates? Some 19th Century Observations

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation Several laboratory experiments have presented evidence to the effect that changes in some physiological measure correspond to a remote stimuli, suggesting ESP may manifest physiologically while the person is not aware of the process. In an article I published recently I discussed a generally forgotten ... Read More

Macro-Psychokinesis, Part One: Physical Mediumship with Stephen E. Braude

  Stephen Braude, PhD, served as chairman of the philosophy department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has also served as president of the Parapsychological Association. He is author of Crimes of Reason, The Gold Leaf Lady, Immortal Remains, The Limits of Influence, First Person Plural, and ESP and Psychokinesis. He is the recent recipient of the ... Read More

Remote Viewing Training, Part Two: The Advanced Phases, with Paul H. Smith

  Paul H. Smith, PhD, is a founder and past-president of the International Remote Viewing Association. A former Army intelligence officer, he served for seven years as part of the military’s top-secret remote viewing program. He is author of Reading the Enemy’s Mind and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing. He currently serves as president and chief ... Read More

Remote Viewing Training, Part One: The Initial Phases, with Paul H. Smith

  Paul H. Smith, PhD, is a founder and past-president of the International Remote Viewing Association. A former Army intelligence officer, he served for seven years as part of the military’s top-secret remote viewing program. He is author of Reading the Enemy’s Mind and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing. He currently serves as president and chief ... Read More
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