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Theories of Everything, An Interview with Vernon Neppe

Vernon Neppe, MD, PhD, FRSSAf, is a neuropsychiatrist and head of the Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute in Seattle. He is author, with physicist Edward Close, of Reality Begins with Consciousness: A Paradigm Shift that Works . He is also author of Déjà Vu Revisited, Déjà Vu: A Second Look, Déjà Vu: Glossary and Library, Cry the ... Read More

Unique healer footage

We've posted an original film of the dutch psychic Gerard Croiset on the Facebook Page of the HJBF.  The video gives an impression of his healing practice of a young polio victim. You can see the video here:    https://www.facebook.com/johanborgmanfonds/videos/317992558598042/     Read More

Defending Physicalism, an Interview with Edwin C. May

Edwin C. May, PhD, was involved in the military intelligence psychic spying program, popularly referred to as Stargate, for over twenty years. During the last decade, he was the director of research for that program. In this context, he produced over a hundred scientific publications. His academic training was in experimental nuclear physics. He is coauthor of ESP Wars: ... Read More

Fear of Psi, an Interview with Charles T. Tart

Charles T. Tart, PhD, is emeritus professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, as well as the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. He is a past-president of the Parapsychological Association. He has published over 100 scientific papers in parapsychology. He is editor of several anthologies including Altered States of Consciousness, Transpersonal ... Read More

Remote Viewing Psychology, an Interview with Charles T. Tart

Charles T. Tart, PhD, is emeritus professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, as well as the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. He is a past-president of the Parapsychological Association. He has published over 100 scientific papers in parapsychology. He is editor of several anthologies including Altered States of Consciousness, Transpersonal ... Read More

More Details about the Athens Convention Released

The Parapsychological Association (PA) will be coming to Greece to host Athens’ first international parapsychology meeting in 87 years. The event will be held at the Titania Hotel near Syntagma square, July 20-23, 2017, when scientists and scholars from around the world will gather for three days of paper presentations, workshops, and panel discussions on the latest ... Read More

Quantum Mechanics & Consciousness, an Interview with Edwin C. May

Ed May suggests that those who wish to explain consciousness by invoking quantum mechanics are probably on the wrong track. Excerpt for wave-particle duality, he believes that quantum theory is well understood. Quantum entanglement within the brain cannot account for consciousness due to the problem of environmental decoherence. He describes himself as a physicalist who ... Read More

Entropy and the Nature of Time, an Interview with Edwin C. May

Edwin C. May, PhD, was involved in the military intelligence psychic spying program, popularly referred to as Stargate, for over twenty years. During the last decade, he was the director of research for that program. In this context, he produced over a hundred scientific publications. His academic training was in experimental nuclear physics. He is coauthor of ESP Wars: ... Read More

A Preview of Mindfield 8.3

The latest issue of Mindfield: The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association has been released to PA members. This issue of Mindfield starts with a thorough discussion by PA President Chris Roe of potential psychological and parapsychological experimenter effects. Renaud Evrard chronicles the joint 59th PA and 35th SSE convention, besides providing his PA ... Read More

Learning to Use Extrasensory Perception with Charles T. Tart

Charles T. Tart describes the “decline effect” in parapsychology research as the result of a psychological “extinction paradigm”. Having subjects repeat a boring task without feedback, in many different disciplines, results in a decline of ability. His research involved training ESP using an automated system, involving forced choices with feedback. ... Read More

Six Decades in Parapsychology, an interview with Charles T. Tart

Charles T. Tart, PhD, is emeritus professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, as well as the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. He is a past-president of the Parapsychological Association. He has published over 100 scientific papers in parapsychology. He is editor of several anthologies including Altered States of Consciousness, Transpersonal ... Read More

Muldoon and Carrington's The phenomena of Astral Projection (1951)

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation One of my most recent publications is an article about Sylvan J. Muldoon and Hereward’s Carrington’s The Phenomena of Astral Projection that appeared in the online encyclopedia of the Society for Psychical Research ( The Phenomena of Astral Projection (1951). In R. McLuhan (Ed.), Psi ... Read More

Efforts to Establish a Midwest Regional PA

On the heels of this important announcement by the PA , I am making an effort to establish a Midwest Regional PA and I'm offering up the Upstairs Arts Space in Columbus, Ohio as a meeting space.  The first meetup is planned for Sunday, December 11th for a meet-and-greet and discussion of the latest issues of the Journal of Parapsychology 80(1) and Mindfield 8.2 . ... Read More

Parapsychology and the Study of the Mind: Changing the Historical Record

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation In a recent article Chris Roe stated: “A powerful means of imposing scientific dogma is through textbooks, which do not passively and transparently describe a discipline, but instead actively circumscribe it. By the presence or absence of topics and by the way they are represented, the authors ... Read More

Evidentiality of Spiritualist Mediumship, an Interview with Stephen 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
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