Event: 55th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association

Aug 2012
09
Thu 7:00 PM
Start Time: Thursday, August 09, 2012 at 7:00 PM
End Time: Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 3:00 PM
Location: The Millennium Hotel, 2800 Campus Walk, Durham, North Carolina, 27706

The principal international scientific organization studying parapsychology and the nature of consciousness, the Parapsychological Association (PA), will be holding its 55th annual convention on August 9-12, 2012 at the Millennium Hotel in Durham, North Carolina. Leading scientists and other academics from around the world will gather to present the latest parapsychological research into psi and related phenomena, such as extra-sensory perception, psychokinesis, psychic healing, altered states of consciousness, mediumship and possible survival of bodily death. Hosted by the Rhine Research Center and Atlantic University, the event will be open to the public and academics alike.

The Rhine Research Center, located near the grounds of the PA convention, is a hub for research and education on the basic nature of consciousness. The center presents a wide range of educational offerings in which they attempt to draw together and present the most interesting and challenging current ideas on the nature and enhancement of consciousness. Co-host Atlantic University is an educational university founded by Edgar Cayce that offers a Master of Arts degree in Transpersonal Studies – the integration of psychology, philosophy, religious studies, health sciences, and the arts. Program Chair Carlos S. Alvarado is the Scholar in Residence at Atlantic University, whose work has centered on the psychological study of out-of-body experiences and related phenomena and on providing a historical perspective in parapsychological studies. Nancy L. Zingrone, Arrangements Chair of the PA convention, has performed research on the psychological characteristics of individuals who experience psychic phenomena. She is also the Director of Academic and Administrative Affairs at Atlantic University.

The PA convention will offer an opportunity for attendees interested in that wide range of human functioning popularly known as the ‘psychic’ or ‘paranormal’ to hear the latest and most advanced scientific thinking about parapsychological topics.

Visit the 2012 PA Convention page for information on registration and accommodations.

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