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Do you have an active interest in parapsychology? If so, consider joining the Parapsychological Association (PA). Membership in the PA supports the scientific study of psi (or ‘psychic’) experiences and provides access to unique resources for ... More
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2018 PA Convention Call for Papers

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2017 Outstanding Contribution Award Winner: Stephan A. Schwartz

The winner of the 2017 PA Outstanding Contribution Award is Stephan A. Schwartz . This yearly award is given to a PA Professional or Associate Member who has made an outstanding research or service contribution that has advanced the discipline of ... More

2017 Outstanding Career Award: Carlos S. Alvarado

Last Updated: Monday, August 21, 2017
Congratulations to Carlos S. Alvarado , who has been selected to receive the PA's 2017 Outstanding Career Award. This award goes to a PA professional or associate member to recognize sustained research or service contributions that have advanced the ... More

2017 Schmeidler Outstanding Student Award Winner - David Marcusson-Clavertz

The winner of this year's Schmeidler Outstanding Student Award is PA Student Member David Marcusson-Clavertz. This annual award goes to a student who excels academically and makes early contributions to the field through conference presentations, ... More

2017 PA Book Award Winner - Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind

One could view Marjorie Woollacott's Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind  through two very different perspectives: it’s at once both scholarly and very enjoyable. The reader finds herself going back and forth between ... More

2017 PA Book Award Winner: Surviving Death: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife

Leslie Kean is an independent investigative journalist and author. Her new book, Surviving Death: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife , is an important vehicle for the parapsychological community in reaching out to the general public. She ... More

2017 PA Book Award Winner: Enquête sur 150 Ans de Parapsychologie en France

Enquête sur 150 Ans de Parapsychologie en France is a history of various aspects of French psychical research by Renaud Evrard. Evrard has much to say about many individuals, institutions, investigations, and issues, not to mention time periods, ... More

60th Anniversary Celebration Speakers

  We have a great lineup of speakers for our 60th Anniversary Celebration in Columbus, Ohio  June 16-17th, 2017.  The weekend will begin with a reception at the Upstairs Arts Space on Friday night and a day of talks (see the Provisional ... More

Provisional Program: PA 60th Anniversary Celebration

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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Mindfield Editor Position Open

The Parapsychological Association (PA) is seeking a chief editor for its thrice-annual Mindfield Bulletin – the principal PA publication connecting its membership with developments in the field of parapsychology. This is an unpaid, volunteer staff ... More

Call for Papers: PA 60th Anniversary Celebration

Last Updated: Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Inviting Proposals for the 2018 PA Convention

The Board of Directors of the Parapsychological Association is considering meeting sites for the PA's 2018 annual convention, and inviting proposals from PA members in North America who would be interested in hosting. If you have attended PA ... More

A Tribute to Gerd H. Hövelmann

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Members of the PA Board were shocked and saddened by the news that Gerd Hoevelmann has died following a long illness. Gerd was a fast friend of parapsychology, contributing very many scholarly articles over a long career that were supportive of the field ... More

Researchers at EvanLab Explore OBEs through Hypnosis

Is it possible to induce an Out-of-Body-Experience (OBE) using hypnotic suggestion? What might be the electroencephalogram (EEG ) correlates of this experience compared with the EEG correlates of a deep hypnosis? A Parapsychological Association Research ... More

2016 PARE Awardees

This year’s PARE funds will support individual who are investigating near death experiences and out-of-body experiences. More
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