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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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2021 Schmeidler Outstanding Student Award Winner - Moritz Dechamps

Last Updated: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Congratulations to Moritz Dechamps , who received the PA's  Schmeidler Outstanding Student Award in 2021. This award goes to a student who excels academically and makes early contributions to the field through conference presentations, ... More

SSE-PA Breakthrough 2022 Abstracts of Presented Papers

Direct Download of Abstracts (function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = "https://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js"; var s = document. ... More

Online Symposium: High Strangeness and Parapsychology

Join us on  Saturday March 26, 2022  in an online symposium chaired by Jack Hunter  at Airmeet . This symposium is about the stranger reaches of extraordinary experience research and how they intersect with findings and theories in ... More

Mindfield Call for Submissions 2022-2023

Download the 2022-2023 Mindfield Call for Submissions from the PA Server Download the 2022-2023 Mindfield Call for Submissions from the PA Server More

Online Symposium: Theories of Psi

Last Updated: Friday, April 1, 2022
Update: This event has ended, but the links below will still enable you to purchase a Replay Ticket for the month of April. Join us on  Saturday March 26, 2022  in an online symposium chaired by Peter Bancel at Airmeet . This symposium will ... More

SSE-PA Breakthrough 2022: Call for Submissions

Last Updated: Saturday, April 2, 2022
The Parapsychological Association and the Society for Scientific Exploration join together once again this year for an online conference on June 23rd to 26th. The online format allows scientists from around the world to attend and present their work. The ... More

Gerhard Mayer: Open the Field - Broaden the Horizon

On Friday, February 25, 2022 at 2pm Eastern (US), the PA will host an online invited address presented by Gerhard Mayer, winner of the 2021 Outstanding Contribution Award . Dr. Mayer will offer general reflections on parapsychology as our field of ... More

Save the Dates: 2022 PA Symposia

We are please to announce the dates for our 2022 PA symposia. Please mark your calendars: Theories of Psi Chair: Peter Bancel March 26, 2022 This symposium will present different approaches to building a theory of psi, with an emphasis on where we are ... More

Save the Dates: 2022 SSE-PA Online Convention

Save the Dates! This June 23-26, the Parapsychological Association (PA) and the Society for Scientific Exploration (SSE) will join once more to bring together the most relevant and novel research on parapsychology and edge science in an online ... More

2021 Outstanding Career Award: Marilyn Schlitz

Congratulations to Dr. Marilyn Schlitz , who is one of two individuals selected to receive the PA's  Outstanding Career Award this year. The award recognizes sustained (20 years or more) research or service contributions that have advanced ... More

2021 Outstanding Contribution Award: Gerhard Mayer

Last Updated: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Congratulations to Gerhard Mayer , who has been selected to receive the PA’s 2021 Outstanding Contribution Award. This award goes to a PA professional or associate member to recognize sustained research or service contributions that have advanced ... More

2021 Charles Honorton Integrative Contributions Award Winner: Jessica Utts

Last Updated: Saturday, November 13, 2021
The winner of the Parapsychological Association’s 2021 Charles Honorton Integrative Contributions Award is Jessica Utts . This annual award honors members who have made significant research contributions that integrate parapsychology and mainstream ... More

Abstracts: Exceptional Death-Related Experiences

Download  2021 Abstracts of Presentations at the Exceptional Death-Related Experiences Symposium  directly from the PA server. More

Online Symposium: Exceptional Death-Related Experiences

Last Updated: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Join us on November 20, 2021 in an online symposium chaired by Michael Nahm at Airmeet. This symposium will explore one of the most enigmatic frontiers of human existence: Can experiences related to death tell us something about what awaits mortal humans ... More

2021 Outstanding Mentorship Award: Stanley Krippner

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
The winner of the PA’s 2021 Outstanding Mentorship Award is Dr. Stanley Krippner . This award honors a PA member whose mentorship activities have advanced the discipline of parapsychology. Dr. Krippner has a reputation of being generous with his ... More
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