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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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Jeffrey J. Kripal - The Superhumanities: What They Are and Why Parapsychology Is So Important to Them

On Friday, April 23rd, the PA will host an online invited address presented by Jeffrey J. Kripal, winner of the 2020 PA Outstanding Contribution Award. This address will discuss what Jeff calls the superhumanities, a long repressed or forgotten history ... More

SSE-PA Connections 2021: Call for Papers

We are now accepting submissions in the form of long abstracts, no more than 750 words in length. More

SSE-PA Connections 2021 Announcement

SSE-PA Connections 2021 July 23 – 31, 2021 Program Chair: John G. Kruth The challenge of gathering for professional meetings during a pandemic is an opportunity for innovative thinking. The Program Committee for this year's combined SSE and PA ... More

In Memoriam: Erlendur Haraldsson (1931–2020)

Peter Mulacz remembers our dear colleague Erlendur Haraldsson and his contributions to the field of parapsychology. Reprinted from Mindfield: The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association, Volume 12, Issue 3. More

Abstracts: Advances in Mediumship Research

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Download the Abstracts  from the PA server. More

Online Symposium: Advances in Mediumship Research

Last Updated: Monday, February 1, 2021
Join us on Saturday, February 27, 2021 (12:30-6:30pm EST) in an online symposium chaired by PA Board Director Helané Wahbeh at Airmeet.com. The PA community will explore various topics relating to mediumship and channeling research, including ... More

2020 Outstanding Career Award: Etzel Cardeña

Last Updated: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Congratulations to Etzel Cardeña, who has been selected to receive the PA's 2020 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

2020 Charles Honorton Integrative Contributions Award Winner: Harvey J. Irwin

The winner of the Parapsychological Association's 2020 Charles Honorton Integrative Contributions Award is Harvey J. Irwin . This annual award honors a PA member who has made significant research contributions that integrate parapsychology and ... More

2020 Schmeidler Outstanding Student Award Winner - Pascal Michael

The winner of this year's Schmeidler Outstanding Student Award is Pascal Michael. This annual award goes to a student who excels academically and makes early contributions to the field through conference presentations, research or involvement in one ... More

2020 Outstanding Contribution Award: Jeffrey J. Kripal

Last Updated: Monday, December 21, 2020
The winner of the 2020 PA Outstanding Contribution Award is Jeffrey J. Kripal . 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

Call for Abstracts: Advances in Mediumship Research

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Research Abstracts for oral presentations are now being accepted for consideration by Program Chair Helané Wahbeh. More

Ecology, Nature and Parapsychology: Abstracts of Presented Papers

Last Updated: Monday, April 5, 2021
Ecology, Nature and Parapsychology: Abstracts of Presented Papers by The Parapsychological Association on Scribd More

Save the Dates: Upcoming PA Symposia

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Introducing a new quarterly series of online symposia on various parapsychological topics More

2020 PARE Awardee

The PA funds a naturalistic experimental field pilot study testing the reported ability of Huichol Shamans to manipulate local weather systems in Northern Mexico. More

Call for Mindfield Submissions: Diversity in Parapsychology

The editors of Mindfield: The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association  are inviting submissions for an upcoming issue on  Diversity in Parapsychology . The PA is an international professional organization of scientists and scholars, but ... More
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