Haunting stories and the oral tradition around them provide a way for the Sámi people to challenge dominant colonial narratives and maintain their own ancestral and cultural importance. Even though they have been removed, the land remains theirs by way of a continued supernatural presence.
Have you ever wondered what happens to your pets after they die? Do they go to heaven or some other kind of afterlife? These questions, often asked by pet owners who are grieving the loss of their beloved animals, are explored by Andrew Dean of the University of Sunderland.
A study conducted in Ghana provides critical insight into how divination is combined with traditional healthcare services in indigenous communities.
Here’s a little-known factoid to share during the upcoming Halloween season — haunted houses are a scientific reality. That conclusion comes from Jim Houran's decades of dedicated research on “ghostly episodes,” that is, manifestations attributed to ghosts, haunts, or poltergeists.
As psychedelic research makes headlines in premier medical journals and mainstream media across the globe, it is clear that a psychedelic renaissance is in full swing. This rapidly reemerging field of research brings with it countless unanswered questions, not only surrounding the psychedelic compounds themselves but also regarding previously unexplained and extraordinary human experiences.
Between one-third and one-half of the global population report having anomalous/exceptional experiences. Approximately half of them find the experiences distressing. This presents a clear need for mental health practitioners with specific training in listening constructively to these experiences. However, few have this training, leaving those will distressing paranormal experiences underserved.
Public Parapsychology Community (PPC) provided a virtual space for academics and members of the public to explore the application of consciousness-based practices as change agents to help combat the global climate crisis.
The Exploring Consciousness-Based Applications for Climate Action Workshop & Ideathon has closed. Three teams were formed: one team exploring "subtle activism" as a psi application, one carbon removal Xprize team, and a team working on a mobile app for collectively focusing intent.