Blog List – Modern

Psi Book Club Meeting July 2024

Join us for the upcoming meeting of the Psi Book Club on July 9th at 7:30pm (Eastern) as we dive into “The Science of Channeling” by Helané Wahbeh ND MCR. This session promises to be extra special, as Dr. Wahbeh herself will be joining us to answer your questions! 📅 Date: Tuesday, July 9...Read More

Invisible Forces: Paranormal Beliefs and Substance Abuse

College students who feel stigmatized about their paranormal beliefs are more likely to abuse substances such as alcohol, marijuana, and amphetamines. When will science finally normalize such beliefs and experiences?

Sámi Hauntings and Resisting Colonization

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.

The Rainbow Bridge and the Animal Afterlife

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 of Divination Practices Among Traditional Dagbon Communities in Ghana

A study conducted in Ghana provides critical insight into how divination is combined with traditional healthcare services in indigenous communities.

“Haunted Houses” Remain Scientific Mysteries

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.

Encountering the Other: An Analysis of DMT Experiences

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 compou...Read More

When the Truth is Out There

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. Ho...Read More

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