Research Summaries

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...

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...

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 men...

Support for Parapsychological Research in Frontiers of Human Neuroscience

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, an open-access academic publisher and research network, has published an opinion article titled "A call for an open, informed study of all aspects of consciousness", w...

Self-Concept and Body Investment in Out-of-Body Experients

Prior research has found that people who have had out-of-body experiences (OBErs) report higher levels of body dissatisfaction than people who have never had an OBE (non-OBErs).

Language and Anomalous Experiences: Dr. Robin Wooffitt

Because Dr. Wooffitt's research had been severely misrepresented by these and other sites, I contacted him and invited to discuss his research and its goals here at Public Parapsychology. The followin...

A Possible Brain Area for OBE’s?

Recently there has been a notable increase in the number of research articles relating to the study of out-of-body experiences (OBEs) that have been published in the mainstream literature.

The Effects of Traditional Zulu Healing upon a Random Event Generator

Researche3rs investigated how directed mental healing by indigenous healers in South Africa impacted upon the functioning of an Orion random event generator (REG).

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