Using Brain Imaging as a Direct Test for Psi

With the advent of brain imaging technology, there is the promise of peering through the skull to get a possible glimpse of the brain areas that might be involved in ESP...

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 Brain Response to a Future Event?

On a subtle and unconscious level, our body’s autonomic nervous system may "jump" in response to frightening or startling stimuli. However, it does so even before our body encounters it.

Magnetic Fields and Haunting Phenomena: A Basic Primer for Paranormal Enthusiasts

In the primer, we discuss the current scientific literature on geomagnetism, electromagnetism, and the relationship of these magnetic fields to haunting experiences.

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.

Parapsychology and Anomalistic Psychology…What’s the Difference?

Some might take the separation between anomalistic psychology and parapsychology to imply that parapsychologists are believers in the paranormal or anomalistic psychologists are non-believers, but thi...

What is Psi?

These days, the word 'psi' has almost become synonymous with the word 'parapsychology'. But what does it mean?

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).

Experimenter Effects in Laboratory Tests of ESP and PK Using a Common Protocol

Researchers at the University of Northampton address the question of whether extra sensory perception (ESP) and psychokinesis (PK) are sufficiently distinct to merit separate terms.

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