2015 PA Book Award Winner: Experimentelle Parapsychologie
on Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2016
Is there scientific evidence for extrasensory perception, psychokinesis or precognition? These questions systematic have feuled experiments that have been carried out for over 100 years. Experimentelle Parapsychologie: Eine Einführung a German-Language volume authored by PA Professional Member Stefan Schmidt gives a detailed and critical overview of the current state of knowledge of experimental parapsychology. A 2015 winner of the Parapsychological Association Book Award, this book is presented and explained by means of meta-analyzes summarizing the findings on topics such as telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, glance perception, direct mental interaction and psychokinesis. This overview is complemented with a presentation of theoretical approaches. The author also deals with the specific methodological requirements for the experimental parapsychology and focuses on the special position of these often controversial discipline.
The Parapsychological Association Book Award was established in 2015 to recognize books in the field of parapsychology that make significant contributions to science and to the cultural conversation about the implications of parapsychology. Visit the PA website to learn more about the award and previous winners.