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Flournoy’s From India to the Planet Mars Revisited

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , P arapsychology Foundation In an article I co-authored with Everton de Oliveira Maraldi we reprinted the last chapter of Swiss psychologist Théodore Flournoy’s From India to the Planet Mars (1900) in the journal History of Psychiatry (“Classic Text No. 113: Final chapter, From India to the Planet Mars: A Study ... Read More

Precognition Discussed in a Psychology Journal

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation A recent issue of the journal Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice has discussions of precognition by various authors. The discussion opens with an editorial by Erik Woody and Steven Jay Lynn (“Perspectives on Precognition.” Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, ... Read More

Reincarnation in Tribal Societies with James G. Matlock

James G. Matlock, PhD, an anthropologist, is coauthor (with Erlendur Haraldsson) of I Saw a Light and Came Here: Children's Experiences of Reincarnation. He is a regular contributor to the online Psi Encyclopedia sponsored by the Society for Psychical Research in London. He has authored dozens of academic papers concerning reincarnation and related areas. Here he ... Read More

InPresence 0042: Parapsychologist Stephan A. Schwartz

Jeffrey Mishlove points out that, thus far, he has conducted more New Thinking Allowed video conversations with Stephan Schwartz than with any other individual. He reviews Schwartz' background and the fact that they were both guided by serendipitous experiences to pursue careers in parapsychology. Schwartz has also made more contributions to the field of applied psi ... Read More

The Psychology of Past-Life Memory with James G. Matlock

Jim Matlock he addresses many questions concerning the psychological dynamics associated with past-life memories. Why do some people have memories more readily than others? How do adult memories differ from the memories of children? What are the benefits and drawback of having such memories? How do these memories influence behavior when they are not quite conscious? ... Read More

Mindfield Bulletin 10.1 Available for Public Purchase

The latest issue of Mindfield: The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association has been released. Up until recently, only members of the PA could download Mindfield issues, but now anyone can purchase and download at digital issue for $10 or purchase a hard copy for $16 (plus shipping) at Magcloud . The first issue by the new Mindfield Team - Celebrating Diverse Methods ... Read More

Reincarnation and Possession with James G. Matlock

James G. Matlock points out that one could conceivably consider cases of the reincarnation type to be similar in many respects to cases of possession. In particular, there are instances in the reincarnation case database of previous individuals whose death occurs after the birth of a child who remembers an identifiable past life. Typically, those cases involve very ... Read More

The Interval Between Death and Rebirth with James G. Matlock

James G. Matlock, PhD, an anthropologist, is coauthor (with Erlendur Haraldsson) of I Saw a Light and Came Here: Children's Experiences of Reincarnation . He is a regular contributor to the online Psi Encyclopedia sponsored by the Society for Psychical Research in London. He has authored dozens of academic papers concerning reincarnation and related areas. Here he ... Read More

Free Download European Journal of Parapsychology

The European Journal of Parapsychology and all Research Letters publised by the Parapsychology Labaoratory at Utrecht University are now available for free downloading from www.hetjohanborgmanfonds.nl Direct link to download the free EJPs and Research Letters here .  Read More

InPresence 0023: William James' Radical Empiricism

Jeffrey Mishlove describes the culminating work of William James' illustrious career. His five essays on radical empiricism were published posthumously. James was thoroughly a product of the nineteenth century era of American industrialism. However, he rebelled against the mechanistic thinking of his age. His work on radical empiricism represents an effort to ... Read More

InPresence 0019: Divination with Jeffrey Mishlove

Jeffrey Mishlove discusses several different forms of divination including crystal gazing, tarot, astrology, and the I Ching. He notes that each of them offer opportunities to tap into the subconscious mind and to liberate psi-related information. While encouraging viewers to experiment with divination, he offers a number of cautions. In particular, he emphasizes the need ... Read More

InPresence 0017: The Human Aura with Jeffrey Mishlove

Jeffrey Mishlove points out that descriptions of the human aura were popularized by the Theosophical Society during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Various images are shown. Jeffrey compares descriptions of the aura with those of the human biofield and shows that they are somewhat different. He then discusses a psychological phenomenon known as ... Read More

InPresence 0016: Psychokinesis with Jeffrey Mishlove

Jeffrey Mishlove provides a link to 17 video conversations with original contributors to the study of psychokinesis. He notes the controversies and fears concerning PK. He illustrates these points with stories from his research with Ted Owens, the PK Man. And, he draws a moral from these experiences -- that we should treat all other people with respect at all times. ... Read More

InPresence 0014: Fear of Psi with Jeffrey Mishlove

InPresence host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man . Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in "parapsychology" ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, ... Read More

InPresence 0013: Practical Applications of Psi with Jeffrey Mishlove

InPresence host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man . Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in "parapsychology" ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, ... Read More
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