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Society of Scientific Exploration Meeting

The PA and SSE have lots of overlap, both in substance and people, but most importantly in attitude toward science and the search for understanding. You may be interested in attenting the 2015 annual meeting. The 34th annual SSE Conference will take place May 28-30, 2015 at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville hotel. An opening reception will take place on the evening of ... Read More

Oh, to Come in from the Cold

Article reprinted from the Presidential Column of Mindfield: The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association , 7.1. Consider a fictional woman named Susan. She is twenty years old, with one son. She is employed happily enough and married happily enough, dark blonde hair, medium height. Pay attention to her because in a moment she will become a metaphor for ... Read More

Parapsychology Foundation’s Online Forum

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation The Parapsychology Foundation has announced their first online forum “ Parapsychology Foundation Forum: Recent Advances in UK Parapsychology .” This will take place on May 20, 2015. In addition to Professor Chris Roe and Dr. Elizabeth Roxburgh, other presenters include Callum Cooper, Rachel Evenden, and ... Read More

Interview of Jim Carpenter by Carlos Alvarado

https://carlossalvarado.wordpress.com/2015/01/06/author-interviews-ii-james-c-carpenters-first-sight/ Read More

The latest schedule of events for Parapsychology and Anomalistic Psychology

Carlos has been blogging about our upcoming massively open online course or MOOC (technically it's still a mini-mooc at 315+ registrants so far), Parapsychology and Anomalistic Psychology: Research and Education . I've just put up the individual events in the course in the Parapsychological Association events calendar. The course itself starts January 5th and ends ... Read More

Parapsychology Massively Open Online Course (MOOC)

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation Nancy Zingrone and I are organizing a free online course, Parapsychology and Anomalistic Psychology: Research and Education, on the social media teaching platform, www.WizIQ.com , to start Monday January 5th, 2015 and complete Friday February 14th, 2015. The course will be marketed by the WizIQ course ... Read More

Parapsychology and Psychology Online Conference

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Visiting Scholar , Rhine Research Center Nancy Zingrone and I are organizing a small online conference about “Parapsychology and Psychology: Research and Theory.” This will take place on November 1 and 2 of the current year. As stated in the conference  page , where you will find information about registration: “On November 1st and 2nd, 2014 ... Read More

CARE: Counselling and Research for Exceptional/Anomalous experiences

Researchers from the Centre for the Study of Anomalous Psychological Processes (CSAPP) based in the Psychology Division of the University of Northampton are interested in whether people seek support following an anomalous experience. We acknowledge that anomalous experiences can be both distressing and positive and would like to know where people go if they want to ... Read More

"Bill Roll Lecture" at University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA.

In honor of the late Dr. Bill Roll and his contributions to parapsychological research, the University of West Georgia Psychology Department annually hosts “The Bill Roll Lecture”, which is presented by a current researcher in the field of parapsychology. This year’s lecture "Bill Roll's Use of Native American Concepts to Explain Parapsychological Experiences" ... Read More

Happy Birthday to Fanny Knipe, PA's Best Convention Planner, on the Occasion of her 90th Birthday!

Today, September 29th, 2014, is the 90th birthday of the woman who was responsible for giving us wonderful Parapsychological Association conventions from the 1980s through mid-2000s, Laura F. Knipe, known to her friends as Fanny. As an organizer Fanny had a talent for picking comfortable venues, overcoming unexpected problems, and making sure we had everything we needed ... Read More

Fall 2014 Term at the Rhine Education Center: Four New Courses

PA Member John G. Kruth has been at work over the summer months recasting the Rhine Education Center's course structure into a new curriculum that is a combination of 4-week courses, 8-week courses, some academically-oriented, some a little bit more popular, and some eligible for a variety of new certificate programs. Some weeks back I made a video that introduces folks ... Read More

A Practical and Theoretical Handbook of Biopsychocybernetics Research

This handbook is a unique into the of Italian bibliographic panorama of psi research being the first to provide the basic conceptual tools for a correct methodology research. The two authors offer a rigorous training variously structured and a specific epistemological framework with procedural solutions resulting from the most recent guidelines of the scientific research ... Read More

Take part in a survey on Exceptional Experiences!

We have just launched a new survey study at the University of West Georgia. We are interested in learning more about the factors influencing whether people have different types of Exceptional Experiences, including personality and geography. We are interested in hearing from you even if you have never had any experiences. If you have a few moments, here is the link:- ... Read More

Conference on Historical Archives of Parapsychology

From June 12 - 14th a conference will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands on preserving archives and historical collections of parapsychology and Spiritsm. PHCP 2014 There is no conference fee. The conference is free of charge for speakers and observers and includes free lunches and outdoor activities such as a canal cruise through the famous Utrecht Canals. For more ... Read More

Online Reincarnation Course

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Visiting Scholar, Rhine Research Center Anthropologist James G. Matlock , known for his  writings about reincarnation and other topics , is offering an online course entitled  Signs of Reincarnation . Dr. Matlock describes the course as follows: Dr. James G. Matlock “Signs of Reincarnation is a 15-week online seminar course offered ... Read More
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