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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

Interesting article on historical collections   Read More

Best Updated Evidence

A selective (see selection criteria) updated list of papers for all those searching " Scientific Evidence " : Read More

New Book: "Education in Parapsychology" by Harvey J. Irwin

Education in Parapsychology: Student and Instructor Perspectives By Harvey J. Irwin Monograph No. 2 in the AIPR Monograph Series in Parapsychology Dr. Lance Storm and Dr. Adam J. Rock, Editors “This monograph addresses the provision of educational experiences in the field of parapsychology and is designed to meet the needs of both students and instructors. Part 1 of ... Read More

Mindfield 5.3 Issued to PA Members

The Parapsychological Association presents the William Braud issue of Mindfield . Issue 5.3 features an unpublished paper by William Braud discussing alternatives to the model of the brain as producer of consciousness. This number of Mindfield also includes some reflections by the new PA President Jim Carpenter, the Grande Dame of French Parapsychologists , Yvonne ... Read More

“Psi Map” Streamlining Data in Parapsychology.

What is A Psi Map? A “psi map” is a suggested database that can be used to study- psi phenomena; its occurrence, frequency, and distribution all over the world. A psi map can expose relationships and aspects of psi phenomena within regions (physical and cultural boundaries) and over time, distribution of events across regions and over time (from ancient ... Read More

Want to learn more about parapsychology? Still time to register!

The University of Edinburgh's well-respected online parapsychology course, run by PA member (and former President) Dr Caroline Watt, will start its next run on 23rd September. There is still time to register. Click here for more information about the course. 50% discounted rates are available for PA student members. What's not to like? Read More
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