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Do you have an active interest in parapsychology? If so, consider joining the Parapsychological Association (PA). Membership in the PA supports the scientific study of psi (or ‘psychic’) experiences and provides access to unique resources for ... More
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2017 PA Convention: Registration

Registration is now live at  http://www.parapsych.org/pages/2017_convention_registration.aspx . Be sure to also book your accommodations early !  Rooms at the Titania Hotel will not be guaranteed after April 28, 2017 . More

Call for Papers: PA 60th Anniversary Celebration

Download the Call PA 60th Year - Call for Papers by The Parapsychological Association on Scribd More

Inviting Proposals for the 2018 PA Convention

The Board of Directors of the Parapsychological Association is considering meeting sites for the PA's 2018 annual convention, and inviting proposals from PA members in North America who would be interested in hosting. If you have attended PA ... More

A Tribute to Gerd H. Hövelmann

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Members of the PA Board were shocked and saddened by the news that Gerd Hoevelmann has died following a long illness. Gerd was a fast friend of parapsychology, contributing very many scholarly articles over a long career that were supportive of the field ... More

Researchers at EvanLab Explore OBEs through Hypnosis

Is it possible to induce an Out-of-Body-Experience (OBE) using hypnotic suggestion? What might be the electroencephalogram (EEG ) correlates of this experience compared with the EEG correlates of a deep hypnosis? A Parapsychological Association Research ... More

2017 PA Convention: Call for Papers

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
2017 PA Convention Call for Papers by The Parapsychological Association on Scribd  ( download PDF from PA server instead ). More

2016 PARE Awardees

This year’s PARE funds will support individual who are investigating near death experiences and out-of-body experiences. More

The PA Encourages Members to Organize Locally

The Digital Revolution has transformed how scientists and scholars exchange ideas, but it has not reduced the value of convening in person. New members often join the PA in the hopes of finding additional opportunities for research, study and networking, ... More

2016 Election Results

The results of the 2016 PA Election are in. Much thanks to everyone who ran for election, and congratulations to our elected PA Vice President, Board Directors, and Student Representative (names in bold below).  Vice Presidential Election: Wim ... More

2016 PA Book Award Winner: Varieties of Anomalous Experience, 2nd Edition

Last Updated: Monday, October 3, 2016
In this revised and updated edition of Varieties of Anomalous Experience ,  edited by Etzel Cardeña , Steven Jay Lynn, and Stanley Krippner , contributors present a wide range of research on anomalous experiences, from commonly documented ... More

2016 PA Book Award Winner: Extrasensory Perception

Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism and Science has won a Parapsychological Association Book Award.This two-volume tome, edited by Edwin May and Sonali Marwaha , will be a very important book and should be on the bookshelf of all serious readers ... More

2016 PA Book Award Winner: Ojos Invisibles

Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2016
Ojos Invisibles: La Cruzada por la Conquista del Espiritu ( Invisible Eyes: The Crusade for the Conquest of the Spirit) is  a collection of high quality essays about various parapsychological topics. Most of the essays are new, although some are ... More

2016 PA Book Award Winner: Prometheus and Atlas

Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2016
Prometheus and Atlas is an incredibly ambitious synthesis of western thought -- actually, global thought -- with a central place devoted to understanding the significance of what author Jason R. Jorjani calls The Spectral : outlaw phenomena that are not ... More

2016 Schmeidler Outstanding Student Award Winner: Michael Tremmel

The winner of this year's Schmeidler Outstanding Student Award is PA Student Member Michael Tremmel. This annual award goes to a student who excels academically and makes early contributions to the field through conference presentations, research or ... More

2016 Outstanding Contribution Award Winner: Alejandro Parra

Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2016
The winner of the 2016 PA Outstanding Contribution Award is Alejandro Parra . This yearly award is given to a PA Professional or Associate Member who has made an outstanding research or service contribution that has advanced the discipline of ... More
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