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Charles Richet'a Psychic Autobiography

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation Over the years I have written several articles about Charles Richet’s psychical research, among them a general overview of his work on the subject, and an analysis of his Traité de Métapsychique (1922). My last published discussion of Richet is an article in which I translated and ... Read More

New Entries in the Psi Encyclopedia

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation I have commented about the Psi Encyclopedia in previous essays , a project sponsored by the Society for Psychical Research . The project, managed by Robert McLuhan , has continued to grow. Here is a list of some new entries posted in 2018 and 2019. Animals in Psi Research, by Michael Duggan Announcing ... Read More

Remote Viewing in Nautical Archeology: The Caravel Project with Stephan A. Schwartz

Stephan A. Schwartz is a Distinguished Consulting Faculty of Saybrook University. He is the columnist for the journal Explore , and editor of the daily web publication Schwartzreport.net in both of which he covers trends that are affecting the future. His other academic and research appointments include: Senior Fellow for Brain, Mind and Healing of the Samueli Institute; ... Read More

New Article About Eleanor M. Sidgwick

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow , Parapsychology Foundation I just published a short article entitled “Eleanor M. Sidgwick (1845-1936)” (Journal of Parapsychology, 2018, 82, 127-131; available on request carlos@theazire.org). This is the first of several short articles about historical figures and topics that the editor of the journal, Etzel ... Read More

A New Vision of the Unexplained, Part 2, with Jeffrey Kripal

Jeffrey J. Kripal is the J. Newton Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Religious Thought and former chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University in Houston, Texas. His books include Kali's Child, Esalen, Authors of the Impossible, The Serpent's Gift, Mutants and Mystics, The Supernatural (with Whitley Strieber), and Secret Body . He is coauthor, ... Read More

Antoine Suarez to Deliver J.B. Rhine Address at Paris PA Convention

We are delighted to announce that the 2019 J.B. Rhine Address will be delivered by quantum physicist and philosopher Antoine Suarez. Born in Allariz, Spain, Suarez earned Masters’ degrees in Theoretical Physicals from University of Zaragoza and Experimental Physics from University of Fribourg, and his PhD from ETF Zurich (Swiss Institute of Technology) in 1975. Upon ... Read More

Science and the Siddhis (or Powers of Yoga) with Dean Radin

Dean Radin, PhD, is chief scientist at the Institute of Noetic Science in Novato, California. He is author of The Conscious Universe, Entangled Minds, Supernormal, and Real Magic. Here he reviews the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, especially with regard to the description of about 25 different "siddhis" or powers that are attained by advanced practitioners. Once one ... Read More

Remote Viewing the Capture of Saddam Hussein with Stephan Schwartz

Stephan A. Schwartz is a Distinguished Consulting Faculty of Saybrook University. He is the columnist for the journal Explore, and editor of the daily web publication Schwartzreport.net in both of which he covers trends that are affecting the future. His other academic and research appointments include: Senior Fellow for Brain, Mind and Healing of the Samueli Institute; ... Read More

The Power of the Near-Death Experience, Part 2 with Jeffrey Kripal

Jeffrey J. Kripal is the J. Newton Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Religious Thought and former chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University in Houston, Texas. His books include Kali's Child, Esalen, Authors of the Impossible, The Serpent's Gift, Mutants and Mystics, The Super Natural (with Whitley Strieber), and Secret Body. He is coauthor, ... Read More

The Ideogram Controversy in Remote Viewing with Paul H. Smith

Paul H. Smith, PhD, has served twice as president of the International Remote Viewing Association an organization of which he is a founder. A former Army intelligence officer, he served for seven years as part of the military’s top-secret remote viewing program. He is author of Reading the Enemy’s Mind and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing . He currently ... Read More

The Global Consciousness Project with Roger D. Nelson

Roger D. Nelson, PhD, is the director of the Global Consciousness Project, an international, multi-laboratory collaboration founded in 1997 which aimed to study collective consciousness. From 1980 to 2002, he was Coordinator of Research at the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research laboratory at Princeton University. His website is http://noosphere.princeton.edu/. ... Read More

Phone Calls From the Dead with Callum E. Cooper

Callum Cooper, PhD, is a lecturer in psychology at the University of Northampton in the United Kingdom. He is author of Telephone Calls From the Dead. He is coeditor, with Steven Parsons, of Paracoustics: Sound and the Paranormal . And, he is coauthor (with Alex Tanous) of Conversations With Ghosts . His website is www.callumecooper.com. Here he describes how he is ... Read More

Skepticism About Remote Viewing with Paul H. Smith

Paul H. Smith, PhD, has served twice as president of the International Remote Viewing Association an organization of which he is a founder. A former Army intelligence officer, he served for seven years as part of the military’s top-secret remote viewing program. He is author of Reading the Enemy’s Mind and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing . He currently ... Read More

Mindfield 10.3 is here!

Mindfield: The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association: Mindfield 10.3 The Mindfield Team asked several theoreticians of parapsychology to respond to a common-structured interview about the foundations and applications of their models. Using this structure, readers are presented with summaries of these complex ideas in a manner in which it is possible to compare ... Read More

Time and Consciousness with Julia Mossbridge

Julia Mossbridge, PhD, is a Visiting Scholar in the Psychology Department  at Northwestern University, a Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, the Science Director at Focus@Will Labs, and an Associated Professor in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She is the author of  Unfolding: The ... Read More
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