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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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Mindfield 9.1

Last Updated: Monday, July 6, 2020
This issue of Mindfield is dedicated to the life and work of Gerd Hövelmann , and it includes two tributes from people who knew him well: Gerhard Mayer, and Roger Nelson . It also includes the abstracts in English for 2016 of the journal in ... More

Mindfield Editor Position Open

The Parapsychological Association (PA) is seeking a chief editor for its thrice-annual Mindfield Bulletin – the principal PA publication connecting its membership with developments in the field of parapsychology. This is an unpaid, volunteer staff ... 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

Last Updated: Friday, October 4, 2019
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

2016 PARE Awardees

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

Mindfield 8.3

Last Updated: Monday, July 6, 2020
This issue of Mindfield starts with a thorough discussion by PA President Chris Roe of potential psychological and parapsychological experimenter effects. Renaud Evrard chronicles the joint 59th PA and 35th SSE convention, besides providing his PA ... 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

Mindfield 8.2

Last Updated: Monday, July 6, 2020
This is the PA-AAAS Issue of Mindfield: The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association .  The major subject in this issue is the historical acceptance in 1969 of the PA as an affiliate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, ... More

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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
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