The Psi Encyclopedia is a collection of articles and case studies about psi research, the scientific investigation of psychic phenomena. It's a work in progress, being created by the Society for Psychical Research in London. Learn more >

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Discusses criticisms of reincarnation research made by Paul Edwards, Leonard Angel, Keith Augustine and other sceptics, also non-survivalist alternatives proposed by some parapsychologists. 

American who has 'memories' he takes to pertain to past lives, notably as a SS camp guard at Auschwitz and earlier as a young German soldier killed in action in World War I.

Controversial Scottish physical medium (1898-1956) known for producing ‘ectoplasm’ and 'spirit materializations', sentenced to jail under England’s Witchcraft Act of 1735.

American materials science professor, who in retirement carried out experiments appearing to show that psychic energy can directly influence chemical and biological systems. 

Describes the various types and characteristics of encounters with deceased loved ones in dreams and other states of consciousness, as revealed in research and case examples.