General Psi Topics

Collective term for anomalous or paranormal-seeming phenomena, based on the writings of Charles Fort (1874-1932).

Disputes the claim by sceptics that parapsychologists are more likely to commit fraud than other scientists.

International project which has found  statistically significant deviations in the output of random event generators suggestive of a mass emotional response to major world events. 

The idea that humans radiate biophysical forces was once used to explain psi phenomena such as auras, ESP, healing, and luminous effects.

Jott (Just One of Those Things) is a recent line of enquiry, investigating the possibility that everyday misplacements of objects, normally attributed to false perceptions, failures of observation or mistaken memories, may sometimes have a non-normal cause. 

Dreaming and waking are normally mutually exclusive states of consciousness, but in lucid dreams they overlap, the dreamer becoming aware of being in a dream. Most often this occurs in the middle...

A tradition within the martial arts claims that by means of strenuous training an adept may use ESP and psychokinesis to dominate opponents, and to to heal by means similarly unknown to science.

A statistical procedure used by parapsychologists that combines the results of studies in a particular area of research in order to provide a more robust finding.

Explores the presence of music in ESP, mediumship and other paranormal contexts, for instance when heard in the absence of any apparent source. 

Psi research has been carried out in the Netherlands since the early nineteenth century, and has been characterized by a recurring clash between qualitative and experimental methods.