General Psi Topics

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.

An unconvential explanation of psi based on quantum mechanics, in which psi works not on events directly but rather on the invisible underworld of quantum probabilities.

Describes how psychology textbooks persistently misrepresent the field of parapsychology, indoctrinating psychology students with unwarranted negative perceptions. 

How could a deceased person view events in the physical world in the absence of a body with sense organs? Philosopher Stephen Braude considers the difficulties that this problem poses for proponents of postmortem survival. 

Attempts have often been made to catch paranormal events on film and video. As proof of their occurrence, such images are usually vulnerable to claims of misinterpretation, poor practice or fraud. 

Explores the nature of souls, afterlives, and possible gods that would be compatible with modern physicalist science.