Mediums & Psychics

German circle for physical mediumship founded in 2005 by Kai Mügge, noted for the magnitude and diversity of its phenomena, some of which has been observed in controlled conditions, but which latterly has been tainted by allegations of fraud. 

American women who as children were at the centre of poltergeist-type disturbances in 1848 and became progenitors of the Spiritualist movement. Their later claim to have faked their 'rapping' phenomena remains controversial. 

Irish trance medium (1892?-1970) who worked with researchers to investigate her psychic abilities and founded the Parapsychology Foundation to support academic parapsychology.

Brazilian medium (1949-2018)  well-known in Brazil and Europe for paintings made in trance at high speed and attributed to deceased artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Picasso.

Israeli-born celebrity psychic known for metal-bending and telepathic feats.

Texts communicated through a medium, seemingly by deceased former monks of Glastonbury Abbey in the southwest of England in an attempt to help an archaeologist with excavations. 

Investigation of a Florida housewife who exhibits psychic effects, notably the spontaneous, involuntary and seemingly inexplicable appearance on her skin and clothes of flakes of golden-like brass foil.

Northern Irish Spiritualist group said to produce striking psychic phenomena, the subject of detailed experiments by William Crawford in the 1910s.

Icelandic trance medium (1914-1977) who was investigated in the 1970s by Erlendur Haraldsson, and who produced notable examples of 'drop-in' communications and xenoglossy. 

Englishwoman (1895-1980) who wrote a memoir describing her frequent psychic experiences, often in relation to healing and family matters.