Scientists & Researchers

Canadian psychology professor, author, amateur magician and career psi-skeptic, fellow and member of the Executive Council for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI, formerly CSICOP).

Overview of the history and relative contributions in the field of psi research by labs and individuals in Australia, Japan, China and India

Cleve Backster (1924–2013), a polygraph expert, carried out experiments which he claimed showed a degree of conscious awareness in plants. 

American experimental physicist who carries out psi-research at the Institut Métapsychique International in Paris.

British physicist (1844-1925) and co-founder of the Society for Psychical Research. He wrote on telepathy and clairvoyance, apparitions, mediumship, dowsing, deathbed visions, and related topics.

Austrian philosopher, cognitive scientist and psychotherapy researcher, based in Liechtenstein. His research interests include anomalous phenomena surrounding death and dying.

Director of research and co-founder of the Windbridge Research Center in Arizona, which researches survival of consciousness and the therapeutic benefits of consulting mediums.

John Beloff (1920-2006) was a British psychologist, philosopher and parapsychologist, the author of numerous scholarly books and articles on the philosophy of mind and psi-related topics. 

Influential French philosopher( 1859–1941) who was strongly interested in psi phenomena, from which he developed a ‘filter’ theory of consciousness. 

Dutch psychologist and parapsychologist, with a  background in molecular physics. His experimental psi research has included work on ESP and presentiment effects. He has also experimented on the role of consciousness in quantum collapse.