Scientists & Researchers

British physicist (1851-1940) remembered for his pioneering early work in electricity and radio, who became an active investigator of mental mediumship and published books endorsing a belief in survival of death. 

Influential Italian criminologist, doctor and psychiatrist (1835-1909) who engaged in psychical research and endorsed the Italian medium Eusapia Palladino. 

German physicist who has developed a theory of psi based on quantum mechanics.  

Psychologist and psi researcher focusing in particular on the effects of psychoactive substances.

British playwright and social activist (1865-1948) who became involved with psychical research and practised automatic writing

Brazilian psychologist with a special interest in poltergeist phenomena and the psychological and psychosocial implications for experiencers of psychic phenomena.

New Zealand-born journalist and novelist (1911-2001) who also wrote and reviewed books about psychical research.

Wealthy landowner and philanthropist (1873-1913) who became Mexico's 37th president and whose career was profoundly influenced by his mediumship activities and spritist beliefs.

German psychologist whose work in consciousness theory has extended to include experiments in psychokinesis and precognition.

Brazilian psychologist with research interests in the psychology of religious experiences, spirituality, religion and health.