Scientists & Researchers

British applied psychologist and author, who has investigated paranormal phenomena from a sceptical perspective, notably in the Most Haunted television series.

German-born physician and psychical researcher (1855-1942) who lived and worked for most of his life in Mexico. He is remembered mainly for experiments and theories concerning psychometry.

Greek physicist whose research interests include laser spectroscopy, materials science, foundations of quantum theory and psychical research.

American psychologist and parapsychologist who has conducted psi research using a variety of experimental approaches. In recent years he has drawn attention to the challenge of 'experimenter effects'.

In recent decades, a significant number of people in Britain have gained doctorates in the field of parapsychology. This table lists them, along with those who are currently studying for a...

Anglo-Swedish clinical psychologist, parapsychologist and author based at Sweden's University of Gothenburg. In the 1970s he was one of  the first psi researchers to use the ganzfeld telepathy technique.

Indian clinical psychologist known for her research on childhood past life memories and near-death experiences.

The philosopher Charles S Peirce, founder of American Pragmatism, took a skeptical but open-minded interest in psychical research. This article examines the views and comments found in his...

American-Canadian psychology professor and psi experimenter (1945-2018) noted for his ‘god helmet’, a device he claimed could induce paranormal-seeming experiences in the wearer by means of a weak magnetic field.

Mikhail Petrovo-Solovovo (1868-1954) was a Russian diplomat and psychical researcher with a particular interest in physical mediumship.