Scientists & Researchers

American clinical psychologist, psychotherapist and parapsychologist, best-known for his innovative First Sight Theory, which posits that psi phenomena are integral to normal perception and action.

British psychologist who carries out research in parapsychology and thanatology, and in media appearances promotes critical thinking in science.

Investigator associated with the Society for Psychical Research (1923-2010) who authored reports on poltergeist and haunting cases, some in collaboration with fellow parapsychologist Alan Gauld.

British scientist who carried out controversial experiments with Daniel Home and other mediums in the 1870s. His claim to have discovered a new ‘psychic force’ was  contested by other scientists, but his reports continue to be widely discussed.

Nobel prize-winning French physicist (1859-1906) who in the years before his untimely death in a traffic accident became enthusiastic about the phenomena he witnessed in the seance room. 

Moritz Dechamps is a German researcher investigating quantum effects in the context of micro-PK experiments.  

British psychologist and parapsychologist who has conducted research in ESP and  DMILS (direct mental interaction with living systems).  

German philosopher and psychologist (1867-1947) credited with originating the term ‘parapsychology’. During his early career he experimented successfully with telepathy, but later became a vocal sceptic.

British author and psi investigator (1890-1986), noted for a robustly critical approach that often brought him into conflict with colleagues. 

In later life, the creator of Sherlock Holmes became an evangelist for spiritualism.