Scientists & Researchers

French psychologist with a particular interest in the clinical, historical and theoretical aspects of parapsychology.

French astronomer and psychical researcher (1842-1925), notable for his writings on mediumship and psychic phenomena, including case collections. 

Swiss psychologist (1854-1920) noted for his book From India to the Planet Mars, a psychological study of the trance medium Hélène Smith. 

Academic psychologist and psi investigator (1934-2010) whose many books covered topics such as transpersonal psychology, dreams and survival of death.

American critic of parapsychology and paranormal claims (1914-2010), considered to have been a founding member of the modern skeptical movement. 

Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) was an American writer and psychical researcher, noted for his investigation of the Buried Crosses episode.

French investigator of mediums (1865-1924) remembered for his controversial attempts to provide proof of ectoplasm in the form of plaster moulds. 

Seventeenth century clergyman (1636-1680) and member of the Royal Society, one of the first intellectuals to take a scientific interest in paranormal claims.

Edmund Gurney (1847-1888) was a founder member of the Society for Psychical Research, noted for his research on hypnotism, telepathy and apparitions.  

Icelandic academic psychologist and psi researcher (b 1931), who has published extensively on topics such as past life memories and survival encounters.