Scientists & Researchers

Australian psychologist and parapsychologist (1955-2010) whose research interests included psi experimentation and theory, the psychology of mystical experience, coincidence and Kundalini.

English social psychologist and parapsychologist (1894-1984), best known for his cipher tests of postmortem survival and for introducing ‘psi’ as a collective term for psychic phenomena.

English Jesuit Roman Catholic priest, scholar and active member in the Society for Psychical Research (1856-1939). Thurston was critical of Spiritualism, but held a more positive view of psi than his clerical peers.

Psychologist and consciousness researcher based at the University of Padova, who has developed new methodologies to investigate presentiment and psychokinetic effects.

American psychiatrist and parapsychologist (1916-2008) who in landmark 1960s experiments demonstrated ESP occurring in the dream state.

Leading American statistician who has endorsed statistical findings in parapsychology, notably with regard to research associated with the Star Gate remote viewing program.  

American parapsychologist living in France, president of the Institut Métapsychique International.

Leonid Vasiliev (1891-1966), a physiologist and parapsychologist at the University of Leningrad, reported numerous successful experiments in ‘mental suggestion’ (telepathy).

Annalisa Ventola is executive director of the Parapsychological Association, and has carried out research into the psychological variables involved in poltergeist and haunting episodes.

British psychologist specializing in neuroscience, cognition and research methods, who has carried out experimental ESP studies and other psi research.