Scientists & Researchers

Fench existentialist Roman Catholic philosopher (1889-1973) who as a young man was actively involved in psi research in France, and speculated on the ways in which psi might operate.

Study on mediumship by an Italian psychiatrist and psychical researcher (1852-1929), focusing in particular on Eusapia Palladino, with the emphasis on clinical and psychological aspects. 

American psychologist, parapsychologist and author (1895-1979) who made major contributions to psychology and parapsychology in a career that spanned six decades.

Nineteenth century poet, investigator and thinker, whose posthumously-published book Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death (1903) offers a theory of consciousness that encompasses psychic experience.

Karlis Osis (1917-1997) was a leading figure in parapsychology in the second half of the twentieth century, noted especially for his research on deathbed visions and out-of-body experiences.

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...

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.

Frank Podmore (1856-1910) played a significant role in the early years of the Society for Psychical Research, initially as an investigator, later as a proponent of mainly non-paranormal interpretations of psi phenomena.  

Harry Price (1881-1948) was a British paranormal investigator, who caused controversy with numerous high-profile investigations of hauntings and other psychic phenomena.