Scientists & Researchers

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.

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...

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.  

American psychologist and parapsychologist (1910-1979) best known for successful ESP experiments at Duke University and for extensive later research with Pavel Stepanek, a Czech psychic.

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