Scientists & Researchers

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. 

Episcopal minister and parapsychologist (1863-1934) known for his ‘Doris Fischer’ study, a notable early twentieth century American case of dissociative identity disorder. He also wrote extensively about telepathy and mediumship.

Describes key organizations and individuals involved in psi research in the US and Canada, from the field’s beginnings in the 1930s to the present day.

An international list of scientists and intellectuals who contributed to the investigation of psi phenomena in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, giving brief summaries of their interests and activities.

Second part of an international list of scientists and intellectuals who contributed to the investigation of psi phenomena (mid-twentieth century), giving brief summaries of their interests and activities. 

Andrija Puharich was a scientist, inventor and psi researcher, now remembered mainly for his close collaboration with the Israeli psychic Uri Geller.

Dean Radin is an American scientist known for innovative experiments in the study of consciousness and psi phenomena, and for his accessible books about parapsychology, such as The Conscious Universe and Entangled Minds.