Scientists & Researchers

A significant figure in the early Society for Psychical Research (1845-1936), wife of Henry Sidgwick, its first president.

University mathematics teacher and parapsychologist (1889-1975) who was discovered after his death to have faked his seemingly dramatic successes with telepathy experiments during the 1940s and 1950s.

Nineteenth-century journalist, author, social reformer and medium, author of Letters from Julia (1909), automatic writings said to contain communications from a deceased friend on the subject of afterlife conditions. 

René Sudre (1880-1968) was a French science journalist active in psi research during the 1920s.

American physicist, laser pioneer and parapsychologist who collaborated with Hal Puthoff in the study of remote viewing, the basis of the psychic espionage program known as Star Gate. 

American psychologist and parapsychologist who is internationally known for research on the nature of consciousness and has experimented widely in psi and out-of-body experiences.

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.

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

Parapsychologist (1881-1962) who published numerous books and articles on experiments in telepathy by means of transmission of drawings.

Michael Whiteman (1906-2007), a British-born mathematician living in South Africa, wrote books and articles inspired by his many psychical and mystical experiences.