Writer in the fields of folklore and anthropology (1844-1912) who noted parallels between psi phenomena such as poltergeists and clairvoyance with similar reports from historical times and in diverse cultures.
Scientists & Researchers
French physician and parapsychologist (1921-2008) noted for his study of the various altered states of consciousness that occur between life and death.
British physicist (1851-1940) remembered for his pioneering early work in electricity and radio, who became an active investigator of mental mediumship and published books endorsing a belief in survival of death.
German physicist who has developed a theory of psi based on quantum mechanics.
Psychologist and psi researcher focusing in particular on the effects of psychoactive substances.
Brazilian psychologist with a special interest in poltergeist phenomena and the psychological and psychosocial implications for experiencers of psychic phenomena.
German psychologist whose work in consciousness theory has extended to include experiments in psychokinesis and precognition.
Brazilian psychologist with research interests in the psychology of religious experiences, spirituality, religion and health.
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.
American anthropologist and leading reincarnation researcher (b 1954) with a comprehensive, multicultural and interdisciplinary approach.