Scientists & Researchers

Anthropologist, writer and teacher, with particular research interests in mediumship and trance phenomena. He is author of Greening the Paranormal (2019) and editor of Paranthropology

American psychologist, amateur magician and leading critic of parapsychology, co-founder of the Committee for the Scientific Inquiry (CSI).

James Hervey Hyslop (1854-1920) was a professor of philosophy, a psychologist, and, during the last fifteen years of his life, a dedicated psychical researcher.

Irish journalist, author and broadcaster (1916-1993), whose many published works include books about psychical research.

Robert Jahn was a plasma physicist who made notable contributions to the science of rocket propulsion and founded  the PEAR anomalies research laboratory, specializing in the study of mind-machine interaction.

Canadian-born conjurer (1928-2020) and  public scourge of psychics, parapsychologists, faith healers and practitioners of alternative medicine, best known for his ‘Million Dollar Challenge'.

The American philosopher and psychologist William James (1842-1910) is one of the most eminent academic figures to have been involved in psi research.

CEM Joad  (1891-1953) was a British philosopher and television personality with an active interest in psychical research.

Jacob Jolij is a Dutch psychologist who has carried out experiments in presentiment and psychokinesis.

Swiss psychiatrist and founder of Analytical Psychology (1875-1961), whose work influenced contemporary spirituality, arts, and popular media. This article focuses in particular on Jung’s interest in paranormal phenomena.