Scientists & Researchers

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia, and a leading researcher on near-death experiences.

Engineer and inventor (1919-2006) who in later life became interested in psychical research. He was the principal investigator of the 1977 Enfield poltergeist case.  

Edmund Gurney (1847-1888) was a founder member of the Society for Psychical Research, noted for his research on hypnotism, telepathy and apparitions.  

English chartered surveyor and amateur conjuror (1910-1991), author of controversial books attacking deceased psychics and researchers.

Icelandic academic psychologist and psi researcher (1931-2020), who published extensively on topics such as past life memories and survival encounters.

British parapsychologist (1912-91) who investigated what he believed to be the electrical origins of paranormal phenomena.

Englishwoman (1895-1980) who wrote a memoir describing her frequent psychic experiences, often in relation to healing and family matters.

Brazilian philosopher and psychologist with research interests in parapsychology, in particular ganzfeld ESP and collective influence on random number generators.

British psychologist and parapsychologist based at the University of Northampton. His research has focused on implicit precognition, morphic fields and the use of floatation tanks to induce psi-conducive states. 

Australian-born psychical researcher, noted both for his strong scepticism of physical (séance) mediums, and for his more sympathetic later work with the mental (clairvoyant) medium Leonora Piper.