Scientists & Researchers

American researcher, author and educator with a background in neuroscience who has carried out parapsychological studies, notably on precognition and presentiment effects.

American psychologist, parapsychologist and author (1895-1979) who made major contributions to psychology and parapsychology in a career that spanned six decades.

Nineteenth century poet, investigator and thinker, whose posthumously-published book Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death (1903) offers a theory of consciousness that encompasses psychic experience.

German biologist and parapsychologist, whose psi research has focused on anomalous death-related and biological phenomena such as terminal lucidity and sudden hair whitening in response to stress.

Experimental psychologist, research co-ordinator at Princeton’s PEAR laboratory (1980 -2002) and founder of the long-running Global Consciousness Project.

Karlis Osis (1917-1997) was a leading figure in parapsychology in the second half of the twentieth century, noted especially for his research on deathbed visions and out-of-body experiences.

British applied psychologist and author, who has investigated paranormal phenomena from a sceptical perspective, notably in the Most Haunted television series.

Greek physicist whose research interests include laser spectroscopy, materials science, foundations of quantum theory and psychical research.

American psychologist and parapsychologist who has conducted psi research using a variety of experimental approaches. In recent years he has drawn attention to the challenge of 'experimenter effects'.

In recent decades, a significant number of people in Britain have gained doctorates in the field of parapsychology. This table lists them, along with those who are currently studying for a...