Scientists & Researchers

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.

Cambridge zoologist (1860-1940) who played a significant role as researcher and administrator in the early years of the Society for 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.

Montague Keen (1925-2004), a journalist and later a farmer, investigated crop circles and mediums, and was a leading member of the Society for Psychical Research. 

German-Australian parapsychologist and psychologist, whose research into psychokinesis, ESP, and child reincarnation cases has been characterized by rigorous methodology and cautious theoretical positions.

Professor at the University of Virginia’s Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, co-author of major works exploring the relation between psi phenomena and consciousness.

Researcher at the University of Virginia’s Division of Perceptual Studies, with interests in near-death experiences, reincarnation and other phenomena suggestive of survival after death.

Karolina A Kirmse is German researcher who has carried out quantum experiments aimed at uncovering the basis of psi phenomena.