Scientists & Researchers

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...

Anglo-Swedish clinical psychologist, parapsychologist and author based at Sweden's University of Gothenburg. In the 1970s he was one of  the first psi researchers to use the ganzfeld telepathy technique.

Argentinian psychologist, psychotherapist and parapsychologist, whose research has covered telepathy, mirror gazing, hypnosis and premonitions. He is author of The Last Farewell Embrace: Paranormal Experiences Among Nurses (2019).

Indian clinical psychologist known for her research on childhood past life memories and near-death experiences.

The philosopher Charles S Peirce, founder of American Pragmatism, took a skeptical but open-minded interest in psychical research. This article examines the views and comments found in his...