Erika A Pratte is a professional writer, mental health clinician/counselor, and researcher in the field of exceptional experiences. She is the editor, co-creator, and owner of the Journal of Exceptional Experiences and Psychology. Erika holds a BA in English, an MA in psychology and is currently working on... more

Leslie Price is an associate editor of the quarterly journal Theosophical History which he founded in 1985.  He has served on the SPR Council and library committee, and was secretary of the first SPR international conference in 1977. He is also the founder editor of  The Christian... more

Dean Radin, PhD, is Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). Before joining the research staff at IONS in 2001, he held appointments at AT&T Bell Labs, Princeton University, University of Edinburgh, and SRI International. He is author or coauthor of over 250 technical and popular... more

Sharon Hewitt Rawlette, PhD, is a philosopher and writer who studies extraordinary experiences and what they have to tell us about consciousness and the deeper nature of the world in which we live. She earned her doctorate in philosophy from New York University in 2008, studying metaethics under Thomas Nagel and... more

Sally Rhine Feather, PhD is a retired clinical psychologist, who credits her lifelong interest in parapsychology to growing up as the daughter of JB and Louisa E Rhine.  Dr Feather worked as a research assistant at the Duke Parapsychology Lab before and after earning a doctorate in... more

Prof. Chris Roe, Bsc, MSc, PhD, AFBPs, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Northampton in the UK. He is Director of the Centre for the Study of Anomalous Psychological Processes and is Course Leader for Northampton’s MSc in Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness Studies. Chris was awarded his PhD by... more

Serena Roney-Dougal gained a PhD in parapsychology at the University of Surrey (one of around fifty people in Britain who have this qualification). She has over forty years of study and experience in scientific, magical and spiritual explorations of the psyche, and has lectured and taught courses,... more

Dr Leo Ruickbie, FRHistS, FRAI, PhD (Lond), MA, BA (Hons), Associate of King’s College, is a social scientist specializing in controversial beliefs and exceptional experiences. He was awarded a PhD for his work on contemporary witchcraft, magic and re-enchantment from King's College London and is the author of six... more

Dr Penny Sartori worked as an intensive care staff nurse for 17 years. She undertook the UK’s largest and first long term prospective study of near-death experiences (NDEs) under the supervision of Dr Peter Fenwick and Professor Paul Badham and was awarded a PhD for her research in 2005. She is uniquely qualified... more

David Saunders is a psychology lecturer and PhD candidate at the University of Northampton working within the Centre for the Study of Anomalous Psychological Processes (CSAPP). His research interests include lucid dreaming, the function of dreams, the psi and survival hypotheses, motor-learning, mental-Imagery... more

Stephan A Schwartz is an American consciousness researcher, future trends analyst and author.  His experimental research focuses on remote viewing, which he has used to make significant discoveries in the field of archaeology.  Schwartz is especially concerned... more

Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and author of more than 80 scientific papers and 14 books (seven of them in collaboration with other authors).


Djohar Si Ahmed, PhD, is a psychoanalyst. She studied psychology and psychopathology at Paris Nanterre University, where she was a lecturer in clinical psychology. She worked for more than 20 years as a psychologist and psychoanalyst in a children’s centre for mental disorders, and in a psychiatric hospital. She is... more

Dr Andreas Sommer is a historian of science and the occult. His doctoral thesis (University College London), which reconstructed the co-emergence of modern experimental psychology and psychical research in the late 1800s, won an award from the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology... more

Charmaine Sonnex is a lecturer in psychology at the University of Buckingham.  Her research interests include Transpersonal Psychology, non-contact healing, Paganism, and the psychology of religion and spirituality. She was recently awarded a PhD at the University of Northampton, exploring Neo-pagan healing... more

Douglas M Stokes holds a BA (magna cum laude) from Harvard University and a PhD in experimental parapsychology from the University of Michigan.  He is a frequent contributor to the academic  literature on parapsychology and has published three books on the subject: The Nature of... more

Lance Storm earned a B.A. (Honours) in psychology (1998) and a Ph.D. in parapsychology (2002) at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He has published in Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Parapsychology, Journal of Scientific Exploration, the Jungian journal Quadrant, and... more

Andrew Tomlinson is a psychologist and psychotherapist. He has also been trained in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy and Regression Therapy, and is a qualified Life Between Lives therapist from the Michael Newton Institute. Andrew has run a private practice dedicated to Regression Therapy since 1996... more

Jim B Tucker, MD is Bonner-Lowry Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia. He is continuing the work of Ian Stevenson at the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies with children who report memories of previous lives. His first book on the research, Life Before... more

Michael Tymn has contributed more than 1,500 articles to some fifty publications over the past fifty years. Writing assignments have taken him to such diverse places as Bangkok, Panama, Glastonbury, Jerusalem, Hollywood, St. Paul, and Tombstone.  He currently serves as editor of The Journal for Spiritual... more