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

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 the human sciences at Churchill College and the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge. He published various journal articles and book chapters, recently guest-edited a special section on psychical research in the journal Studies in... more

Charmaine Sonnex is an Associate Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Northampton and is in the final stages of her PhD. Her research interests include Transpersonal Psychology, non-contact healing, Paganism, and the psychology of religion and spirituality. Charmaine’s thesis includes a comprehensive meta-... 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

Professor Caroline Watt holds Edinburgh University’s Koestler Chair of Parapsychology and runs the Koestler Parapsychology Unit. Caroline was born in 1962, raised in Perthshire, Scotland, and has two sons. She graduated with an Hons Psychology degree from the University of St Andrews in 1984, and in 1986 was... more

KM Wehrstein, BAA (Journalism) is a journalist, novelist and reincarnation researcher.  Her interest in reincarnation dates back to personal experiences both in adulthood and childhood, and she has been a member of the more scientific-minded sector of the online reincarnation community since 2000.  KM... more

Donald West joined the SPR as a teenager and from 1941 to the present has made intermittent contributions to Journal and Proceedings, including two surveys of apparitions and a series of collaborative ESP researches with the late GW Fisk, for which they received jointly the McDougall Award (1958... more

Melvyn Willin was born in St Albans and educated at Francis Bacon Grammar School. He took degrees at several British universities including doctorates in paramusicology (Sheffield) and history (Bristol). He was closely associated with Bob Morris, Koestler Professor Parapsychology at the University of Edinburgh for... more