Robert McLuhan studied English Literature at Oxford, then worked as a foreign correspondent for the Guardian in Spain and Portugal. He now works as a freelance journalist. He has been a member of the Society for Psychical Research since 1993, blogging and speaking on paranormal topics. His 2010 book Randi’s Prize is a critique of sceptical arguments against psychical research. In 2014, he was appointed to run the SPR’s Buckmaster Publications Projects, which include the creation of the Psi Encyclopedia.