This is the second of two commentaries on papers published by T.J. Robertson (TJR) and Archie E. Roy (AER) in the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research.
Is Astrology really so harmless? Or is it comparable to the worst prejudice imaginable? Take a closer look.
The Psychic Rabbit can read your mind. Sure, it can.
An investigation of psychic Nancy Myer’s claim to have “helped” the police in the Kimberly Forbes case.
A walkthrough of the claims that psi exists as shown by the Ganzfeld Experiments.
The story of Sharon Sifford, and how she went from numerologist and tarot reader to ex-numerologist and ex-tarot reader.
The oldest society devoted to parapsychology is the English Society for Psychical Research which was founded in 1882. Second is the American Society for Psychical Research, organized a few years later. The third society is Danish, and this is its story.
Have you ever wondered how prophets and other legendary figures gained their reputation and followers?
Divination is the ancient practise of attempting to determine the future by means of,… well, just about any method the human mind can conceive of.
This essay examines the continuing popular belief in the supernatural in the nineteenth century. The topic of the supernatural is a large one, and could encompass everything from spiritual healing to telepathy, via mesmerism. We shall see how – whatever their phenomenological reality – the popularity of particular beliefs has moved up and down the cultural elevator.