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On First Volumes of Influential Journals About Psychic Phenomena

On First Volumes of Influential Journals About Psychic Phenomena Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation I recently published a review of the first volumes of three journals that were historically important in the study of psychic phenomena. The review article is entitled “On First Volumes and Beginnings in the Study of Psychic Phenomena: Varieties of Investigative Approaches” (Journal of Scientific Exploration, 2015, 29, 131-153; if you want a copy write to me at: carlos@theazire.org). The journals in question were: Revue Spirite: Journal d’Études Psychologiques, 1858, Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research,...

Author Interview: V. Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism and Science, edited by Drs. Edwin C. May and Sonali Bhatt Marwaha

Author Interview: V. Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism and Science, edited by Drs. Edwin C. May and Sonali Bhatt Marwaha Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology FoundationIn a recent posting I presented an article by Drs. Sonali Bhatt Marwaha and Edwin C. May in which they presented a theory of precognition. Here I present an interview about a two volume collection of articles, Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism and Science (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2015) (to order the book from the publisher with a 20% discount click here),edited by the same authors. The interview was conducted with Ed May. The book, I believe, is one of the most important high level publications about parapsychology...

The PA Joins 252 Groups Across the US in Call to Action for American “Innovation Imperative”

The PA Joins 252 Groups Across the US in Call to Action for American “Innovation Imperative” #InnovationImperativewww.innovationimperative.us Today the Parapsychological Association joined scores of other organizations as well as leaders of American business, industry, higher education, science, and engineering in an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development. Ten CEOs and 252 organizations signed <a href="https://www.amacad.org/pdfs/Innovation American Imperative Call to Action - 3-20-15.pdf">“Innovation: An American Imperative,” </a>a document aimed at federal decision makers and legislators. It underscores the...

People in Parapsychology: XXII: Charles T. Tart

People in Parapsychology: XXII: Charles T. Tart Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation I started reading Dr. Charles T. Tart from my early days as a psychology student in the early 1970s. I still remember the excitement I felt when I read his anthology Altered States of Consciousness, in its 1972 Anchor books edition. Later on I acquired his other publications and, eventually, got to see him at the 1979 convention of the Parapsychological Association. Over the years I have had more contact and correspondence with him, and it gives me great pleasure that he accepted my invitation to be interviewed for my blog. Dr....

2015 Charles Honorton Integrative Contributions Award Winner: Dean Radin

2015 Charles Honorton Integrative Contributions Award Winner: Dean Radin The winner of the Parapsychological Association’ s 2015 Charles Honorton Integrative Contributions Award is Dean Radin. This yearly award honors a PA member who has made significant research contributions that integrate parapsychology and mainstream science, and thereby has advanced the discipline of parapsychology. <a href="http://www.parapsych.org/users/deanradin/profile.aspx">Dean Radin</a>, PhD, is Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences <span style="line-height: 1.5em">(IONS) and Volunteer Faculty in the Department of Psychology at Sonoma State University. His...

2015 PA/SPR Convention Provisional Program

2015 PA/SPR Convention Provisional Program 2015 PA-SPR Convention Provisional Program 2015 PA/SPR Convention Provisional Program 2015 PA/SPR Convention Provisional Program Parapsychological Association {$excerpt:n} Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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