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2012 Abstracts of Presented Papers

2012 Abstracts of the Parapsychological Association Convention 2012 Abstracts of Presented Papers 2012 Abstracts of Presented Papers 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...

Historical Notes About Out-of-Body Experiences: II. D.D. Home’s Experience

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation Although there are many reports of out-of-body experiences published during the nineteenth-century, few are as detailed and unique as that reported by famous medium Daniel Dunglas Home, who lived between 1833 and 1886. D.D. Home The account presented here is taken from Home’s autobiography Incidents in my Life (2nd ed., London: F. Pitman 1864). The experience took place in 1854 in a period during which the medium lived in Newburgh, NY, on the Hudson River. He wrote: “One evening I had been pondering deeply on that change which the...

Ideas About Théodore Flournoy’s Classic Study of Mediumship

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation Théodore Flournoy Another one of my articles about past developments in psychical research was just published. Following on a previous overview of the work of Swiss psychologist Théodore Flournoy, in the article commented here Nancy L. Zingrone  and I focus on the reception of Flournoy’s most important work: “Note on the Reception of Théodore Flournoy’s Des Indes à la Planète Mars” (Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 2015, 79, 156-164). As stated in the introduction: “The book is generally considered a...

On the Importance of Academic Publishing

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation One frequently hears criticisms of academic publishing, and of the pressures in academia to publish or perish. But while there are good critiques, I believe, along with many colleagues, that academic publishing is essential for parapsychology to move forward and to present a good image of its scientific and scholarly work. When I mention academic publishing I am referring to refereed publications. This includes most serious journals of various disciplines and some academic and scholarly book publishers who care about the expertise of...

People in Parapsychology: XXV. Etzel Cardeña

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation I am happy to post an interview with Dr. Etzel Cardeña, whose work has been discussed in this blog before (click here, here, and here). I first met Etzel in 1984 when he came to the Institute of Parapsychology at Durham, North Carolina, for their Summer Study Program, where I was teaching. Dr. Etzel Cardeña Etzel, who has a PhD in psychology (with emphasis on Personality Psychology) from the University of California, Davis, is currently the Poul Thorsen Professor of Psychology at Lund University, in Sweden. In addition to his work...

Issue of Argentinean Parapsychology Journal Dedicated to Mediumship

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Research Fellow, Parapsychology Foundation Dr. Alejandro Parra has produced another issue of his online journal E-Boletín Psi, which he has been publishing in Spanish since 2006 from his Instituto de Psicología Paranormal (Institute of Paranormal Psychology), located in Buenos Aires, Argentina (for other issues click here). Dr. Alejandro Parra These are the titles of the papers published in the issue, which is available here. Variables Perceptuales y de Personalidad Asociadas a la Experiencia Mediúnica: Examinando Dos Muestras [Perceptual and Personality Variables...

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