Society For Psychical Research
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Society for
Psychical Research

Founded in 1882, the SPR was the first organisation to conduct scholarly research into human experiences that challenge contemporary scientific models.  More

October 24, 2016
Dr Christopher Laursen's PhD thesis Reimagining the Poltergeist in Twentieth-Century America and Britain is now available online.  Read more
October 21, 2016
There is now a video channel on Vimeo for SPR members.  Read more
October 20, 2016
Sarah Sparkes: 'As artist in residence at Williamson’s Tunnels Heritage Centre, I will be collecting and archiving local Liverpool ghost stories on a new website. If you have a Liverpool ghost story or experience of your own, I would love to hear from you.'  Read more
September 27, 2016
Now the SPR’s new-look website has had time to settle down, regular visitors might like to know a bit about its redesign and future direction.  Read more
August 30, 2016
Andrew Green's Ghost Hunting: A Practical Guide (1973) has been republished, having been revised by Ghost Club chairman Alan Murdie. Review by Tom Ruffles.  Read more