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Details of 2016 Bial Foundation Symposium

The Koestler Parapsychology Unit blog carries details of the 2016 Bial Foundation Symposium. The 11th, it is on the theme of placebo, healing and meditation. read more >>

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Free PDF of Book on Clinical Parapsychology

A PDF of the book Perspectives of Clinical Parapsychology: An Introductory Reader (Bunnik, 2012) is now freely available on the Parapsychological Association website, thanks to the generosity of the Dutch Foundation 'Het Johan Borgman Fonds' who waived all copyrights of the book in order to make it available free to anyone interested in the topic of clinical parapsychology. read more >>

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Out-of-Body & Near Death Experience Society founded

OBE researcher Graham Nicholls has founded an organisation devoted to the study of out-of-body and near-death experiences. read more >>

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Recent Publications

Australian Poltergeist: The Stone-Throwing Spook of Humpty Doo and Many Other Cases, by Tony Healey and Paul Cropper

From the authors’ website: Objects thrown by invisible hands, showers of stones that pass through solid walls and ceilings, sudden, inexplicable fires, wall-shaking raps and thumps, creepy voices from nowhere…. welcome to the wonderful, weird world of the poltergeist!

Mind-boggling poltergeist events have occurred all over the world for hundreds of years. While many books have been written about notable foreign cases and about the phenomenon in general, this is the first book to focus entirely on the Australian experience, with cases from every state in the nation.

Some of the most famous Australian ghost stories are investigated, with some surprising new information revealed. These stories are incredible... but true.  The book also contains a comprehensive catalogue of other true-life cases.

About the Authors

PAUL CROPPER and TONY HEALY have investigated all manner of strange phenomena, both in Australia and overseas, since the mid-1970s and have collaborated on many projects, notably in co-authoring Out of the Shadows: Mystery Animals of Australia (1994) and The Yowie (2006).

Since witnessing the amazing Humpty Doo, Northern Territory, episode of 1998, they have visited other polt-infested sites and interviewed many people who have lived through similar weird and wonderful experiences.

Australian Poltergeist. Xou Pty Ltd, September 2014. ISBN-13: 978-1921134340