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

December 8, 2016
Houdini's Final Incredible Secret: How Houdini Mystified Sherlock Holmes' Creator, by Bob Loomis, includes references to the SPR's Proceedings.  Read more
December 2, 2016
The Parapsychology Foundation has released a YouTube video of a discussion on ghosts featuring the SPR's Tony Cornell.  Read more
November 25, 2016
Dr Carlos Alvarado has published a blog post gathering references to recent articles on mediumship. One of these is a paper by Dr Alan Gauld in JSPR.  Read more
November 18, 2016
A few people have mentioned a review I wrote last year for the SPR journal, about The Myth of an Afterlife, which purports to debunk afterlife claims, and I thought I’d give it a more general airing here. (Review by Robert McLuhan)   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