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David Vernon, BSc, PhD

David Vernon, BSc, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology at Canterbury Christ Church University in the UK where he currently lectures on Biological Psychology, Brain and Mind and Anomalous Cognition. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and the Bial Foundation, as well as a board member of the Parapsychological Association and a member of the Council of the Society for Psychical Research.  He has recently taken on the role of Editor of the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research. He has a background in cognitive neuropsychology and has published scientific articles focusing on electroencephalographic biofeedback, creative problem solving and more recently precognition/precall. His research at Canterbury is currently focusing on experimental tests of extrasensory perception such as precognition, scopaesthesia and telepathy. He is particularly interested in the field of human consciousness and specifically what the findings from psychic/parapsychological research can tell us about consciousness.

Member of the Creativity and Cognition research group: