Past Events

July 19, 2018
American psychologist and philosopher, Krister Dylan Knapp provides "the first deeply historical and acutely analytical account of James's psychical research."
June 15, 2018
Jurys Inn, Newcastle upon Tyne
June 7, 2018
Telepathic Hypnosis is a field that was investigated by one of our principal Founders, Frederic Myers.
April 28, 2018
The study day will consider the use of lucid dreams both within conventional psychology and in the investigation of transpersonal and psychical experience.
April 18, 2018
In the latest Paranormal Revue (Winter 2018)  there is an excellent report by Ashley Knibb of the recent Study Day on Psi in Nature, and this is the starting point for our discussion evening.
March 22, 2018
The aim of the lecture will be about the occurrence of certain unusual perceptual experiences in hospital settings often related by nurses and carers. The most common experiences are sensing a presence and/or apparitions, hearing noises, voices or dialogues, crying or complaining, intuitions and extrasensory experiences and as listeners of experiences of their patients, such as near-death experiences, religious interventions, and many anomalous experiences in relation with children. Nurses…
March 1, 2018
Rex Stanford in his PA Presidential address asked: “Are we Scientists or Shamans”? Ken Batcheldor, in his table tipping experiments, used high spirits, alcohol and trickery to entice the table to dance. In Paranthropology, we are doing research in cultures for whom magic is part and parcel of life, and for whom the psychic phenomena are the tools of that magic. Psi and magic are inextricably linked.
February 15, 2018
Consciousness and Platonic Computation -
Unification of Consciousness, Mind and Matter by Metacomputics
December 13, 2017
Three philosophical giants – Henry Sidgwick, William James, Henri Bergson – honoured our Society by delivering outstanding presidential addresses, which were featured in the ‘president’s letters’ in Issues 80-83 of Paranormal Review. They grappled with problems that are still largely unresolved. In this meeting, their forward-looking views will be discussed, together with a review of what advances have been made in the 100 years following their work. John Poynton will lead the discussion, to be…
November 23, 2017
Erlendur Haraldsson, a psychologist, has over two decades of experience behind him, having investigated some one hundred cases in the field. He worked closely with Ian Stevenson, M.D., of the University of Virginia, who began systematic studies of “cases of the reincarnation type,” but soon broke new ground with psychological studies of children who insist they remember episodes from past lives.
November 4, 2017
There is good evidence of a telepathic bond between humans and their companion animals, and cats are notorious for finding their way home using an unfamiliar route.  At the lower end of the biological spectrum, experiments suggest that mental influence from humans can have an effect on the collective behaviour and development of lesser life forms.