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2 Sep 2019
Dr Matthew Tompkins has written an interesting article, The two illusions that tricked Arthur Conan Doyle, for BBC Future. Read more
28 Aug 2019
Robert Radaković's Ph.D. dissertation, Beyond Faith and Reason: The Genesis of Psychical Research and the Search for the Paranormal Domain (1850-1914), recently became freely available online. Read more
28 Aug 2019
Alan Prendergast has written an interesting article, Searching for Bridey Murphy, Pueblo's Paranormal Queen, for Westword. The book The Search for Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein was a bestseller in the 1950s and evoked much controversy. Read more
19 Aug 2019
A cryptanalyst Richard Bean has solved a cipher left by Robert Thouless (President of the SPR, 1942-1944). Read more
15 Aug 2019
Applications are invited for two fully-funded PhD Studentships to undertake research in the area of the psychology of mental mediumship. These studentships will commence on October 1, 2019 and the successful candidates will be based at the University of Northampton. Read more
13 Aug 2019
Last year, Prof. Etzel Cardeña published an article, The Experimental Evidence for Parapsychological Phenomena: A Review, in the prestigious journal American Psychologist. This has now evoked commentary from Profs. Arthur Reber and James Alcock. Read more
25 Jul 2019
CONFERENCE: The 7th British Congress on Medicine and Spirituality, 9-10 November, 2019, Rudolf Steiner House. Among the speakers is Dr Peter Fenwick. 50% discount for SPR members who use the promotional code. Read more
13 Jul 2019
Dr Eric Wargo has written an interesting article about, among other things, water dowsing in the UK. Read more
12 Jul 2019
Dr David Vernon has given notice that he intends to step down from his role as Editor of the Journal of the SPR. Hence, the SPR Council would like to receive expressions of interest for this position. Read more
24 Jun 2019
Psi in the News is back. David Metcalfe summarize news on his blog Read more