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23 May 2016
Leading intellectuals in the seventeenth century were actively interested in psychical research, among them Robert Boyle and Isaac Newton. But this period also saw the beginnings of paranormal disbelief. By Prof. John Poynton Read more
19 May 2016
The February issue of the Journal of the London Institute of ’Pataphysics, issue 12 carries the text of ’Spirit’ Photography, a 1965 booklet that Simeon Edmunds wrote for the SPR. Read more
16 May 2016
SPR President John Poynton senses the feel of new beginnings in the organisation, with the move to new premises, development of the Psi Encyclopedia and other initiatives. But, he adds, this should also be a time for reflection. Read more
16 May 2016
The Parapsychology Foundation is uploading videos of past talks to YouTube. One features the SPR's Hon. Treasurer and past President Dr Richard Broughton on the topic of 'Emotions and ESP'. Read more
9 Mar 2016
The latest issues of the quarterly SPR Journal and the magazine Paranormal Review have been been sent to members and subscribers. Read more
27 Jan 2016
SPR Council member and vice president Guy Lyon Playfair speaks out about the Enfield investigation and the alleged involvement of Ed and Lorraine Warren. Read more
27 Jan 2016
SPR member Dr Renaud Evrard has published a French-language history: La légende de l'esprit : enquête sur 150 ans de parapsychologie. Read more
27 Jan 2016
SPR member Dr Renaud Evrard has been appointed Secretary of the Parapsychological Association. Read more
27 Jan 2016
The Northants Herald and Post has published an article outlining projects that will be conducted by the University of Northampton's Centre for the Study of Anomalous Psychological Processes with financial assistance from the SPR. Read more
27 Jan 2016
An interview conducted by Michael Tymn with Robert McLuhan, SPR Council Member and Commissioning Editor for the books and digital publications on psychical research that the SPR is currently developing, is on the White Crow Books website. Read more