Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Michael Jawer and Sensory Sensitivity

Monday, January 5th, 2015 Posted in General | No Comments »

Michael Jawer, the co-author of The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion: How Feelings Link the Brain, the Body, and the Sixth Sense has written a serious of blog posts about various conditions which include having heightened reaction to sensory stimuli. He has ...

ESP Cards – Still a Great Stocking Stuffer

Friday, November 28th, 2014 Posted in General | No Comments »

I posted this last year: I was browsing the Rhine Research Center website and I noticed again that they have ESP Cards for sale. "The set includes a box of 25 cards, a manual written by Dr. Louisa ...

The Parapsychology and Psychology: Research and Theory Online Conference

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 Posted in General | No Comments »

Thank you to the Parapsychology Foundation for emailing about this. From their email: The Parapsychology and Psychology: Research and Theory online conference will take place on Saturday, November 1st between 8:00am and 3:00pm Eastern, and on Sunday, November 2nd between ...

Rhine Fall Fundraising Dinner and Film Debut

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 Posted in General | No Comments »

On Saturday, October 25th, there will be a dinner and a screening of Muggins: The Memoirs of Sally Rhine Feather, to benefit the Rhine Research Center. This is a "documentary that consists of personal interviews and reflections of Dr. ...

Where are the polls about belief in the paranormal?

Monday, September 8th, 2014 Posted in General | No Comments »

Why are there no new polls about people's beliefs in the paranormal? I was looking at this 2009 Pew Research Poll titled Ghosts, Fortunetellers, and Communicating With the Dead, and I realized this was the last year I know ...

Heaven and Hell Unveiled by Stafford Betty

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 Posted in General | No Comments »

I interviewed Stafford Betty, professor of religious studies at California State University, for a piece I wrote about reincarnation for Reader's Digest (it will be in the October issue). He provided one of my favorite quotes for the piece, and ...

Missed Opportunity: Alexander Imich

Sunday, June 15th, 2014 Posted in General | No Comments »

I was immediately filled with regret when I read in the Times about the passing of Alexander Imich: "Alexander Imich, a Polish-born psychic researcher who was certified the oldest man on earth, died Sunday morning at a senior residence in Manhattan. ...