Archive for the ‘People in Parapsychology’ Category

Helmut Schmidt, Rest in Peace.

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 Posted in General, People in Parapsychology, Science Experiments | 2 Comments »

I only just learned that Helmut Schmidt, a German parapsychologist I'd researched, died on August 18, 2011. How sad that I heard about this two years after the fact. From my book: Many years later [I was writing about ...

Parapsychology Foundation Lecture Feb. 22: Andrea Fodor Litkei

Friday, February 10th, 2012 Posted in General, People in Parapsychology | No Comments »

Andrea Fodor Litkei, author, artist, musician and daughter of famed psychical researcher, journalist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Nandor Fodor, will give a talk as part of the Perspectives Lecture series. WHERE and WHEN: Wednesday, February 22, 7:30pm, at the New York Open ...

William G. Roll 1926 – 2012

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 Posted in People in Parapsychology | 3 Comments »

Everybody interested in parapsychology knows who Bill Roll was. He came to the Parapsychology Laboratory in 1957 after studying at Oxford. Rhine was excited about his arrival due to Roll's interest in poltergeists, and the very next year ...

Jessica Utts Lecture

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 Posted in People in Parapsychology, Science Experiments | No Comments »

I came across this lecture given last year by statistician Jessica Utts (Department of Statistics, University of California, Irvine) titled: The strength of evidence versus the power of belief: Are we all Bayesians? From the description on the page for this ...

Ted Serios

Sunday, August 21st, 2011 Posted in General, People in Parapsychology, Science Experiments | 62 Comments »

I don't really know a lot about Ted Serios. He was said to be able make images appear on Polaroid film by using his mind. He called them "thoughtographs." Gaither Pratt, a scientist formerly associated with the ...

Rest in Peace Garrett Husveth

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 Posted in General, People in Parapsychology | 6 Comments »

I only just heard today that Garrett Husveth, a long time paranormal researcher, died on April 30, 2011.  He was only 43!  According to the Bernardsville News he died at home, after a long illness. Garrett was one of the first ...

George R. Price

Sunday, February 27th, 2011 Posted in General, People in Parapsychology, Scientists Comment on Paranormal | 7 Comments »

Sally Rhine Feather mentioned this book to me, The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness by Oren Harman. George Price was a scientist who wrote an article in 1955 for Science attacking parapsychology and ...