Archive for July, 2009

The Unseen by Alexandra Sokoloff

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 Posted in Books and Publications | 2 Comments »

I wanted to post about this book even though I haven't had a chance to read it yet. I just know that I'm not going to be able to get to it for a while and I wanted to ...

Dr. Arthur Holly Compton

Friday, July 24th, 2009 Posted in People in Parapsychology, Scientists Comment on Paranormal | No Comments »

On June 21, 1937, J. B. Rhine wrote Dr. William McDougall, the head of the Duke Psychology Department: “I had a talk yesterday with Arthur Compton, the Nobel physicist from the University of Chicago. He is agreed that ...

Pat Marquis, J. B. Rhine and Charlie Chaplin

Saturday, July 18th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Hoaxes, People in Parapsychology | 3 Comments »

In July, 1936 Rhine went to California to investigate Pat Marquis, a 12-year-old boy who had been wowing everyone with his ESP abilities. Two years before the boy had gone into a trance and Napeji, an 11th century Persian, ...

Photographs from the Cat Experiments

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | No Comments »

In the early 1950's, while he was working at the Duke Parapsychology Laboratory, Dr. Karlis Osis conducted two experiments with cats.  I didn't study these experiments, and what I know of them I got from Gaither Pratt's book, Parapsychology: An ...

Charles Ozanne, the Parapsychology Lab and the Psychical Research Foundation

Friday, July 10th, 2009 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research, People in Parapsychology | 2 Comments »

I originally had a lot more in the book about one of the lab's contributors, a retired history teacher from Cleveland, Ohio, named Charles Ozanne. For a long time Ozanne was glad to give money to the lab. He was ...

Dr. Charles Tart is Blogging!

Saturday, July 4th, 2009 Posted in Books and Publications, People in Parapsychology | No Comments »

Obviously I'm a fan of blogs, they're just more dynamic than websites and I love to reading what's on the minds of people I admire and enjoy and, hopefully, getting an occasional personal glimpse into their lives. From Dr. Tart: “Too ...

Win a Copy of Unbelievable

Saturday, July 4th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | No Comments »

I took some pictures of the ESP machines at the Rhine ESP/Parapsychology Museum at the Rhine Research Center and I can't find all my notes!  So I was thinking, that would be a little embarrassing, not being able to properly ...