The experimental evidence for parapsychological
phenomena: A review.
Bierman (Ed.), Proceedings of the Parapsychological
Association 37th Annual Convention (pp.
Nevertheless, he still commits to the scientific method as the most appropriate way to study such phenomena: "the rules that govern the investigation of parapsychological
phenomena are necessarily the same as those that govern other natural sciences" (p.
Furthermore, we posted a search request on an e-mail forum that discusses parapsychological
Watt's presentation of the current mainstream theories that normal (e.g., neuro-psychological) factors explain OBEs and NDEs undermines the parapsychological
claims that these rare phenomena indicate survival.
Such studies are quite unlike the vast majority of parapsychological
Newsflash: As we were going to press we received the Call for Papers for the 62nd Annual Convention of the Parapsychological
Association in Paris, France (July 4-6th 2019), with an earlier-than-usual deadline of February 4th.
From the perspective of CMM methodology, the evidence in the parapsychological
literature for positive correlations between time-contraction and successful attempts to produce psi suggests that retrospective estimate of duration may function as a measure of OC.
Browne states: "[T]he European would ask why the duck was so animated at that particular time and then perhaps even look for parapsychological
answers, while for the Chinese 'the duck does not need any paranormal powers: everything is connected to everything else and in each moment there is concealed the entire past and also the open future.'" (p.
Its 11 chapters discuss gender differences, a model for predicting dream recall, the effects of personality on dream content, the relationship between suicidality and nightmares, dreams as an emotional regulation function, parapsychological
research on dreaming, and the literature on lucid dreaming, among other topics.
We would also argue (e.g., Zingrone, 2006), that some persons in the field, particularly those coming from other areas, have a low level of basic literacy in the parapsychological
This makes sense because Nikolaos Koumartzis, besides being the Parapsychological
Association's Art Director, also runs his own publishing house in Greece.