InPresence 250Psychic Social Psychology
April 4, 2023
Here he points to salient psychological and sociological variables that impact both psychic belief systems and psychic laboratory performance.
Edwin C. May, PhD, was involved in the military intelligence psychic spying program, popularly referred to as Stargate, for over twenty years. During the last decade, he was the director of research for that program. In this context, he produced over a hundred scientific publications. His academic training was in experimental nuclear physics. He is [...]
Charles T. Tart, PhD, is emeritus professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, as well as the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. He is a past-president of the Parapsychological Association. He has published over 100 scientific papers in parapsychology. He is editor of several anthologies including Altered States of Consciousness, Transpersonal Psychologies, Mind at [...]
Wendie Colter, MCWC, CMIP is a Certified Medical Intuitive, Certified Wellness Coach, and the founder and CEO of The Practical Path. Wendie is author of, Essentials of Medical Intuition: A Visionary Path to Wellness. Wendie’s research study, “Assessing the Accuracy of Medical Intuition: A Subjective and Exploratory Study” is published in the peer-reviewed Journal of [...]
Jeffrey Mishlove discusses a difference of opinion between J. B. Rhine and C. G. Jung regarding whether paranormal phenomena obey causal principles. Jung described synchronicity as an “acausal connecting principle”. Rhine did not agree. Jeffrey then discusses the role of conscious intentionality within parapsychology, suggesting that – because we do have a measure of control [...]
Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, is a computer scientist, who has recently completed a second doctoral degree in philosophy. He is author of Rationalist Spirituality, Why Materialism is Baloney, Dreamed Up Reality, Meaning in Absurdity, Brief Peeks Beyond, More Than Allegory, The Idea of the World, and Decoding Schopenhauer’s Metaphysics. His latest book is Decoding Jung’s Metaphysics: [...]
Jeffrey Mishlove shares many colorful illustrations of spiritual entities from Geoffrey Hodson’s book, The Kingdom of the Gods. Hodson (1886-1983) was a well-known author and lecturer on Theosophical topics. He seemed to have pronounced synesthesia talent and considered himself to be clairvoyant. He worked with scientists to investigate his clairvoyance, although the results are sketchy. [...]
Zofia Weaver, PhD, is a council member of the Society for Psychical Research in England. She is a former editor of the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research. She is coauthor, with the late Mary Rose Barrington and the late professor Ian Stevenson of A World in a Grain of Sand: The Clairvoyance of [...]
Angela Thompson Smith, PhD, is a founding board member of the International Remote Viewing Association. She is author of Seer: Thirty Years of Remote Viewing, Tactical Remote Viewing, Remote Perceptions, and Diary of an Abduction: A Scientist Probes the Enigma of Her Alien Contact. She is coauthor, with C. B. Scott Jones, PhD, of Voices [...]
Doug Marman, an Eckankar practitioner, is author of The Whole Truth: The Spiritual Legacy of Paul Twitchell; It Is What It Is: The Personal Discourses of Rumi; The Hidden Teachings of Rumi; The Silent Questions: A Spiritual Odyssey; The Spiritual Flow of Life and the Science of Catalysts; Sukhmani: The Secret of Inner Peace; and [...]
Welcome! I’m Dr. Andreas Sommer, a historian specialising in the hidden history of science & magic. For my academic credentials and links to some of my publications, see https://www.forbiddenhistories.com/about. If you’d like to start doing some background reading, I put together a comprehensive reading list, which you can check out at https://www.forbiddenhistories.com/key-readings.