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Keeping up with the ghosts

5th June 2023 Reading Time: 15 minutes General, Paranormal Investigation. 1408 views. 0

Technology is evolving at such a rate that we cannot keep up. How does this impact paranormal research? The paranormal field itself is changing immensely. It certainly is not the field I joined a decade ago, yet it also doesn't look the same as it did even a year ago.   To make things even more confusing, it also seems the more things change, the more they stay the same. With all these advancements, are we any closer to answers than we were 100 years ago?

Haunted Magazine Issue 38 Sneak Peek

26th May 2023 Reading Time: 4 minutes General. 632 views. 0

A sneak peek at some of the features in the upcoming issue of Haunted Magazine out June 6th!

Experimental Apparitions

24th May 2023 Reading Time: 11 minutes General, Paranormal Theories. 1419 views. 0

When we talk about apparitions, it is time to think beyond the typical 'full-bodied apparition' that many paranormal investigators talk about. It is the apparitions of living people that I am most fascinated with as it challenges the typical viewpoint of what a ghost is.  These fall under the category of experimental apparitions. Lets look at this as well as thoughtforms, tulpas and the infamous Philip experiment!

The ESP Teaching Machine

9th May 2023 Reading Time: 6 minutes General, Paranormal Theories, Famous Paranormal Cases. 1209 views. 0

In the early 1970s, Russell Targ and David Hurt built an ESP Teaching Machine aimed to assist with ESP learning. It highlighted that feedback can be beneficial to developing a person's ability to use ESP.

Ghosts of the Past: A Melbourne Ghost by the Victimised Tenant

7th May 2023 Reading Time: 25 minutes Ghosts Of The Past, General. 907 views. 0

In this series, I take a look at some historical accounts of ghostly encounters published in newspapers. In this edition, we read the words of a 'victimised tenant' published in 1888 about his experiences in a Haunted House in Melbourne Australia

This house is haunted?

5th May 2023 Reading Time: 2 minutes General. 769 views. 1

Would you knowingly purchase or rent a property that was the scene of a crime or is said to be haunted? What is the responsibility of real estate agents in this case?

An old school parapsychologist through pictures: J B Rhine

25th April 2023 Reading Time: 6 minutes General, Paranormal Theories, Famous Paranormal Cases. 1819 views. 0

Joseph Banks Rhine is one of the most well-known parapsychologists in history.  He is most well known for his worth with ESP and co-creating Zener Cards. His work is an important reminder that paranormal research goes far beyond the concept of ghost hunting. Let's take a look at some of his work through photographs.

The observer-expectancy effect

24th April 2023 Reading Time: 11 minutes General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 2031 views. 0

Otherwise known as the experimenter effect, this is a cognitive bias that can cause us to unknowingly manipulate or misinterpret the results of an experiment. Even the questions we ask or the way we guide subjects during a paranormal investigation can affect the outcome of the experiment.

Paranormal interaction doesn't have to be negative!

17th April 2023 Reading Time: 7 minutes General, Paranormal Investigation. 1518 views. 0

While reality television portrays paranormal experiences to often be scary with encounters with demons and negative entities, the reality is quite different. Paranormal interaction doesn't have to be negative!

Jumping on the paranormal bandwagon

9th April 2023 Reading Time: 10 minutes General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 1961 views. 1

While it can be easy to just follow, don't lose yourself by jumping on the paranormal bandwagon. Think for yourself!