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Indridi Indridason: The Icelandic Physical Medium

Erlendur Haraldsson and Loftur Gissurarson From the publisher’s website: The authors´ preoccupation with Indridi Indridason spans several decades. Erlendur Haraldsson first read about him in the...

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Frederic Myers one of the '6 greatest and most influential ghost hunters in...

F. W. H. Myers, a founder of the SPR, has been listed on the 'Spooky Isles' website as one of the six most influential 'ghost' hunters' in history. F. W. H. Myers, a founder of the SPR, has been...

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The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World

David Jaher From the publisher’s website: History comes alive in this textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so-called Witch of Lime Street, whose iconic lives intersected at a...

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Parapsychology Research and Education in the UK

SPR Council member Professor Chris Roe recently gave a talk on 'Parapsychology Research and Education in the UK' as part of a Parapsychology Foundation online conference, SPR Council member Professor...

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The Mammoth Mountain Poltergeist

Jenny Ashford and Tom Ross From the author’s website: In December of 1982, when Tom Ross was thirteen years old, he took a week’s vacation to Mammoth Lakes in California with his aunt, uncle, and...

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Paranormal Review on sale at Treadwell's Books in London

The SPR's magazine Paranormal Review is now on sale at Treadwell's Books in London. The SPR's magazine Paranormal Review is now on sale at Treadwell's Books, 33 Store Street, London WC1E 7BS....

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Tony Cornell interview with Carlos Alvarado

An interview Tony Cornell did with Dr Carlos Alvarado in 2002 on 'How to sit with a medium' has been uploaded to YouTube. An interview the late Tony Cornell did with Dr Carlos Alvarado at the...

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Ghostology: The Art of the Ghost Hunter

Steven T Parsons From the publisher’s website: Ghostology is simply the study of Ghosts. It is not just about ghost hunting, neither is it is about parapsychology. The study of ghosts – Ghostology –...

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Science Weekend at the Arthur Findlay Centre

A number of SPR members will be participating in the forthcoming Science Weekend at the Arthur Findlay Centre, Stafford, 13-15 May 2016. A number of SPR members will be participating in the...

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Prometheus and Atlas

Jason Reza Jorjani From the publisher’s website: In Prometheus & Atlas, Dr. Jorjani endeavours to deconstruct the nihilistic materialism and rootless rationalism of the modern West by showing how...

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Richard Broughton talk on YouTube

The Parapsychology Foundation is uploading videos of past talks to YouTube. One features the SPR's Hon. Treasurer and past President Dr Richard Broughton on the topic of 'Emotions and ESP'. The...

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The SPR in the Journal of the London Institute of ’Pataphysics

The most recent issue of the Journal of the London Institute of ’Pataphysics carries the text of ’Spirit’ Photography, a 1965 booklet written for the SPR by Simeon Edmunds. The Journal of the London...

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Death, Dying, and Mysticism: The Ecstasy of the End

Thomas Cattoi, Christopher Moreman (eds.) From the publisher’s website: This volume offers a sample of reflections from scholars and practitioners on the theme of death and dying from scholars and...

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True Stories of Our Local Ghosts

Chris Aspin From the author’s introduction:  ‘Towards the end of 2014, I published a pamphlet in which I listed strange stories told to me over the past seventy years by people living in or near...

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Psychic Phenomena and the Brain: Exploring the Neuropsychology of Psi

Bryan J. Williams From the publisher’s website: Psychic phenomena such as extrasensory perception (ESP) and psychokinesis (‘mind over matter’) have been reportedly experienced by people from all walks...

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SPR President Professor John Poynton wins book award

The SPR's President, Professor John Poynton, has won the 2015 Network Book Prize, awarded to the most significant book published by a member of the Scientific and Medical Network in 2015, for his book...

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The Conjuring 2: Initial Impressions

David Saunders reviews The Conjuring 2, the new film directed by James Wan which uses the famous Enfield poltergeist case as its basis. Director James Wan returns to the horror genre to create The...

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Conan Doyle and the Mysterious World of Light: 1887-1920

Matt Wingett From the publisher: Conan Doyle and The Mysterious World of Light traces the spiritualist career of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle between the years 1887 and 1920. Starting with his early psychic...

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SPR Council member Alan Murdie has new website

SPR Council member, and chair of its Spontaneous Cases Committee, Alan Murdie has developed a new website, Europaranormal, gathering his writing on psychical research. SPR Council member, and chair of...

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Call for Papers: Parazoology

This will be a Special Issue of the Paranormal Review, the SPR's quarterly magazine. A Special Issue of the Paranormal Review, the magazine for the Society of Psychical Research With Fantastic Beasts...

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