Australian Journal of Parapsychology

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2022: Volume 22

The Case for Postmortem Survival from the Winners of the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies Essay Contest: A Level of Evidence Analysis (PATRIZIO TRESSOLDI, ADAM J. ROCK, LUCIANO PEDERZOLI, & JAMES HOURAN)

The Efficacy of HypnOBEs in Producing Veridical Psi Experiences: A Replication Study (LAI WAN JOYCE BOK & ALEXANDER DE FOE)

Coincidence in Chinese Fiction and Chinese-Influenced Fiction (LAURENCE BROWNE)

The Relationship Between Sleep Onset Rapid Eye Movement and Out-Of-Body Experiences (PETER A. HOLLIER)

The Concept of the “Thought-Form” in Esoteric and Spiritual Therapeutic Traditions, and its Complementarity with the Process of Visualization and Symbolic Efficacy: A Working Hypothesis (CLAUDE BERGHMANS)

Assessing Public Perspectives of Parapsychology through YouTube Commentaries (CLAIRE MURPHY-MORGAN, CALLUM E. COOPER, & LESLEY-ANN SMITH)

Haunt Phenomena More Probable During New and Full Moon (VLADIMIR DUBAJ & CHERIE DUPONT)

2021: Volume 21

Dark or Paranormal Tourism: A Major Attraction Throughout History (ANNEKATRIN PUHLE & ADRIAN PARKER)

Reincarnation Research: II. Independent Investigators and a Multi-Trait/Multi-Method Approach (TERRY OLESEN)

DMT: It’s Dynamite! A Case Study Critically Exploring the Contemporary Scholarly Reporting of Dimethyltryptamine-Induced Spiritual Experiences (DAMIAN MELLIFONT)

A ‘Multi-Event Sensor App’ (MESA 3.0) for Environmental Studies of Exceptional Human Experiences (BRIAN LAYTHE, JAMES HOURAN, RENSE LANGE, & MOHAMED ALI BOUSSOFFARA)

Ecological Approaches to Scopaesthesia (CALLUM E. COOPER)

2020: Volume 20

Spiritual Synchronicity and Place: II. Heidegger, Waiting and Žižek (MATTHEW GILDERSLEEVE & ANDREW CROWDEN)

Haunt and Poltergeist Clearing in Australian Residences: A Retrospective Survey (LANCE STORM & ROBB TILLEY)

Meaningful Coincidence in Fiction and Anecdote (LAURENCE BROWNE)

Morbid Curiosity, Popular Media, and Thanatourism (EMILY D. EDWARDS)

Reincarnation Research: I. An Old Idea Re-Examined with New Methods in the 21st Century (TERRY OLESEN)

Strolling with Swedenborg: A Rapid Review Critically Investigating the Contemporary Scholarly Evidence Base for Simultaneous Spiritual-Physical Experiences (DAMIAN MELLIFONT)

2019: Volume 19


Coincidences in Fiction and Literature (LAURENCE BROWNE)

In a False Paradise of Fools, the Dancin’ Jester Rules! A Grounded Theory Study Depicting Metaphysical Transformations as Informed by Scholarly Reported Spirit Accounts (DAMIAN MELLIFONT & KATHLEEN LYNCH)

Spiritual Synchronicity and Place: I. A Psychoanalytic Perspective (MATTHEW GILDERSLEEVE & ANDREW CROWDEN)


The Relationship between Paranormal Belief and Psychopathology with Special Focus on Magical Ideation, Psychosis, and Schizotypy (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE & LANCE STORM)

2018: Volume 18

Exploring Ostensible Poltergeist vs. Haunt Phenomena via a Reassessment of Spontaneous Data (JOHN DIXON, LANCE STORM, & JAMES HOURAN)

Perceptual-Personality Variables Associated With Entity Encounter Experiences (ALEJANDRO PARRA)

Research Note: Comments on Stokes (2017) “A Murder of White Crows” (PETER B. TODD)

Research Note: Demonstrating the Concurrent Validity of Two Coincidence Measures (LANCE STORM & MICHAEL. A. THALBOURNE)

“Meme-Spirited”: I. The VAPUS Model for Understanding the Prevalence and Potency of Ghost Narratives (SHARON A. HILL, CIARÁN O’KEEFFE, BRIAN LAYTHE, NEIL DAGNALL, KENNETH DRINKWATER, ANNALISA VENTOLA, & JAMES HOURAN)

Differences in Gambling Approaches between Informed Paranormal Believers and Quasi-Believers (KEN DRINKWATER, LANCE STORM,  & ANTHONY L. JINKS)

Research Note: What’s in a Name? The Best Descriptor for People Reporting Anomalous Experiences (JAMES HOURAN)

2017: Volume 17

An Assessment of the Worldview Theory of Belief in the Paranormal (HARVEY J. IRWIN)

Understanding the Unknown: A Thematic Analysis of Subjective Paranormal Experience (KENNETH DRINKWATER, NEIL DAGNALL, SARAH GROGAN, & VICTORIA RILEY)

White Crows Rising: Using Spontaneous Cases to Establish Psi (DOUGLAS M. STOKES)

Commentary on Stokes’s (2017) Quest for “White Crows” in Spontaneous Cases of Psi (JAMES HOURAN, STEVEN JAY LYNN, & RENSE LANGE)

Reply to Houran, Lynn, and Lange (DOUGLAS M. STOKES)

Phenomenology of Non-Dream Premonition Experience and its Relationship with Cognitive Style, Absorption, and Luckiness (ALEJANDRO PARRA)

Dual-Aspect Monism, Mind-Matter Complementarity, Self-Continuity and Evolutionary Panentheism (PETER B. TODD)

A Murder of White Crows: Additional Cases of Unequivocal Spontaneous Psi (DOUGLAS M. STOKES)

“Sheet Happens!” Advancing Ghost Studies in the Analytics Age (JAMES HOURAN)

2016: Volume 16

A Case of Ostensible Poltergeist  Phenomena Resulting in Lingering Haunt Phenomena (JOHN DIXON)

Believe It or Not: III. Further Analyses on Predictors of Paranormal Belief (HELEN BILLOWS & LANCE STORM)

Individual, Perceptual and Psychological Differences between Psi-Tested Self-Claimed Psychics and Non-Psychics (ALEJANDRO PARRA & JUAN CARLOS ARGIBAY)

Research Note: A Rasch Scaling Analysis of Thalbourne’s (2010) Basic Limiting Principles Questionnaire (RENSE LANGE)

Dispositional Scepticism, Attitudes to Science, and Belief in the Paranormal (HARVEY J. IRWIN, NEIL DAGNALL, & KENNETH DRINKWATER)

Conformity and Reactance in the I Ching using a Q-Sort/RNG-PK Method: A Pilot Study (LANCE STORM)

Lacan, Psi and the Trickster: A Psychoanalysis of Parapsychology (JACOB W. GLAZIER)

2015: Volume 15

Believe It or Not: A Confirmatory Study on Predictors of Paranormal Belief, and a Psi Test (HELEN BILLOWS & LANCE STORM)

Seeing Rare Things with the Mind’s Eye: Visual Imagery Vividness and Paranormal/Anomalous Experience (ALEJANDRO PARRA)

Some Difficulties in Coincidence Analysis (LAURENCE BROWNE)

Debunking an Alleged Feedback Artifact in Thalbourne’s RNG Studies (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE & LANCE STORM)

Thinking Style and the Formation of Paranormal Belief and Disbelief (HARVEY J. IRWIN)

Believe It or Not: II. An Exploratory Study on Possible Predictors of Paranormal Belief (HELEN BILLOWS & LANCE STORM)

On the Alleged Scientific Evidence for Survival After Bodily Death (VERNON M. NEPPE)

2014: Volume 14

Paranormal Beliefs, Spoken and Unspoken (HARVEY J. IRWIN)

An Investigation of the I Ching using the Q-Sort Method and an RNG-PK Design: I. Four Possible Psi Predictors (LANCE STORM & ADAM J. ROCK)

Are Believers in the Paranormal Inclined to Jump to Conclusions? (HARVEY J. IRWIN, KENNETH DRINKWATER, & NEIL DAGNALL)

Counselling the Discarnate and the Methodological Approach: Comment on Ferreira (2013) (CALLUM E. COOPER)

A Further Study of Psychopraxia Using the I Ching (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE & LANCE STORM)

The Major Problems Faced by Parapsychology Today: A Survey of Members of the Parapsychological Association (HARVEY J. IRWIN)

An Investigation of the I Ching using the Q-Sort Method and an RNG-PK Design: II. The Effect of Reactance on Psi (LANCE STORM & ADAM J. ROCK)

2013: Volume 13

Towards a Replicable Formula for Significant I Ching Outcomes (RENSE LANGE & JAMES HOURAN)

A Free-Response ESP Test in Two Hypnotic Susceptibility Groups: A Pilot Study (ALEJANDRO PARRA & JUAN CARLOS ARGIBAY)

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1. Psychological Phenomena in Dead People: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Murdered People and Its Consequences to Public Health (WASNEY DE ALMEIDA FERREIRA)

2. Can We Really Talk to Dead People? Comment on Ferreira (2013) (GEORGE VAN DOORN)

3. Experience and Interpretation: Comment on Ferreira (2013) (COLIN MITCHELL)

4. Observations of ‘Psychological Phenomena in Dead People’: Comment on Ferreira (2013) (VLADIMIR DUBAJ)

5. Descriptions of the Astral Plane: Comment on Ferreira (2013) (ANTHONY L. JINKS)

6. Review of ‘Psychological Phenomena in Dead People’: Comment on Ferreira (2013) (ALEXANDER DE FOE)

7. Challenging Evidence: Comment on Ferreira (2013) (HANNAH JENKINS)

8. Reply to Van Doorn (2013), Mitchell (2013), Dubai (2013), Jinks (2013), De Foe (2013), and Jenkins (2013) (WASNEY DE ALMEIDA FERREIRA)

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Paranormal Effects and Behavioural Characteristics of Participants in a Forced-Choice Psi Task: Ertel’s Ball Selection Test under Scrutiny (LANCE STORM, SUITBERT ERTEL, & ADAM J. ROCK)

The Survey of Scientifically Unaccepted Beliefs: A New Measure of Paranormal and Related Beliefs (HARVEY J. IRWIN & ANTHONY D. G. MARKS)

Anomalous Experiences as Transliminal Drama: The Case of Wasney De Almeida Ferreira (JAMES HOURAN)

A Phenomenological Examination of Premonition Experiences in Dreams and Waking States: A Survey Study (ALEJANDRO PARRA)

2012: Volume 12

Paranormal Belief and Biases in Reasoning Underlying the Formation of Delusions (HARVEY J. IRWIN, NEIL DAGNALL, & KENNETH DRINKWATER)

Perspectives in Modelling Precognition, Presentiment, and Human Agency (ALEXIS LUTHERBORROUGH)

I Ching Outcomes from Experimental Manipulations of Transliminality and Paranormal Belief (JAMES HOURAN & RENSE LANGE)

Auditory Hallucinations Predict Likelihood of Out-of-Body Experience (ALEXANDER DE FOE, GEORGE VAN DOORN, & MARK SYMMONS)

Has the Sheep-Goat Variable Had Its Day? Testing Transliminality as a Psi Predictor (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE & LANCE STORM)

Paranormal Beliefs and Cognitive Processes Underlying the Formation of Delusions (HARVEY J. IRWIN, NEIL DAGNALL, & KENNETH DRINKWATER)

Paranormal and Alternative Health Beliefs as Quasi-Beliefs: Implications for Item Content in Paranormal Belief Questionnaires (ANTHONY L. JINKS)

Reflections on Paranormal Beliefs as Informed vs. Pseudo Beliefs: Comment on Jinks (2012) (JAMES HOURAN & RENSE LANGE)

Reply to Houran and Lange (2012) (TONY L. JINKS)

Research Note: Induced Out-of-Body Experiences are Associated with a Sensation of Leaving the Body (ALEXANDER DE FOE, GEORGE VAN DOORN, AND MARK SYMMONS)

Research Note: Does Personal Consciousness Persist After Death? Some Observations on Kirlian Photography, OBEs, and NDEs (WILLIAM ROLL)

2011: Volume 11

The Case of a Long-Distance Psychic: A Pilot Study on the Accuracy Testing of Paranormal Statements (LANCE STORM)

A Free-Response Clairvoyance Experiment with a Gifted Psychic (KAARE CLAUDEWITZ, FINN WILLADSEN, & ADAM RYCZKOWSKI)

Thinking Styles of Psychic Claimants (ALEJANDRO PARRA)

Social Psi and Parasociology (ERIC OUELLET)

Prescribing for Parapsychology: Note on J. B. Rhine’s Writings in the Journal of Parapsychology (CARLOS S. ALVARADO)

Extending von Lucadou’s Model of Pragmatic Information to UFOs: A Case Study of the 1952 Washington DC UFO Wave (ERIC OUELLET)

Incorporation of Future Events into Dream Content: An Experimental Study (FERNANDO DE PABLOS, ROSSANA LOPEZ SABATER, & LOLA MARTINEZ LIART)

Exploring the Psychic Brain: On Neuroscience and Psi Phenomena (BRYAN J. WILLIAMS)

Other Selves, Other Worlds: The Mediumistic Approach to MPD (SUSAN B. MARTINEZ)

2010: Volume 10

The Australian Sheep-Goat Scale: Development and Empirical Findings (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Shamanic-Like Journeying and Psi: II. Mental Boundaries, Phenomenology, and the Picture-Identification Task (ADAM J. ROCK & LANCE STORM)

Transliminality: A Fundamental Mechanism in Psychology and Parapsychology (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Unusual Perceptual Experiences and ESP under Psychomanteum Stimulation: Imagery/Hallucination Proneness and Schizotypal Personality Measures (ALEJANDRO PARRA & JORGE VILLANUEVA)

Is the ‘Sense of Being Stared At’ an Artefact of Response Bias? (ADAM J. ROCK)


Spontaneous Cases Concerning Telephone Calls and Text Messages (CALLUM E. COOPER)

Transliminality: A Bibliography 1991-2010 (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE & LANCE STORM)

2009: Volume 9

Imagery Cultivation vs. Noise Reduction: Shamanic-Like Journeying as a Psi-Conducive Alternative to the Ganzfeld Protocol (LANCE STORM & ADAM J. ROCK)

Consciousness and Quantum-Mechanical Wavefunctions (RONALD BRYAN)

Psychics vs. Non-Psychics in “Face-to-Face” and “Remote” Token-Object Reading Conditions (ALEJANDRO PARRA & JUAN CARLOS ARGIBAY)

Quantum BioEnergetics, Mental Boundaries, and Affective Response: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study (FIONA E. PERMEZEL & ADAM J. ROCK)

Things That Go Bump, By Day and by Night: An Expectancy Effect? (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Investigations of the I Ching: II. Reliability and Validity Studies (LANCE STORM)

Dream Manifestations: A Paranormal Experience? (STEVEN A. TRANKLE)

Shamanic-Like Journeying and Psi: I. Imagery Cultivation, Paranormal Belief, and the Picture-Identification Task (LANCE STORM & ADAM J. ROCK)

Mental Boundaries, Staring Detection and Phenomenology: A Synthesised Ganzfeld and Remote Staring Study (LYNETTE J. FERRIS & ADAM J. ROCK)

2008: Volume 8

Psi and the Long Body (WILLIAM G. ROLL)

Telepathy as a Process Mediated by Quantum Teleportation Between Remote Neurons (RICHARD BLUMENTHAL)

Reading Faces: An Experimental Exploration of Psychometry Using Photographs and Names (ALEJANDRO PARRA & JUAN CARLOS ARGIBAY)

Looking into Higher Dimensions: Research with Joseph McMoneagle (RONALD BRYAN)

Investigations of the I Ching: I. Relationships between Psi and Time Perspective, Paranormal Belief and Meaningfulness (LANCE STORM)

Re-Examining Current Neuroscience Research Controversies (VERNON M. NEPPE)

Quantitative Analysis of Research Mediums’ Conscious Experiences during a Discarnate Reading versus a Control Task: A Pilot Study (ADAM J. ROCK & JULIE BEISCHEL)

Predicting the Ostensible Paranormal Experiences Canvassed in the Inventory of Childhood Memories and Imaginings (Form C) (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

2007: Volume 7

Science, Nonscience and Rejected Knowledge: The Case of Parapsychology (HARVEY J. IRWIN)

Does Your Animal Know You Are Going Out? A Survey in Portugal about Belief in Psychic Pets (S. N. RAZENTE, C. SILVA, & C. LOBO)

Psi, Divination and Astrology: A Brief Introduction (LANCE STORM)

Hopeful Findings, Unduly Neglected, on Stars and Human Affairs (SUITBERT ERTEL)

Comment on Ertel (2007): Hopeful Findings Unduly Neglected (GRAHAM DOUGLAS)

Planetary Effects and Psi, Related Through Geo- and Bio-Mechanisms? A Reply to Douglas (2007) (SUITBERT ERTEL)

Research Note: Interpreting Key Variables in Parapsychological Phenomenology by Single vs. Screening Questions (VERNON M. NEPPE)

Pro Attitude and Macro-PK: A Pilot Study Using Neuro-feedback and EMG Biofeedback (LANCE STORM & NICHOLAS R. BURNS)

Pueblo Parapsychology: Psi and the Longbody from the Southwest Indian Perspective (BRYAN J. WILLIAMS)

The Assumption of Grand Identity and Belief in Reincarnation (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Casting Shadow and Light on the Peer Review Process: A Reply to Neppe’s (2007) “Interpreting Key Variables in Parapsychological Phenomenology by Single vs. Screening Questions” (CRAIG D. MURRAY & JEZZ FOX)

Reviewer’s Response to Neppe (2007) (JIM HOURAN)

Peer Review and Phenomenological Analyses in Research (VERNON M. NEPPE)

2006: Volume 6

A Discussion of the Evidence that Personal Consciousness Persists After Death with Special Reference to Poltergeist Phenomena (WILLIAM ROLL)

Human Levitation (SIMON HARVEY-WILSON)

Meta-Analysis in Parapsychology: I. The Ganzfeld Domain (LANCE STORM)

Quasi-Experimental Study of Transliminality, Vibrotactile Thresholds, and Performance Speed (JAMES HOURAN, LARRY F. HUGHES, MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE, & PETER S. DELIN)

Reincarnation Beliefs of the Gumini People of the Simbu Province of Papua New Guinea (JOAN D. JOHNSTONE)

From Dreams to (Virtual) Reality: Exploring Behavioural Embodiment in Out-Of-Body Experients (CRAIG D. MURRAY & JEZZ FOX)

Meta-Analysis in Parapsychology: II. Psi Domains other than Ganzfeld (LANCE STORM)

Belief in, and Alleged Experience of, the Paranormal in the Portuguese Population (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE, C. F. SILVA & S. N. RAZENTE)

ESP under the Ganzfeld, in Contrast with the Induction of Relaxation as a Psi-Conducive State (ALEJANDRO PARRA & JORGE VILLANUEVA)

Research Note: A Statistical Test of the ‘Library Angel’ (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

2005: Volume 5

Why Parapsychology is Amongst the Most Important of the Sciences (VERNON M. NEPPE)

Automatic Writing Revisited (SUSAN B. MARTINEZ)

A New Theory on Place Memory (PAMELA RAE HEATH)

Perceptual and Memory Capabilities of Witnesses to Anomalous Visual Phenomena (B.F. DEAR & A. L. JINKS)

The Marriage of Parapsychology and Normal Psychology (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Chemical Induction of Precognitive Dreams (F. DE PABLOS)

Psi Test Feats Achieved Alone at Home: Do they Disappear under Lab Control? (SUITBERT ERTEL)

2004: Volume 4

People Who Remember Things They Never Learned (KEITH CHANDLER)

The Possible Role of Psychokinesis in Place Memory (PAMELA RAE HEATH)

Avoiding the Intervention Paradox (COLIN MITCHELL)

Mania and its Relationship to the Sheep-Goat Variable (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE

Are Musical Themes Better than Visual Images as ESP-Targets? An Experimental Study Using the Ganzfeld Technique (ALEJANDRO PARRA & JORGE VILLANUEVA)

2003: Volume 3

“Are you there, Spenser?” Attempts at ‘PK by Committee’ in a Séance-like Situation (LANCE STORM & COLIN MITCHELL)

Temporal Lobe Lability and Self-Reported Haunting Type Experiences: A Questionnaire Study with an Undergraduate Sample (DEVIN TERHUNE)

The Demise of the Survival Hypothesis or the Errors of Harvey Irwin? (MONTAGUE KEEN)

Response to Lance Storm’s Review of “PSI: What it is and how it works” (KEITH CHANDLER)

A Reply to Chandler (2003) (LANCE STORM) The Concept of Coincidence (PETER. S. DELIN)

Harvey J. Irwin’s Introduction to parapsychology (3rd edition): A Reinterpretation in Terms of the Theory of Psychopraxia (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

The John Edward Phenomenon “I Want To Believe” (SUE-ELLEN KJELDAL)

The I Ching and the Lotto Game: Trying to Beat the Odds Using an Ancient Chinese System of Divination (LANCE STORM)

Personality Factors and Psi-Ganzfeld Sessions: A Replication and Extension (ALEJANDRO PARRA & JORGE VILLANUEVA)

2002: Volume 2

Belief in, and Alleged Experience of, the Paranormal in Ostensible UFO Abductees (KEITH BASTERFIELD & MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Is Scientific Investigation of Postmortem Survival an Anachronism? The Demise of the Survival Hypothesis (HARVEY IRWIN)

Scepticism and Credulity (PETER S. DELIN)

Examining Macro-Psychokinetic Experiments (M. WILLIAMS & R. LANG)

A Parapsychological Investigation of the I Ching: Seeking Psi in an Ancient Chinese System of Divination (LANCE STORM)

“Out-of-Body Experiences” (OBEs) and Brain Localisation. A Perspective (VERNON M. NEPPE)

Analysis of Haunt Experiences at a Historical Illinois Landmark (JAMES HOURAN)

2001: Volume 1

Parapsychology as a Career (HARVEY IRWIN)

Mrs. Piper Revisited (PHILIP COLE)

Paranormal Aspects of the UFO Phenomenon: 1975-1999 (KEITH BASTERFIELD)

Broken Relationships and Claims of Psychic Phenomena (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Psychic Detection: The Use of Psi in Criminal Investigation (HARVEY J. IRWIN)

The Paranormal and its Place in Human Relationships: Some Hypotheses (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Shamanism and Alien Abductions: A Comparative Study (SIMON HARVEY-WILSON)

Examining the Evidence for Psi in the Context of Scientific Revolution (HANNAH JENKINS)

A Layperson’s Guide to the Theory of Psychopraxia (MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)

Paranormal Effects Using Sighted and Vision-Impaired Participants in a Quasi-Ganzfeld Task (LANCE STORM & MICHAEL A. THALBOURNE)