Parapsychological Association

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Parapsychological Association

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The Parapsychological Association was formed in 1957 “to advance parapsychology as a science, to disseminate knowledge of the field, and to integrate the findings with those of other branches of science.” In 1969, the Association was affiliated with the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The work of the Association is reported in the Journal of Parapsychology and the Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research.


Shepard, Leslie A: Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology. New York: Avon Books, 1978
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In coincidence -or synchrony, if you will- with Chris Roe's focus in his Parapsychological Association (PA) Presidential Address (this issue) on the extraordinary contributions of Charles (Chuck) Honorton, I am reprinting in the PA's bulletin Minefield one of his great papers on the relation between alterations of consciousness and experimental psi (Honorton, 1976).
Proceedings of The Parapsychological Association 51st Annual Convention, Winchester, UK, 82-96.
Schmeidler is past president of the Parapsychological Association and of the American Society for Psychical Research, and has written other books on parapsychology.
Proceedings of the 48th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association, 256-260.
An earlier version of this paper was presented at the 47th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association, Vienna, 2004.
Second, papers in the four main peer-reviewed English-language parapsychology journals (European Journal of Parapsychology, Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, Journal of Parapsychology and Journal of the Society for Psychical Research) were examined individually as far back as 1960, as were abstracts of peer-reviewed papers presented at the annual convention of the Parapsychological Association published in Research in Parapsychology since its first issue in 1972.
f) a general interest in various aspects of psi represented by close to 1,500 publications in various disciplines, as evidenced in bibliographies prepared by Gerd Hovelmann for close to 10 years for the bulletin of the Parapsychological Association Minefield.