1840’s The Birth of Spiritualism
January 1, 1845
There became a serious interest in psychic phenomena.
1882 The Society of Psychical Research (SPR)
February 20, 1882
Those who believed in more research formed the SPR.
1927 J.B. Rhine and Parapsychology
January 1, 1927
Parapsychology in America was born.
1957 The Para- psychological Association
January 1, 1957
World’s largest organization of professional parapsychologists and researchers.
1969 Experiments with ESP and Electronics
January 1, 1969
Using Random Number Generators to test for ESP.
1978 The Ganzfeld technique is tested
January 1, 1978
The start of scientifically exploring the states of consciousness.
IntuitionAn idea or knowledge acquired without the use of reason.
PresentimentA feeling that something is going to happen.
Remote ViewingInformation channeled in from other locations and/or time.
SynchronicityOccurrence of events thats are significantly related but have no causal connection.
PsychometryThe ability to provide verifiable information about an object by extrasensory means.
SpiritualityThe search for spiritual connections and the meaning to life.
ParapsychologyThe scientific study of paranormal and psychic phenomena.
TranspersonalStates of consciousness beyond the human body and brain.
TelepathyAcquisition of information concerning the thoughts, feelings or activity of another conscious being.
ClairvoyanceThe ability to perceive objects or events at a distance without the use of ordinary senses.
PrecognitionAcquisition of information about objects or events that exist in a future time.
PsychokinesisThe direct influence of mind on a physical system that cannot be accounted for by any physical energy.