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.


  • Intuition

    An idea or knowledge acquired without the use of reason. 
  • Presentiment

    A feeling that something is going to happen. 
  • Remote Viewing

    Information channeled in from other locations and/or time.
  • Synchronicity

    Occurrence of events thats are significantly related but have no causal connection.
  • Psychometry

    The ability to provide verifiable information about an object by extrasensory means.
  • Spirituality

    The search for spiritual connections and the meaning to life.
  • Parapsychology

    The scientific study of paranormal and psychic phenomena.
  • Transpersonal

    States of consciousness beyond the human body and brain.
  • Telepathy

    Acquisition of information concerning the thoughts, feelings or activity of another conscious being.
  • Clairvoyance

    The ability to perceive objects or events at a distance without the use of ordinary senses. 
  • Precognition

    Acquisition of information about objects or events that exist in a future time. 
  • Psychokinesis

    The direct influence of mind on a physical system that cannot be accounted for by any physical energy.