Otherwise known as the experimenter effect, this is a cognitive bias that can cause us to unknowingly manipulate or misinterpret the results of an experiment. Even the questions we ask or the way we guide subjects during a paranormal investigation can affect the outcome of the experiment.
Divination is an ancient art with the purpose to seek knowledge or predict the future through what is thought to be using supernatural methods. Let's look at some of the different forms of divination.
Not everyone is able to go out and investigate the paranormal as much as they would like. When you see someone out there every weekend, it can sometimes make you feel like maybe you are not doing enough. It is not the number of investigations under your belt, it is the research that counts. While I do think that investigating out in the field is important, it is only a very small piece of the puzzle. Paranormal research goes much further and deeper than a paranormal investigation and it means everyone can get involved even if they can't go out in the field.
The Ovilus is a controversial yet popular piece of ghost hunting equipment. Most commonly used in dictionary mode, it is almost a game of odds. So what are the odds the word you are looking for will appear?
Sightings of Shadow People have been occurring for centuries. People have different ideas as to what these shadow people could be with some even saying it is more than one thing! So lets look at the different theories surrounding shadow people.
I asked you to submit your experiences with JOTT: where an item goes mysteriously missing and comes back. Here are some of those stories!
It can be easy to get caught up in all sorts of things but there is one thing you should always keep at the back of your mind. Remember why you do this.
Normal is theoretically a benchmark to determine paranormal but what is normal for one person to the next is completely different. So what is normal then? Has the paranormal become a normal part of our lives?
I recently had a chat with Sheryl from Strange Encounters Down Under about ghost hunting, paranormal equipment, poltergeists, yowies, UFOs, synchronicity, electronic voice phenomena and peak-in-darien experiences.
Could Psychic Projection be responsible for some instances of Precognition? Could false memories influence the way we interpret our pre cognitive dreams?