Apports and Asports are two different sets of paranormal phenomena which are the opposite of one another. Both are considered to be a form of paranormal teleportation which were usually demonstrated during spiritualist seances and are a part of physical mediumship demonstrations. Is it an act of the medium or can spirits make items appear or disappear? Could this be related to what we know as the JOTT phenomena?
Spiritualist A.J Abbott would provide lectures here in Melbourne where he displayed his famous 'spirit slides' showcasing the spiritualist movement to fascinated audiences. One of the more popular topics he covered, was that of spirit photography.
After watching the Cecil documentary on Netflix, the concept of web sleuths and the culture behind it stuck with me. When your hobby becomes an obsession, you lose perspective. When you focus in on conspiracies, you forget about the real people involved. This applies to us in the paranormal field as well.
Cryptomnesia is essentially a memory or information that you know, but you are not aware that you know it. A forgotten memory. Can this impact the information we believe we are receiving during our paranormal investigations?
Here are some book recommendations all about poltergeists
If you think differently or even disagree with someone, you can be targeted. If you experience something in a different way you can be made to feel like you don't belong or that you are less of an investigator than someone else because you approach things differently.
Phasmophobia is a popular ghost hunting game that has just exploded in the last 12 months. For a bit of fun I thought I would take a look at some of the parts of the games because before we know it, our next generation of ghost hunters will be educated by 'Phas'.
Synesthesia is a neurological condition that causes a person to experience something on a multi-sensory level. While originally I thought it might offer an explanation to some claims of psychic ability, I began to wonder if it in some ways aids a person in unlocking psi abilities.
Common possible signs of a haunting also mimic things caused by nature. Possums growling, birds chirping and even the sounds of bats flying overhead can make a person feel they are experiencing something paranormal. Let's explore paranormal VS nature
No matter why you do this or how long you have been investigating the paranormal, you have something important to contribute .... your voice!