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Why are people reporting a 'spike' in paranormal activity while spending more time at home?

2nd April 2020 General. 595 views. 0

Many of us are either in lockdown, working from home and at the very least having to practise social distancing. It means that we are spending a lot more time at home. One of the unexpected side effects is that according to social media, many people are reporting they are noticing heightened 'paranormal activity' in their homes. Let's look at the different reasons this could be happening.

Heart rate and the paranormal

29th March 2020 General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Theories. 339 views. 0

Many people use their heart rate as a form of evidence that they are experiencing something paranormal. Is a rise in heart rate an indication something paranormal is happening, or is it our bodies' reaction to our own fear or excitement. Does our heart rate help us to predict the future? There has been some controversial research on this topic that may just add to weight to 'trusting your gut'.

The real 'spirit' in the room

28th March 2020 General. 708 views. 0

We walk around in the dark looking for a 'spirit'. What we may miss however is that there is some amazing 'human spirit' right here in front of us in the paranormal field.

Jumping on the bandwagon

27th March 2020 General. 415 views. 0

While it can be easy to just follow, don't lose yourself by jumping on the bandwagon. Think for yourself!

Fun games to keep you busy!

25th March 2020 General. 315 views. 0

Here are some fun word search games, jeopardy and even some colouring sheets to keep you busy and give your paranormal fix!, Word Search, Jeopardy, Word Scramble & Colouring pages

Abacomancy

25th March 2020 General. 387 views. 0

Abacomancy is an ancient form of divination where people would 'read' the patterns in sand or dirt to predict their future.

Critical Thinking

23rd March 2020 General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 391 views. 0

We talk about applying critical thinking to the way we investigate the paranormal, but sometimes it is easier said than done.  How does knowledge help us? Does anomalistic psychology help? What are the characteristics of a critical thinker and how can we apply this to the way we investigate the paranormal?

The stigma around Ouija boards

21st March 2020 Paranormal Investigation, General. 2457 views. 0

Nothing can clear a room faster than cracking open a Ouija board. Is it really evil or just another tool of communication? Let's look at the history of the Ouija board and explore the stigmas around them.

Self Fulfilling Prophecy

21st March 2020 General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Theories. 396 views. 0

Do we find what we are looking for simply because we believe in it? What is self fulfilling prophecy and how does it connect to the paranormal? Could our belief fuel potential paranormal activity?

Clustering Illusion or Synchronicity?

14th March 2020 General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 457 views. 0

Clustering Illusion is form of cognitive bias where a person sees a pattern in what are random sequences or events. How does this affect the way we think about paranormal phenomena? Is it random or is synchronicity?