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Just because you don't see it doesn't mean it isn't there!

5th October 2021 Reading Time: 12 minutes General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 929 views. 0

Our brain is really good at blocking out things that we don't need to see and it turns out, this is really important for us to know when it comes to the paranormal. So let's look at why!

Types of Ghosts according to Peter Underwood

4th October 2021 Reading Time: 17 minutes General, Paranormal Theories, In the words of, In the words of:. 1134 views. 1

In his book The Ghost Hunter's Guide published in 1986, Peter Underwood details the different kinds of 'ghosts' he had put into different categories. From atmospheric photograph ghosts, crisis apparitions through to survival after death and even time slips, here are the different types of ghosts according to Peter Underwood.

LLIFS - UFO Encounters Part 1

28th September 2021 Reading Time: 4 minutes General, UFO Encounters. 513 views. 4

In this new series, read the experiences of LLIFS readers about their UFO encounters. In this edition, we even have some pictures we would love your thoughts on which were kindly submitted.

Where do our beliefs lie in 2021?

28th September 2021 Reading Time: 1 minute General. 697 views. 0

At the beginning of 2019, I collected a survey of results where I asked people where their beliefs within the paranormal field lay.  I found this to be a really interesting yet surprising exercise so I am doing it again! If you can spare a couple of minutes to complete the anonymous survey, I will publish a comparison of results in the coming weeks. Have our beliefs shifted over the last 2 years as the paranormal has become more popular?

In the words of: Joseph Banks Rhine

27th September 2021 Reading Time: 10 minutes General, In the words of, In the words of:. 431 views. 0

J.B Rhine was thought to have founded parapsychology in the form we view it as today. Here we explore some quotes from his books Extra Sensory Perception and Parapsychology: Frontier Science of the Mind which may just change the way your approach your paranormal research.

The legend of Bloody Mary

19th September 2021 Reading Time: 8 minutes General, Famous Paranormal Cases. 5912 views. 2

Bloody Mary is a popular urban legend/party game. Where did it originate from and was there a real life Bloody Mary?

The false positives of paranormal equipment

14th September 2021 Reading Time: 10 minutes General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation. 987 views. 2

More than ever, people are using a range of devices to measure their surroundings in the hope of detecting something paranormal. Here are some of the common things that can cause a false positive reading.

The Mothman Prophecies

10th September 2021 Reading Time: 12 minutes Conspiracy Theories, Famous Paranormal Cases, General. 860 views. 0

The Mothman has become somewhat of an urban legend with a festival now honouring the creature each year and a large worldwide following all wondering, is the Mothman real?  What is even more intriguing is once you start down the rabbit hole of this case, it goes much deeper and much weirder than a moth-like creature.  UFO sightings and even the Men in Black. Is it all connected?  Let's dive in.

Dopamine and the paranormal

5th September 2021 Reading Time: 11 minutes General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 1221 views. 0

Does our belief in the paranormal come down to brain chemistry? Is dopamine the reason we seek patterns in the way we interpret information? If no two brains are the same, what does it mean for interpreting paranormal experiences on a wider scope?

Why we like to be scared

29th August 2021 Reading Time: 11 minutes Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General. 503 views. 0

Do you remember your most profound paranormal experiences?  Do you remember the details clearly of what happened or do you more focus on how it made you feel?  It turns out, our brain really likes these feelings, so do we unknowingly seek out to be scared?   Does it mean that when we are feeling that adrenaline and fear that we are interpreting things the wrong way?