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The stigma around Ouija boards

21st March 2020 Paranormal Investigation, General. 2522 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. 430 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. 641 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?

Being a girl ghost hunter ..... as a mum

6th March 2020 General. 478 views. 0

There is something empowering about putting yourself out there as a female in the darkness of night. While there are many historical figures to look up to, it is the everyday women that I admire.

Ladies of paranormal past: Louisa E Rhine

5th March 2020 General, Ladies of paranormal past. 624 views. 0

While many attribute the name Rhine to J.B Rhine the famous psychical researcher who invented Zener Cards for testing of ESP, there was another Rhine making waves in the world of parapsychology. Louisa E Rhine was a pivotal member of JB Rhine's research while also being known for her papers and books on spontaneous cases.

Infinite Monkey Theorem

3rd March 2020 General. 558 views. 0

The infinite monkey theorem is a reminder that weird coincidences can happen. Do movies and books really predict our future or is it a coincidence? It also shows that when you are in the paranormal world, there are only so many ways you can talk about the paranormal before there is some double up from someone else.

Paranormal Book Club: Myth or Magic, Real or Hoax?

2nd March 2020 General, Paranormal Book Club. 473 views. 0

The theme for this edition of paranormal book club is Myth or Magic, Real or Hoax?

What is underneath the sheet?

29th February 2020 General, Famous Paranormal Cases. 559 views. 0

Why is that ghosts are comically and traditionally thought of as floating figures with a sheet? It isn't something people used as a costume for Halloween, criminals would use them to rob people. It also led to one of the more famous 'ghost stories' in history - The Hammersmith Ghost - who wasn't a ghost at all!

Paranormal Investigating on a budget

26th February 2020 General, Paranormal Investigation. 541 views. 0

Investigating the paranormal can become a pretty expensive hobby. Cost of venues./tickets plus petrol, then add in very pricey equipment, we can all agree it hurts the pocket. Here are some ideas and 'cheap' options for paranormal investigating

The anchoring effect & the paranormal

24th February 2020 General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 831 views. 2

The anchoring effect is a form of cognitive bias where a person relies too much on information they already know which influences their decision making process. Let's explore how this can impact us during a paranormal investigation