As investigators of the paranormal we look for answers to the causes of claims of activity. We receive calls from people with claims that range from strange noises and feelings of being watched to full blown claims of demonic spirits that mean to do harm. We’ve developed various techniques for proving or debunking claims byContinue reading “Medium Can Equal a Large problem”
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Paranormal Research & The Scientific Method
In the world of paranormal research there is an ongoing debate as to the validity of this subject within the realm of true scientific study. Many claim this to be a pseudo-science, some claim that it can’t be studied using science and others think it’s just plain outright hokum. Well as a person who hasContinue reading “Paranormal Research & The Scientific Method”
The McGurk Effect – You See What I’m Saying?
For many years I have been studying the perceptions of people. I do this to understand the limitations we face when witnessing or relaying our experiences to others. This activity is very common in paranormal research and knowing the pitfalls can certainly help. One of the interesting idiosyncrasies I have come across involves the impactContinue reading “The McGurk Effect – You See What I’m Saying?”
The Research Phenomenon
If history has taught us anything, it’s that being wrong is normal but also that anyone who stubbornly holds on to a particular concept without the willingness to change stands a fair chance of growing obsolete as the rest of the ‘thinking’ world moves forward. The study of anomalous phenomena is certainly no exception to thatContinue reading “The Research Phenomenon”
Stargate Project…. “Men Who Stare at Goats ?”
Imagine being able to receive information psychically that was valuable to public safety, public protection, military security and with ability to spy on enemies . All done in a remote place. The personnel would be trainable, experiments repeatable and accurate. The Stargate Project A code name for projects initiated by US Defense Intelligence Agency investigating psychic phenomena for the militaryContinue reading “Stargate Project…. “Men Who Stare at Goats ?””
The Challenge is prove it……3 Envelopes….One Million Dollars….The Envelope Please
Not too long ago, in the month of May 2009……..10 volunteers entered the room dressed in an odd array of clothing: a ski mask, large dark glasses, a large black graduation type gown white socks These ten volunteers took their seats facing the back wall of the room. They were to sit and do nothing forContinue reading “The Challenge is prove it……3 Envelopes….One Million Dollars….The Envelope Please”
“Vultures Who Prey on the Bereaved.”
I have always been fascinated by Ehrich Weisz. Who you ask? The Great Harry Houdini that’s who! We all know the name and it instantly conjures visions of straight jackets, hand cuffs, or of the Milk Can Escape also known as the “Chinese Water Torture” trick. There are numerous articles, books and even movies thatContinue reading ““Vultures Who Prey on the Bereaved.””
The Philip Experiment – Can You Create Your Own Haunting?
Disclaimer: The article shown here is for information purposes only. Para-Boston does not specifically recommend or condone the use of séances as a tool for investigative research. Some paranormal researchers theorize that some ghostly manifestations and poltergeist activity (footsteps, door slams, moving objects) are products of the human mind. In the early 1970s, a Canadian-based group set out toContinue reading “The Philip Experiment – Can You Create Your Own Haunting?”
When investigating unusual claims or even experiencing paranormal activity our spatial awareness plays a key role. Understanding the abilities and disadvantages of the human brain will help to understand the accuracy of not only claims, but our personal experiences as well. The human mind is fallible and should not be trusted implicitly. This Brain GamesContinue reading “Spatial Awareness”
Rocks Will Remember….
A term heard often in paranormal field is The Stone Tape Theory. Term was first coined in a BBC film of the same name. What is this theory, is there anything to it? I am Researching this because the inquiring mind wants to know. This theory was first proposed in the 1970’s. Hypothesis was, that in timesContinue reading “Rocks Will Remember….”