– 1 – Audio, Video or Photos will NEVER serve as conclusive proof of “paranormal” phenomena Oh I know that statement is bound to launch a thousand debates (and a few more hate mails), but let’s be honest here… media is not only easily misunderstood, it’s easily manipulated. Everything that is submitted as evidenceContinue reading “Five hard to swallow facts about Paranormal Research”
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Visions and Voices – Paranormal or Psychotic?
by Michael J. Baker A belief in the existence of paranormal phenomena is quite common these days. It’s certainly not difficult to find television shows, movies or books touting some sort of paranormal theme nor is it hard to find alleged witnesses to these strange occurrences. However some paranormal beliefs shareContinue reading “Visions and Voices – Paranormal or Psychotic?”
Did You Hear That?
Many researchers feel fairly confident about their ability to identify the words being said in their EVP recordings. Unfortunately, paraedolia and apophenia play a very big roll in distorting the interpretation. To understand how big of a role it actually plays we created this EVP Perception test. We had members of our team create “EVP” recordingsContinue reading “Did You Hear That?”
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”
Eastern State Penitentiary … Is Al Capone still serving time?
The other day I was talking with a friend about our investigation of Eastern State Penitentiary and they asked if I thought Al Capone’s ghost actually haunted his old cell. After I thought about it a minute I had to tell them I didn’t think so. Its funny there are rumors that his ghost haunts EasternContinue reading “Eastern State Penitentiary … Is Al Capone still serving time?”
Is There A Demon In My Bed? or Could It Be Lupus?
We at Para-Boston have found that social, cultural and even medical issues can weigh on a persons interpretation of precieved paranormal activity. We run into cases from time to time where one of these factors come into play. A case that we were called into a few years ago had all of these factors comeContinue reading “Is There A Demon In My Bed? or Could It Be Lupus?”
Living Next to Woodlawn Cemetery
A few Years ago around Halloween, a family in Everett, MA contacted us with concerns about their daughter. Whenever someone calls with concerns about a child we take it very serious and put top priority on the case so we rushed out to do an interview and walk through The mother was in her earlyContinue reading “Living Next to Woodlawn Cemetery”
Look a Mouse – EEEEEEEKK !!!!!!
You can probably already tell how this one ended…. We received a call from a family in Billerica, MA with claims of activity in their home. After talking with one of our members we thought we should have a look and get more details from the family. The mother greeted us at the door andContinue reading “Look a Mouse – EEEEEEEKK !!!!!!”
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”
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….”