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Poltergeists

May 26, 2015No Comments

The phenomenon happens too often to be ignored. These troublesome spirits have been with us for centuries. Their persistent banging and wanton destruction has fostered the belief in something ‘evil‘....

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Ectoplasm

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

Phenomenon Ectoplasm is said to be formed by physical mediums when in a trance state. This material is excreted as a gauze-like substance from orifices on the medium’s body and...

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Doppelganger

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

Mythology The application by English-speakers of this German word to the paranormal concept is relatively recent; Francis Grose’s Provincial Glossary of 1787 included the term fetch instead, defined as the...

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Term Ghost

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

Ghosts and the afterlife Further information: Soul (spirit), Psyche (psychology), Underworld, Hungry ghost and Psychopomp Further information: Ghost Festival, All Souls’ Day, Day of the Dead and Ghost Dance Although...

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Occult

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

The Occult- (from the Latin word occultus “clandestine, hidden, secret”) is “knowledge of the hidden”. In common English usage, occult refers to “knowledge of the paranormal”, as opposed to “knowledge of...

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Stone Tape Theory

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

The Stone Tape theory is the speculation that ghosts and hauntings are analogous to tape recordings, and that emotional or traumatic events can somehow be “stored” in rock and other...

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Astral Projection

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

Astral projection (or astral travel) is an interpretation of an out-of-body experience (OBE) that assumes the existence of an “astral body” separate from the physical body and capable of travelling...

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Parapsychology

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

Parapsychology is a pseudoscience concerned with the investigation of paranormal and psychic phenomena. Parapsychologists study telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, psychokinesis, near-death experiences, reincarnation, apparitional experiences, and other paranormal claims. Parapsychology research...

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Out of Body Experiences

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

An out-of-body experience (OBE or sometimes OOBE) is an experience that typically involves a sensation of floating outside one’s body and, in some cases, perceiving one’s physical body from a...

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Spirit Guide

Mar 23, 2015No Comments

“Spirit guide” is a term used by the Western tradition of Spiritualist Churches, mediums, and psychics to describe an entity that remains a disincarnate spirit in order to act as...

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