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Congratulations to PF Research Fellow Dr Carlos S Alvarado on his PA Outstanding Career Award

This month I am delighted to share the welcome news that Dr Carlos S. Alvarado is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Career Award bestowed by the Parapsychological Association at their 60th annual convention this year convened in Athens, Greece. PF may be deemed biased as we have a long standing association with Carlos as… Continue Reading

PF Family News

The PF “family” is busy. We have happily made additions to our roster of PF International Affiliates and Grant and Award winners. I would herewith like to welcome them to the fold. The PF Affiliate for Germany The PF family was greatly saddened at the loss of our dear, much revered colleague, Gerd Hövelmann, who… Continue Reading

News about PF Grants and Scholarships

During our banner 65th anniversary in 2016, PF’s Board of Trustees, following concentrated deliberation, has worked to reassess and revamp our Grant and Scholarship program that was, regretfully, suspended during a period of severe financial hardship. It goes without saying that we are enormously proud of our years of support of students and researchers the… Continue Reading

Eileen J. Garrett on Consciousness

Just recently the Society for Psychical Research within their Facebook page displayed  the cover of Eileen J. Garrett’s Awareness for those interested in Mediumship. First published in 1943, PF brought it back into print in 2007 along with a foreword by Rhea White with a prologue I penned. Rhea, a long term  colleague, grantee, conference… Continue Reading

On Mediumship

So many mediums or channels abound on television these days. Whereas in the past, while mediumship has always existed the public at large, the public en masse, were not as familiar with the phenomenon as they are now. These days, on talk shows, reality television, and in many plot lines in both drama and comedy,… Continue Reading

Interview with Lisette Coly from the Parapsychology: News, History and Research Blog

It was an honor for me to be included in Dr. Carlos Alvarado’s blog Interview with Lisette Coly, President of the Parapsychology Foundation, first published on February 11th, 2017 on Alvarado’s blog Parapsychology: News, History and Research. I am so gratified that I have been included in a list of his interviews with many of my esteemed colleagues… Continue Reading

The PF International Affiliates Conference: New Faces in Parapsychology

PF International Affiliates Conference PF was very proud to sponsor on January 29th, 2017 what has come to be an annual endeavor, our PF International Affiliate Conference:  New Faces in Parapsychology. We have revamped our International Affiliate program that was instituted in 2001 and very much appreciate the work of our International Affiliates as they help… Continue Reading

Sad News

It is with deep regret that we have been informed of the passing of Norma Landwehr Bowles, a real friend to parapsychology, who passed peacefully at her home in California on October 23, 2016. Norma was born on March 28th in 1921. She  received her A.B. degree from Bryn Mawr College in 1942, concentrating her… Continue Reading

Onwards and Upwards

Happy New Year wishes to all PF’s colleagues, friends and supporters!  It will be an exciting year for PF as we seek to refine existing programs and create new ones.  We, therefore, urge you to continue to check back to this Blog. Our reference to “Onwards and Upwards” refers to the motion of our undulating… Continue Reading

Our 65th Anniversary

  Today is a time for celebration, a time for reconsideration, memorialization and ultimately rededication — that is the definition of PF’s 65th Anniversary. As someone who literally grew up in and around Parapsychology Foundation, I am  presently experiencing a mix of emotions in the recall and realization that so many individuals participated and worked hard to pursue… Continue Reading