The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively not by the false appearance of things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice. Arthur Schopenhauer

Table of Contents
1. Top Near-Death Experience Related Sites (A-Z)
2. Top Survival of Consciousness After Death Sites (A-Z)
3. Top Parapsychology Sites (A-Z)
4. Top Parapsychologists Sites (A-Z)
5. Top Religious Experience and Spiritualism Sites (A-Z)

Division of Personality Studies

The DPS is a unit of the Department of Psychiatric Medicine of the University of Virginia's Health System. It was founded in 1967, when Dr. Ian Stevenson resigned as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry to become Director of the Division and Chester F. Carlson Professor of Psychiatry, positions he served in for the next 35 years.


Horizon Research Foundation

The HRF is a separate and independent charitable organisation that aims to provide support for scientific research and understanding into the state of the human mind at the end of life. It aims to do this by raising funds for high quality scientific projects and provide various educational tools such as lectures, conferences and information booklets for the public as well as healthcare professionals.  


International Association for Near-Death Studies

IANDS' mission is to respond to needs for information and support concerning near-death and similar experiences. Our goals are; To encourage thoughtful exploration of all facets of near-death and similar experiences; To provide reliable information about near-death and similar experiences to experiencers, caregivers, researchers, and the public; To serve as a contact point and community for people with particular interest in near-death and similar experiences.


International Academy of Consciousness

This site offers an overview of IAC's activities and the sciences of Projectiology and Conscientiology, which study consciousness beyond the brain, investigating psychic awareness and paranormal phenomena.  


Near Death Experiences and the Afterlife

Headed by Kevin Williams this is one of the top ranked website on Near Death Experiences. Includes a huge collection articles and news items on all aspects of NDE's and related subjects.


Near Death Experience Research Foundation

Dr. Jeffery Long and Jody Long created this site which contains the largest archive of near-death experience testimony on the Internet.


NHNE Near-Death Experience Network

David Sunflower's network of near-death experiencers is the largest on the Internet. For people interested in exploring all aspects of the near-death experience, simply register, create a page and join in the conversation.


Out-of-Body Experience Research Foundation

Dr. Jeffery Long and Jody Long created this site which contains the largest archive of out-of-body experience testimony on the Internet.


Scientific and Medical Network

The SMN aims to deepen understanding in science, medicine and education by fostering both rational analysis and intuitive insights. It questions the assumptions of contemporary scientific and medical thinking, so often limited by exclusively materialistic reasoning.

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After-Death Communications Project

The ADC Project was created by Bill and Judith Guggenhiem in May, 1988 to conduct the first in-depth research of After-Death Communications. They collected more than 3,300 firsthand accounts from people who believe they have been contacted by a deceased loved one.  

After-Death Communications Research Foundation

Dr. Jeffrey Long and his wife Jody created ADCRF and their website to be dedicated to the after-death communication (ADC) experiencers and their search for meaning and understanding in the loss of their loved one. They are also dedicated to those loved ones who have crossed over, whose loving messages from beyond teach us that life continues after death, and their love for us is ever present and never ends.  


Eternea: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality

Eternea's goal is to help create a better future for Earth and its inhabitants by promoting an understanding of seven postulates concerning the nature of reality, predicated on evidence from contemporary research in science and medicine . This research suggests that some core aspect of consciousness exists beyond the brain, survives bodily death and continues eternally.  


International Foundation for Survival Research

The main purpose of this all-volunteer organisation is public education about life-after-death evidence. The IFSR's second purpose is to support ongoing survival research around the world. Several types of research hold much promise for increasing our understanding of the human consciousness and its ability to withstand and survive physical death. 


Parapsychology and Personal Survival After Death

An interesting webpage created by Michael Rogge containing information and images on Out-of-the-body experiences, Near-Death-Experiences, Deathbed visions, Apparitions, Communications from the dead, Physical phenomena, Reincarnation and more. 


Roll, Michael

The Campaign for Philosophical Freedom, headed by Michael Roll, is working to achieve a philosophical balance in the media, and to increase public awareness of the existence of scientific proof that we all survive death. 


Society for Scientific Exploration

Founded in 1982 by a committee of fourteen scientists and scholars who had identified the need for a new type of scientific organisation, one that would foster the study of all questions that are amenable to scientific investigation without restriction. 


Survival eBooks

Personal website of David Duffield. Contains books such as Thirty Years Among the Dead by Carl Wickland, Thirty Years of Psychical Research by Charles Richet, Transcendental Physics by Johann Zöllner, The Wisdom of the Gods by H. Dennis Bradley and many full length Leslie Flint recordings.


Survival Research Institute of Canada

As a charitable organisation for the advancement of education, the SRIC's primary purpose is to pursue and promote studies in the field of survival research, which is investigation into whether some part of the human consciousness or personality, commonly referred to as "spirit," survives physical death and whether that spirit is able to communicate with the living.  


Veritas Research Program

The Veritas Research Program of the Human Energy Systems Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at the University of Arizona was created by Gary Schwartz primarily to test the hypothesis that the consciousness (or identity) of a person survives physical death.


White Crow Books and Blogs

Michael Tymn's "White Crow" Books site pays homage to the great 19th century spiritual adventurer, William James, who once said, "To upset the conclusion that all crows are black, there is no need to seek demonstration that no crow is black; it is sufficient to produce one white crow; a single one is sufficient." In this same spirit of exploration, White Crow Books has ventured into publishing books and blogs encompassing the afterlife and spirituality to assist people toward the path to enlightenment.

Woodbridge Institute

Windbridge is an independent research organization consisting of a community of scientists with varied backgrounds, specialties and interests. Part of their mission is an exploratory project to collect information about the nature of the afterlife by examining mediums, investigating technologies that may be useful in enhancing interaction and communication with the deceased through electronic voice phenomena (EVP) and instrumental transcommunication (ITC), addressing reports of apparition phenomena, and exploring afterlife cosmology.

Zammit, Victor

A lawyer and retired Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the New South Wales and the High Court of Australia presents the case for the afterlife. Irrefutable and objective evidence for survival after death, says Zammit.

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Academy of Spirituality and Paranormal Studies, Inc (formerly the Academy of Religion and Psychical Research)

The mission of the ASPS is to discern, develop and disseminate knowledge of how paranormal phenomena may relate to and enhance the development of the human spirit. The Academy also publishes The Journal of Spirituality and Paranormal Studies and a substantive newsletter, The Searchlight.   


American Society for Psychical Research

The ASPR is the oldest psychical research organisation in the United States. For more than a century, the ASPR has supported the scientific investigation of extraordinary or as yet unexplained phenomena that have been called psychic or paranormal. The ASPR was founded in 1885 by a distinguished group of scholars who shared the courage and vision to explore the uncharted realms of human consciousness.  

Anomalist, The

A daily review of world news on maverick science, unexplained mysteries, unorthodox theories, strange talents and unexpected discoveries. Includes parapsychological news. 

Association for Skeptical Investigations

This new website presents an investigation into the true meaning of Skepticism in Science. The website is organised by the Association for Skeptical Investigation, the purpose of which is to promote genuine skepticism, the spirit of enquiry and doubt, within science. This includes an open-minded investigation of unexplained phenomena, a questioning of dogmatic assumptions, and a skeptical examination of the claims of self-proclaimed skeptics.


Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research

The AIPR is a non-profit community association. Based in Sydney but with an Australia-wide membership base, it was established in 1977. The aims of the organisation are to collect, assess and disseminate factual information about parapsycological phenomena, to support and encourage parapsychology and to undertake other activities, for example fundraising and social activities. 


Centre for Fundamental and Anomalies Research

C-FAR was formed by science professionals with multi-disciplinary interests who have specific ideas about how scientists, philosophers and others could work together to tackle questions about the nature of mankind and the world. These ideas have resulted in a structured agenda of research projects that we wish to promote, as well as a methodology for using the results to refine that agenda.


Cognitive Sciences Laboratory

For over 20 years, the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory has been the center for government-sponsored parapsychology research in support of its intelligence program most recently known as 'Star Gate'.


College of Psychic Studies

Founded in 1884, the College of Psychic Studies is an educational charity. We seek to promote spiritual values and a greater understanding of the wider areas of human consciousness, welcoming the truths of all spiritual traditions and, equally, each and every individual.


Classics in the History of Psychology

This website is an effort to make the full texts of a large number of historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines available on the World Wide Web. There are now over 25 books and about 200 articles and chapters online. The site also contains links to over 200 relevant works posted at other sites. 


European Journal of Parapsychology

The European Journal of Parapsychology (EJP) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for research - particularly theoretical and theory-driven empirical work - relating to the field of parapsychology. The Journal's aim is to stimulate and enhance activity in parapsychology, particularly in Europe, by publishing Articles, Research Notes, Reviews and Comments that offer insight into or criticisms of parapsychological research. The Journal also publishes peer-reviewed Student Research Briefs. 


Institut für Grenzgebiete der Psychologie und Psychohygiene

Traditionally the Institute engaged in interdisciplinary research concerning anomalous phenomena (extrasensory perception, altered states of consciousness, psychokinesis, etc.). The current research mission is to achieve an improved understanding of mind-matter relationships from the perspectives of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.


Institut Métapsychique International

The IMI is a recognised private foundation devoted to the scientific study of the phenomena known as "paranormal" and aims to restore in France a tradition of reflection and scientific studies on the ignored human potentialities. It's first director was Dr. Gustave, who founded the IMI in 1919. Past presidents also include Charles Richet, Eugene Osty and Jean Meyer.


Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

The ITP is a private, accredited, non-sectarian graduate school offering residential and distance-learning degree programs for professional, educational and personal growth. Its unique curriculum focuses on six core areas of inquiry: the intellectual, emotional, spiritual, physical, social and creative.


Also: The ITP established the William James Center for Consciousness Studies in 1994 to serve as the research arm of the Institute. The aim of the Center is to encourage and support a broad range of studies of consciousness and of the mind which have clear implications for the field of transpersonal psychology. Research at the Center encourages the development, initiation and evaluation of possible practical applications of the principles that emerge from the research, e.g., in education, business, wellness, counseling, therapy and spiritual guidance.   


Koestler Parapsychology Unit

The unit is part of the psychology department at Edinburgh University. Our aim is to conduct systematic and responsible research into the capacity attributed to some individuals to interact with their environment by means other than the recognised sensorimotor channels.  


Lexscien: Library of Exploratory Science

Lexscien is an initiative of The Centre for Fundamental and Anomalies Research (C-FAR). Subscribers can receive access to Journals, Proceedings and magazines from the Society for Psychical Research, Rhine Research Center, Society for Scientific Exploration , Institut Métapsychique International, Parapsychological Association, Exceptional Human Experiences Network and European Journal of Parapsychology. 


Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute

The PNI does both clinical and forensic consultations for patients with neuropsychiatric and psychopharmacologic difficulties. It is directed by parapsychologist Vernon M Neppe MD, PhD, a full member of the Parapsychology Association and past President of the South African Society for Psychical Research. and 

Parapsychic Journal

Written by Robert Egby, the Parapsychic Journal reports monthly on current news on Metaphsyics, Spiritualism and the Afterlife. The Journal covers current events in mediumship, spiritualism, mental and physical phenomena, electronic voice phenomena, consciousness, higher awareness, the mysteries, healing, media coverage, TV and movie productions involving metaphysics, special events, books, and any news relating to the spiritual development of all living things, both in the physical world and the spirit world. 

Parapsychological Association

The PA is the international professional organisation of scientists and scholars engaged in the study of ‘psi’ (or ‘psychic’) experiences, such as telepathy, clairvoyance, remote viewing, psychokinesis, psychic healing, and precognition. The primary objective of the Parapsychological Association is to achieve a scientific understanding of these experiences.


Parapsychological Foundation

The PF is a not-for-profit foundation which provides a worldwide forum supporting the scientific investigation of psychic phenomena. The Foundation gives grants, publishes pamphlets, monographs, conference proceedings and the International Journal of Parapsychology, hosts the Perspectives Lecture Series, conducts the Outreach Program, and at its facility on the upper-east side of New York City, maintains the Eileen J. Garrett Library with its collection of more than 10,000 volumes and 100 periodicals on parapsychology and related topics.


Parapsychological Foundation Lyceum

The PF Lyceum will afford student and teacher alike the benefit of the Foundation's unique position within the science of parapsychology, allowing us to draw upon our knowledge of the latest developments in the field, our close association with scholars actively engaged in parapsychological studies, and our appreciation and knowledge of the field's rich and varied history. Lyceum will be a vital and ever-growing resource available to students of psychical research world wide. 


Paraview Books

Paraview is an innovative multimedia company specializing in mind, body, and spirit and the frontiers of science and culture.


Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research

The PEAR program was established at Princeton University in 1979 by Robert G. Jahn, then Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to pursue rigorous scientific study of the interaction of human consciousness with sensitive physical devices, systems, and processes common to contemporary engineering practice.



Psychognosia is a privately-funded, not-for-profit centre for the dissemination of reliable information on the scientific study of anomalous phenomena (parapsychology), consciousness studies and related areas. Co-directors, John Knowles, M.A., and Linda Leblanc studied at the Institute for Parapsychology (Rhine Research Center), Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.


Mack, John E., Institute

The mission of the John E. Mack Institute is to explore consciousness and the process of individual and social transformation; and to apply the emerging knowledge to pressing psychological, spiritual and cultural issues. The Institute is named in recognition of Dr John Mack, Pulitzer Prize winning author and Professor of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. 


Parapsychology, The Journal of

Free online archive of articles from The Journal of Parapsychology - a publication providing coverage and analysis of parapsychology research.


Physical Mediumship

Articles on physical mediums such as D. D. Home and Franek Kluski.


Psi Mart serves all levels of interest in parapsychology - from student to researcher - with its own publications, videos, CDs, and a vast collection of reprints from classic to cutting edge. The best books and videos available from others are also offered here.  

Psypioneer News

A free monthly PDF newsletter edited by Paul Gaunt (formerly Leslie Price) containing articles on the personalities and organisations of spiritualism, psychical research and related fields in bygone days. Highly recommended.

Scottish Society for Psychical Research

The objectives of the SSPR are to investigate all types of phenomena known as paranormal or parapsychological, and to collect, classify and study reports of such phenomena. We have a team of volunteer investigators who are willing to investigate spontaneous cases of ostensible paranormal phenomena. Our Society takes no corporate view, but leaves its wide range of members to make up their own minds.


Society for Psychical Research

The purpose of the SPR is to advance the understanding of events and abilities commonly described as 'psychic' or 'paranormal', without prejudice and in a scientific manner. The Society does this by promoting and supporting important research, and by publishing scholarly reports of a high standard. It acts as a forum for debate by organising educational activities, and by disseminating information about current developments. 


William James website

Everything you ever wanted to know about William James. Includes books, letters, excerpts, articles, essays, reviews and links to similar William James websites. Free online versions of Principles of Psychology and The Varieties of Religions Experience.  

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   4.  Top Parapsychologists Sites (A-Z) 


Braude, Stephen

Professor of Philosophy and former Chairman of the Philosophy Department at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Studied Philosophy and English at Oberlin College and the University of London, and in 1971 he received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Prof. Braude has also examined the evidence of parapsychology to see whether it would provide new insights into these and other traditional philosophical issues. In 2003 he completed a book on the evidence for life after death entitled Immortal Remains.


Broad, C. D.

Includes many online works by Cambridge philosopher and past SPR President, C. D. Broad. "I have an extreme dislike for vague, confused, and oracular writing; and I have very little patience with authors who express themselves in this style. I believe that what can be said at all can be said simply and clearly in any civilized language or in a suitable system of symbols, and that verbal obscurity is almost always a sign of mental confusion" said Broad. 


Flint, Leslie, Educational Trust

The Leslie Flint Educational Trust was created to preserve, record, authenticate and promote the work of independent direct voice medium Leslie Flint. The Trust has released a selection of taped sittings from a varied selection of communicators including Maurice Chevalier, Mahatma Gandhi, Rudolph Valentino and Sir Winston Churchill amongst others. Flint once said: "I think I can safely say I am the most tested medium this country has ever produced... I have been boxed up, tied up, sealed up, gagged, bound and held, and still the voices have come to speak their message of life eternal." 

Hansen, George

George Hansen was professionally employed in parapsychology laboratories for eight years - three at the Rhine Research Center in Durham, North Carolina, and five at Psychophysical Research Laboratories in Princeton, New Jersey. His experiments included remote viewing, card guessing, ganzfeld, electronic random number generators, séance phenomena, and ghosts. His papers in scientific journals cover mathematical statistics, fraud and deception, the skeptics movement, conjurors in parapsychology, and exposés of hoaxes. He is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. 


Jones-Hunt, Jackie

Dr. Jackie Jones-Hunt has researched the experiential and theoretical aspects of shamanic paranormal phenomena, OBEs, NDEs and mediumship for over 25 years. She has taught Psychical Research and Consciousness Studies at Warwick University and other colleges in the UK intermittently between travel and research for over twenty years. She is author of Seances with God: God through the Ages and teaches Consciousness Studies/Psychical Research at Strathclyde University and Paisley University, Glasgow, Scotland. She is currently conducting monthly and bi-monthly seminars at her home in Scotland: Victorian Mansion, Langside Dr, Newlands, Glasgow. For more information on these courses email her at 

Josephson, Brian

Website of Brian Josephson, Nobel Prize winning physicist and director of the Mind-Matter unification Project of the Theory of Condensed Matter at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. 

Keen, Montague

Created by Montague Keen's wife Veronica Ford-Keen in 2005 to promote and commemorate the life and work of this outstanding modern psychical researcher.  


Krippner, Stanley

Website of psychologist and parapsychologist Stanley Krippner. 


Mishlove, Jeffery

An impressive website which includes work on William Crookes, Charles Richet, Daniel D Home, Florence Cook and many others. Also includes photographs of materialisations and paraffin wax mounds.  


Price, Harry

Created by Paul Adams in 2005 and dedicated to the life and work of Harry Price. A very comprehensive website containing rare books, articles, journals and photographs by and about this famous psychical researcher.


Sheldrake, Rupert

Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and author of Dogs that Know When Their Owners are Coming Home, and Other Unexplained Powers of Animals (1999), a sequel to his best-selling Seven Experiments that Could Change the World (1994). His most recent book is The Sense of Being Stared At, And Other Aspects of the Extended Mind (Hutchinson 2003). He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, San Francisco.  


Voice Box, The

Encourages the promotion, development, education and safe practice of all forms of mediumship, with particular emphasis on physical mediumship. Includes modern séance reports and biographical articles on some famous mediums.


Wallace, Alfred Russel

Dedicated to celebrating the life and work of the British naturalist, evolutionist, and social critic Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913). Includes various kinds of information on one of the most fascinating figures in the history of science. 

Webster, James

Former professional magician (and member of The Magic Circle), and researcher into survival after death and all aspects of the "paranormal". Webster sat twice with the Scole Group and witnessed phenomena which, in his professional opinion, could not be duplicated by trickery.

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   5. Top Religious Experience and Spiritualism Sites (A-Z) 


Alister Hardy Trust

Religious Experience Research Centre at the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Wales Lampeter, Ceredigion. Furthering the study of religious and spiritual experience started by Sir Alister Hardy FRS in 1969.  


Arthur Findlay College

Offers facilities as a residential centre where students can study Spiritualist philosophy and religious practice, Spiritualist healing and awareness, spiritual and psychic unfoldment and kindred disciplines. Courses, lectures and demonstrations are all offered by leading exponents, together with the additional features of a library, museum, lake, magnificent grounds, recreational facilities and full board accommodation.


Arthur Findlay Society

Founded in November 2003 by Peter George Wakeham. The main aims are to promote Arthur Findlay’s works and his scientific views on survival and communication with those who have passed away.  


 Blavatsky Study Center

This site contains hundreds of documents (including rare source material) on the life, writings & teachings of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-91), founder of modern Theosophy. Includes work by Richard Hodgson, Henry Sidgwick, Eleanor Sidgwick, William Eglington, Frank Podmore and many others.   


First Spiritual Temple

The First Spiritual Temple is a nondenominational Christian Spiritualist Church, founded by Marcellus Seth Ayer on June 28, 1883. Includes several interesting pages on mediumship, Eileen Garrett, Eileen Roberts and trance mediumship.


National Spiritualist Association of Churches of the United States of America

The NSAC is the oldest and largest organisation for the science, philosophy and religion of modern Spiritualism in the United States of America. We have been serving this global religious movement since our inception on September 27, 1893.   


Spirit Writings

For centuries men and women have been unexplainably inspired to speak and set down on paper words that were "not their own." With the blossoming of spiritualism in the mid-1800's, Allan Kardec, A. J, Davis, T. L. Harris, W. S. Moses, Madame Blavatsky, Alice Bailey, Helene Roerich and many others continued a tradition started earlier with Emanuel Swedenborg and which continues to this day.  

Spiritualist Chatroom

Individual message boards relating to all areas of Spiritualism, with a separate physical mediumship section. Discuss your views and opinions with friendly, like-minded people.

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