Tag Archives: Dr Caroline Watt

Studying the Paranormal: serious online courses in Parapsychology

In fact, sceptic or believer, I would seriously suggest you consider taking the course. I just saw on Twitter that enrollment for the latest run has opened, so please do consider it. Continue reading

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Making Heads or Tails of Richard Wiseman on CSI

Richard Wiseman is a great bloke; charming, intelligent, and always fun to read or see. I was excited today when Ciaran O Keefe mentioned an article by him on CSI (formerly CSICOP)’s webpages at http://www.csicop.org/si/show/heads_i_win_tails_you_loser_how_parapsychologists_nullify_null_results/ from the latest issue of the Skeptical Enquirer. You might want to read the article – it is interesting, and my thoughts, a slight critique of said article, follow. Continue reading

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The Science of Ghosts: how it went, part 4

After a short break we were back for another excellent talk, Things that go bump in the mind: The psychology of apparitions by Dr Caroline Watt of the Koestler Psychology Unit at Edinburgh. Dr Watt has to be one of … Continue reading

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