Psychology Seminar: Investigating the Impossible: 30 Years at the Koestler Parapsychology Unit.

The next psychology research seminar entitled: “the Impossible: 30 Years at the Koestler Parapsychology Unit” will be on Wednesday 29th November at 3.30pm in Fawsley room 43.  The speaker will be Professor Caroline Watt.

Join Professor Caroline Watt for a whistlestop tour of the highs and lows of three decades of research into paranormal claims. From the Indian Rope Trick, to precognitive dreams, to controlled laboratory research examining whether people have telepathic ability, discover the challenges and unexpected scientific rewards of investigating the impossible.

Speaker Bio: Caroline Watt holds the Koestler Chair of Parapsychology, and is a founder member (in 1986) of the Koestler Parapsychology Unit at the University of Edinburgh. Professor Watt is a former President of the Parapsychological Association, has published numerous journal articles about her research, and her latest book is Parapsychology: A Beginner’s Guide. She runs a parapsychological study registry, the KPU website, Twitter @KPUNews, as well as a popular online course. Find out more at the KPU website.

 

 

About Leila Benseddik

PhD student and PGR Intern for the Graduate School

Posted on November 6, 2017, in Lectures & seminars, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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