The Weiler Psi

Parapsychology Journalism: The People, The Theory, The Science, The Skeptics

Psychics and Surviving Disasters


Are psychic people, who are often mentally and emotionally all over the place disposed to be clear headed during emergencies?

I’ve brought this up occasionally and I’ve gotten responses that sure enough, there seems to be a link between psychic ability and calmness in a disaster.

February 23, 2015 · 17 Comments

Why Is Psi so Elusive in Scientific Testing?


In the most robust test of psychic ability, the autoganzfeld, it is typical to get a right answer approximately 32-33% of the time when chance is 25%.  So around 8% … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · 12 Comments

A Filter Model of Consciousness


A filter model of consciousness is a different way of understanding how consciousness works.  In current models of consciousness, the brain receives input from its environment and reacts to it.  … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 9 Comments

My Life as a Schizotypal Personality


I know, it sounds like I have a mental problem.  Schizotypal sounds so much like schizophrenic, but it’s not.  I am genetically similar to schizophrenics, but with some major differences.  … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 74 Comments

Psychics in Sci-Fi: A Quick Look at Three Examples


Science fiction is one of the few areas of mainstream literature where psychic ability regularly plays a role.  As I have gotten to be somewhat of an expert about psychics … Continue reading

December 11, 2011 · 4 Comments

A Little Trick of Precognition by Neil Miller


Suppose you could see your future, or, at least little moments of it.  And, as these moments revealed themselves to you, like the rising sun of a new day, you … Continue reading

December 3, 2011 · 8 Comments

The Logic of Psychically Based Rational Thought


The title is a mouthful, but actually this topic is fairly straightforward.  What is the thinking of psychic people like?  To the skeptic and logically minded people, we seem to … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · 9 Comments

What Is It Like To Be Psychic?


This innocent question sounds like such an easy one to answer and yet each time that someone asks me, it leaves me stuttering and mumbling a sort of half reply … Continue reading

October 17, 2011 · 53 Comments

Bi-Polar Disorder: Are These Repressed Psychic People?


Bi-Polar disorder (a.k.a. manic-depressive) is an unusual mental issue.  While nearly all other mental disorders involve having a severely limited ability to express real emotions, bi-polar people express too much.  … Continue reading

May 19, 2011 · 156 Comments

The Link Between Psychic Ability, Schizophrenia and Psychosis


It is impossible to do research into psychic ability and psychics without coming across stories of psychosis.  And lurking in the background is a connection to schizophrenia, which is far … Continue reading

March 26, 2011 · 181 Comments