The Weiler Psi

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

A Bias Against Creativity and Inventive Thinkers

Psychic ability is most prominent in people who are characterized as “right brained.”  While there is certainly a bias against psychic ability, I have been slowly getting a bigger picture … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · 4 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

It Takes All Kinds: The Tribe Constellation

This is going to seem kind of obvious once I describe this, but I think that this is an idea worth exploring.  Groups of people will tend to have a … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · 3 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 · 10 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 · 85 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 · 59 Comments

Psychic Ability and Magnetic Fields

Many years ago I was involved with the New Age movement and specifically psychic healing.  At that time I learned the concept of Chakras, spinning centers of energy located in … Continue reading

August 14, 2011 · 10 Comments