The Weiler Psi

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

Skeptical About Skeptics: A New Website


Skeptical About Skeptics is a new website devoted to examining the world of ideologue skepticism, (a.k.a. militant atheist pseudo-skeptics.)  They describe their mission this way: Skeptical About Skeptics is dedicated … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 7 Comments

Mainstream Media: A Multi-Headed Special Interest Group


There is a moment in everyone’s life when they have an Ah Ha! about something.  A revelation that changes their outlook in a fundamental way about a persistently difficult situation and … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 9 Comments

The Bem Precognition Meta-Analysis Vs. Those Wacky Skeptics


To get you in the proper mood to evaluate the latest skepticism regarding psi research, I present a two minute clip from the otherwise somewhat forgettable movie  Erik The Viking. … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · 24 Comments

The ABC’s of Dissecting a Controversial Subject


Controversial subjects are all around us.  Bigfoot, psychic ability, UFO’s, 9/11 truthers, chem trails, crop circles, cold fusion, free energy, homeopathy and many others.  Over time, I’ve had a chance … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 24 Comments

Rhine Research Center Fundraising Event


The Rhine Research Center is one of the few places in world dedicated to the study of experimental parapsychology and consciousness research. It offers a variety of educational programs and … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Failure of the Patricia Putt JREF Challenge


Update:  May 8, 2013.  Professor Chris French responded to my email regarding the ethics committee.  I am changing the post to reflect this. Back in May of 2009, a psychic … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 29 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

Animals Befriending Animals: An Expanded View of Consciousness


Awww, they are so cute.  In studying the reach of consciousness, I don’t think anything demonstrates it quite so emphatically as when animals of different species befriend each other.  When … Continue reading

September 8, 2011 · 2 Comments

A Critical Look at CSI, (formerly CSICOP), a Pseudo-Scientific Skeptic Organization


Most psychic people have never heard of this organization.  The original name was:  Committee for Scientific Investigations for Claims of the Paranormal.  (CSICOP)  It’s since been shortened to CSI.  It … Continue reading

August 30, 2011 · 3 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 · 9 Comments