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Volume 29, Number 1 (2015)


  • Editorial - STEPHEN E. BRAUDE

Research Articles

  • Twitter Followers Biased to Astrological Charts of Celebrities - RENAY OSHOP, ANDREW FOSS
  • The Human Bioenergy Field Detected by a Torsion Pendulum? The Effect of Shielding and a Possible Conventional Explanation - WILLEM H. VAN DEN BERG, WILLIAM G. VAN DER SLUYS


  • A Reply to van den Berg and van der Sluys: Effects Resembling a Bio-Field on a Torsion Pendulum Cannot Be Caused by the Subject - JOHN NORMAN HANSEN, JOSHUA A. LIEBERMAN
  • Response to Hansen and Lieberman - WILLEM H. VAN DEN BERG, WILLIAM G. VAN DER SLUYS
  • Introduction to Charles Honorton’s 1993 First-hand Report on Felicia Parise and Rosemarie Pilkington’s 2013 Interview with Felicia Parise - STEPHEN E. BRAUDE
  • A Moving Experience [Reprint] - CHARLES HONORTON
  • Interview with Felicia Parise, August 6, 2013 - ROSEMARIE PILKINGTON

Historical Perspective

  • Note on an Early Physiological Index of ESP: John E. Purdon’s Observations of Synchronous Pulse Rates - CARLOS S. ALVARADO

Book Reviews

  • Essay Review: The Troubles with Psychiatry Saving Normal: An Insider’s Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life by Allen Frances; The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry by Gary Greenberg - HENRY H. BAUER
  • Essay Review: On First Volumes and Beginnings in the Study of Psychic Phenomena: Varieties of Investigative Approaches Revue Spirite: Journal d’Études Psychologiques Volume 1 (1858); Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research Volume 1 (1882–1883); Journal of Parapsychology Volume 1 (1937) - CARLOS S. ALVARADO
  • The Explanation of Low Energy Nuclear Reaction: An Examination of the Relationship between Observation and Explanation by Edmund Storms - BRIAN JOSEPHSON
  • The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife by Eben Alexander with Ptolemy Tompkins - JOHN B. ALEXANDER
  • Australia Poltergeist: The Stone-Throwing Spook of Humpty Doo and Many Other Cases by Tony Healy and Paul Cropper - STEPHEN E. BRAUDE

SSE News

  • SSE Masthead
  • Index of Previous Articles in JSE
  • SSE Annual Meeting Information
  • Order forms for JSE Issues, JSE Subscriptions, and Society Membership
  • Instructions for JSE Authors