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PF Bibliography #1: Introductions to Parapsychology

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Beloff, J. (1993). Parapsychology: A Concise History. London: Athlone Press. (133.09 BEL)

Biondi, M. (2004). La Ricerca Psichica: Fatti ed Evidenza degli Studi Parapsicologico. Rome: Il Minetauro.

Broughton, R.S. (1991). Parapsychology: The Controversial Science. New York: Ballantine Books. (133 BRO)

Edge, H.L., Morris, R.L., Palmer, J., & Rush, J. (1986). Foundations of Parapsychology: Exploring the Boundaries of Human Capability. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas. (133.072 EDG)

Eysenck, H.J., & Sargent, C. (1993). Explaining the Unexplained: Mysteries of the Paranormal. London: Prion. (133.8 EYS)

Henry, J. (Ed.) (2005). Parapsychology: Research on Exceptional Experiences. London: Routledge.

Irwin, H.J. & Watt, C. (2007). Introduction to Parapsychology (5th ed.) Jefferson, NC: MacFarland. (133.072 IRW).

Nash, C. (1986). Parapsychology: The Science of Psiology. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas. (133.072 NAS)

Radin, D. (1997). The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena. San Francisco: HarperEdge. (133 RAD). Click here to buy from

Radin, D. (1995). Frequently Asked Questions in Parapsychology. Click here to navigate to the FAQ.

Robin, M. -M., & Varvoglis, M. (2002). Le sixième sens: Science et paranormal. Paris: Editions du Chênen.

Smith, M. D. (Ed.) (2010). Anomalous Experiences: Essays from Parapsychological and Psychological Perspectives. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Stokes, D.M. (1997). The Nature of Mind: Parapsychology and the Role of Consciousness in the Physical World. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. (133.8 STO). Click here to buy the book from Psi-Mart.

Wolman, B.B. (Ed.). (1977). Handbook of Parapsychology. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. (133.072 WOL)

Xiong, J.H. (2010). The Outline of Parapsychology (Rev. Ed.). Lanham, MD: Umiversity of America Press.


Alcock, J. (1990). Science and Supernature: A Critical Appraisal of Parapsychology. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus. (133.8 ALC)

Kurtz, P. (Ed.). (1985). A Skeptic’s Handbook of Parapsychology. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. (133 SKE)

Hyman, R. (1989). The Elusive Quarry:A Scientific Appraisal of Psychical Research. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. (133.072 HYM)

Zusne, L., & Jones, W.H. (1989). Anomalistic Psychology: A Study of Magical Thinking (2nd. ed.). Hillside, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. (133.8015 ZUS)

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