scientific Studies

Anomalistic Psychology, Quantum Theory, Environmental, Biological and the like.
How science and the paranormal interact.

Browsing Archive: May, 2011

The REAL Science of Ghosts

Posted by Atticus & Delores Grunion on Monday, May 30, 2011, In : Science 

Is there really life after death or have people merely invented ghosts as a way to explain hallucinations in a way that provides hope for the continuation of existence beyond the grave?

Join RiPA as we take a peek at the REAL science behind ghosts.

There are a few problems with the idea of ghosts as they’ve been presented. Often the evidence comes down to a few strange photographs or eyewitness accounts, although some paranormal investigators have used advanced technology to attempt the ver...

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10 Percent Myth

Posted by Atticus & Ben Radford on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, In : Science 

Someone has taken most of your brain away and you probably didn't even know it. Well, not taken your brain away, exactly, but decided that you don't use it. It’s the old myth heard time and again about how people use only ten percent of their brains. While for the people who repeat that myth, it’s probably true, the rest of us happily use all of our brains.

At our latest RiPA meet, The conversation came around to the brain and its usage. A certain guest at the meet was adamant that we on...

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