The Non-existence of Laboratory Psi Looks Ever More Certain from Recent Confirmatory Research in Parapsychology

Previously the evidence for psi was drawn from exploratory studies that do not adhere to the standards that are replicable across different laboratories. It is possible now to summarise the findings of empirical evidence drawn from confirmatory studies that enable one to draw firm conclusions. The existence of this solid data-base of empirical evidence inContinue reading “The Non-existence of Laboratory Psi Looks Ever More Certain from Recent Confirmatory Research in Parapsychology”

Red Herrings and Slurs: A Review by James E Kennedy of “Psychology and the Paranormal. Exploring Anomalous Experience”

James E Kennedy’s review of my book contains a mixture of faint praise, criticism, slurs and huge red herrings thrown in for good measure. In any book author’s life, a review by a respected figure, extending to six pages, is potentially a fillip, and I acknowledge James Kennedy for putting in the effort. In thisContinue reading “Red Herrings and Slurs: A Review by James E Kennedy of “Psychology and the Paranormal. Exploring Anomalous Experience””

Plagiarism

Copied from Wikipedia under CC BY-SA 3.0. Plagiarism : Using another author’s work as if it was one’s own original work Plagiarism is the representation of another author‘s language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions as one’s own original work. In educational contexts, there are differing definitions of plagiarism depending on the institution. Plagiarism is considered aContinue reading “Plagiarism”

Part 3 – Professor Michael Eysenck (and the Rest): Give Me Back My Attentional-Probe-Paradigm

Part III of the story of how my intellectual property was stolen by a group of leading psychology researchers at London University. 

Part 2 of the saga: Professor Michael Eysenck (and the Rest): Give Me Back My Attentional-Probe-Paradigm

Part II of the story of how my intellectual property was stolen by a group of leading psychology researchers at London University. 

Professor Michael Eysenck (and the Rest): Give Me Back My Attentional-Probe-Paradigm. Part I

Part I of the story of how my intellectual property was stolen by a group of leading psychology researchers at London University. 

Resignation from the British Psychological Society

Two years later and nothing has changed.  Posted on 16 July 2022 at: https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-33/september-2020/standing-against-racism (BPS membership login is necessary to access this article.) Enough is enough. Two years have passed since writing the above comments and nothing has changed. If anything, the situation has worsened. Systemic misgovernance, racism, and lack of probity within the SocietyContinue reading “Resignation from the British Psychological Society”

British Psychological Society Investigating Historical Malpractice

The British Psychological Society is conducting an investigation of historical malpractice by Society members. The investigation is being held in secret, behind closed doors, and without any independent checks and balances. The Society does not want the public to know about this investigation. Even the Society’s own members do not know the details of theContinue reading “British Psychological Society Investigating Historical Malpractice”

‘Brilliant’ – But Censored

Here I post a chapter described as ‘brilliant’ by the book’s editor but censored by the book publisher. British Psychology In Crisis: A Case Study in Organisational Dysfunction (Ed., David Pilgrim, University of Southampton; Publisher, Kate Pearce, Phoenix Publishing House) will be available later in 2022. The publisher insisted on censoring words such as ‘sordid’Continue reading “‘Brilliant’ – But Censored”

The British Psychological Society

This series of posts examines the current situation of crisis that exists within the British Psychological Society (BPS). The series is a collaboration with the team at BPSWatch. I am reposting here content originally published at BPSWatch. Readers may also be interested in the posts here, here and here. How much does the future ofContinue reading “The British Psychological Society”