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Joseph Banks Rhine

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Joseph Banks Rhine (September 29, 1895 – February 20, 1980), usually known as J. B. Rhine, was an American botanist who founded parapsychology as a branch of psychology, founding the parapsychology lab at Duke University, the Journal of Parapsychology, the Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man, and the Parapsychological Association. Rhine wrote the books Extrasensory Perception and Parapsychology: Frontier Science of the Mind.
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Joseph Banks Rhine

Joseph Banks Rhine

American botanist

  • Desc: Joseph Banks Rhine, usually known as J. B. Rhine, was an American botanist who founded parapsychology as a branch of psychology, founding the parapsychology lab at Duke University, the Journal of Parapsychology, the Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man, and the Parapsychological Association.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Banks_Rhine
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 483.91

Parapsychology: Frontier Science of the Mind

Book by Joseph Banks Rhine and Joseph Gaither Pratt

Institut Suisse des Sciences Noétiques


  • Desc: The Institut Suisse des Sciences Noétiques or ISSNOE is a non profit foundation of public utility dedicated to the scientific and comparative study of non-ordinary altered states of consciousness as well as to the analytical decoding of near-death experiences, extrasensory perceptions and out-of-body experiences.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institut_Suisse_des_Sciences_No%C3%A9tiques
  • Type: Thing, Organization
  • Result Score: 21.97

Olof Jonsson

Swedish engineer

  • Desc: Olof Jonsson was a Swedish engineer and psychic. He was born in Malmö, Sweden. He later moved to Chicago where he worked as an engineer. In 1953, he was tested in a series of ESP experiments by the parapsychologist J. B. Rhine at Duke University. He was caught cheating in the experiments. Jonsson is most notable for his long-distance telepathy experiment during the Apollo 14 mission in 1971. Four psychics on earth were chosen to receive telepathic signals from astronaut Edgar Mitchell in space. The experiment was a complete failure.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olof_Jonsson
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 19.84

Mental Radio

Book by Upton Sinclair

  • Desc: Mental Radio: Does it work, and how? was written by the American author Upton Sinclair and initially self-published. This book documents Sinclair's test of psychic abilities of Mary Craig Sinclair, his second wife, while she was in a state of profound depression with a heightened interest in the occult.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_Radio
  • Type: Book, Thing
  • Result Score: 19.64

Dying Inside

Novel by Robert Silverberg

  • Desc: Dying Inside is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert Silverberg. It was nominated for the Nebula Award in 1972, and both the Hugo and Locus Awards in 1973.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dying_Inside
  • Type: Thing, Book
  • Result Score: 18.51

Lady Wonder


  • Desc: Lady Wonder was a horse that was purported to have psychic abilities. Over 150 thousand people came to consult the horse at the price of three questions for one dollar.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Wonder
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 17.31

Robert L. Morris


  • Desc: Robert Lyle Morris was an American psychologist, parapsychologist and professor at the University of Edinburgh, where he was the first holder of the Koestler Chair of Parapsychology at the Koestler Parapsychology Unit.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_L._Morris
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 17.12

Ohio Northern University

University in Ada, Ohio

  • Desc: Ohio Northern University is a private, United Methodist Church–affiliated university in Ada, Ohio. Founded by Henry Solomon Lehr in 1871, ONU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
  • URL: http://www.onu.edu/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio_Northern_University
  • Type: Organization, Thing, EducationalOrganization, CollegeOrUniversity, Place, Corporation
  • Result Score: 15.17

James Charles Crumbaugh

American psychologist

  • Desc: James Charles Crumbaugh was an American psychologist and parapsychologist. Crumbaugh was born in Terrell, Texas. He became interested in parapsychology starting in 1938 which led to a Master's thesis.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Charles_Crumbaugh
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 13.31

José Silva

American author

  • Desc: José Silva was an American self-taught parapsychologist and author of the "Silva Method" and the "Silva UltraMind ESP System", intended to help people increase their IQ, develop psychic skills, and to develop the ability to heal both themselves and others remotely, using forces unknown to science.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Silva_(parapsychologist)
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 13.06
Joseph Gaither Pratt

Joseph Gaither Pratt

American psychologist

  • Desc: Joseph Gaither Pratt was an American psychologist who specialized in the field of parapsychology. Among his research interests were extrasensory perception, psychokinesis, mediumship and poltergeists.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Gaither_Pratt
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 12.79

Bergen Evans

University professor

  • Desc: Bergen Baldwin Evans was a Northwestern University professor of English and a television host. He received a George Foster Peabody Award in 1957 for excellence in broadcasting for his CBS TV series The Last Word.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bergen_Evans
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 11.45


City in Ohio

  • Desc: Wooster is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Wayne County. The municipality is located in northeastern Ohio approximately 50 mi SSW of Cleveland, 35 mi SW of Akron and 30 mi W of Canton.
  • URL: http://www.woosteroh.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wooster,_Ohio
  • Type: Thing, Place, City, AdministrativeArea
  • Result Score: 11.35
Eileen J. Garrett

Eileen J. Garrett


  • Desc: Eileen Jeanette Vancho Lyttle Garrett was an Irish medium and parapsychologist. Garrett's alleged psychic abilities were tested in the 1930s by Joseph Rhine and others.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eileen_J._Garrett
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 11.31
Mina Crandon

Mina Crandon


  • Desc: Mina "Margery" Crandon was a well known psychical medium who claimed that she channeled her dead brother, Walter Stinson. Investigators who studied Crandon concluded that she had no genuine paranormal ability, and others detected in her outright deception.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mina_Crandon
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 11.22
Robert H. Thouless

Robert H. Thouless

British psychologist

  • Desc: Robert Henry Thouless was a British psychologist and parapsychologist. He is best known as the author of Straight and Crooked Thinking, which describes flaws in reasoning and argument.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_H._Thouless
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 11.03
Waldemar Kaempffert

Waldemar Kaempffert

American science writer

September 29


John Archibald Wheeler

John Archibald Wheeler

American physicist

  • Desc: John Archibald Wheeler was an American theoretical physicist. He was largely responsible for reviving interest in general relativity in the United States after World War II.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Archibald_Wheeler
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 10.56
William McDougall

William McDougall


Extrasensory Perception

Book by Joseph Banks Rhine

Elizabeth A. McMahan


William G. Roll

William G. Roll

American psychologist

  • Desc: William G. Roll was an American psychologist and parapsychologist on the faculty of the Psychology Department of the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia. Roll is most notable for his belief in poltergeist activity. He coined the term "recurrent spontaneous psychokinesis" to explain poltergeist cases.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_G._Roll
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 8.82

Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

Book by Isaac Asimov

Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science

Book by Martin Gardner

John W. Campbell

American fiction writer

  • Desc: John Wood Campbell Jr. was an American science fiction writer and editor. He was editor of Astounding Science Fiction from late 1937 until his death and was part of the Golden Age of Science Fiction.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_W._Campbell
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 7.31
Edgar Cayce

Edgar Cayce

American clairvoyant

  • Desc: Edgar Cayce was an American clairvoyant who answered questions on subjects as varied as healing, reincarnation, wars, Atlantis, and future events while allegedly asleep. A biographer gave him the nickname, The Sleeping Prophet.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Cayce
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 7.03

Society for Psychical Research


The Great Debate

Canadian television series

  • Desc: The Great Debate is a Canadian television series that featured debates between pairs of panelists over a given subject. It was first shown on Global Television Network in 1974, and later broadcast by CHCH-TV from Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Debate_(Canadian_TV_series)
  • Type: Thing, TVSeries
  • Result Score: 4.08
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