Déjà Vu, Jamais Vu, and Presque Vu in Paranormal Investigations

During their lifetime most people have heard about and most likely experienced déjà vu at some point. Have you ever heard of or experienced jamais vu or presque vu? Presque vu is more common than déjà vu (and when I explain it you will agree it has happened to you countless times), however jamais vu is much less common than the other two. Today we will discuss what these three situations, whose names originated from the French language, what they are and how they can come into play during a science based paranormal investigation.

Dunning-Kruger Effect In Paranormal Investigations

This is the second post in a series of posts regarding human behavioral tendencies that you will contend with during your paranormal investigative career. During a science based investigation it is imperative to be cognizant of human behavioral tendencies including yours as the investigator, your colleagues, and the clients. Today we discuss the Dunning-Kruger Effect In Paranormal Investigations.

Baader–Meinhof Phenomenon Effects On Paranormal Investigations

In recreational ghost hunting activities are simplified to grabbing a piece of technology or two, running into the location, and find yourself some paranormal activity so you can have an enjoyable experience. However to conduct a thorough science based paranormal investigation there is so much more to take into account. Subjects such as property and client history, client personality and mental state, property geology, technology in close proximity to the property, electromagnetic sources within a few blocks or even miles away if within line of sight, meteorology including solar weather, and applicable client quantum entanglement just to name a few of the slew of subjects that can affect paranormal activity whether perceived or empirical.

Subjects For Investigators To Research

In a recent post I discussed the dos and do nots for new investigators. During that post I mentioned about getting educated in as many subjects as possible. This post will briefly define some of those subjects that you may or may not hear about on television shows, and those that you most likely will not hear about on the television shows. It is beneficial for serious investigators to be familiar with these topics.

Ten Tips For Posting Paranormal Videos Online

If you visit the Youtube website and complete a search for paranormal investigation or ghost hunting (which are two different activities, one is a scientific investigation and the other a purely recreational event) you will find that there are countless videos available. The video production methodology spectrum varies greatly as it pertains to scientific versus spooky.

Other Paranormal Entities

In a previous blog entry entitled “Common Paranormal Entities” we discussed the five entities that you hear spoken about most frequently including ghosts, poltergeists, spirits, thought forms, and wraiths. However there are many dozens more, most of them mythological or religious creatures. Today we will review a dozen paranormal entities that you may have heard of or may hear about at some point when engaged in the paranormal field of study.

The Stone Tape Theory

Believers of the Stone Tape Theory claim that crystalline rock such as quartz, basalt, limestone, soapstone, marble, sandstone, and granite are predominantly the stones that can, due to their properties, absorb electromagnetic energy and reradiate that energy over a long period of time.

What Is Smudging?

The dictionary.com definition of smudging is “A traditional Native American method of using smoke from burning herbs to purify a space.” Smudging is also known as “smoke cleansing” out of respect to not trounce upon Native American traditions.

Common Paranormal Entities

There are five types of paranormal entities that are most commonly reported from clients before and found by investigators during a paranormal investigation. This post will not include entities that come from the Christian faith such as demons and angels due to those being religious constructs and not originating from paranormal science. You may find […]

Sixth Sense Abilities

There are many “sixth sense” abilities that have been identified over time. While mainstream science doesn’t support the existence of said abilities  and has classified them as a “pseudoscience” even the United States government used people with some of these abilities over the years.

Introduction

Why hello there. My name is Eric Extreme. Yes that is my legal name. I have been a paranormal investigator for over a decade. I am the Founder and Director of Mount Washington Valley SPIRIT. The acronym SPIRIT stands for Scientific Paranormal Investigation, Research, and Interpretation Team.