The Mandela Effect is a name used to describe a false memory, also referred to as illusory memory; paramnesia; and pseudomemory. How does this play a role 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.
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.
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.
The methodology and standard operating procedures used by various paranormal investigation groups varies between organizations, primarily geared towards the preferences of the Director and Lead Investigator. Today I will give you some insight on how I prefer to handle an investigation
To be a paranormal investigator it is imperative that you are well versed in related subjects of science and maintain integrity in your investigations.
There are a plethora of television shows available for viewing pertaining to paranormal investigation and ghost hunting.
Is there a difference between paranormal investigation and ghost hunting?