Chris French

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Chris French is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, where he is also Head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit. He frequently appears on radio and television casting a sceptical eye over paranormal claims. He writes for the Guardian and The Skeptic magazine and is a former Editor of the latter. His most recent book is Anomalistic Psychology: Exploring Paranormal Belief and Experience.

Prof Chris French at the APRU

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This is the presentation given by Prof. Chris French at the APRU on 10/11/2009. Details of Prof. French's talk are below.

Title: "Something Wicked This Way Comes: Causes and Interpretations of Sleep Paralysis"

Volume 22 Issue 2 Letters: Chris French comments on the letters from Rupert Sheldrake and James Randi

Chris French comments on the exchange between Rupert Sheldrake and James Randi: One very good reason for me not raising the topic of Randi’s Pigasus...

A Sceptical Inquiry

From Richard Dawkins to the atheist bus, critical thinking has made an unexpected return to popularity. Chris French, editor of the Skeptic magazine, wonders why

Mortal Minds: A Biology of the Soul and the Dying Experience

Mortal Minds: The Biology of Near Death Experiences by G.M. Woerlee De Tijdstroom, 25 Euros, ISBN 90 5898 057 X Gerry Woerlee is an anaesthesiologist with many...

Shirley Ghostman and me

From time to time I get contacted by TV shows wanting a skeptic to spar against a psychic. This time a producer from Tiger Aspect wanted me for a show they were doing on psychics for BBC2.

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