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Theta Archive

First published as a bulletin in 1963, Theta has been the official journal of the Psychical Research Foundation, providing a forum for research and discussion on all types of phenomena related to the survival of personality or consciousness after death, including apparitional experiences, mediumistic communications, reincarnation memories, and reported cases of hauntings and poltergeists. Also covered within the scope of the journal were studies of altered states of consciousness which may suggest an extension of the mind beyond the physical body, such as out-of-body experiences and deep meditative states.

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BULLETIN FORMAT

THETA No. 1, April 1963

Contents of No. 1, April 1963:

INAUGURAL ISSUE - INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL
The Psychical Research Foundation, Inc.
The Term 'Theta'
The Present Perspective
Is Proof Possible?
Research Opportunities
Panel Discussions
Parapsychological Association
Recent Publications

THETA No. 2, July 1963

Contents of No. 2, July 1963:

ARTICLE
"The Ciper Test of Survival" by Robert H. Thouless

CONFERENCE ON RESEARCH IN SURVIVAL:
     A New Role
     ESP Projection
     Telepathic Sweepings
     Comparative Analyses
     Methods of Identification
     Theta-PK

THETA No. 3, October 1963

Contents of No. 3, October 1963:

NEWS BRIEFS
Sixth Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association
University Books
Glossary of Terms

THETA No. 4, January 1964


Contents of No. 4, January 1964:

SYMPOSIUM ON "WHAT NEXT IN SURVIVAL RESEARCH?" (i):
"An Experimentalist's Approach" by Gertrude Schmeidler
"Instrumentation for RSPK Investigations" by Charles T. Tart
"Astral Projection Tests" by Raynor C. Johnson
"A Group Survival Test" by Carl E. Hirsch

NEWS BRIEF
Parapsychological Association

THETA No. 5, Spring 1964

Contents of No. 5, Spring 1964:

SYMPOSIUM ON "WHAT NEXT IN SURVIVAL RESEARCH?" (II):
"What Next in Survival Research?" by Frederick C. Dommeyer
"What Would Make Research on Survival Tick Again" by Karlis Osis
"Some Logical Reflections on the Question of Survival" by J. M. O. Wheatley
"Out-of-the-Body Explorations" by J. H. M. Whiteman
"A Prospectus for Survival Research" by Hornell Hart

NEWS BRIEFS
Explorations in Mexico
Investigations in North Carolina and Maine

THETA No. 6, Summer 1964


Contents of No. 6, Summer 1964:

ARTICLE
"My Views on Survival" by W. H. C. Tenhaeff

SYMPOSIUM ON "WHAT NEXT IN SURVIVAL RESEARCH?" (III):
"Body-Mind Theory as a Factor Guiding Survival Research" by Gardner Murphy

NEWS BRIEF
Personnel

THETA No. 7, Fall 1964

Contents of No. 7, Fall 1964:

NEWS BRIEFS
Parapsychologists Meet at Oxford University, England
J. Gaither Pratt Writes Book About Parapsychology
Penguin Book on Psychical Research by R. H. Thouless

SYMPOSIUM ON "WHAT NEXT IN SURVIVAL RESEARCH?" (IV):
"Personal Identity" by Michael Scriven
"Some Psychological Problems Relevant to Research in Survival" by Ian Stevenson

THETA No. 8, Winter 1965

Contents of No. 8, Winter 1965:

PARAPSYCHOLOGY IN EUROPE:
The Saurar Poltergeist
"Spirit Voices" of Friedrisch Jurgensen
Contacts in England
Some Continental Centers
Scandinavian Parapsychology

SYMPOSIUM ON "WHAT NEXT IN SURVIVAL RESEARCH?" (V):
"An Interdisciplinary Approach" by C. T. K. Chari

NEWS BRIEF
Survey of Leonard Mediumship by Suzy Smith

THETA No. 9, Spring 1965

Contents of No. 9, Spring 1965:

The Psychical Research Foundation, Inc.
The Journals
RSPK Investigations
Glossary

THETA No. 10, Summer 1965

Contents of No. 10, Summer 1965:

PLANNING CONFERENCE FOR RESEARCH WITH "MEDIUMS"
ESP Test Conditions
Psychological Program
The Theta Problem
S.F.F. Convention

BOOK REVIEW
John Beloff reviews A. G. R. Owen's Can We Explain the Poltergeist?

THETA No. 11, Fall 1965


Contents of No. 11, Fall 1965:

ABSTRACTS - PARAPSYCHOLOGY CONVENTION IN NEW YORK
"An EEG Study of ESP Projection" by C. T. Tart
"Token Object Matching Tests" by W. G. Roll
"Statistical Studies of a 'Ghost'" by G. R. Schmeidler

SYMPOSIUM ON "WHAT NEXT IN SURVIVAL RESEARCH?" - CONCLUDING SECTION:
"Comments on Papers Emphasizing Methods of Research" by J. G. Pratt
"Philosophy and the Survival Hypothesis" by Robert Binkley
"Survival Research and ESP Alternatives" by E. Douglas Dean
"The Survival Hypothesis: An Unsupported Speculation" by George Zorab
"Concluding Remarks" by W. G. Roll

THETA No. 12, Winter 1966

Contents of No. 12, Winter 1966:

FOUNDATION BEGINS "MEDIUMISTIC" PROJECT
Parapsychological Program
Psychological Program

NEWS BRIEF
RSPK Studies

BOOK REVIEW
J. G. Pratt reviews G. Cummins' Swan on a Black Sea

THETA No. 13, Spring 1966

Contents of No. 13, Spring 1966:

NEWS BRIEF
Douglas Johnson Joins "Mediumistic" Project

BOOK REVIEWS
C. T. Tart reviews S. Smith's The Enigma of Out-of-Body Travel
Stanley Krippner reviews T. Leary et al.'s The Psychedelic Reader and The Psychedelic Experience

THETA No. 14, Summer 1966

Contents of No. 14, Summer 1966:

SUGGESTIONS FOR EXPLORATORY INVESTIGATIONS OF "MEDIUMS"
Forms of Mediumship
What to Expect
Mediums Have Motives
How to Behave
Precautions
The Assessment

BOOK REVIEW
Muriel Roll reviews A. E.'s The Candle of Vision

THETA No. 15, Fall 1966

Contents of No. 15, Fall 1966:

SUMMARY: PARAPSYCHOLOGISTS MEET IN NEW YORK CITY
"Deathbed Observations" by Karlis Osis
"A Statistical Study of a 'Haunted House'" by Thelma Moss
"Brain Wave Patterns During an Out-of-the-Body Experience" by Charles T. Tart
"Parapsychological Studies of Two Mediums" by W. G. Roll
"Psychological Studies of Two Mediums" by O. Lee Trick

NEWS BRIEFS
Psychologists Hear Parapsychologists
Survival Conference in London
Indian Seminar on Parapsychology
Russian Conference on Parapsychology

THETA No. 16, Winter 1967

Contents of No. 16, Winter 1967:

INVESTIGATIONS OF "HAUNTINGS" AND "POLTERGEISTS"
Questionnaire for Recurring Unexplained Occurrences -
     General Background
     Localization of Phenomena
     Physical Disturbances
     Non-Physical Phenomena
     Future Investigation

BOOK REVIEW
Marshall Spector reviews F. C. Dommeyer's Current Philosophical Issues, Essays in Honor of Curt John Ducasse

NEWS BRIEF
Neuropsychiatry Journal Devotes Number to ESP

THETA No. 17-18, Spring and Summer 1967


Contents of No. 17-18, Spring and Summer 1967:

REINCARNATION - BOOK REVIEWS
Ian Stevenson reviews E. D. Walker's Reincarnation: A Study of Forgotten Truth
J. G. Pratt reviews I. Stevenson's Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation

OBITUARY
Hornell Hart: 1888 - 1967

THETA No. 19, Fall 1967

Contents of No. 19, Fall 1967:

SUMMARY: TENTH ANNUAL MEETING OF PARAPSYCHOLOGISTS
The Miami Poltergeist
Evaluating Mediumistic Material
Experiments with the Medium, Douglas Johnson

BOOK REVIEW
Ian Stevenson reviews P. Beard's Survival of Death: For and Against

THETA No. 20, Winter 1968

Contents of No. 20, Winter 1968:

SUMMARY: SYMPOSIUM ON RESEARCH IN SURVIVAL
A Pseudo Problem?
Survival of Skills
Combination Lock Test
Voice Prints
Neurological and Psychological Tests

ARTICLE
"Investigations in Norfolk and Long Island" by William T. Joines

THETA No. 21, Spring 1968

Contents of No. 21, Spring 1968:

BOOK REVIEWS
Ian Stevenson reviews T. K. Oesterreich's Possession: Demoniacal and Other
John Artley reviews J. Eisenbud's The World of Ted Serios

NEWS BRIEF
A Short-Lived Haunting

THETA No. 22, Summer 1968

Contents of No. 22, Summer 1968:

NEWS BRIEFS
Mrs. Eileen J. Garrett and the Parapsychology Foundation
Mediumistic Explorations

BOOK REVIEW
Robert Morris reviews R. Van Over and L. Oteri's William McDougall: Explorer of the Mind

THETA No. 23, Fall 1968

Contents of No. 23, Fall 1968:

ARTICLES
"A Meeting on Parapsychology in Moscow" by J. G. Pratt
"Philadelphia Haunting" by William T. Joines

NEWS ITEM
Lund Seminar on Parapsychology

OBITUARY
Friend of Parapsychology Dies (Chester F. Carlson)

THETA No. 24, Winter 1969

Contents of No. 24, Winter 1969:

SUMMARY: PARAPSYCHOLOGISTS MEET AT FREIBURG UNIVERSITY, WEST GERMANY
Two German Poltergeists
The Psi Field
Patterns of Reincarnation
Mediumistic Studies

BOOK REVIEW
Charles Honorton reviews S. Wavell, A. Butt, and N. Epton's Trances

THETA No. 25, Spring 1969


Contents of No. 25, Spring 1969:

NEWS ITEM
Parapsychology Foundation and Anonymous Donor Enable PRF to Expand Research Program

BOOK REVIEWS
Robert L. Morris reviews E. J. Garrett's Many Voices: The Autobiography of a Medium
Charles T. Tart reviews C. Green's Out-of-the-Body Experiences

THETA No. 26, Summer 1969

Contents of No. 26, Summer 1969:

NEWS ITEMS
Physical and Psychophysiological Studies
Housing for the PRF
Douglas Johnson Visits Three Haunted Houses

BOOK REVIEW
Rex G. Stanford reviews A. W. Osborn's The Meaning of Personal Existence

THETA No. 27, Fall 1969

Contents of No. 27, Fall 1969:

NEWS ITEM
Poltergeist Topic of P. A. Presidential Address

ARTICLES
"Study of a Haunted House" by William T. Joines and John L. Artley
"The OIive Hill Poltergeist" by W. G. Roll and John P. Stump
"Field Studies" by John L. Artley and William T. Joines

THETA No. 28, Winter 1970

Contents of No. 28, Winter 1970:

NEWS ITEMS
Reincarnation Studies Presented at P. A. Convention
William McDougall Lecture in Psychical Research
Robert L. Morris Offers Seminar in Parapsychology

BOOK REVIEW
Martin Ebon reviews J. Head and S. L. Cranston's Reincarnation in World Thought

OBITUARY
C. J. Ducasse: 1881 - 1969

THETA No. 29-30, Fall 1970 and Winter 1971

Contents of No. 29-30, Fall 1970 and Winter 1971 - TENTH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

ARTICLE
"Psychical Research in the Seventies" by W. G. Roll

OBITUARY
Eileen J. Garrett: 1893 - 1970

THETA No. 31, Spring 1971

Contents of No. 31, Spring 1971:

ARTICLE
"Lalsingh Harribance, 'Medium in Residence'" by Judith Klein

BOOK REVIEWS
Stanley Krippner reviews A. Angoff and B. Shapin's Psi Factors in Creativity
Donna L. Cohen reviews M. Ebon's Communication with the Dead

NEWS ITEM
PRF Work Reported at AAAS Symposium

THETA No. 32, Summer 1971

Contents of No. 32, Summer 1971:

ARTICLE
"Psychical Phenomena as Interdisciplinary Problem Areas" by Robert L. Morris

NEWS ITEM
Psychical Research Week

OBITUARY
C. D. Broad: 1887 - 1971



JOURNAL FORMAT

THETA No. 45, Summer 1975

Contents of No. 45:

ARTICLES
"What Did the Dying See?" by Karlis Osis
"The Case for Survival: An interview with William Roll" by Robert H. Ashby
"Death and Other Cures" by Sy Safransky

ARTICLES REVIEWED
A Map of Consciousness (Review of K. Ring's article "A Transpersonal View of Consciousness: A Mapping of Farther Regions of Inner Space")
The Experience of Dying (Review of three articles by R. Noyes & R. Kletti on near-death experiences)
Reincarnation? Of What? (Review of I. Stevenson's article "Some Questions Related to Cases of the Reincarnation Type")

BOOK REVIEW
Review of I. Stevenson's Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation by Nils O. Jacobson

THETA Vol. 8, No. 1, Winter 1980

Contents of Vol. 8. No. 1:

ARTICLES
"J. G. Pratt on Survival" (Reprinted from the book The Psychic Realm: What Can You Believe? by N. Hintze and J. G. Pratt)
"Four German Poltergeists" by Elmar R. Gruber
The Parapsychology Convention: Two Views -
         One View by Ralph Locke
         A Second View by Michael Grosso

BOOK REVIEWS
L. Duane Willard reviews J. Ludwig's Philosophy and Parapsychology
Brian Millar reviews I. Bentov's Stalking the Wild Pendulum
Debra H. Weiner reviews T. X. Barber's Pitfalls in Human Research
Joyce Berger reviews D. Ellis's The Mediumship of the Tape Recorder
Plus "Reviews in Brief"

DEJA VU (ARCHIVAL REPRINT ARTICLE)
Walter Leaf reviews F. W. H. Myers' "Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodilly Death" (Reprinted from the Proceedings
of the SPR
, 46, June 1903)

THETA Vol. 8, No. 3, Summer 1980

Contents of Vol. 8, No. 3:

ARTICLES
"Religiousness and Near-Death Experiences: An Empirical Study" by Kenneth Ring
"Activity Metaphysics and the Survival Problem" by Hoyt Edge
"An Electronic 'Poltergeist?'" by Raymond Bayless
"A New Method for the Post-Mortem Survival Problem" by J. B. Rhine

DEJA VU (ARCHIVAL REPRINT ARTICLE)
"Report on the Workshop Disturbances" by Frank Podmore (Reprinted from the Journal of the SPR, 1, December 1884)

PERSPECTIVES
"The Shaking Tent: Direct Observation of Psychokinesis" by David Read Barker

BOOK REVIEWS
Gertrude R. Schmeidler reviews R. Kastenbaum's Between Life and Death
Diana Robinson reviews C. B. Nash's Science of Psi: ESP and PK

Plus "Letters," "Theta Forum," and "Reviews in Brief"

THETA Vol. 8, No. 4, Fall 1980

Contents of Vol. 8, No. 4:

ARTICLES
"A Poltergeist in Los Angeles" by D. Scott Rogo
"The Watseka Wonder: A Critical Re-Evaluation" by Rodger I. Anderson
"Two RSPK Cases in New England" by Steven V. Tringale

DEJA VU (ARCHIVAL REPRINT ARTICLE)
"A Haunted House" by Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick (Reprinted from the Journal of the SPR, 3, November 1888)

BOOK REVIEWS
R. Jeffrey Munson reviews S. Krippner's Advances in Parapsychological Research Vol. 2
Joyce Berger reviews A. Gauld & A. D. Cornell's Poltergeists, and D. S. Rogo's The Poltergeist Experience
Douglas M. Stokes reviews N. E. Zinberg's Alternate States of Consciousness
John McAllister reviews K. Ring's Life At Death
Plus "Reviews in Brief"

THETA Vol. 9, No. 1, Winter 1981

Contents of Vol. 9, No. 1:

ARTICLES
"A Layman Looks at Psychical Research" by Charles E. Ozanne
"Perspectives: On Mediumship" by W. G. Roll

BOOK REVIEWS
Douglas M. Stokes reviews J. Randi's Flim Flam!
Leonard George reviews C. L. Sargent's Exploring Psi in the Ganzfeld
Diana Robinson reviews L. Kettelkamp's Mischievous Ghosts
Frank C. Tribbe reviews I. Stevenson's Cases of the Reincarnation Type, Vol. III

Plus "Letters" and "News"

THETA Vol. 9, No. 3, Summer 1981


Contents of Vol. 9, No. 3:

ARTICLES
"Faith, Reason, and Evidence in Religion, Science, and Psychical Research" by Michael C. Perry
"The Role of Psychedelic Drugs in Contemporary Interest in Mysticism" by Walter Houston Clark
"Saints and Psychics" by Rhea A. White

DEJA VU (ARCHIVAL REPRINT ARTICLE)
"Science and Psychical Research" by R. J. Tillyard (Reprinted from Nature, 118, 1926)

BOOK REVIEWS
William Eisler reviews W. G. Roll's Research in Parapsychology 1979
Bob Brier reviews S. E. Braude's ESP and Psychokinesis: A Philosophical Examination
Emilio Servadio reviews D. Marks & R. Kammann's The Psychology of the Psychic, and C.E.M. Hansel's ESP and
Parapsychology: A Critical Evaluation


Plus "Theta Forum"

THETA Vol. 11, No. 2, Summer 1983

Contents of Vol. 11, No. 2:

ARTICLES
"Increase in Psychic Phenomena Following Near-Death Experiences" by Bruce Greyson
"Joseph Smith as a Psychic" by Rodger I. Anderson
"Paranormal Faces: The Belmez Case" by Carlos S. Alvarado
"The 'Gnosis' Institute" by Giorgio di Simone

BOOK REVIEWS
Richard Noll reviews M. Harner's The Way of the Shaman
Frederick C. Dommeyer reviews E. McAdams and R. Bayless's The Case for Life After Death
Don H. Gross reviews D. Kraft's Portrait of a Psychic Healer
Michael Maliszewski reviews R. S. Valle and R. von Eckartsberg's The Metaphors of Consciousness
James A. Hall reviews P. D. Francuch's Principles of Spiritual Hypnosis

THETA Vol. 11, No. 4, Winter 1983

Contents of Vol. 11, No. 4:

ARTICLES
"An Investigation of Apparitional Experiences" by Teresa Cameron and William G. Roll
"Consciousness, Transformation, and Parapsychology: Prologue to the Paper by James A. Hall" by Rhea A. White
"Jung, Transformation, and Parapsychology" by James A. Hall
"Jung and Rhine: A Letter" by William Sloane
"News from the Psychical Research Foundation" by William G. Roll

BOOK REVIEWS
Gerd H. Hovelmann reviews I. Grattan-Guinness' Psychical Research
James McClenon reviews J. T. Richards' SORRAT
Gertrude R. Schmeidler reviews A. P. Dubrov and V. N. Pushkin's Parapsychology and Contemporary Science
Karlis Osis reviews W. S. Hibbard and R. W. Worring's Psychic Criminology
John J. Cerullo reviews D. Brian's The Enchanted Voyager
Joseph H. Rush reviews M. Talbot's Mysticism and the New Physics
Donna L. McCormick reviews A. Vaughan's The Edge of Tomorrow
Rhea A. White reviews E. Easwaran's Dialogue with Death

THETA Vol. 12, No. 3, Autumn 1984


Contents of Vol. 12, No. 3:

ARTICLES
"Robert Ashby and the Super-ESP Hypothesis" by Frank C. Tribbe
"Meditation and Psi: Implications for Understanding Human Consciousness" by P. V. Krishna Rao

BOOK REVIEWS
Stephen E. Braude reviews J. L. Randall's Psychokinesis
Gertrude R. Schmeidler reviews D. Zohar's Through the Time Barrier
John P. Bisaha reviews R. A. McConnell's Encounters with Parapsychology
Andrew Green reviews A. MacKenzie's Hauntings and Apparitions
Leonard George reviews R. Sheldrake's A New Science of Life
Jan Ehrenwald reviews G. Winkler's Dybbuk
Rhea A. White reviews R. A. Pacholski and C. A. Corr's New Directions in Death Education and Counseling
Frank B. Dilley reviews A. Gauld's Mediumship and Survival
Emily W. Cook reviews R. A. McConnell's Parapsychology and Self-Deception in Science
Rhea A. White reviews E. Hoffman's The Way of Splendor
Michael Thalbourne reviews K. R. Rao's J. B. Rhine: On the Frontiers of Science

THETA Vol. 12, No. 4, Winter 1984

Contents of Vol. 12, No. 4:

ARTICLES
"Cahagnet's Contributions to Psychical Research" by Rodger I. Anderson
"Skepticism and Dogmatism: Review Article on Recent Critical Books" by K. Ramakrishna Rao

BOOK REVIEWS
Rodger I. Anderson reviews E. Jenkins' The Shadow and the Light
F. Gordon Greene reviews C. R. Lundahl's A Collection of Near-Death Readings

THETA Vol. 13/14, No. 3/4, Fall/Winter 1986

Contents of Vol. 13/14, No. 3/4:

ARTICLES
"Psi and the Phenomenology of the Long Body" by Christopher M. Aanstoos
"The Phenomenology of a Psi Session" by Doris Koob
"Psi and Psychoanalysis" by Robert J. Masek
"Sacred Places and Transcendental Experiences" by Jim Swan
"The Astral Couch: Psychic Readers and Psychic Readings in Los Angeles" by Geri-Ann Galanti
"Mediumistic Controls: Unconscious Personalities, or What?" by Alan Vaughan

BOOK REVIEWS
Jule Eisenbud reviews E. E. Mintz's The Psychic Thread
Carlos S. Alvarado reviews A. Gregory's The Strange Case of Rudi Schneider
Martin Ebon reviews R. Targ and K. Harary's The Mind Race
Douglas M. Stokes reviews S. Krippner's Advances in Parapsychological Research 4
Wilma L. Anderson reviews A. A. Sheikh's Imagery: Current Theory, Research, and Application

THETA Vol. 15, No. 1-4, 1987

Contents of Vol. 15, No. 1-4, 1987:

EDITORIAL
William G. Roll

FORUM: PERSPECTIVES ON THE FOUNDATIONAL QUESTIONS OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY
"Some Questions for Parapsychology" by Mark Woodhouse
"The Question of Reality" by Christopher M. Aanstoos
"Psi-related New Paradigm Thinking - A Few Vichian Suggestions" by Michael Grosso
"Do Ghosts Exist?" by William G. Roll
"Response to Woodhouse's Remarks" by Eleanor Criswell

ARTICLES
"Memory and the Long Body" by William G. Roll

Clinical Perspectives on Assessment and Treatment of Individuals:
"Reporting Disturbing Psychic Experiences" by Gail Kawanami Allen
"Psi in Psychotherapy" by Eleanor Criswell
"The Transpersonal Dynamics of Psi and the Family Unconscious" by E. Bruce Taub-Bynum
"The Psychic as Therapist" by Hillary Ellers
"Clinical Parapsychology" by Jeannie Lagle
"The Spiritualistic Treatment of Mental Disorders" by D. Scott Rogo
"The Apparition: A Phenomenological Analysis of Two Types of Insentient Presence" by Christopher M. Aanstoos
"The Experience of Channeling" by Don Chandler
"Illness as Altered Awareness" by Raymond Moody
"Past Life Therapy" by Robyn Andrews Quail
"A. H. Maslow and Parapsychology" by James Klee
"Roots and Needles: Healing in China Today" by Christopher Trahan

BOOK REVIEWS
Rhea White reviews S. A. Hoeller's The Gnostic Jung and the Seven Seven Sermons to the Dead
Andrew M. Green reviews R. C. Finucane's Appearances of the Dead: A Cultural History of Ghosts
Jim Swan reviews W. Y. Evans-Wentz's Cuchama and the Sacred Mountains
Janet Lee Mitchell reviews D. S. Rogo's Leaving the Body
Glen O. Gabbard revews H. J. Irwin's Flight of Mind: A Psychological Study of the Out-of-Body Experience
Rodger I. Anderson reviews B. Inglis' Science and Parascience: A History of the Paranormal, 1914 - 1939
Richard Noll reviews N. Drury's The Shaman and the Magician

THETA Vol. 16, No. 2/3, Fall 1990

Contents of Vol. 16, No. 2/3 - SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PARAPSYCHOLOGY

IN FOCUS
"Of Plato and Otherworldly Landscapes: Eavesdropping on a Conversation" by Judith K. Winters

ARTICLES
Four Articles on Shamanism:
"Psi and Psychotherapy Among Folk Healing Traditions" by Stanley Krippner
"A Visit to a Mestizo Shaman in Argentina" by David Kimweli
"A Transcultural Evaluation of Mental Illness Among Shamans" by Geri-Ann Galanti
"Music-Centered Psychotherapy: Shamanism in a Contemporary Therapeutic Setting" by Ruth Skaggs
Other Articles:
"A New Look at the Enemies of Parapsychology" by Myron Arons
"Clinical Interpretation of Possession: A Case Study" by Lydia Tirado Roll
"Intimacy: A Three Dimensional View" by Tiparat Schumrum

BOOK REVIEWS:
Philip Paul reviews K. Harary and P. Weintraub's Lucid Dreams in 30 Days and Have an Out-of-Body Experience in 30 Days
William G. Roll reviews R. Moody and P. Perry's The Light Beyond
Jim Withers reviews S. Grof and C. Grof's Spiritual Emergency

OBITUARY
Obituary/Eulogy for D. Scott Rogo by Philip Paul