Paranormality: Why We See What Isn't There - Prof. Richard Wiseman Reviews
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by - written on 07/12/11 (Very useful, 90 readings)
The paranormal, it seems, is a subject with seemingly limitless fascination for us, and is something which people continue to hold on to as part of their belief systems. A Gallup poll taken in 2005 indicated that 30% of people believed in ghosts and 15% claimed to have seen one. Another survey taken in 2008 had 58% of respondents stating they believed in the supernatural - more than believed in God (54%). Professor Richard Wiseman states in his latest book Paranormality that between 40% and 50% of people in the UK (and between 80% and 90% in the US) claim to have had some sort of paranormal experience. These are extraordinary figures. For all that we live in a ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/06/11 (Very useful, 65 readings)
I am a bit of a skeptic when it comes to ghosts and other things that go bump in the night. I love watching the likes of Derren Brown when he sets up experiments to explain the inexplicable and am fascinated with the work of James Randi. I was really looking forward to reading 'Paranormality' by Richard Wiseman, a book which claims to explain why people see things that are not there but ended up being disappointed by it. There are many situations when our minds, or the minds of others, are convinced that something supernatural or magic is going on. Whether that is seeing a ghost, having a dream that comes true or having a psychic predict our future many ... Read the complete review