Friday, January 23, 2009


As the number of consulted work increases, I decided to put online a bibliography. It will be updated regularly, and future post will use the (author, year) system to refer to them.

Anderson, Benedict. (1983). Imagined Communities—Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism. London: Verso.

Basterfield, Keith. (2001). “Paranormal Aspects of the UFO Phenomenon: 1975-1999”. Australian Journal of Parapsychology 1(1): 30-55.

Basterfield, Keith and M.A. Thalbourne. (2001). “Belief in, and Alleged Experience of, the Paranormal in Ostensible UFO Abductees”. Australian Journal of Parapsychology 2(1): 2-18.

Batcheldor, Kenneth J. (1984). “Contributions to the theory of PK induction from sitter-group work”. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research 78(2): 105-122.

Berlitz, Charles and W. L. Moore. (1980). The Roswell Incident. New York: Putnam.

Bishop, Greg. (2005). Project Beta: The story of Paul Bennewitz, national security, and the creation of a modern UFO myth. New York: Paraview.

Braud, W.G. and S.P. Dennis. (1989). “Geophysical variables and behaviour: LVIII.” Perceptual and Motor Skills 68: 1243-1254.

Broad, Charlie Dunbar. (2000) [1953] Religion, Philosophy and Psychical Research. London: Routledge.

Brovetto, P. and V. Maxia. (2008). “Some conjectures about the mechanism of poltergeist phenomenon.” NeuroQuantology 6(2): 1-8.

Brunstein, Karl. (1979). Beyond the Four Dimensions: Reconciling physics, parapsychology and UFOs. New York: Walker and Co.

Budden, Albert. (1995). UFOs Psychic Close Encounters: The electromagnetic indictment. London: Blandford.

------. (1998). Electric Ufos: Fireballs, Electromagnetics and Abnormal States. Darby: Diane Pub Co.

Busby, Michael. (2004). Solving the 1897 Airship Mystery. Gretna: Pelican Publishing.

Carroll, Michael P. (1985). "The Virgin Mary at LaSalette and Lourdes: Whom did the children see?". Journal of Scientific Study of Religion 24(1): 56-74.

Cassirer, Manfred. (1988). Parapsychology and the UFO. London: n.p.

Castoriadis, Cornelius. (1975). L’institution imaginaire de la société. Paris: Seuil.

Clark, Jerome and L. Coleman. (1975). The Unidentified. New York: Warner Paperback.

Combs, Allan and Mark Holland. (1996). Synchronicity: Through the eyes of science, myth and the trickster. New York: Marlow.

Dalal, Farhad. (2001). “The social unconscious: A post-Foulkesian perspective”. Group Analysis 34(4): 539-555.

David-Néel, Alexandra. (1973)[1929]. Magic and Mystery in Tibet. New York: Penguin.

Devereux, Paul. (1982). Earthlights. Wellingborough: Turnstone Press.

Eisenbud, Jule. (1983). Parapsychology and the Unconscious. Berkeley: North Atlantic Book.

Elias, Norbert. (1978). What Is Sociology?. London: Hutchinson.

Etzold, Eckhard. (2005). “Solar-periodic full moon effect in the Fourmilab retropsychokinesis project experiment data: An exploratory study”. Journal of Paraspychology 69(2): 233-261.

Evans, Hilary. (1984). Visions, Apparitions and Alien Visitors: A comparative study of the entity enigma. London: Book Club Associates.

Favre, François. (1978). “Caractère généraux des apparitions”. Revue de Parapsychologie 6 (July). [Available on Internet at]

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Fernandes, Joaquim and F. D’Armada. (2005). Heavenly Lights: The apparition of Fatima and the UFO phenomenon. San Antonio: Anomalist.

Fodor, Nandor. (1958). On the Trail of the Poltergeist. New York: Citadel Press.

------. (1959). The Haunted Mind: A psychoanalytical look at the supernatural. New York: Garrett.

Fort, Charles. (1923). New Lands. New York: Boni & Liveright.

Foshufvud, Ragnar. (1980). “Unidentified flying objects – A physical phenomenon”. Pursuit 13(2).

Fowler, Raymond E. (2004). Synchrofile: Amazing personal encounters with synchronicity and other strange phenomena. New York: iUniverse.

Freixedo, Salvador. (1977). La Religion entre la Parapsychologia y los Ovnis. Mexico: Orion.

Fuller, Curtis G. (Ed.). (1980). Proceedings of the First International UFO Congress. New York: Warner.

Furth, Hans G. (1992). “Psychoanalysis and Social Thought: The endogenous origin of society”. Political Psychology 13: 91-104.

Gauld, Alan, and A.D. Cornell. (1979). Poltergeists. London: Routledge.

Gearhart, L. And M. A. Persinger. (1986). “Geophysical variables and behaviour: XXXIII.” Perceptual and Motor Skills 62: 463-466.

Geley, Gustave. (1924). L’ectoplasmie et la clairvoyance. Paris Alcan.

Ginach, Michal. (2004) “War Against or For Terrorism?: The underlying fantasy behind the Israeli pattern encounter with the Palestinian”. Discourse of Sociological Practice 6: 1-12.

Goode, Erich. (2000). Paranormal Beliefs: A sociological introduction. Long Grove: Waveland Press.

Graystone, W. (1969). “Canada’s UFO poltergeist”. Flying Saucer Review (special issue 2): 66-70.

Greenwood, Susan F. (1990). “Émile Durkheim and C.G. Jung: Structuring a transpersonal sociology of religion.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 29(4): 482-495.

Greer, John Michael. (2009). The UFO Phenomenon: Fact, Fantasy, and Disinformation. Woodbury: Llewellyn.

Gurney, E., Myers, F.W.H., and Podmore, F. (1886). Phantasms of the Living. London: Trubner.

Hansen, George P. (2001). The Trickster and the Paranormal. Philadelphia: Xlibris.

Harvey-Wilson, Simon. (2001). “Shamanism and Alien Abductions: A Comparative Study”. Australian Journal of Parapsychology 1(2): 103-116.

Hayes, Charles. (1990). “Black Hole: Jung meets astronomy”. Journal of Religion and Psychical Research 13: 3-14.

Heath, Pamela Rae. (2003). The PK Zone: A cross-cultural review of psychokinesis. Lincoln: iUniverse.

Hecht, H. and H. Dussault. (1987). “Correlated failures in fault-tolerant computers.” IEEE Transactions on Reliability R-36: 171-175.

Houran, J. and R. Lange. (2001). “A Rasch hierarchy of haunt and poltergeist experiences.” Journal of Parapsychology 65: 41-58.

Hufford, David. (1977). “Humanoids and anomalous lights: Taxonomic and epistemological problems”. Fabula 18: 234-241.

Irwin, Lee. (1994). “Dreams, Theory, and Culture: The Plains vision quest paradigm”. American Indian Quarterly 18(2): 229-245.

Issacs, Leonard. (1977). Darwin to double helix : the biological theme in science fiction. London: Butterworths.

Jung, Carl. (1979) [1958]. Flying Saucers: A modern myth of things seen in the skies. New York: MJF Books.

Jung, Carl (Ed.). (1964). Man and His Symbols. New York: Dell.

Keel, John. (1968). “Is the ‘EM’ effect a myth?” Flying Saucer Review 14(6).

------. (1970). Operation Trojan Horse. New York: Putnam.

------. (1975). The Mothman Prophecies. New York: Tor.

------. (1988). “The people problem”, in John Spencer and Hilary Evans (eds.), Phenomenon. London: Futura, pp. 186-198.

King, David. (1996). "A Kantian model for parapsychological phenomena". Journal of Parapsychology 60(3): 241-250.

Klass, Philip J. (1966a). “Plasma theory may explain many UFOs”. Aviation Week (22 August): 48 & ff.

------. (1966b). “Many UFOs are identified as plasmas”. Aviation Week (3 October): 54 & ff.

Kottmeyer, Martin. (1996). “UFO Flaps”. The Anomalist 3 (1995-1996): 64-89.

Lagarde, Ferdinand. (1968). Flying Saucer Review 14(6).

------. (1973). Mystérieuses soucoupes volantes. Paris: Étapes.

Latour, Bruno. (2008). We Have Never Been Modern. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Leledakis, Kanakis. (1995). Society and Psyche: Social theory and the unconscious dimension of the social. Oxford: Berg.

Lévi-Strauss, Claude. (1963). Structural Anthropology. New York: Basic Books.

Lucadou, Walter von. (1995). “The Model of Pragmatic Information (MPI).” European Journal of Parapsychology 11: 58-75.

Lucadou, Walter von and F. Zahradnik. (2004). “Predictions of the Model of Pragmatic Information about RSPK”. Proceedings of the Parapsychological Association Convention 2004.

Main, Roderick. (1997). Jung on Synchronicity and the Paranormal. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

------. (2006). “The Social Significance of Synchronicity”. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society 11: 36-53.

May, Edwin C. (2001). “Towards the physics of psi: Correlation with physical variables”. European Journal of Parapsychology 16: 35-52.

Machotka, Otakar. (1964). The Unconscious in Social Relations: An analysis of unconscious processes in personality, society, and culture. New York: Philosophical Library.

Méheust, Bertrand. (1978). Science-fiction et soucoupes volantes. Paris: Mercure de France.

Orme-Johnson, David W et al. (1988). “International Peace Project in the Middle East: The effects of the Maharishi technology of the unified field”. Journal of Conflict Resolution 32(4): 776-812.

Ostrander, Sheila and L. (1970). Psychic Discoveries Behind the Iron Curtain. New York: Bantam.

Osty, Eugène & M. Osty. (1932). Les pouvoirs inconnus de l’esprit sur la matière. Paris: Alcan.

Owen, A.R.G. (1964). Can We Explain the Poltergeist. New York: Garrett.

Owen, Iris M. and M. Sparrow. (1976). Conjuring up Philip: An Adventure In Psychokinesis. Harper & Row.

Palmer J., S. Baumann and C.A. Simmonds. (2005). “Factors affecting the relationships between human intentionality and the hemolysis of red blood cells”. Proceedings of The Parapsychological Association 48th Annual Convention, pp. 119-130.

Partain, Keith L. (2001). Psi in the Sky: A new approach to UFO and psi phenomena. Philadelphia: Xlibris.

Pelegrin, M.J. (1988). “Computers in planes and satellites. ” In W.E. Ehrenberger (ed.), Proceedings of the IFAC Symposium. Oxford: Pergamon, pp. 121-132.

Persinger, M.A. (1975). "Geophysical models for parapsychological experiences".
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Persinger, M.A. (1979). "ELF field mediation in spontaneous PSI events: direct information transfer or conditioned elicitation?". Psychoenergetic Systems 3: 155-169.

Persinger, M.A. (1987). "Spontaneous telepathic experiences from Phantasms of the Living and low global geomagnetic activity". Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research 81: 23-36.

Persinger, M.A. (1990). "The tectonic strain theory as an explanation for UFO phenomena: A nontechnical review of the research, 1970-1990". Journal of UFO Studies 2: 105-137.

Persinger, M. A. (2000). "The UFO experience: A normal correlate of human brain function". In D.M. Jacobs (Ed.), UFOs and abductions: Challenging the borders of knowledge. University Press of Kansas: Lawrence. 2000, pp. 262-302.

Persinger, M.A., & Cameron, R.A. (1986). "Are earth faults at fault in some poltergeist-like episodes?". Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research 80: 49-73.

Persinger, M. A., & Koren, S. A. (2001). "Predicting the characteristics of haunts from geomagnetic factors and brain sensitivity: Evidence from field and experimental studies". In J. Houran & R. Lange (Eds), Hauntings and poltergeists: Multidisciplinary perspectives. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, pp. 179-194.

Persinger, M.A., & Lafrenière, G.F. (1977). Space-time Transients and Unusual Events. Chicago: Nelson-Hall.

Phillips, Ken. (1993). “The psycho-sociology of ufology”. In D. Barclay et T. M. Barclay (Eds.) UFO: The Final Answer? London: Blandford, pp. 40-64.

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Powell, Andrew. (1991). “Matrix, mind and matter: From the internal to the eternal”. Group Analysis 24(3): 299-322.

Puhle, Annekatrin. (2001). “Learning from historical cases: Six selected poltergeist cases from the 1700s in Germany”. European Journal of Parapsychology 16: 61-72.

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Ridpath, Ian. (1975). “Interview With J. Allen Hynek”. Nature 251 (October 4). [Available on Internet at]

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Rojcewicz, Peter M. (1987). “The ‘Men in Black’ experience and tradition: Analogues with the traditional devil hypothesis”. Journal of American Folklore 100(396): 148-160.

Roll, William.G. (1977). “Poltergeists.” In B.B. Wolman (Ed.) Handbook of Parapsychology. New York: Reinhold, pp. 382-413.

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