James Houran is a former faculty member of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (Dept. of Psychiatry) and is currently President of 2020Skills.com (TM) at HVS International--an online assessment business for human resource screening and selection. Rense Lange is a statistician with the Illinois State Board of Education and an adjunct faculty member of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (Psychiatry Department).
"provides a multidisciplinary collection of
articles...provocative.... All collections supporting study in this
area of psychology"--Choice
"very important...essential and indispensable"--Cuadernos de Parapsicologia
"should be on the shelves of anyone with a serious interest in the topic of ghosts and poltergeists, whether the reader is a skeptic, agnostic or believer...fascinating...Editors Houran and Lange have done a good job in assembling the contributing authors into a coherent presentation of the field...a very valuable and extensive bibliography"--Australian Journal of Parapsychology
"fascinating...very good...a lot of very interesting and potentially useful information"--Morbid Curiosity
"this book presents a thoughtful, well-balanced investigation of a subject that should be of vital interest to all of us"--The Journal of Parapsychology
"meaty tome"--Fortean Times
"most interesting...readable and complete"--Baywood Reprints
"drawn together todays leading experts...required reading...an extremely useful update on the state of the science...excellent...important"--Journal of Scientific Exploration
"Sets a benchmark for the study of the supernatural in mind and culture...an admirable model to guide future scholarship of extranormal belief"--Thomas E. Bullard, Indiana University
"Destined to become a classic of parapsychological
literature...highly recommended!"--Harvey J. Irwin, University of
New England (Australia).