First Episode Released! Why Should You Listen to Informal Paranormal?

Today, we here at Association of Paranormal Study released the first episode of our new podcast, Informal Paranormal. With so many paranormal podcasts out there, why should you listen to this one? If you are fascinated by the occurrence of paranormal activity, then this is just the show for you. This is a unique podcast,…


Spirit Communication at the Brunswick Heritage Museum

In August 2016, a few CORE members made a 5 hour drive from Raleigh, NC to Brunswick, MD to investigate the Brunswick Heritage Museum! The town grounds date back to pre-Revolutionary War and played a big role in the Civil War as well. It is nestled right along the Potomac River and next to a…


Next Investigation: St. Albans Sanatorium

The Association of Paranormal Study will be investigating the St. Albans Sanatorium in Radford, VA on Saturday, May 28th! We will be going in with the mission to investigate and research the claims of paranormal phenomenon. With the assistance of our Meetup members, we will be investigating all night! “It’s sure to be an interesting…


Mediums, Spirits, and Ectoplasm…Oh My!

Written by San Diego Team Member: Flo Stair   According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary’s definition ectoplasm pertaining to the supernatural is “a substance held to produce spirit materialization and telekinesis”. Ectoplasm is better remembered as green slime that ghosts left behind in the 1984 blockbuster hit “Ghostbusters”.  Whether ectoplasm is actually real or not has…


The Paranormalist

Written by Shannon Arrant Dubbed the United States’ first ‘paranormalist’, Charles Hoy Fort was more a collector of extraordinary stories and artifacts than what we would consider a paranormal investigator by today’s standards. Even to this day, over 80 years after his death, Mr. Fort’s life still has an effect on the paranormal community. Born in…


The Battle of Spirit Photography

Written by Mid Atlantic Team Member:   Elizabeth A. Breakey     Most in the paranormal field credit William Mumler with the first paranormal photograph.  Unfortunately, Mr. Campbell, of New Jersey, is forgotten in Mumler’s famed glory.  A year before Mumler’s first spirit photograph of himself and his deceased cousin, W. Campbell took a test…


7 Tips For Paranormal Photography

Written by San Diego Team Member: Duke Richards HAVE BACKUPS! Especially batteries/storage cards. Also doesn’t hurt to have a backup camera if possible. Equipment can, and usually does fail at the worse times. Given the nature of the paranormal and how some “otherworldly influences” can drain the power from devices pretty quickly, having backup power…


Cleansing: Much More Than Smudging

Written by Cassandra Grounding? Cleansing? Smudging? What are these words and why do they matter? You may have just visited our page on a whim…or maybe you’re an experienced paranormal investigator.  Either way the subject of clearing out the negative in your life is relevant to all of us. I’m going to give you a…


Duke’s Ganzfeld Experience

A few nights ago I took part in the Ganzfeld Experiment with the rest of the APS team. I did a little bit of pre-session research about what it was all about and must admit that I was a little skeptical about the experiment but went through it with a completely open-minded approach. I’ve always…


News: APS To Begin Ganzfeld Experiment Series

News: APS To Begin Ganzfeld Experiment Series The Association of Paranormal Study will begin their series on the Ganzfeld experiment.  APS hopes to eventually use the Ganzfeld as an investigation and research tool for the testing of psychic abilities.  Tonight (2/11/12) will begin a series of experiments that will be carefully supervised and recorded by…