Loyd Auerbach, MS, received his masters' degree in parapsychology from
John F. Kennedy University.
He is author of Mind Over Matter; ESP,
Hauntings, and Poltergeists: A Parapsychologist's Handbook;
Reincarnation, Channeling, and Possession; Psychic Dreaming; A
Paranormal Casebook; and Ghost Hunting: How to Investigate the
Paranormal. He is co-author (with Ed May, Joseph McMoneagle, and Victor
Rubel) of ESP Wars: East and West. He is the Director of the Office of
He also serves on the Board of Directors of
the Rhine Research Center.
Here he reflect on his experiences over many decades as a psychical
research case investigator -- describing some of the early influences on
his career when he started working with the American Society for
He notes the burgeoning new generation of "ghost
hunters" and compares their activities with those of scientific
investigators. He describes his work with mediums and psychics, and his
own openness to intuitive impressions while on an investigation.