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Carlos S. Alvarado, Ph.D., is a past president (1995) and President-Elect
(2002-2003) of the Parapsychological Association. He has conducted research on
the psychology and the features of out-of-body experiences (and other
parapsychological phenomena) in Puerto Rico, Scotland and in the United States.
Alvarado is also known for his reviews of the historical literature of the
field. He is currently working at the Parapsychology Foundation, where he is the
Chairman of Domestic and International Programs, the series editor of the
Foundation's Parapsychological Monographs and the Associate Editor of the
International Journal of Parapsychology.
of Lectures by Carlos S. Alvarado
(2002). Dissociation in Britain During the Late Nineteenth Century: The Society
for Psychical Research, 1882-1900. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 3, 9-33.
(2001) Features of out-of-body experiences in relation to perceived closeness to
death. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 189, 331-332.
(2000) Getting started in parapsychology: A brief overview of English-language
materials. International Journal of Parapsychology, 11,199-211.
(2000) Out-of-body experiences. In E. Cardeña, S.J. Lynn, & S. Krippner (Eds.),
Varieties of anomalous experiences (pp. 183-218). Washington, DC: American
(1999). Apuntes para una introducción a la parapsicología [In Spanish: Notes for
an introduction to parapsychology] New York: Parapsychology Foundation.
(1998-99) (First author, with N.L. Zingrone, & K.S. Dalton). Out-of-body
experiences: Alterations of consciousness and the Five-Factor Model of
personality. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 18, 297-317.
(1998-99). (Second author, with N.L. Zingrone & K. Dalton). Psi experiences and
the "Big Five": Relating the NEO-PI-R to the experience claims of experimental
subjects. European Journal of Parapsychology, 14, 31-51.
(1998). ESP and altered states of consciousness: An overview of conceptual and
research trends. Journal of Parapsychology, 62, 27-63.
(1998). (First author, with N.L. Zingrone). Anomalías de interacción con el
ambiente: El estudio de los fenómenos parapsicológicos [In Spanish: Anomalies of
interaction with the environment: The study of parapsychological phenomena].
Revista Puertorriqueña de Psicología, 11, 99-147.
(1997) Mapping the characteristics of out-of-body experiences. Journal of the
American Society for Psychical Research, 91, 13-30.
(1996). Exploring the features of spontaneous psychic experiences. European
Journal of Parapsychology, 12, 61-74.
(1992) The psychological approach to out-of-body experiences: A review of early
and modern developments. Journal of Psychology, 126, 237-250.