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About the PA | Member Index Who is Michael Thalbourne?
 

Michael ThalbourneMichael Thalbourne is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide (Australia)  researching a wide range of areas, including parapsychology (empirical and theoretical), as well as the psychology of mystical experience, coincidence, Kundalini, and manic-depression.

President of the Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research
Visiting Research Fellow Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit

 
 

ARTICLES TO DOWNLOAD

 
 
  1. A BRIEF TREATISE ON COINCIDENCE
  2. COINCIDENCES: ARE THEY THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING?
 
     
 

Books

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A., & Storm, L.  (2005).  Parapsychology in the twenty-first century.  Jefferson, NC:  McFarland.
  2. Thalbourne, M. A.  (2004).  The common thread between ESP and PK. New York:  Parapsychology Foundation.
  3. Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  A glossary of terms used in parapsychology.  (2nd edition)  Charlottesville, VA:  Puente Publications.
  4. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1982).  A glossary of terms used in parapsychology.   London:  William Heinemann.
 
     
 

Chapters in Books

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A.  (2005).  The theory of psychopraxia:  A paradigm for the future?  In M. A. Thalbourne & L. Storm (Eds.) Parapsychology in the twenty-first century (pp. 189-204).  Jefferson, NC: McFarland.
  2. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1989).  On the psychology of belief in life after death.   In G. K. Zollschan, J. F. Schumaker, & G. F.Walsh (Eds.), Exploring the paranormal:  Different perspectives on belief and experience  (pp. 215-236).  Bridport, Dorset, United Kingdom:  Prism
  3. Bamber, R. T., Thalbourne, M. A., & Baldwin, R.  (1987).   Test bank II  to  accompany Davidoff:  Introduction to psychology, Third edition.    New York:  McGraw-Hill.  [Chapters 1, 2 and Appendix] 
 
     
 

Articles Published in Refereed Journals

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A., & Storm, L. (2005).  The self accomplishing: The achievements of the theory of psychopraxia.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 69, 213-226.
  2. Thalbourne, M. A. (2005).  Billy-goats and nanny-goats: Is there a difference?  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 69, 175-176.
  3. Thalbourne, M. A. (2005). Depression and the sheep-goat variable:  Is there a relationship? Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 69, 143-147.
  4.  Thalbourne, M. A. (2005).  Research note:  Creative personality and belief in the paranormal.  European Journal of Parapsychology, 20, 79-84.
  5. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2005).  The effects of intuition and attitudes towards gambling on ESP performance during a gambling task.  European Journal of Parapsychology, 20, 22-49.
  6.  Thalbourne, M. A., Keogh, E., & Witt, G. (2005).  Transliminality and the Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences.  Psychological Reports, 96, 579-585.
  7. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2005).  The effect of a change in pro attitude on paranormal performance:  A pilot study using naïve and sophisticated skeptics.  Journal of Scientific Exploration, 19, 11-29.
  8. Thalbourne, M. A., & Houran, J. (2005).  Patterns of self-reported happiness and substance use in the context of transliminality.  Personality and Individual Differences, 38, 327-336.
  9. Thalbourne, M. A. (2004).  Mania and its relationship to the sheep-goat variable.  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 4, 109-113.
  10. Thalbourne, M. A.  (2004).  La transliminalidad y su relación con las experiences psi:  Una revisión de recentes investigaciones.  [Transliminality and its relationship with psi experiences:  A review of recent investigations.]  Revista Argentina de Psicologia Paranormal, 15, 47-68.
  11. Thalbourne, M. A. (2004).  A note on the Greeley measure of mystical experience.  The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 14, 215-222.
  12. Thalbourne, M. A. (2004).  A note on paranormal belief and paranormal experience:  Their levels, absolute and relative.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 68, 115-121.
  13. Thalbourne, M. A., & Houran, J. (2003).  Transliminality as an index of the sheep-goat variable.  European Journal of Parapsychology, 18, 3-14.
  14. Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  Harvey J. Irwin’s Introduction to Parapsychology (3rd edition):  A reinterpretation in terms of the theory of psychopraxia.  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 3, 106-122.
  15. Houran, J., Ashe, D. D., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  Encounter experiences in the context of mental boundaries and bilaterality.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 67, 260-280.
  16. Thalbourne, M. A., Houran, J., & Crawley, S. E. (2003).  Childhood trauma as a possible antecedent of transliminality.  Psychological Reports, 93, 687-694.
  17. Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  Theism and belief in the paranormal.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 67, 208-210.
  18. Houran, J., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  Transliminality correlates positively with aberrations in memory.  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 96, 1300-1304.
  19. Thalbourne, M. A., Crawley, S. E., & Houran, J. (2003).  Temporal lobe lability in the highly transliminal mind.  Personality and Individual Differences, 34, 1965-1974.
  20. Houran, J., Thalbourne, M. A., & Lange, R. (2003).  Methodological note:  Erratum and comment on the use of the Revised Transliminality Scale.  Consciousness and Cognition, 122, 140-144.
  21. Houran, J., Thalbourne, M. A., & Hartmann, E. (2003).  Comparison of two alternative measures of the boundary concept.  Psychological Reports, 96, 311-323.
  22. Houran, J., Wiseman, R., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2002).  Perceptual-personality characteristics associated with naturalistic haunt experiences.  European Journal of Parapsychology, 17, 17-44.
  23. Thalbourne, M. A. (2002).  In defense of transliminality:  A response to Goulding and Parker.  European Journal of Parapsychology, 17, 109-112.
  24. Lange, R., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2002).  Rasch scaling paranormal belief and experience:  The structure and semantics of Thalbourne’s Australian Sheep-Goat Scale.  Psychological Reports, 91, 1065-1073.
  25. Houran, J., Kumar, V. K., Thalbourne, M. A., & Lavertue, N. E. (2002).  Haunted by somatic tendencies: Spirit infestation as psychogenic illness.  Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 5, 119-133.
  26. Lange, R., Thalbourne, M. A., Houran, J., & Lester, D. (2002).  Depressive response sets due to gender and culture-based differential item functioning.  Personality and Individual Differences, 33, 937-954.
  27. Basterfield, K., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2002).  Belief in, and alleged experience of, the paranormal in ostensible UFO abductees.  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 2, 2-18.
  28. Thalbourne, M. A., & Houtkooper, J. M. (2002).  Religiosity/spirituality and belief in the paranormal.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 66, 113-115.
  29. Thalbourne, M. A., & Houran, J. (2002).  Preliminary validity data on the Rasch Manic-Depressiveness Scale.  Psychological Reports, 90, 817-820.
  30. Thalbourne, M. A., & Cochrane, M. (2002).  Relation of transliminality and sensation seeking.  Psychological Reports, 90, 685-686.
  31. Storm, L. [, & Thalbourne, M. A.] (2001).  Research note:  Effect size in “The transliminal connection between personality and paranormal effects in an experiment with the I Ching”, by Storm and Thalbourne (1998-1999).  European Journal of Parapsychology, 16, 107-108.
  32. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2001).  Paranormal effects using sighted and vision-impaired participants in a quasi-ganzfeld task.  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 1, 133-170.
  33. Thalbourne, M. A. (2001).  A layperson’s guide to the theory of psychopraxia.  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 1, 127-132.
  34. Houran, J., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2001).  Theoretical refinements on entity encounter experiences and transliminality.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 65, 241-256.
  35. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2001). Studies of the I Ching:  II. Additional analyses.  Journal of Parapsychology, 65, 291-309.
  36. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2001). Studies of the I Ching:  I. A replication.  Journal of Parapsychology, 65, 105-123.
  37. Thalbourne, M. A. (2001). Broken relationships and claims of psychic phenomena.  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 1, 56-60.  [Spanish version in Revista Argentina de Psicologia Paranormal, 12, 171-175.]
  38. Thalbourne, M. A. (2001). The paranormal and its place in human relationships:  Some hypotheses.  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 1, 72-85.
  39. Thalbourne, M. A., Houran, J., Alias, A. G., & Brugger, P. (2001).  Transliminality, brain function, and synesthesia.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 189, 190-192.
  40. Thalbourne, M. A. (2001). Measures of the sheep-goat variable, transliminality, and their correlates.  Psychological Reports, 88, 339-350.
  41. Thalbourne, M. A., & Hensley, J. H. (2001).  Religiosity and belief in the paranormal.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 65, 47.
  42. Houran, J., & Thalbourne, M. A.  (2001).  Further study and speculation on the psychology of “entity encounter experiences.”  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 65, 26-37.
  43. Thalbourne, M. A. (2000).  Transliminality:  A review.  International Journal of Parapsychology, 11(2), 1-34.
  44. Sanders, R. E., Thalbourne, M. A., & Delin, P. S. (2000).  Transliminality and the telepathic transmission of emotional states:  An exploratory study.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 94, 1-24.
  45. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M.A.  (2000).  A paradigm shift away from the ESP/PK dichotomy:  The theory of psychopraxia. Journal of Parapsychology, 64, 279-300.
  46. Lange, R., Thalbourne, M.A., Houran, J., & Storm, L.  (2000).  The Revised Transliminality Scale:  Reliability and validity data using a top-down purification procedure.  Consciousness and Cognition, 9, 591-617.
  47. Thalbourne, M. A.  (2000).  Transliminality and creativity.  Journal of Creative Behavior, 34, 193-202.
  48. Houran, J., Thalbourne, M.A., & Ashe, D.D. (2000).  Testing a psycho-anthropological view of paranormal belief and experience.  North American Journal of Psychology, 2, 127-138.
  49. Thalbourne, M. A. (2000).  Relation between transliminality and openness to experience.  Psychological Reports, 86, 909-910.
  50. Thalbourne, M. A., & Houran, J. (2000).  Transliminality, the Mental Experience Inventory and tolerance of ambiguity.  Personality and Individual Differences, 28, 853-863.
  51. Evans, L., & Thalbourne, M. A. (1999).  The feeling of being stared at:  A parapsychological investigation.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 93, 309-325.
  52. Thalbourne, M. A. (1999).  Relation of transliminality and vividness of visual imagery.  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 89, 915-916.  
  53. Thalbourne, M. A., Keogh, E., & Crawley, S. E.  (1999).  Manic-depressiveness and its correlates.  Psychological Reports, 85, 45-53.
  54. Thalbourne, M. A., & Fox, B.  (1999). Paranormal and mystical experience:  The role of panic attacks and Kundalini.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 93, 99-115.
  55. Thalbourne, M. A. (1999).  Dualism and the sheep-goat variable:  A replication and extension.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 63, 213-216.
  56. Thalbourne, M. A. (1999).  Personality characteristics of students who believe themselves to be psychic.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 63, 203-212.
  57. Thalbourne, M. A. (1999).  On the psychology of belief in the paranormal.  The Skeptical Intelligencer, 3(3), 17-27.
  58. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1998-1999).  Research note:  In search of psi in the I Ching meta-hexagram.  European Journal of Parapsychology, 14, 125-129.
  59. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M. A.  (1998-1999).  The transliminal connection between paranormal effects and personality in an experiment with the I ChingEuropean Journal of Parapsychology, 14, 100-124.
  60. Thalbourne, M. A. (1998-1999).  The sheep-goat variable and mystical experience:  Their relationship and their levels in a special population.  European Journal of Parapsychology, 14, 80-88.
  61. Thalbourne, M. A. (1998-1999).  Belief in life after death and its relationship to transliminality-relevant variables.  European Journal of Parapsychology, 14, 16-30.
  62. Thalbourne, M. A., & Delin, P. S.  (1999).  Transliminality:  Its relation to dream-life, religiosity and mystical experience.  International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 9, 45-61.  
  63. Thalbourne, M. A., & O’Brien, R. (1999).  Belief in the paranormal and religious variables.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 63, 110-122.
  64. Thalbourne, M.A.  (1998).  Transliminality:  Further correlates and a short measure.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 92, 402-419.
  65. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1998).  The evidence for survival from Sir Oliver Lodge’s RaymondJournal of the Society for Psychical Research, 63, 34-39.
  66. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1998).  Technical note:  The level of paranormal belief and experience among psychotics.  Journal of Parapsychology, 62, 79-81.
  67. Thalbourne, M. A., & Bassett, D. L. (1998).  The Manic Depressiveness Scale:  A preliminary effort at replication and extension.  Psychological Reports, 83, 75-80.
  68. Thalbourne, M. A., Bartemucci, L., Delin, P. S., Fox, B., & Nofi, O. (1997).  Transliminality:  Its nature and correlates.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 91, 305-331.
  69. Thalbourne, M. A. (1997).  Paranormal belief and superstition:  How large is the association?  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 91, 221-226.
  70. Thalbourne, M. A., & French, C. C. (1997).  The sheep-goat variable and belief in non-paranormal anomalous phenomena.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 62, 41-45.
  71. Thalbourne, M. A. (1997).  Testing the McBeath hypothesis:  Relation of sexual orientation and belief in the paranormal.  Psychological Reports, 81, 890.
  72. Thalbourne, M. A., & Nofi, O.  (1997). Belief in the paranormal, superstitiousness and intellectual ability.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 61, 365-371.
  73. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1996).  A selection of words added to new edition of dictionary.  EHE News, 3, 6-7.
  74. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1996).  Technical note:  A caution regarding the Knowles apparatus for psi dexterity.  Journal of Parapsychology, 60, 251-256.
  75. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1996).  Varieties of belief in life after death:  A factor analytic study.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 90, 268-291.
  76. Thalbourne, M. A. (1996).  Belief in life after death:  Psychological origins and influences.  Personality and Individual Differences, 21, 1043-1045.
  77. Thalbourne, M. A. (1996).  An attempt to predict precognition scores using transliminality-relevant variables.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 61, 129-140.
  78. Thalbourne, M. A. (1995).  Across the threshold:  The concept of transliminality.  Australian Parapsychological Review.  No. 20, pp. 3-7.
  79. Thalbourne, M. A. (1995).  Science versus showmanship:  A history of the Randi Hoax.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 89, 344-366.
  80. Thalbourne, M. A. (1995).  Further studies of the measurement and correlates of belief in the paranormal.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 89, 233-247.
  81. Thalbourne, M. A., Dunbar, K. A., & Delin, P. S. (1995).  An investigation into correlates of belief in the paranormal.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 89, 215-231.
  82. Thalbourne, M. A. (1995).  Psychological characteristics of believers in the paranormal:  A replicative study.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 89, 153-164.
  83. Thalbourne, M. A. (1995).  Apollonius of Tyana:  A parapsychological perspective.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 60, 240-250.
  84. Thalbourne, M. A., & French, C. C. (1995).  Paranormal belief, manic-depressiveness, and magical ideation:  A replication.  Personality and Individual Differences, 18, 291-292.
  85. [Anonymous]  (1995).  Incipient manic psychosis as an exceptional human experience.  EHE News, 2, 19-21.
  86. Thalbourne, M. A. (1994).  Postscript to an experiment with the I Ching:  How many changing lines?  European Journal of Parapsychology, 10, 130-136.
  87. Thalbourne, M. A. (1994).  Conservatism and its relation to various aspects of belief in the paranormal.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 60, 86-94.
  88. Thalbourne, M. A., & Delin, P. S. (1994).  A common thread underlying belief in the paranormal, creative personality, mystical experience and psychopathology.  Journal of Parapsychology, 58, 3-38.
  89. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1994).  Are believers in psi more prone to manic-depression?  Proceedings of the 37th Annual Parapsychological Association Convention (pp.382-389).
  90. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1994).  The SPR Centenary Census:  II.  The survey of beliefs and experiences.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 59, 420-431.
  91. Thalbourne, M. A., Delin, P. S., & Bassett, D. L. (1994).   An attempt to construct short scales measuring manic-depressive-like experience.   British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 33, 205-207.
  92. Thalbourne, M. A. (1994).  Belief in the paranormal and its relationship to schizo­phrenia-relevant variables:  A confirmatory study.  British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 33, 78-80.
  93. McBeath, M. K., & Thalbourne, M. A. (1993).  A technical note:  The relationship between paranormal belief and some variables relevant to Type A Behavior Pattern.  Journal of Parapsychology, 57, 411-415.
  94. Thalbourne, M. A., & Delin, P. S. (1993).  A new instrument for measuring the sheep-goat variable:  Its psychometric properties and factor structure.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 59, 172-186. [Translated into Spanish in Revista Mexicana de Psicologia Paranormal, 1996, 1, 35-50]
  95. Thalbourne, M. A., Delin, P. S., Barlow, J. A., & Steen, D. (1992-1993).  A further attempt to separate the yins from the yangs:  A replication of the Rubin-Honorton experiment with the I ChingEuropean Journal of Parapsychology, 9, 12-23.
  96. Thalbourne, M. A. (1992).  Belief in the validity of horoscopes as related to the Sheep-Goat Effect.  Journal of Parapsychology, 56, 163-168.
  97. Thalbourne, M. A., & Evans, L.  (1992).  Attitudes and beliefs about, and reactions to, staring and being stared at.   Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 58, 380-385.
  98. Thalbourne, M. A., & Delin, P. S.  (1991).  Analysis of data from psi experiments using within-subjects designs:  A discussion and recommendation.  Journal of Parapsychology, 55, 391-397.
  99. Thalbourne, M. A., & Delin, P. S.  (1991).  Commentary:  Non-significant results:  What conclusions can we draw?  Australian Parapsychological Review, No. 17, 17.
  100. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1991).  The psychology of mystical experience.  Exceptional Human Experience, 9, 168-186.
  101. Thalbourne, M. A. (1990).  A question of experimental technique:  Response to White and Grimmer.  Australian Psychologist, 25,  363-365.
  102. Thalbourne, M. A. (1989).  Psychics and ESP:  A reply to Grimmer and White.   Australian Psychologist, 24, 307-310.
  103. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1988).   Technical note concerning the article “A more powerful method of evaluating data from free-response experiments”.   Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 55,  85-89.
  104. Thalbourne, M. A., & Rosenbaum, R. D.  (1986).  The origin of the word “parapsychology”.   Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 53, 225-229.
  105. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1985).   An essay-review of James E. Alcock's Parapsychology:  Science or Magic?   A Psychological Perspective.   Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 53,  169-179.
  106. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1984).   Some correlates of belief in psychical phenomena:  A partial replication of the Haraldsson findings. Parapsychology Review, 15(2), 13-15.
  107. Thalbourne, M. A., & Williams, L.  (1984).   Varieties of belief in survival:  An exploratory study.  Theta, 12, 26-29.
  108. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1981).  Extraversion and the sheep-goat variable:  A conceptual replication.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 75,  105-119.
  109. Thalbourne, M. A., & Haraldsson, E.  (1980).  Personality characteristics of sheep and goats.   Personality and Individual Differences, 1, 180-185.
  110. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1979). A more powerful method of evaluating data from free-response experiments.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 50, 84-107.
 
     
 

Papers Published In Refereed Conference Proceedings

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1986).    Some further thoughts on living without “ESP” and “PK”.  In D.H. Weiner & D. Radin (Eds.), Research in  parapsychology 1985  (pp. 141-144). Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  2. Thalbourne, M. A.   (1986).  Sexual preference and motivation in a gender-guessing psi task.   In D.H. Weiner & D. Radin (Eds.), Research in  parapsychology 1985  (pp. 50-53).   Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  3. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1985).    Are believers in psi more prone to schizophrenia?   In R.A. White & J. Solfvin (Eds.), Research in parapsychology 1984  (pp. 85-88).   Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  4. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1985).   The conceptual framework of parapsychology:  Time for a reformation.   In R.A. White & J. Solfvin (Eds.),  Research in parapsychology 1984  (pp. 55-58).    Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  5. Thalbourne, M. A., & Williams, L.  (1984).   Varieties of belief in survival:   An exploratory study.  In  R.A. White & R.S. Broughton (Eds.), Research in parapsychology 1983  (pp.66-67. Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  6. Thalbourne, M. A., & Haraldsson, E.  (1984).   A retrospective search for correlates of belief in life-after-death.  I.  Icelandic data.   In R.A. White & R.S. Broughton (Eds.), Research in parapsychology 1983  (pp.62-66).   Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  7. Shafer, M. G., McBeath, M. K., Thalbourne, M. A., & Phillips, P. R.  (1983).  PK experiments with two special subjects.   In W. G. Roll,  J. Beloff, & R. A. White (Eds.), Research in parapsychology 1982 (pp. 66-68).    Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  8. Thalbourne, M. A., & Shafer, M. G.  (1983).   An ESP drawing experiment with two ostensible psychokinetes.   In W. G. Roll, J. Beloff, & R.A. White (Eds.),  Research in parapsychology 1982   (pp.62-64).   Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  9. Thalbourne, M. A., Beloff, J., Delanoy, D., & Jungkuntz, J. H.  (1983).  Some further tests of the extraverted sheep vs. introverted goats hypothesis.   In W.G. Roll, J. Beloff, & R.A. White (Eds.), Research in parapsychology 1982   (pp. 199-200).    Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  10. Thalbourne, M. A. (1983).   A proposed mechanism for the sheep-goat effect and its relationship to psi-missing, experimenter effect, and the problem of repeatability.   In W.G. Roll, J. Beloff, & R.A. White  (Eds.), Research in parapsychology 1982  (pp. 89-92).   Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  11. Thalbourne, M. A., &  Jungkuntz, J. H.  (1983).   Extraverted sheep vs. introverted goats:  Experiments VII and VIII.   Journal of Parapsychology, 47, 49-51.
  12. Thalbourne, M. A., Beloff, J., & Delanoy, D.  (1982).    A test of the “extraverted sheep vs. introverted goats”  hypothesis.   In W. G. Roll, R. L. Morris & R. A. White (Eds.),  Research in parapsychology  1981  (pp. 155-156).  Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  13. Harding, S. E., & Thalbourne, M. A.  (1981).   Transcendental Meditation, clairvoyant ability and psychological adjustment.   In W. G. Roll & J. Beloff (Eds.), Research in parapsychology 1980  (pp. 71-73).   Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  14. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1980).   Two long-distance ESP drawing experiments between Austria and Iceland.   In W. G. Roll (Ed.), Research in parapsychology 1979  (pp. 174-177).  Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
  15. Thalbourne, M. A., & Haraldsson, E.  (1980).   Personality characteristics of sheep and goats.   In W. G. Roll (Ed.), Research in parapsychology 1979  (pp. 100-104).   Metuchen, NJ, & London:  Scarecrow Press.
 
     
 

Abstracts

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A., & Storm. L.  (2002).  Psychopraxia (“The self accomplishing”).  Abstract in The Fourth Symposium of the Bial Foundation.  Behind and Beyond the brain (p. 412).  The Bial Foundation, Portugal.
  2. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2000).  Investigations of psychopraxia.  Abstract in The Third Symposium of the Bial Foundation.  Behind and beyond the brain.  Exceptional experiences (pp. 407-408).  The Bial Foundation, Portugal.
  3. Thalbourne, M. A. (1991b).  The psychology of mystical experience. [Abstract]  Exceptional Human Experience, 9, 269.
  4. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1984).   The SPR Centenary Census:  I. The ESP test.   [Abstract]  Journal of Parapsychology,  48,  238-239.
  5. Thalbourne, M.A. (1982).  Some experiments on the paranormal cognition of drawings, with special reference to personality and attitudinal variables.   [Abstract]  Journal of Parapsychology, 46,  171-172.  [Also appears as Abstract #474 in Parapsychology Abstracts International, 1983, 1, 81]
 
     
 

Articles in Other Publications

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A. (2005).  The pros and cons of being a parapsychologist. The Paranormal Review, No. 36, 21-22.
  2. Thalbourne, M. A. (2004).  The Thouless-Wiesner Shin theory:  Can it be saved?  The Paranormal Review, No. 31, 16-17.
  3. Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  The psychology of nirvana.  Emergence, 7(2), 12-15.
  4. Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  Why I climbed over the White House fence.  Emergence, 6(3), 11-14.
  5. Thalbourne, M. A. (2002).  A worm’s eye saga. The Paranormal Review, No. 24, 11.
  6. Thalbourne, M. A. (2002).  The Fourth Bial Foundation Symposium:  A personal view.  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 2, 63-67.  [Reprinted also in The Paranormal Review, No. 23, 21-24.]
  7. Thalbourne, M. A.  (2000).  Ghosts in the computer?  The Paranormal Review, No.14, 17.
  8. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1999).  Nirvana Nirvana.  The Paranormal Review, No.11, 17.
  9. Thalbourne, M. A. (1998).  Dissociation and the paranormal:  A puzzling episode.  The Paranormal Review, No. 8, 17-18.
  10. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1996).  A selection of words added to new dictionary.  EHE News, 3, 6-7.
  11. Thalbourne, M. A. (1994).  A parapsychological experiment with the I ChingParanormal Phenomena Research Foundation Newsletter.  December, pp. 4-5.
  12. Thalbourne, M. A. (1993).  Report of a recent study.  Newsletter of the Self-Help (M.D.P.) Inc., 93, 7-8.
  13. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1986).  Vetenskap kontra skådespeleri:   Fallet med James Randis bluff.   [Science versus showmanship:  The case of the Randi Hoax.]   Sökaren,  23,  no.4-5,  pp. 2-10, 25.
  14. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1984).   The Randi hoax:  Science or showmanship?  [Epitomized by Dr. Michael Hough]   Bulletin of the Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research, no. 3, pp. 5-7, 16.
 
     
 

Book Reviews

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A. (2005).  Review of the book Is there life after death?  (by David Lester). Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 5, pp.
  2. Thalbourne, M. A. (2005).  Review of the book Beyond coincidence.  (by Martin Plummer and Brian King). Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 5, 119-120.
  3. Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  Review of the book Immortal remains. (by Stephen E. Braude). Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 3, 178-180.
  4. Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  Review of the book Miracles of the Bible.  The Old Testament in the light of psychical research and related studies.  (by Manfred Cassirer). Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 3, 177.
  5. Thalbourne, M. A. (2003).  Review of the book Science and the paranormal.  Altered states of reality.  (by Arthur J. Ellison). Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 3, 69-73.
  6.  Thalbourne, M. A. (2002).  Review of the book Thinking beyond the brain: A wider science of consciousness. (by David Lorimer).  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 2, 161-165.
  7. Thalbourne, M. A. (2002).  Review of the book The Arizona Sorrats. (by John Thomas Richards). Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 2, 70-71.
  8. Thalbourne, M. A., & Storm, L. (2001). Review of the book Parapsychology: The science of unusual experience. (Edited by Ron Roberts & David Groome).  Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 1, 178-182.
  9. Thalbourne, M. A. (1996).  Review of the book Alternative realities:  The paranormal, the mystic and the transcendent in human experience.  (by Leonard George).  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 90, 154-156.
  10. Thalbourne, M. A. (1994).  Review of the book An introduction to parapsychology (2nd edition) (by Harvey J. Irwin).  Australian Parapsychological Review, No. 19, 37.
  11. Thalbourne, M. A. (1994).  Review of the book Parapsychology:  The controversial science (by Richard S. Broughton).  Australian Parapsychological Review, No. 19, 33-34.
  12. Thalbourne, M. A. (1984).  Review of the book J. B. Rhine:  On the frontiers of science  (Edited by K. R. Rao).   Theta, 12,  71-72.
 
     
 

Letters to the Editor

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A. (2005).  Terminological rigour and regressiveness.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 69, 230-232.
  2. Thalbourne, M. A. (2002). [On the Michelangelo coincidences.] The Paranormal Review, No. 21, 28-29.
  3. Storm, L., & Thalbourne, M. A. (2000).  [On the ganzfeld meta-analyses.]  Journal of Parapsychology, 64, 347-350.
  4. Thalbourne, M. A., & Storm, L. (1999).  Comments on the Honorton et al. extraversion meta-analysis:  We ain’t finished yet!  Journal of Parapsychology, 63, 187-189.
  5. Thalbourne, M. A. (1999).  [On Sir Oliver Lodge’s RaymondJournal of the Society for Psychical Research, 63, 254-255.
  6. Thalbourne, M. A. (1998). On the Australian Sheep-Goat Scale.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 92, 308-309.
  7. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1998).  [On belief, superstition, and psi.]  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 92, 107-108.
  8. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1987).   [Reply to George Hansen.]   Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 54,  285-286.
  9. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1984/85).   [Peter Phillips’s “Straight Spoon Award”.]   Skeptical Inquirer, 9, 187-188.
  10. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1984).   [Randi’s  Project Alpha.]   Bulletin of the Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research, no. 4, p. 12.
  11. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1984).   [Accuracy of reporting of Project Alpha.]   Bulletin of the Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research, no. 3, p. 13.
  12. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1984).   [Response to Gerd Hövelmann.]  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 52, 338-339.
  13. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1982).    [The use of technical terminology in psychical research.]  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 51, 397-398.
  14. Thalbourne, M. A.  (1982).   [The supposed paranormal abilities of Sri Sathya Sai Baba.]  Journal of Religion and Psychical Research, 5, 62-64.
 
     
 

Accepted for Publication
Articles/Letters/Book chapters

 
 
  1. Thalbourne, M. A.  Transliminality, OBEs, and ostensible psi experiences.
  2. Cooper & Thalbourne.  Journal of Parapsychology.
  3. Letter to Editor re Artifex. Journal of Parapsychology.
  4. Analysis of the patellar reflex.  The Paranormal Review.
  5. The Transhumanation hypothesis.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research.
  6. Three questionnaire methods of measuring transhumanation.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research.
  7. Transhumanation, thin boundaries and mystical experience as predictors of exosomatic psychopraxia.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research.
  8. Complexity/difficulty paper.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research.
  9. I Ching. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research.
  10. Letter to Editor re Roe.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research.
  11. Letter to Editor re EH autobiographers.  Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research.
  12. The Kundalini Scale and its relation to mystical and paranormal experience. Nova Editorial.
 
     
 

Submitted for Publication

 
 
  1. Tsourtos, G., & Thalbourne, M. A.  Preventing problems and pitfalls in experimental psychological and psychiatric research.
  2. Thalbourne, M. A.  Beyond homo sapiens.  The transhumanation hypothesis.
  3. Lange, R., & Thalbourne, M. A. Rasch scaling the MES.
  4. Psychiatry, the mystical and the paranormal
  5. Neuroticism, happy schizotypes
  6. Gallery of psi-misses/pics
  7. ITC
  8. Thalbourne & Gill: IJC
  9. Target-ranking
  10. Letter to Editor of EJP.
  11. Brief treatise on coincidence
  12. A study of ratings of coincidences for paranormality
  13. Rasch scaling the Mystical Experience Scale
  14. Potential predictors of religiosity
 
 

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