Commission for Extended Science

Dear Friends and Colleagues Under the auspices of the Scientific and Medical Network (www.scimednet.org) and following the publication of a number of manifestos calling for a wider and deeper science, we are proposing to establish a Commission for Extended Science. You will see the rationale and remit of the Commission at the beginning of the […]

My Experience of Publishing Positive Health PH Online for >22 Years

My Experience of Publishing Positive Health PH Online for >22 Years

David Lorimer’s invitation to describe the impact of publishing Positive Health PH Online for >22 years has provoked within me an intense period of reflection and introspection. Twenty-two+  years is, after all, a fairly long time in one person’s life. Technologically speaking, thinking back to pre-1994, this was just about the very onset of emails; […]

Are you afraid of the dark? Notes on the psychology of belief in histories of science and the occult

Are you afraid of the dark? Notes on the psychology of belief in histories of science and the occult

ABSTRACT The popular view of the inherent conflict between science and the occult has been rendered obsolete by recent advances in the history of science. Yet, these historiographical revisions have gone unnoticed in the public understanding of science and public education at large. Particularly, reconstructions of the formation of modern psychology and its links to […]