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Can we prove that ghosts and other paranormal
By Elizabeth Svoboda
Posted 05.01.2006 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Most respected researchers still don´t consider reports of things that go bump in the night worthy of scientific study, but there are a few who do. For more than a decade, neuropsychologist Jason Braithwaite of the University of Birmingham has been trying to figure out why visitors to Muncaster Castle in England claim to see ghosts in rooms and corridors. â€People have been having these experiences for hundreds of years, and they deserve a scientific explanation,â€ he says.
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