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The Gold Leaf Lady and Other Parapsychological Investigations

Stephen E. Braude


For over thirty years, the author of this book has studied the paranormal in everyday life, from extrasensory perception and psychokinesis to mediumship and materialization. The book is an account of his most memorable encounters with such phenomena. Here the author recounts in detail five particular cases—some that challenge our most fundamental scientific beliefs and others that expose our own credulousness—beginning with a south Florida woman who can make thin gold-colored foil appear spontaneously on her skin. He then travels to New York and California to test psychokinetic superstars—and ... More

Keywords: paranormal, extrasensory perception, psychokinesis, mediumship, materialization, astrology, professional soccer teams, synchronicity, scientific beliefs, south Florida

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780226071527
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226071534.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen E. Braude, author