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Dr. Andrew Nichols

 
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HAUNTED HOUSES HAVE BEEN REPORTED SINCE ANCIENT TIMES. BUT THE DEBATE HAS ALWAYS BEEN…ARE THEY REAL? Our guest today… Parapsychologist Dr. Andrew Nichols earned his world-wide reputation as a phantom sleuth routing banshees, breaking curses, exorcising ghosts, and exposing cranks and frauds. Dr. Andrew Nichols is Director of the American Institute of Parapsychology. He is currently professor of psychology and chairperson of the Mental Health Department at City College in Gainesville, Florida. In his book “Ghost Detective: Adventures of a Parapsychologist”, he recounts his most chilling and fascinating cases of poltergeists, psychokinesis, and apparitions. These bizarre accounts –which have never before been published- are presented with possible explanations for their occurrence, bringing into focus the latest discoveries in the scientific search for evidence of paranormal activity, and revealing dynamic links between haunting experiences and the human mind. 

About the Author

Dr. Andrew Nichols is a parapsychologist and investigator of ghosts, hauntings, and other paranormal phenomena. He is the Director of the American Institute of Parapsychology, a member of the professional Parapsychological Association, and former Vice-President of the Psychical Research Foundation. He is currently Professor of Psychology and Chairman of the Mental Health Department at City College in Gainesville, Florida. During his 25 year career, he has investigated more than 600 cases of ghosts, hauntings and poltergeists, and conducted extensive studies in ESP. His articles and scientific papers on hauntings have appeared in popular magazines and scientific journals, and he lectures on paranormal topics at many colleges and conferences. His paranormal research has been featured on numerous television and radio programs, including Unsolved Mysteries and 48 Hours.

Dr. Andrew Nichols is a psychologist, parapsychologist, and investigator of alleged poltergeist cases and other paranormal phenomena. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Parapsychological Association, and the Society for Psychological Hypnosis. He is currently Professor of Psychology and Chairman of the Department of Mental Health at City College in Gainesville, Florida, and is adjunct faculty (parapsychology) at Santa Fe Community College (Gainesville, FL).  Nichols is listed in Who’s Who in American Teachers

During his 30 year career, Nichols has investigated more than 600 reported cases of ghosts, hauntings and poltergeists, and conducted studies in telepathy, precognition, and paranormal dream experiences. He has written numerous articles on paranormal experiences for popular magazines such as Fate and his scientific papers on the paranormal have been published in scientific journals such as the Journal of Parapsychology, International Journal of Parapsychology, European Journal of Parapsychology, and Proceedings of the Parapsychological Association.

Professor Nichols has presented lectures and workshops on paranormal topics at colleges and conferences throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe.  He is the author of Ghost Detective: Adventures of a Parapsychologist, and his work has been featured in many books on paranormal topics.

As a media consultant on paranormal topics, Nichols has appeared on numerous TV and Radio programs in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan, including Unsolved Mysteries; 48 Hours; Inside America’s Courts, and was a recurring guest on NBC’s The Other Side. Several television specials have featured Dr. Nichols’ work, including ABC’s The World’s Scariest Ghosts, The Discovery Channel’s Real Ghosthunters and Ghost Detectives, and Beyond Death on A&E.                                                

He has investigated alleged poltergeist disturbances for government agencies and law enforcement, including The United States Army, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Daytona Beach Police Department. In 1999 he was co-recipient of a grant to study haunting and poltergeist cases, the first grant of its kind in the history of psychic research.


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