Seeing the Same Word Over and Over?
Do certain words seem to follow you no matter where you look? Psychologist William Braud actually conducted experiments to figure out whether the word coincidences he was experiencing were actually due to more than chance or selective attention. I describe his method–and his results–in today’s Psychology Today post.
Synchronicity and Personal Transformation: My Interview with Mike Clelland
My interview with Mike Clelland on his podcast The Unknown is now available. Mike is himself the author of books about coincidence and synchronicity, especially as this phenomenon relates to owls and UFOs, and this makes for a deep, engrossing conversation. While I’m coming at things from quite a different starting point, what’s amazing is how…
Living in Flow: A Quantum Physicist’s Take on Synchronicity
I’ve recently started writing book reviews for the Journal of Scientific Exploration, and the first of them recently became available online. It’s a review of Sky Nelson-Isaacs’ 2019 book Living in Flow: The Science of Synchronicity and How Your Choices Shape Your World. Nelson-Isaacs, who has a Master’s degree in physics, brings together concepts from…
Are Your Number Coincidences Significant?
Do you feel like you keep seeing the same number over and over in lots of different contexts? Do you wonder whether it’s really showing up more often than it used to, or whether maybe you’re just paying more attention to it? In today’s Psychology Today post, I describe a simple experiment you can do…
How Skeptics Misapply the Law of Truly Large Numbers
The fact that there are 7 billion people in this world means that some pretty mind-boggling coincidences are likely to happen to a lot of people just by chance. But does that mean that chance is necessarily the best explanation for ALL the coincidences and synchronicities we experience? It doesn’t. I explain why in a…
My interview on Connecting with Coincidence with Dr. Bernie Beitman
I had a great conversation this morning with Dr. Bernie Beitman on his Connecting with Coincidence radio show. Beitman is one of the few other academics out there who actively research coincidence and synchronicity, and it was delightful talking to him about my book The Source and Significance of Coincidences and exchanging ideas about what…
Live radio interview July 3, 2019: B-NOW
On Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 10am EDT (9am CDT), I’ll be live on B-NOW radio with Jeanie Brosius King, talking about The Source and Significance of Coincidences. The call-in number, if you’d like to ask questions during the show, is (323) 642-1137. And you can always listen after the fact by following the same…
My interview on The Past Lives Podcast
I recently had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Simon Bown on The Past Lives Podcast, which explores all manner of topics related to evidence for life after death. Drawing on my new book, The Source and Significance of Coincidences, Simon and I discussed a wide range of fascinating phenomena that connect coincidences to…
Preview five chapters of my new book!
To give you a taste of my new book, The Source and Significance of Coincidences: A Hard Look at the Astonishing Evidence, here is the table of contents followed by the opening pages from five different chapters. And here are the purchase links if you want to buy the whole book! Happy reading!
My new book on coincidences is out!
It’s been a long time coming, but I am thrilled to announce the arrival of my new book: The Source and Significance of Coincidences: An Astonishing Look at the Hard Evidence. I am also thrilled to announce that less than 24 hours after its release, it is already the #1 new release in ESP on…