Recent Publications of Note 2(2)




Anomalous Experience, Anomalous Cognition, Parapsychology, Anomalous Psychology, Mediumship


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Author Biography

Etzel Cardeña, Lund University

Etzel Cardeña was born and raised in México. He was elected Fellow of APS and APA, among other organizations, and holds the endowed Thorsen Chair in psychology at Lund University, Sweden, where he leads the Center for Research on Consciousness and Anomalous Psychology (CERCAP). His areas of research include alterations of consciousness and anomalous experiences (including psi), dissociative processes and posttraumatic reactions, the neurophenomenology of hypnosis and transcendent experiences, and the stream of consciousness during waking and altered states. His Ph. D. is from the University of California, Davis (under Charles Tart) and he was a postdoctoral fellow and scholar resident at Stanford University. He has more than 400 publications, some in top journals in psychology and related disciplines such as American Journal of Psychiatry,  American Psychologist, Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, and others. Various professional organizations have given him awards for his research, theoretical, and pedagogical work, and his contributions to parapsychology include being the Founding Editor of Mindfield, Past Editor of Journal of Parapsychology, and Senior Editor of the books Varieties of Anomalous Experiences, Altering Consciousness, and Parapsychology: A Handbook for the 21st Century. He has also worked professionally as a theatre director, actor, and playwright.


Fingelkurts, Andrew A., Fingelkurts, A. A., & Kallio-Tamminen, T. (2022). Self, Me and I in the repertoire of spontaneously occurring states of selfhood: Eight neurophenomenological case studies. Cognitive Neurodynamics, 16, 255-282.

Lindsay, N., Tassell-Matamua, N., Haami, D., Ware, F., Valentine H., & Pomare, P. (2021) Construction of a ‘Beliefs about Exceptional Experiences Scale’ (BEES): Implications of preliminary findings in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 11(2), 145-158, DOI: 10.1080/20440243.2021.1978136

Monteiro de Barros, M., Camelo Leão, F., Vallada Filho, H., Lucchetti, G., Moreira-Almeida, A., & Prieto Peres, M. F. (2022). Prevalence of spiritual and religious experiences in the general population: A Brazilian nationwide study. Transcultural Psychiatry.

Roseman, L., Winkelman, M. J., Preller, K. H., & Fotiou, E. (Eds.) (2022). Psychedelic sociality: Pharamacological and extrapharmacological perspectives. Frontiers in Pharmacology.

Spindola-Rodrigues, K. C., Reis, R. C., de Carvalho, C. M., de Siqueira, S. D. N. L.L.,

Rocha Neto, A. V., & Almeida, K. J. (2022). Cognitive health and differential cortical functioning in dissociative trance: An explorative study about mediumship. Frontiers in Psychology, 13(874720). Doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.874720

Wiseman, R., & Watt, C. (2022). Experiencing the impossible and creativity: A targeted literature review. PeerJ, 10:e13755. Doi: 10.7717/peerj.13755

Anomalous Cognition

French, C. (2021, September 22). Why I now believe parapsychology is a science not a pseudoscience. The Skeptic.

Mertz, H. (2022). Random event generators and a first-person account of mind-matter interaction. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 29(5-6), 102-129.




How to Cite

Cardeña, E. (2022). Recent Publications of Note 2(2). Journal of Anomalous Experience and Cognition, 2(2), 424–426.



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