Parapsychological research with children and teens is challenging. Athena underscores the importance of establishing rapport and making tasks playful and exciting when interacting with perceptive children. A basic understanding of the child and their needs helps promote more enjoyable and productive sessions.
The challenges of parapsychological research designed to test children for paranormal abilities can be overcome if special test requirements are met.
Between the years 1961 and 1977, Dr. Louisa Rhine analyzed letters collected from school children aged 10-18 years for spontaneous psi experiences.
Children aged 4-7 were tested for correlations between ESP abilities and cognitive development by guessing the color of M&M candies hidden in bags.
Research project titled “Investigation of the phenomenology and impact of perceived spontaneous and direct After-Death Communications.” Intro by Dr. Drewes.