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Talking Fact and fiction with a ghost hunter, Alibi interview with Cody


Cody sits down with Renee to discuss the ins and outs of ghost hunting in this interview with The Weekly Alibi. Click the image below to enlarge

Ghost hunt of the old Socorro High School


For several years the employees working at the Socorro Youth Center have experienced unusual phenomenon. The Youth Center occupies the former site of the former High School and Middle School. These strange occurrences include; The sound of a girl's voice has been heard in the empty hallways and near the stage, the apparition of a […]

How does SGHA operate?


This video briefly covers the operational aspects of the Southwest Ghost Hunter’s Association.  

Lecture for the Open Space Summer Series, 2015 (Solving a Haunting)

Lecture for the Open Space Summer Series, 2015 (Solving a Haunting)

"Solving a Haunting" lecture was given for the City of Albuquerque Open Space Summer Series, 2015.

Sightings in Peripheral Vision; Credible or Not?

visual field of the eye

How many times have we heard stories that begin with "Then out of the corner of my eye I saw"? Or, "I saw movement out of the corner of my eye"? Are these "Sightings" credible? To answer this question, we must first examine what peripheral vision really is. Unlike some insects with multiple eyes, humans […]

Psychology and Ghost Hunting


In this video we discuss various psychological factors that are involved in ghost hunting. True believer syndrome, the Fear Factor, psychosomatic response, Sheep Syndrome and the burden of proof are discussed in their relation to the paranormal.  

Have you ever heard of Elliott O’Donnell?


Elliott O'Donnell (February 27, 1872 – May 8, 1965) was an author known primarily for his books about ghosts. He claimed to have seen a ghost, described as an elemental figure covered with spots, when he was five years old. He also claimed to have been strangled by a mysterious phantom in Dublin. As he […]

My Personal (But Debunked) Experience.


This may be a long read…so please bear with me…it DOES have a moral and purpose. Recently, I purchased a small, used 2014 KIA Rio for the gas mileage as I commute an hour to work every morning.The first few days, things went well, and without incident. The third day, however, I had an experience […]

Re-Investigating Un-Haunted Houses


Eight couples who had never experienced any ‘haunting’ activity in their houses and had no reason to expect they would experience ‘ghosts’ were asked by the author to keep a diary for one calendar month from 17th October – 17th November 2012 in which they recorded unusual experiences. 62.5% of the participant couples recruited completed […]

What were the most challenging things you had to deal with to keep a team together for 30 years?


The founders of the Southwest Ghost Hunter’s Association answer the question “What were the most challenging things you had to deal with to keep a team together for 30 years?”

SGHA 30th Anniversary, Media Memories


Three of the founders of the Southwest Ghost Hunter's Association discuss various media projects that we have participated in over the past 30 years.    

The “anecdotal evidence is invalid” argument.


The expression anecdotal evidence refers to evidence from anecdotes. In cases where small numbers of anecdotes are presented, there is a larger chance that they may be unreliable due to cherry-picked or otherwise non-representative samples of typical cases. Anecdotal evidence is considered dubious support of a generalized claim; it is, however, within the scope of scientific method for claims regarding particular instances. Anecdotal evidence is […]


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