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 Read More …

Quantitative investigation of a reported haunting using several investigation techniques

’Quantitative investigation of a reported haunting using several investigation techniques.’, Journal of the American Society M. C. Maher, & G. P. Hansen Some researchers believe that many of the experiences reported in allegedly haunted locations have a psychological explanation. For example, it has been argued Read More …

SGHA, 30th Anniversary, Ghost Hunt of Osorezan (1989)

When SGHA was formed in 1985, its membership was soon composed primarily of members of the U.S. Armed Forces. This gave us an unique opportunity to investigate many locations outside of the continental United States. This video originally aired on our podcast Ecto Radio where Read More …

Ghost photos, Digital Image Ballistics / Forensics

This tutorial covers techniques for image analysis that are helpful in determining whether or not a photo has been edited / tampered in any way. Analysis of EXIF files and image quantization tables are covered. Both techniques will also work for images manipulated with “ghost Read More …