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Dr Ciaran O'Keeffe is a Senior Lecturer at Bucks New University and an eminent researcher into forensic and parapsychology, as well as a television personality having appeared in ITV's Most Haunted amongst other programmes focussed on paranormal activity.  For further details and resources please see Ciaran O'Keeffe's Bucks New University Staff Page,  and his own webpage The Parapsychologist.


Other Expert Explanations by Ciaran O'Keeffe:

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Selected Bibliography (from staff page):

O’Keeffe, C. (2012). Spiritualism. Mediumship. In Hughes, W., Punter, D., Smith, A (Eds.), The Encylopedia of the Gothic. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

•Baker, I & O’Keeffe, C. (2007).  Ethical guidelines for the investigation of haunting experiences.  Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, Vol. 71.4, No.  889, 216-229.

•Baddoo, N., Hall, T. &O’Keeffe, C. (2007). Using Multi Dimensional Scaling to analyse Software Engineers’ De-Motivators for SPI. Software Process: Improvement & Practice. Vol.12, issue 5, September/October.

O'Keeffe, C., et al. (2006). Hindsight bias and shooting incidents. In S. Giles & M. Santar Cangelo (Eds.), Psychological aspects of legal processes (pp. 17-24). Liverpool: IAIP press.

•O’Keeffe, C. & Wiseman, R.  (2005). Testing alleged mediumship. British Journal of Psychology, 96, pp215-231.

O’Keeffe, C. & Angliss, S.  (2004). The subjective effects of infrasound in a live concert setting. Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Austria.  [European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music]

•Wiseman, R., Watt, C., Stevens, P., Greening, E. &O’Keeffe, C.  (2003). An investigation into alleged hauntings: Psychological variables and magnetic fields.  British Journal of Psychology, 94, 195–211.

O’Keeffe, C. (2001).  The development of spiritualism: Gnostic quest, entertainment & phatic pleasure.  International Conference – Religious Pluralism and Globalization in the 21st Century, London School of Economics, UK.



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