What do the Loch Ness Monster, Noel Edmonds, magic-eye pictures, butterflies, forgiveness, and the number 42 all have in common? Could it be they all have something to do with the meaning of life? Or are they simply the not so random thoughts of a man going through a mid-life crisis? Join psychologist Matthew Smith on his search for spiritual enlightenment and the meaning of life.
Dr Matthew Smith is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Liverpool Hope University.
He has conducted research on replication issues in parapsychology and psychological variables associated with paranormal belief. Dr Smith was awarded his PhD on the psychology and parapsychology of luck from the University of Hertfordshire in 1998. Matthew was awarded the Gertrude Schmeidler Award for an Outstanding Contribution to Parapsychology by the Parapsychological Association. Dr Matthew Smith’s current research is examining the role of experimenter variables in ganzfeld-ESP research. He has also received funding from the Perrott-Warrick Fund, the Parapsychology Foundation, and the Society for Psychical Research and has made several television appearances as a Resident Parapsychologist for Living TV's Most Haunted.
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