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This month is open dream share. Bring your dream, fully written out in present tense, with a title (and your mood upon awakening), so we can help you understand what it wants you to know about yourself! NEW to Dreaming? Come at 6:30 for individual coaching. Almost every month, we discuss a specific aspect or type of dream. After that, we share and help one another understand our own dreams. The goal over time is to teach you to interpret most of your own dreams. Participants are strongly encouraged to maintain a dream journal as we develop techniques for working with dreams. Over time, most categories of dreams will be discussed from the literature and through personal experience, with particular attention to shared, precognitive and clairvoyant psychic (PSI) dreaming. While this is not a place to turn to have someone analyze your dreams, it is a safe and confidential place to discuss personal dreams. In time, you will be able to work with most of your own dreams, the goal of the group. Here's a gem of wisdom. The more you put into your intention to welcome meaningful experiences into your dream life, the better your results are likely to be. Admission $10 / Rhine Members: $5 / First-time visitors (mention MEETUP!), Sustaining members & Scientific Supporters enter for free
Every Wednesday afternoon the Rhine has an open research discussion that includes scientist from the Rhine speaking about current research projects, interesting topics in PSI, books, videos, or research articles. These meetings are held in the Rhine library and they are open to the public. You are welcome to stop by, stay as long as you want, and leave when you want. There is no obligation to speak or specific topics for these meetings. Everyone is welcome to come, participate, or just listen to the scientific discussions. Fees: There is no cost to attend, though donations are accepted, and Rhine membership is encouraged. Registration is not required for this event
How do researchers study reports of psi experiences or learn more about experiences that aren't easily reproduced in the laboratory? Many events that cannot be easily studied in the laboratory. Psi phenomena typically occur in spontaneous situations or in environments that do not transfer to a controlled laboratory environment. Qualitative research methods provide a way to explore this type of event in a controlled scientific manner. Qualitative research methods typically gather information through interviews, questionnaires, observation, or a review of literature and art. Analysis methods vary for qualitative research, but there are extremely well-defined processes that will help the researcher to learn more about the event or phenomena being studied. This course will describe common methods of qualitative research and analysis techniques to gather information about psi phenomena outside the laboratory environment. Through the review of articles and psi reports, the students will learn how qualitative research is performed and reported for paranormal and psi phenomena. This academic course is designed for the serious student and qualifies for many certificate programs. It is strongly recommended that students have taken the Research Methods course or have previous experience with research methodology. Click here to apply for the course. https://fs21.formsite.com/rhineonline/form19/index.html Tuition: $249 ($225 for Rhine members or students enrolled in a degree program.) Scholarships are available.
This course is a deeper exploration of the topics covered in the Field Investigations course. Students who are taking this course for a grade are required to have taken the Field Investigations course from the Rhine, or taken the Ghost Hunting course from HCH, or established yourself as a knowledgeable student of parapsychology with the instructor, or passed a quiz on field investigations (provided by Loyd Auerbach : [masked] (See note below for those wanting to take the course without a grade.) In this course, students explore the topics of field investigations more deeply, including methods related to specific models of paranormal phenomena from a scientific perspective of a parapsychologist. In addition, this course will discuss the history of paranormal field research, provide details on dealing with clients and finding resolutions during investigations, discuss issues related to “public haunts” vs. private home cases, and provide more complex methods for exploring the evidence and analyzing data to reach a conclusion. Technology used in investigations* will be reviewed along with EVPs, and psychic, mediums, and other sensitives. The technology will be evaluated at a basic level for best use in both private homes and public site investigations. Finally, this course will examine the psychology of perception and interpretation of activity and how non-paranormal explanations can apply in investigative circumstances. Parapsychology laboratory findings will be integrated into the course materials to explore how the laboratory studies apply to field investigations. To satisfy pre-requisites, email Loyd Auerbach [masked] If you’re not taking the course for a grade, there are no prerequisites, though the Introduction to Parapsychology course and the Field Investigations course are both recommended. *For an in-depth assessment of technology and field investigations, the Rhine Education Center offers a 4-week course called Paranormal Phenomena: EVP, ITC, and Other Technologies Used to Investigate the Paranormal. To register: https://fs21.formsite.com/rhineonline/form19/index.html Course Syllabus: http://www.rhineeducationcenter.org/edu/index.php/current-courses-at-the-rhine-education-center/82-syllabus-classes/184-syllabus-advanced-field-investigations Tuition: $249 ($225 for Rhine members or students enrolled in a degree program) Scholarships are available.