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Articles

Conferences

3. Selected publications

Articles

O’Keeffe, C. & Alison, L. (2000). Psychic Rhetoric in Psychic Detection. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, Vol. 64.1, No. 585, pp26-38. [pdf]

O’Keeffe, C. (2001). Summer Study Program 2000: A Path to Objectivity. Adapted versions reproduced in Paranormal Review, Issue 19, July and Parapsychology & The Rhine Research Center, pp25 – 27, and Mindscape, Vol. 1, issue 1, Winter. [pdf]

O’Keeffe, C. & Wiseman, R. (2005). Testing alleged mediumship. British Journal of Psychology, 96, 215-231. [pdf]

Wiseman, R. & O’Keeffe, C. (2001). A critique of Schwartz et al.’s After-Death Communication Studies. Skeptical Inquirer, Vol. 19 (6), November/December. (Reproduced in Paranormal Review, Issue 19, July & as a chapter entitled “After Death Communication Studies,” in Kurtz, P (ed). (2003). Science & Religion: Are they compatible? New York: Prometheus Books.) [html]

Wiseman, R., Watt, C., Stevens, P., Greening, E & O’Keeffe, C. (2003). An investigation into alleged hauntings. British Journal of Psychology, 94, 195–211. [pdf]

Conference papers

O’Keeffe, C. (1998). Psychic Detectives & Offender Profilers. University of Liverpool, Conference Co-organiser.

O’Keeffe, C. (1999). Psychic Detection: A partially ordered scale of rhetorical devices. University of Hertfordshire, Research Seminar.

O’Keeffe, C. (1999). Psychic Criminology. Paper presented at one-day seminar – Cults and Law Enforcement, London School of Economics (INFORM).

O’Keeffe, C. (2000). Cold reading as a process of enhancing involvement between the reader and the listener in psychic detectives’ accounts. Paper presented at the 24th International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research, University College Northampton.

O’Keeffe, C. (2000). Alternative External Advice to Criminal Investigations: Case Studies & Explanations. Paper presented at Forensic Psychology Seminar Series, University of Surrey, Psychology Department.

O'Keeffe, C. (2001). Psychological techniques of psychic detectives: Why psychics can sound convincing. Paper presented at the 6th Investigative Psychology International Conference, University of Liverpool.

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

O’Keeffe, C. (2001). Psychic Criminology: Psychics, astrologers & the development of spiritualist mediumship. Paper presented at Forensic Psychology Seminar Series, University of Surrey, Psychology Department.

O’Keeffe, C. (2001). Interviewing eyewitnesses in spontaneous cases: The need for a Cognitive Interview style. Paper presented at the 25th International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research, Clare College, Cambridge.

O’Keeffe, C. (2005). Media & the paranormal: The ‘Most Haunted’ Experience. Paper presented at one-day seminar, organized by the Scottish Society for Psychical Research at the Theosophical Society.

O’Keeffe, C. (2005). Psychic Phenomena. An invited interactive presentation at the Cheltenham Science Festival.

O’Keeffe, C. & Angliss, S. (2004). The subjective effects of infrasound in a live concert setting. Paper presented at International Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Graz, Austria. Sponsored by European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music.

O’Keeffe, C. & Villejoubert, G. (2002). Probability of Coincidences and Paranormal Belief. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. Paris, France.

O’Keeffe, C. & Wiseman, R. (2002). Assessing mediumship communication. Paper presented at the 26th International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research, Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester.

Terhune, D. B. & O’Keeffe, C. (2004). Assessing evidence for hypothesised “psi-intrusions” in Digiganz receiver mentations. Paper presented at the 28th International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research. West Downs Conference Centre, Winchester.

Wiseman, R. & O’Keeffe, C. (2004). Testing Alleged Mediumship: Methods & Results. Paper presented at the 47th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. Vienna, Austria.

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