"Contemporary parapsychology tends to be preoccupied with ESP (telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition) and psychokinesis. In contrast, this cutting-edge anthology assembles an international team of experts to examine critically what is referred to as the survival hypothesis: the tentative statement or prediction that some aspect of our personhood persists subsequent to the death of the physical body"--
Adam J. Rock is a lecturer at the School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences at the University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia. His primary research interests are in the area of altered states of consciousness, mainly focused on shamanism, conceptual problem of consciousness, and mediumship.