Parapsychology

Autism and Psychic Gifts

One of the points I make in my forthcoming book, The Source and Significance of Coincidences, is that coincidences can sometimes serve as a means of communication between people when other channels have been blocked. For instance, I include the stories of several people who were far away from their loved ones and unable to connect… Continue reading Autism and Psychic Gifts

Parapsychology

Evidence for Telepathy in an Autistic Savant

We’ve all had one or two of those dreams that turn out to be eerily similar to an event we later experience. Or those times when we start thinking about someone right before they call. Some of these episodes are easy to dismiss as coincidences, but other times the correlation is so striking that it… Continue reading Evidence for Telepathy in an Autistic Savant

Book Reviews, Education

Nurturing Genius

Today, at age 15, Jacob Barnett is recognized as a genius. But when he was two, experts believed he would never learn to read, or possibly even speak. Kristine Barnett's memoir The Spark (released in April 2013) tells the story of her refusal to accept the standard therapy for her son's autism and attempt to draw him out by responding to his interests… Continue reading Nurturing Genius