It’s October, and as the leaves fall from the trees and the nights get longer, strange shadows are cast across the road…
This month, we’re looking at ghosts and ghouls and all manner of things that go BUMP in the night!
- Science versus the paranormal: an annotated bibliography
- Danish Werewolves between Beliefs and Narratives
- Defaming the Dead: A Contested Ghost Story from Fifteenth-Century Yorkshire
- The Witch Who Is Not One: The Fragmented Body in Early Modern Demonological Tracts
- The Witch as Hare or the Witch’s Hare: Popular Legends and Beliefs in Nordic Tradition
- Battling demons with medical authority: werewolves, physicians and rationalization
- “Give us a Sign of Your Presence”: Paranormal Investigation as a Spiritual Practice
- Contemporary Consciousness as Reflected in Images of the Vampire
- Can Science Test Supernatural Worldviews?
- Believe It Or Not: Religious and Other Paranormal Beliefs in the United States
- Medical and neuropsychiatric aspects of lycanthropy
- Paranormal Encounters and Eyewitness Phenomena: Psychological Determinants of Atypical Perceptual Interpretations
Public Opinion Polls
Gallup Polls seek the opinions of Canadians on a variety of issues. Between 1979 and 1994, pollsters asked several times about Canadians’ belief in ghosts and witches, allowing us to track patterns of belief over time.
This polygon map layer includes the locations of cemeteries and burial places across Canada, including historical cemeteries such as the Toronto Necropolis.