Maryland Paranormal Research ® conducts explorations of paranormal phenomena through science, technology and parapsychology


We investigate paranormal experiences through the lenses of psi and post-mortem survival. Toward this end, we employ a mix of technologies for audio, imaging, and environmental sensing to obtain a convergent picture of events


Our audio methods employ varieties of sound stages comprised of pre-amplifier/mixers, compressors, equalizers, low-noise amplifiers, vocal processors and digital noise filters


Our imaging methods are based in computer vision, making use of algorithms and sensors for change detection, movement tracking (optical flow), thresholds and gradients, face and object recognition, depth sensing and thermal imaging


Our data acquisition employs sensors to continuously monitor environmental conditions as well as random event generators, which are statistical devices used in parapsychology to exlore mind-matter interaction


Prior to any investigation, we conduct historical, property, genealogical and other area research to understand the timelines and context of reports and claims


Off the field, our work involves applications of machine learning to case collections and surveys. This work employs topic discovery models to analyze semantics around paranormal experiences


Maryland Paranormal Research ® is registered trademark and was founded October 1, 2011


We have been featured in local and national media including: University of Maryland; Baltimore Fishbowl; The Diamondback; and on the TV series A Haunting (Discovery Networks)


For training and research purposes, we undertake several ghost expeditions at historic locations per year (Spring/Summer/Fall)


In 2012, expeditions were conducted at University of Maryland, College Park, and Historic Savage Mill


In 2013, expeditions were conducted at Historic Cockey’s Tavern, Westminster MD, and Brunswick Heritage Museum, Brunswick MD


In 2014 expeditions were conducted in Maryland and Pennsylvania at: Sykesville Town House (Sykesville MD); Benson-Hammond House (Linthicum Heights MD); Mount Ida Home (Ellicott City MD); Abel Colley Tavern (Smock PA); and Nemacolin Castle (Brownsville PA)


In 2015 expeditions were conducted in Leonardtown MD (Tudor Hall and Old County Jail) with assistance from Maryland Ghost Trackers, Oakland MD (B&O Railroad Museum) and Salisbury MD (Poplar Hill Mansion)


In 2016 expeditions were conducted in Port Conway VA (Belle Grove Plantation), Hagerstown MD (Saint James School), Linthicum MD (Benson-Hammond House) and Princess Anne MD (Somerset County Jail)


In 2017 expeditions were conducted in Dundalk MD (Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society), Baltimore MD (Lexington Market Underground) and Brunswick MD (Brunswick Heritage Museum) which was filmed by WUSA9


Our research attempts to find convergent evidence of psi and survival phenomena


The operating philosophy is explained in the slideshare presentation Consciousness, Capacities and Communication


Experiments and lines of research are in the slideshare presentation Research, Discovery and Exploration


Parapsychology has generally regarded instrumental trans communication (ITC) as subjective. Through various technologies (e.g. signals conditioning, computing platforms and probability frameworks), we are attempting to make ITC objective


The Maryland Transcommunication Experiment blends signals and natural language processing within a probabilistic design


Audio evidence can help some process grief of loss


To support field research, please visit our Patreon or Square pages


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Senior investigators Elizabeth and Michael conduct audio session in Arnold MD © Maryland Paranormal Research ®


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Senior investigator Elizabeth Saint taking a break after EVP session in Arnold MD © Maryland Paranormal Research ®








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