Semmelweis Reflex’s Effects On Paranormal Investigations
Also known as the “Semmelweis Effect”, the Semmelweis Reflex is a behavioral tendency for a person to hold on to their preexisting beliefs about a subject and to summarily reject new knowledge or evidence that contradicts the person’s preexisting belief even if said knowledge or evidence is strong or unequivocal.
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Mount Washington Valley SPIRIT
(Scientific Paranormal Investigations, Research, and Interpretation Team)
We are a group of paranormal investigators and researchers whom have dedicated ourselves to continually educating ourselves, other paranormal investigation or ghost hunting groups, and the general public about paranormal science, related sciences, investigation philosophy, tools, & techniques, as well as proper comportment and professionalism while engaged in investigations or research. This podcast with be an audible version of our blog on the website which will explore topics pertaining to paranormal science and parapsychology.