Barry Beyerstein Psychology

Psycho-pharmacology, brain and behavior, sensory psychophysiology, olfaction, scientific critiques of occult and pseudoscientific, and paranormal claims.

The Story

Beyerstein was a professor of psychology at Simon Fraser University. Besides his teaching and research, he was active in the Skeptics Society and he chaired the committee that awards the annual Sterling prize for controversy at SFU. Beyerstein unexpectedly passed away at the age of 60, working in his office at SFU in June, 2007.

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  • Counseling (such as career, emotional, marital, teen, etc.)
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  • Educational psychologist
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The Person

Date of Death
June 25, 2007
Psychology Professor
Simon Fraser University
Last Updated
October 18, 2001
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question #535

I am doing a psychology paper on Near Death Experiences. I would like to ask if you have any articles on the topic that may be useful to me as a resource. I would like to present both the skeptical and nonskeptical points of view.

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