The Society for Psychical Research (SPR) is a nonprofit organisation in the United Kingdom. Its stated purpose is to understand events and abilities commonly described as psychic or paranormal. It describes itself as the "first society to conduct organised scholarly research into human experiences that challenge contemporary scientific models." It does not, however, since its inception in 1882, hold any corporate opinions: SPR members assert a variety of beliefs with regard to the nature of the phenomena studied.

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Society for Psychical Research
AbbreviationSPR
Formation1882; 140 years ago (1882)
Legal statusNon-profit organisation
PurposeParapsychology
Location
Region served
Worldwide
Membership
Psi researchers
President
Prof Chris Roe
Main organ
SPR Council
WebsiteSPR
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