In the Spirit of Science: Researching the Paranormal Using the Scientific Method

Thursday, April 22, 2021

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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New monthly virtual series!

Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the dead of night. Inexplicable occurrences have been reported at the Merchant’s House since 1933, when the last surviving family member died in the house. In March 2020, when the Museum closed due to COVID-19 and the house was empty of staff and visitors, paranormal investigator Dan Sturges and neuroscientist Dr. Lee began conducting extensive research based on the scientific method, using specialized equipment custom-built for the house. Through unbiased observation and systematic experimentation, their research is building a better understanding of the strange and fascinating phenomena observed at the Merchant’s House.

Join Dan and Dr. Lee as they teach the scientific method using their research of the paranormal as the perfect, intriguing backdrop. 

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In the Spirit of Science is a virtual event. You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom within 15 minutes of placing your order, and a reminder email one hour before the event. Can’t attend on April 22? The day after the event, all ticket-holders will be emailed a link to the recording, valid for one week following the presentation to watch (or re-watch) at your leisure.


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