Dr Caroline Watt
From October 2010 I have taken up the position of Perrott-Warrick Senior Researcher, to pursue a 3-year programme of research investigating the psychology of precognitive dream experiences.
I am a member of the Differential and Health Psychology group and a founder member of the Koestler Parapsychology Unit. For detailed information about my teaching, research, biography, downloads, resources, FAQs, etc, please visit my personal website. Summary information is below.
Info about PG supervision
- I am interested in supervising Doctoral research in the following areas:
- The psychology of precognitive dream experiences
- The causes and consequences of belief in the paranormal.
Contact me to further explore topics.
- Wiseman, R., Watt, C., ten Brinke, L., Porter, S., Couper, S.L. & Rankin, C. (2012). The eyes don’t have it: Lie detection and neuro-linguistic programming. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40259. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040259
- Mobbs, D. & Watt, C. (2011). There is nothing paranormal about near-death experiences: how neuroscience can explain seeing bright lights, meeting the dead, or being convinced you are one of them. Trends in Cognitive Science, 15, 447-506.
- Easter, A., & Watt, C. (2011). It’s good to know: How treatment knowledge and belief affect the outcome of distance healing intentionality for arthritis sufferers. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 71, 86-89.
- Rabeyron, T., & Watt, C. (2010). Paranormal experiences, mental health and mental boundaries, and psi. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 487-492.
- Watt, C., Watson, S., & Wilson, L. (2007). Cognitive and psychological mediators of anxiety: Evidence from a study of paranormal belief and perceived childhood control. Personality and Individual Differences, 42, 335-343.
- Schlitz, M., Wiseman, R., Watt, C., & Radin, D. (2006). Of two minds: Skeptic-proponent collaboration within parapsychology. British Journal of Psychology, 97, 313-322.