Dr. Sally Rhine Feather is the eldest daughter of Dr. J.B. Rhine, known as the "father of ESP research." She practically grew up at the Parapsychology Lab at Duke University, where her father's famous ESP card tests led to Extrasensory Perception becoming a household word in America. After obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Dr. Feather returned to her father's laboratory to work on ESP experiments and research. She then earned a Doctorate in Experimental Psychology from Duke University.
Dr. Feather is a licensed clinical psychologist, completing her postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina. She also founded the Psychic Experience Group (PEG) at the Rhine Research Center which functions as a support group allowing people who have had troubling psychic experiences to meet and share those experiences without fear of ridicule or judgment. Dr. Feather's current parapsychology focus is developing the Rhine Research Center's research program investigating the possibility of applying psi ability to the health and healing field.
Psychologist Dr. Sally Rhine Feather and paranormal investigator Michael Schmicker joined together to present information about ESP. In their new book, The Gift, they discuss various types of extrasensory perceptions. Dr. Feather, who is the daughter of J.B. Rhine, known as the "father of ESP research," said that people are often frightened by having these experiences and she seeks to help people gain a better understanding about them. "This is a universal human ability," said Schmicker, who added that in a 2001 Gallup Poll, 50% of the people believed ESP was real, while 27% were undecided. ... More »Host: George Noory