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MonsterTalk is the science show about monsters—a free audio podcast that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, or werewolves. Hosted by Blake Smith and Dr. Karen Stollznow.

Jun 2, 2020

We interview Dr. David Aveline about his new project studying people who see or experience ghosts.  He's just getting started, but it's a really interesting conversation about how one puts together research into such a strange and complicated topic.

Notes:
An article about Dr. Aveline's research 

 The Thomas Theorem (1928) by William Isaac Thomas and Dorothy Swaine Thomas
“If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences.”

The Banff Springs Hotel - allegedly haunted hotel discussed in the episode

The Stanley Hotel - Colorado hotel, inspiration for The Overlook in The Shining