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Books, Chapters and Monographs

In Press

French, C. C. (in press). The psychology of belief and disbelief in the paranormal. In E. May & S. Marwaha (eds.). Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism, and Science. Volume 1: History, Controversy, and Research. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. 

Ost, J., & French, C. C. (in press). How misconceptions about memory may undermine witness testimony. In P. Radcliffe, G. Gudjonsson, & D. Wolchover (eds.). Witness Testimony in Sex Cases. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

French, C. C. (in press). What can parapsychology and anomalistic psychology contribute to our understanding of consciousness? In N. Bauer (ed.). Holistic Consciousness (working title). New York: Simon and Schuster. 

2014 

French, C. C., & Stone, A. (2014). Anomalistic Psychology: Exploring Paranormal Belief and Experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 

2013 

French, C. C. (2013). Foreword. In K. Mair, Abused by Therapy: How Searching for Childhood Trauma Can Damage Adult Lives. Kibworth Beauchamp: Matador. Pp. v-viii. 

2012 

Holt, N., Simmonds-Moore, C., Luke, D., & French, C . C. (2012). Anomalistic Psychology. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 

2011 

French, C. [C.] (2011). The waking nightmare of sleep paralysis. In K. Sturgess and the Young Australian Skeptics (eds.). Skeptical Blog Anthology. Young Australian Skeptics. Pp. 103-107. 

2010 

French, C. C. (2010). Reflections of a (relatively) moderate skeptic. In S. Krippner & H. L. Friedman (eds). Debating Psychic Experience: Human Potential or Human Illusion? Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. Pp. 53-64.  

French, C. C. (2010). Missing the point? In S. Krippner & H. L. Friedman (eds). Debating Psychic Experience: Human Potential or Human Illusion? Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. Pp. 149-152. 

French, C. (2010). The mosaic of memory. In W. M. Grossman & C. C. French (eds). Why Statues Weep: The Best of The Skeptic. London: The Philosophy Press. Pp. 82-86. (Originally published in 2004 under the same title in The Skeptic, 17(1), 12-17.) 

French, C. C., Santomauro, J., Hamilton, V., Fox, R ., & Thalbourne, M. (2010). Psychological aspects of the alien contact experience. In M. D. Smith (ed.). Anomalous Experiences: Essays from Parapsychological and Psychological Perspectives. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. Pp. 136-153. (Originally published under  the same title in 2008 in Cortex, 44, 1387-1395.) 

Grossman, W. M., & French, C. C. (eds). (2010). Why  Statues Weep: The Best of The Skeptic. London: The Philosophy Press. 

2009 

French, C. (2009). Anomalistic psychology. In M. Cardwell, L. Clark, C. Meldrum, & A. Wadeley (eds.). Psychology A2 for AQA A. 4th ed. London: Collins. Pp. 472-505.

French, C. C. (2009). Near-death experiences and the brain. In C. Murray (ed.). Psychological Scientific Perspectives on Out-of-Body and Near-Death Experiences. New York: Nova Science Publishers. Pp. 187-203.

2007

French, C. C., & Santomauro, J. (2007). Something wicked this way comes: Causes and interpretations of sleep paralysis. In S. Della Sala (ed.). Tall Tales About the Mind and Brain: Separating Fact from Fiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 380-398.

French, C. C., & Wilson, K. (2007). Cognitive factors underlying paranormal beliefs and experiences. In S. Della Sala (ed.). Tall Tales About the Mind and Brain: Separating Fact from Fiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 3-22.

2005

French, C. C. (2005). Fantastic memories: The relevance of research into eyewitness testimony and false memories for reports of anomalous experiences. In R. Wiseman & C. Watt (eds.) The International Library of Psychology: Parapsychology. London: Ashgate Publishing. [Originally published in Journal of Consciousness Studies, 10, 153-174.]

French, C. C. (2005). Scepticism. In Henry, J. (ed.) Parapsychology: Research into Exceptional Experiences. London: Routledge. Pp. 80-89.

2004

French, C. C. (2004) Parapsychology. In A. Kuper and J. Kuper (eds.) The Social Science Encyclopaedia. Vol. 2. 3rd. ed. London: Routledge. Pp. 702-703.

2003

French, C. C. (2003). Fantastic memories: The relevance of research into eyewitness testimony and false memories for reports of anomalous experiences. In Alcock, J., Burns, J., & Freeman, A. (eds.), Psi Wars: Getting to Grips with the Paranormal. Exeter: Imprint Academic. [Originally published in Journal of Consciousness Studies, 10, 153-174.]

2002

Holden, K. J., & French, C. C. (2002). Alien abduction experiences: Clues from neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry. In Spence, S. A., & Halligan, P. W. (eds.) Pathologies of Body, Self and Space. Hove: Psychology Press. Pp. 163-178. [Reprinted from Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 7, 163-178.]

2001

French, C. C. (2001). Alien abductions. In Roberts, R., & Groome, D. (eds.). Parapsychology: The Science of Unusual Experience. London: Arnold. Pp. 102-116.

French, C. C. (2001). The placebo effect. In Roberts, R., & Groome, D. (eds.). Parapsychology: The Science of Unusual Experience. London: Arnold. Pp. 35-47.

French, C. C. (2001) Paranormal perception? A critical evaluation. London: Institute for Cultural Research. Monograph Series No. 42. [25 pp.]

1998

French, C. C., Fowler, M., McCarthy, K., & Peers, D. (1998) Belief in astrology: A test of the Barnum effect. In K. Frazier (ed.) Encounters with the Paranormal: Science, Knowledge and Belief. Amherst, NY: Prometheus. Pp. 212-220. [Updated version of article originally published in Skeptical Inquirer, 15(2), Winter 1991.]

1997

Dean, G. A., Nias, D. K. B., and French, C. C. (1997) Graphology, astrology and parapsychology. In H. Nyborg (ed.) The Scientific Study of Human Nature: Tribute to Hans J. Eysenck at Eighty. Oxford: Pergamon. Pp. 511-542.

1996

French, C. C. (1996) Psychic healing. In G. Stein (ed.) The Encyclopaedia of the Paranormal. Amherst, NY: Prometheus. Pp. 597-604.

French, C. C. (1996) Psychokinesis. In G. Stein (ed.) The Encyclopaedia of the Paranormal. Amherst, NY: Prometheus. Pp. 604-613.

French, C. C. (1996) Parapsychology. In A. Kuper and J. Kuper (eds.) The Social Science Encyclopaedia. 2nd. ed. London: Routledge. Pp. 586-587.



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