Chris French is a British psychologist who looks into the psychology of paranormal beliefs and experiences, cognition and emotion. He is the head of the University of London's Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit and has been seen on TV, Radio and in print discussing these issues and talking about how we test paranormal claims.
Chris started out as a believer in paranormal phenomena, until he started to understand the psychology behind why people believe in the things that they do. He has contributed greatly to the body of research in this area with many published works to his name. Chris is also a former editor-in-chief of the UK-based magazine "The Skeptic".
He has spoken numerous times for Edinburgh Skeptics and is always entertaining and thought-provoking.