Mount Washington Valley SPIRIT Podcast

Mount Washington Valley SPIRIT Podcast

Mount Washington Valley SPIRIT (Scientific Paranormal Investigations, Research, and Interpretation Team) We are a group of paranormal investigators and researchers whom have dedicated ourselves to continually educating ourselves, other paranormal investigation or ghost hunting groups, and the general public about paranormal science, related sciences, investigation philosophy, tools, & techniques, as well as proper comportment and professionalism while engaged in investigations or research. This podcast with be an audible version of our blog on the website which will explore topics pertaining to paranormal science and parapsychology. Homepage: https://www.MWVSpirit.com Podcast: https://mwvspirit.podbean.com IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt16150782 Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@mwvspirit Blog: https://www.MWVSpirit.com/blog Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MWVSpirit Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/MWVSpirit Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/MWVSpirit LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mwvspirit

Episodes

December 12, 2022 20 min

Today I will discuss the four biggest threats to the paranormal field and how together they have caused a situation where outsiders laugh at those of us in the field and that integrity has for all intents and purposes been severely damaged due to a lack of self-education and people focusing more on chasing either personal notoriety or social media likes on the internet.

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As always I will preface this episode with the statement that I am not taking shots at anybody in the field. I am pointing out opportunities for improvement in the field. The purpose of my podcast is to help educate those ghost hunters who wish to eventually become a paranormal investigator, or help paranormal investigators refresh and sharpen their skill set. Today I will discuss twelve mistakes commonly made by ghost hunters and ...

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November 24, 2022 33 min

This will be my 52nd podcast episode, and I have yet to cover how I conduct a scientific paranormal investigation. Today I will remedy that and detail how I perform this task.

A nearly identical transcript of this episode may be found at: 

https://www.mwvspirit.com/blog/2022/11/24/how-to-conduct-a-paranormal-investigation/

We are a group of paranormal investigators and researchers who have dedicated ourselves to continually educati...

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Anyone with any remote interest in the anomalous research field or more particularly in either ghost hunting or paranormal investigations has spent time on the internet visiting social media, various websites, or reddit searching for pictures of what is reported to be activity of a paranormal nature. The truth is that well over 99% of the material that you find has an easily explainable natural cause to what is being perceived as p...

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November 10, 2022 24 min

I do frequently receive emails from the general public asking me various questions on my opinion on certain perceived paranormal activity in their house or what to look for in a paranormal investigation team in their area. I thought that it would be beneficial for me to write a piece on the various types of paranormal investigation teams and the most frequent occurrences that drive cases to be opened that could have easily been fig...

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So you have an interest in the paranormal and either there isn’t a ghosthunting or paranormal investigation team in your area for you to join or you don’t agree with the philosophy of a local group and wish to start your own. You are toying with the idea of starting your own team and don’t know where to start or wish to make sure that your bases are covered. You may also wish to improve your current team or your personal career in ...

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Vibroacoustic phenomenon is a term that refers to when audible and or non-audible frequencies combine with vibration and the result influences human physiology or inanimate objects. This is not paranormal theory, and is a subject of science that has had controlled scientific method based experiments by scientists with advanced college degrees. In many cases you will find vibroacoustic phenomenon is being incorrectly misinterpreted ...

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October 20, 2022 13 min

I am back from hiatus. Today I discuss the importance of pursuing educational studies as it pertains to paranormal investigations as well as not focusing on what you see on television as an ample representation of a scientific paranormal investigation. We also discuss the future of the Mount Washington Valley SPIRIT Podcast.

A nearly identical transcript of this episode may be found at

https://www.mwvspirit.com/blog/2022/10/20/back...

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What is delegation? Delegation is the act of entrusting a task or responsibility to another person. This podcast is geared towards anyone on a paranormal investigation team that has any level of authority and could be somewhat relevant to someone who leads a ghost hunting group.

A nearly identical transcript of this episode may be found at https://www.mwvspirit.com/blog/2022/01/17/delegation-for-paranormal-investigation-team-leader...

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Did you know that negativity most often starts out as a very tiny seed and with each following instance of negativity that original seed gets watered, and in a serious enough happenstance may receive a heavy dose of miracle grow. Let’s say hypothetically that leading a paranormal investigation team is synonymous to tending to a garden. It doesn't take very long for a seed of negativity to quickly grow into a big weed and withou...

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January 10, 2022 14 min

I receive a lot of questions via email pertaining to people sharing their paranormal experiences and looking for my interpretation on their situation. I would guesstimate that four out of 5 emails that I receive are related to orbs. I have discussed orbs in the past in various blog posts and podcasts, but I thought that it would be beneficial to create a detailed podcast episode on orbs that I can refer people to when they email me...

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January 6, 2022 12 min

When you watch paranormal investigation television shows you may have noticed that the extreme majority of investigations or ghost hunts are completed at night. Have you ever wondered why this is so? Today’s podcast episode is part two of a two part series where we will discuss this phenomenon. On part one we discussed how many paranormal investigations, ghost hunts, ghost tours, and paranormal themed televisions shows are done at ...

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January 3, 2022 10 min

When you watch paranormal investigation television shows you may have noticed that the extreme majority of investigations or ghost hunts are completed at night. Have you ever wondered why this is so? Today’s blog entry is part one of a two part series where we will discuss this phenomenon. Today we will discuss the human component of why we investigate at night

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December 30, 2021 11 min

We all have our own reasons for getting into the paranormal field. For some people it is due to what they perceive to be paranormal experiences in their childhood or as an adult. For others it is due to the television and movie craze that focused on paranormal investigations, ghost hunting, or paranormal stories. Perhaps a friend or family member was involved with the field empirically or as a hobby interest and you got interested ...

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December 27, 2021 11 min

On part one of Paranormal Stereotypes we discussed some stereotypes such as ghost hunters and paranormal investigators as well as the terms paranormal investigations and ghost hunting being used interchangeably when they are two completely different things. We discussed how to maintain a level of professionalism by not using some various bogus equipment with no scientific backing such as the SLS Camera, Ovilus, and Frank’s/Ghost/Sp...

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December 23, 2021 10 min

Whether you are a paranormal investigator, a ghost hunter, or split your time between both, you are quite aware of stereotypes in the field of study or entertainment that we enjoy. Today I will discuss some of these stereotypes and what you can do when they arise and to help prevent them from being associated with you, allowing you to rise above the stereotypes. This is the first part of a two part series.

We are a group of paranor...

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This is the fourth installment of a four part series on Mother Nature’s effects on your paranormal investigation.

On the previous three podcast episodes entitled Mother Nature’s Effects On Your Paranormal Investigation - Parts one, two, and three, we discussed natural situations and phenomena due to meteorology as well as from from the cosmos and radio waves that can affect a paranormal investigation. Today we will discuss other va...

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This is the third installment of a four part series on Mother Nature’s effects on your paranormal investigation.

On the previous two podcast episodes entitled Mother Nature’s Effects On Your Paranormal Investigation - Part 1 and Mother Nature’s Effects On Your Paranormal Investigation - Part 2 we discussed natural situations and phenomena due to meteorology as well as from from the cosmos that can affect a paranormal investigation.

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This is the second installment of a four part series on Mother Nature’s effects on your paranormal investigation.

On the last episode entitled Mother Nature’s Effects On Your Paranormal Investigation Part 1 we discussed how various meteorological phenomena could influence a paranormal investigation. In today’s episode we will discuss more meteorological situations and phenomena from the cosmos that can affect a paranormal investiga...

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During your paranormal investigation or ghost hunting activities you may have experienced man made interference during your paranormal investigation. Such things as construction, a local radio communications tower, appliances, electricity, your other devices, among many other things can interfere with your investigation. What I haven’t seen discussed on paranormal televisions shows very often, if at all, is how natural situations p...

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