Chris French is Head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit in the
Psychology Department at Goldsmiths, University of London.
He is a Fellow of
the British Psychological Society and of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry,
and a Patron of the British Humanist Association. He is a member of the
Scientific and Professional Advisory Board of the British False Memory Society
and an Honorary Member of the Centre for Memory and Law at City University.
has published over 150 articles and chapters covering a wide range of
topics within psychology. His main area of research is the psychology of
paranormal beliefs and anomalous experiences. He writes for the Guardian and The Skeptic magazine.
His most recent books are Anomalistic Psychology, co-authored with
Nicola Holt, Christine Simmonds-Moore, and David Luke (2012, Palgrave Macmillan),
and Anomalistic Psychology: Exploring Paranormal
Belief and Experience,
co-authored with Anna Stone (2014, Palgrave Macmillan).