Things That Go Bump in the Literature: An Environmental Appraisal of “Haunted Houses”

  title={Things That Go Bump in the Literature: An Environmental Appraisal of “Haunted Houses”},
  author={Neil Dagnall and Kenneth Graham Drinkwater and Ciaran O'Keeffe and Annalisa Ventola and Brian Laythe and Michael A. Jawer and Brandon Massullo and Giovanni B. Caputo and James Houran},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
This paper contains a narrative overview of the past 20-years of environmental research on anomalous experiences attributed to “haunted house.” This exercise served as a much-needed update to an anthology of noteworthy overviews on ghosts, haunts, and poltergeists (Houran and Lange, 2001b). We also considered whether new studies had incorporated certain recommendations made in this anthology. Our search revealed a relative paucity of studies (n = 66) on environmental factors that ostensibly… 
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