Brian Laythe is an experimental psychologist who received his graduate degrees from the University of New Hamphsire. He has conducted multiple studies relating to the traits, beliefs, environment, and culture relating to paranormal phenomena and religious experience. Brian is a co-author of Ghosted! Exploring the Haunting Reality of Paranormal Encounters, a book summarizing a multiple researcher collaboration of over twenty research studies conducted over the last five years, with its expected release in 2022. He further serves as the Director of the Institute for the Study of Religious and Anomalous Experience (ISRAE), a nonprofit dedicated to collaboration with citizen scientists to conduct quality science on the paranormal, and as an associate editor for the Journal of Scientific Exploration.