What is the supernatural and why is it important? From Most Haunted to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, from Underworld to Twilight, from Doom to Resident Evil, our imagination is forever drawn to this dark world - and for good reasons. The Brief Guide to the Supernatural goes in search of the unearthly with unexpected results. Combining history, psychology and parapsychology, Dr Leo Ruickbie explores the myths and possible realities of the paranormal - ghosts, the undead, angels, demons and UFOs - as well as the many ways people have tried to contact and record the impossible from magic to spiritualism to science. You may find the results unsettling. Included are several experiments to try at home - be warned!