ÆCES (rhymes with "basis") is a non-profit organization dedicated to discerning and disseminating the most convincing evidence for the Survival of the human personality after the demise of the physical body. Special emphasis is placed on encouraging, supporting, and facilitating the work of researchers, writers, presenters, organizers, mediums, and others whose work promotes increased awareness of the afterlife. See the ÆCES mission statement here.

Impacts on
Daily Life
& Such
Science &
& Misc.
History &
What to
Expect Next
Best Articles and Essays re Survival

"History shows that every intelligent man who has gone into this investigation, if he gave it adequate examination at all, has come out believing in spirits; this circumstance places the burden of proof on the shoulders of the skeptic."
– James H. Hyslop, Ph.D. professor of logic and ethics at Columbia University

Check back often to keep up-to-date or join the ÆCES mailing list and get notifications of new items.

Our president's book, The Realities of Heaven: Fifty Spirits Describe Your Future Home, is now available on Kindle.

An essay on Transgenders and Reincarnation has been added to the "Impacts on Daily Life" section of the "Articles and Essays" page.

A new section called "Master Works" has been added to the revitalized AECES website. This section links to books and articles about those mediums and channellers whose work has proven to be both outstanding and long-lasting. These might be thought of as the "After-Lifetime Achievement Awards."

The Society for Psychical Research has issued a call for papers to be presented at its 40th annual international conference to be held September 2 - 4, 2016, at the University of Leeds in the U.K.

An Australian Afterlife Explorers Conference will be held at Byron Bay, NSW, on 13-14 January 2017. Immediately following at the same location there will be a conference on UFOs.

For archives of earlier posts, Click Here.

monthly features banner

  Featured Commentary

Document Illustration

The “Impossible" Bottle
An everyday item can provide the most profound proof that the human mind has astonishing power. Never has reading the label been more revealing … but how did it get there?!   For other articles and excerpts on topics related to Survival, see here.

  Featured Evidence

A Tale of Two Tattoos
A well-respected medium identifies a murdered girl in a case with implications re the responsibilities of researchers to report information.

  Featured Biography

Bio Subject

George T. Dexter
Not only did he witness genuine mediumship, but he became a medium himself. Collaborating with Judge John Edmonds of the New York State Supreme Court, Dexter co-authored Spiritualism, volumes I and II, explaining the phenomena.

The ÆCES Online Store
You can play an important role in spreading the word about the reality of the afterlife by wearing or displaying these and responding to inquries by directing the curious to this site.
The only place to get shirts, sweats, bags, bumper stickers, mugs and more with exclusive AECES designs. They are a great way to start productive conversations.

At a Glance

June 2016
8-12 - Aspects of Consciousness
19-24 - Legacy of Cayce
19-24 - PA / SSE

July 2016
8-10 - Scientific and Medical Network

October 2016
28-30 - Mind, Body Spirit Expo

January 2017
13-14 - Australian Afterlife Explorers

The Top-10 Must-Read Books on Survival

The Articulate Dead:
They Brought the Spirit World Alive

The Hereafter Trilogy:
The Book That Removes All Doubt

Journey of Souls
Case Studies of Life Between Lives

The Conscious Universe
The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena

The Realities of Heaven
Fifty Spirits Describe Your Future Home

A Lawyer Presents the Case for the Afterlife:

Your Eternal Self

Exploring Reincarnation:
The Classic Guide to the Evidence for Past-Life Experiences

Defending Bridey's Honor:
The Reality of Reincarnation

Lessons from the Light
What We Can Learn From the Near-Death Experience

Get Links to AECES