The Wilbur Board falls broadly in the category of spiritualist talking boards that allow sitters to ask questions.
Shannon Taggart spent 18 years compiling photographic images for her new book, Séance.
The Austin Séance pays for guest content pertaining to historical figures and other topics.
Some hold that the action of the pendulum or dowsing rod is driven by spirits.
Ouija boards are steeped in spiritualist traditions dating back a century.
Marcel Proust famously describes psychometric phenomena in his opus Remembrances of Things Past.