Please note that this page offers no commentary, support or criticism on the resources listed here. It is simply a listing of research, nothing more. Use your own judgment.
Warning: Some of these documents present arguments against plurality; take caution when reading.
(To do: Actually vet these documents at some point and add individual warnings or remove them as needed)
General Plurality[edit | edit source]
- Epidemiology of multiple personality disorder and dissociation, C.A. Ross, University of Manitoba, 1991
- Intersectional Representation: LGBTQ+ and neurodiverse voices in transmedia fiction, Drak, Tynan, Ball State University December 2020
- “Multiple Systems” versus Dissociative Identity Disorder: Life-Style or Mental Illness?, Sullivan, Megan; Lycoming College 2011
- Multiplicity: An Explorative Interview Study on Personal Experiences of People with Multiple Selves, Gergő Ribáry, László Lajtai, Zsolt Demetrovics and Aniko Maraz, Department of Clinical Psychology and Addiction, Institute of Psychology 2017 (Warning: deliberate misgendering, pluralphobic vibe in narration)
Dissociative Disorders[edit | edit source]
- Multiplex vs. multiple selves: Distinguishing dissociative disorders. The Monist, 82(4), 645-657, Hardcastle, V. G., & Flanagan, O. (1999)
- A Phenomenological Inquiry into the Lived Experiences of Persons Diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder, Hill, S. (2020)
- Problem of “otherness” in dissociative disorder, Okano, K. (2019) (Warning: Author uses possibly offensive wording to interpret some people's testimonies.)
- Dissociative Experience and Cultural Neuroscience: Narrative, Metaphor and Mechanism (Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry), Seligman, R. & Kirmayer, L. J. (2008)
Tulpas, Parogenic and Created Plurality[edit | edit source]
- "Paranormalizing the Popular through the Tibetan Tulpa: Or what the next Dalai Lama, the X Files and Affect Theory (might) have in common" in Savage Minds, Joffe, Ben; Notes and Queries in Anthropology (U.S.A., Feb' 13, 2016).
- THE ILLUSION OF INDEPENDENT AGENCY: DO ADULT FICTION WRITERS EXPERIENCE THEIR CHARACTERS AS HAVING MINDS OF THEIR OWN? MARJORIE TAYLOR, SARA D. HODGES, and ADELE KOHANYI., University of Oregon, Eugene 2003
- The Imaginary Companions Created by Children and Adults." Play and Development: Evolutionary, Sociocultural and Functional Perspectives, Pg 227-249, 2007, Taylor, Marjorie; Mannering, Anne M.: Of Hobbles and Harvey
- Imaginary Friends: Helpful or Harmful, Klivans, Laura, May 2016 (Warning: mention of a loved one leaving after the system came out as plural)
- Tracking the Tulpa : Exploring the “Tibetan” Origins of a Contemporary Paranormal Idea. Nova Religio Mikles, Natasha L.; Laycock, Joseph P.; The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Vol. 19, No. 1, Pg 87-97, August 2015
- Talking to Tulpas: Sentient Imaginary Friends, the Social Mind, and implications for Culture and Cognition Research, Samuel Veissière, 2014
- Tulpas and Mental Health: A Study of Non-Traumagenic Plural Experiences, Isler, Jacob, Research in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, 2017