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pre·cog·ni·tion

 (prē′kŏg-nĭsh′ən)
n.
Knowledge of something in advance of its occurrence, especially by extrasensory perception; clairvoyance.

pre·cog′ni·tive adj.
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Adj.1.precognitive - foreseeing the future
prophetic, prophetical - foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"
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The PEAR lab had three major aspects, one assessing mind-machine interaction (MMl), one looking at remote viewing, most notably precognitive remote perception (PRP), and a third focused on theory and modeling.
First, you may have had a spontaneous precognitive vision of a future event, but you forgot it because it didn't mean anything to you.
It was found, on average, a person experienced about four different phenomena during a NDE - most frequently occurring were feelings of peacefulness, seeing a bright light, and encountering spirits/people, whereas the two most uncommon experiences were speeding thoughts and precognitive visions.
Grant; dreams in art and music during the period; topics like homesickness, home, death and dying, and children; precognitive dreaming; dreaming in prison; the dreams of chaplains, slaves, and those caring for the wounded; and wishes for the end of the war.
Synopsis: August Chase is an ordinary man plagued by extraordinary precognitive dreams.
A difficult book to read but considered worth the effort, Ubik is set in the future, where a group of "anti-talents"--those who don't have telepathic or precognitive abilities--are ambushed by a rival organization and placed in cryogenic tanks.
Guest speaker Amy Scott, who also presented at the 2014 PNC Conference, spoke on precognitive communication, helping us to identify what type of communicator we are and also to have an understanding of other people's way of communicating.
Appraisal is also biased by such precognitive processes as motivations, self-concept, mood, societal pressures, and identity dynamics.
Listening to the news is a way of keeping yourself abreast of developments you haven't seen and can't predict on your own; it's like tapping into a precognitive network that can tell you portions of your future and help you avoid small, yet measurable tragedies.
The paranormal dream, on the other hand, suggests the possibility of an objective non-locality by spanning across space in the telepathic dream and across time in the precognitive dream.
Though Herman does not have the precognitive powers of certain DC Comics characters (such as Robin's sometime ally in the Teen Titans, Lilith), she does anticipate a resolution to this situation that won't require anyone getting locked up in Blackgate Prison.
Under Brandon's hand, dreams can be used for different purposes: recollection, precognitive applications, health and healing, and even to communicate with a higher being.