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par·a·psy·chol·o·gy

 (păr′ə-sī-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the evidence for psychological phenomena, such as telepathy, clairvoyance, and psychokinesis, that are inexplicable by science.

par′a·psy′cho·log′i·cal (-sī′kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
par′a·psy·chol′o·gist n.

parapsychology

(ˌpærəsaɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) the study of mental phenomena, such as telepathy, which are beyond the scope of normal physical explanation
2. (Psychology) the study of mental phenomena, such as telepathy, which are beyond the scope of normal physical explanation
parapsychological adj
ˌparapsyˈchologist n

par•a•psy•chol•o•gy

(ˌpær ə saɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of psychology that studies psychic phenomena, as telepathy.
[1925–30]
par`a•psy`cho•log′i•cal, adj.
par`a•psy•chol′o•gist, n.

parapsychology

the branch of psychology that studies psychic phenomena, as telepathy, clairvoyance, extrasensory perception, and the like. — parapsychological, adj.
See also: Psychology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parapsychology - phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
clairvoyance, E.S.P., ESP, extrasensory perception, second sight - apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
psychokinesis, telekinesis - the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force
spirit rapping, table rapping, table tapping - alleged form of communication with spirits of the dead
table lifting, table tilting, table tipping, table turning - manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits
Translations
parapsicologia
parapsychologie
parapsühholoogia
parapsykologia
parapsihologija
parapszichológia
超心理学
초심리학
parapsichologija
parapsychologie
parapsykologi
parapsychologia
parapsicologiapesquisa psi
parapsihologie
parapsychológia
parapsykologi

parapsychology

[ˌpærəsaɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] Nparapsicología f

parapsychology

[ˌpærəsaɪˈkɒlədʒi] nparapsychologie f

parapsychology

parapsychology

[ˌpærəsaɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] nparapsicologia

par·a·psy·chol·o·gy

n. parapsicología, estudio de fenómenos psíquicos tales como la telepatía y la percepción extrasensorial.
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