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n. pl. a·nom·a·lies
1. Deviation or departure from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
2. One that is peculiar, irregular, abnormal, or difficult to classify: "Both men are anomalies: they have ... likable personalities but each has made his reputation as a heavy" (David Pauly).
3. Astronomy The angular deviation, as observed from the sun, of a planet from its perihelion.

a·nom′a·lis′tic adj.
a·nom′a·lis′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Volume 1: History, Controversy, and Research provides an overview of avenues of current research on psi as well as those areas that probe non-psi territory, such as anomalistic psychology (why people may have mistaken impressions of witnessing psi and other phenomena), some relevant philosophy, and a skeptical criticism of the research.
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