cryptesthesia


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crypt·es·the·sia

 (krĭp′təs-thē′zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
A mode of paranormal perception, such as clairvoyance.
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cryptesthesia, cryptaesthesia

the innate ability to be clairvoyant, as in parapsychological experiments. — cryptesthetic, adj.
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This assumed first the existence of telepathy and clairvoyance (or cryptesthesia, as Richet called it) in normal individuals, shown to occur both in real life as well as under experimental conditions, and secondly, an organization of these cognitions into a personality structure.