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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.
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Noun1.parapsychologist - someone who studies the evidence for such psychological phenomena as psychokinesis and telepathy and clairvoyance
psychologist - a scientist trained in psychology
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The supernatural thriller promises plenty of jumps and scares as Andy Nyman plays a sceptical parapsychologist who is tormented by his own memories.
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And there is nobody in this country who can legitimately call himself or herself a parapsychologist, although there are some who claim to be so.
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The horror film, the fourth installment in the "Insidious" franchise, stars Lin Shaye and Angus Sampson and follows a parapsychologist investigating a haunting in her childhood home.
After helping other people deal with malevolent spirits in the first three "Insidious" horror films, parapsychologist Elise Rainier (veteran actress Lin Shaye) discovers you really can go home again.