psychic phenomena


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Noun1.psychic phenomena - 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
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While the rest argued pro and con and the air was filled with phrases,--"psychic phenomena," "self-hypnotism," "residuum of unexplained truth," and "spiritism,"--she was reviving mentally the girlhood pictures she had conjured of this soldier-father she had never seen.
I have not come across any case in the literature of psychic phenomena and parapsychology where a person died during astral projection, or when one's astral body failed to reunite with the physical body.
Guests are promised a night of psychic phenomena and bizarre entertainment that will make you "question your senses".
Larger gatherings were held for public demonstrations of spirit contact and psychic phenomena. These gatherings evolved into the Sunday Church Services that became common in spiritualist churches in 20th Century.
Some of this work has not only documented the interaction of psychical research with other fields, but has done much to argue that attention to psychic phenomena assisted the development of the concept of the unconscious mind.
The Paranormal Surrounds Us: Psychic Phenomena in Literature, Culture and Psychoanalysis
029 2087 8444 MEDIUM Derek Acorah Experience what makes Derek one of the foremost names in the world of psychic phenomena, as well as a celebrity, author and accomplished live performer like no other.
And the authors of this compelling new piece have not failed to remind us that Arthur Conan Doyle,who created Sherlock Holmes, the greatest detective of all time, the villainous Moriarty and all the rest of these legendary characters, was himself at the very heart of the investigations into psychic phenomena in the 1920s.
Psychic phenomena, recorded throughout human history, remained a mystery or a matter of faith rather than a subject of serious study until scientists began to investigate them roughly a century and a half ago.
In 1971, Mitchell became the sixth person to walk on the Moon, and the journey spiritually transformed his life in such a way that he devoted much of his time exploring "(http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/doctor-edgar-mitchell-apollo-14-astronaut-whose-experiences-convinced-him-to-devote-the-rest-of-his-a6863746.html) esoteric realms of science, psychic phenomena and the existence of extraterrestrial beings."
This paper will discuss the connections between three areas of science that are still deeply mysterious with no good answers in sight: the purely subjective aspects of consciousness (qualia), psychic phenomena (psi), and the collapse mechanism of quantum mechanics (QM).
Derek Acorah in the Soul Reunion Tour Derek Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of psychic phenomena, as well as a celebrity, author and performer.