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Psychic phenomena   /sˈaɪkɪk fənˈɑmənə/   Listen
Psychic phenomena

Phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes.  Synonyms: parapsychology, psychic phenomenon.

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"Psychic phenomena" Quotes from Famous Books

... following statement concerning our part in the strange case of Arthur Wells, a certain allowance must be made for our ignorance of so-called psychic phenomena, and also for the fact that since that time, just before the war, great advances have been made in scientific methods of investigation. For instance, we did not place Miss Jeremy's chair on a scale, to measure for any loss of weight. Also the theory of rods of invisible ...
— Sight Unseen • Mary Roberts Rinehart

... I was convinced that I was entertaining either a rogue or a madman, and I cursed my stupidity in bringing the man in without having seen his face. My mind was quickly made up, and I knew what to do. Ghosts and psychic phenomena flew to the winds. If I angered the creature my life might pay the price. I must humor him till I got to the door, and then race for the street. I stood bolt upright and faced him. We were about of a height, and I ...
— The Best Ghost Stories • Various

Words linked to "Psychic phenomena" :   spirit rapping, table lifting, psychokinesis, table tilting, psychic communication, telekinesis, table rapping, second sight, table tipping, E.S.P., table tapping, anomalous communication, clairvoyance, table turning, psychical communication, extrasensory perception, ESP

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