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  • A Brief Note On Psychic And Paranormal Phenomena

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    psychic and paranormal phenomena, more commonly known as psi phenomena. These phenomena include psychokinesis, precognition, and extrasensory perception. Psychokinesis is defined as the power to move objects through psychic means. Precognition is the ability to foresee and predict the future. Extrasensory perception is the ability to sense things through the power of the mind, rather than through the five traditional physical senses. Some people believe in the reality of psi phenomena because parapsychologists

  • Parapsychology : The Scientific Study Of Paranormal Phenomena And Experiences

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    Parapsychology can also be referred to as psychical research. The definition of parapsychology is the scientific study of paranormal phenomena and experiences. A paranormal phenomenon is a claim that a real anomalous effect is occurring. There may or may not be a real anomalous effect, but the individual has interpreted their experience as a paranormal one defines what a paranormal experience is. Unfortunately the importance of parapsychology has not been widely recognized. A popular reason on why parapsychology

  • Waverly Hills : Paranormal Encounters

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    Waverly Hills Sanatorium: Paranormal Encounters Situated on the outskirts of Louisville, KY sits a famous former tuberculosis hospital. Waverly Hills first became functional in July of 1910 when tuberculosis, or TB, was deadly and patients affected were isolated from the public. Because it is close to my small hometown of Carrollton, KY, Waverly is extremely well-known for its paranormal happenings. Throughout my life, I have always had a relatively strong belief in paranormal phenomenon. The idea

  • Essay on Exploring the Existence of Paranormal Activity

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    Whether we choose to believe in the paranormal or not, we all have to realize that there are many strange things that happen to all of us that are unexplainable. The history of paranormal existence has been around since the beginning of time. The paranormal is not what most people believe it is, “ghosts”. There is a wide range in what is considered paranormal. In order to understand the paranormal you must first understand the meaning of the word. The prefix “Para” means beyond

  • Difference Between Supernatural And Supernatural

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    today’s production of films, ghosts and paranormal beings are a popular topic. However, even with today’s modern science, there is no legitimate proof of ghosts or spirits. When unexplainable things happen when no one else is around, the idea of a paranormal being might seem rational. Despite the speculation of the phenomenon, what exactly is paranormal activity and how do residual areas become haunted by these spirits? The terms “supernatural” and “paranormal” are often confused. Supernatural is relating

  • Taking a Look at Poltergeist

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    Poltergeist are loud supernatural ghosts that are not something you want to mess with. Have you ever had the bed shake unexpectedly? Or have the power go out when there’s a not even a storm? Or maybe even had some disappearing objects… Well this could be the result of a Poltergeist. We believe that Poltergeists are real. (MOLLY) Poltergeist hauntings have been going on for a very long time. Several historical poltergeist cases have been well documented. One of the first poltergeist cases was the

  • The Psychic Medium

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    The Psychic Medium There are many types of psychic phenomena that exist. In this paper, I will discuss that of the psychic medium. The term psychic medium refers to a person thought to have the ability to communicate with the spirits of the dead or with agents of another world or dimension through extra sensory perception or paranormal powers. While a medium will always be psychic, a psychic is not always a medium. The main objective of a mediums work is to prove survival of the human personality

  • The Effect Of Parapsychology On The Existence Of Science

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    people can say they have had a paranormal experience. It is the kind of thing that happens once in a lifetime, and usually it is not anything big. But those who do have these experiences pertain that belief in the supernatural, and it is these documented experiences that have brought about the study of parapsychology. Is there something to these claims or is it due to mental illusions? Parapsychology is a highly debated branch of science because of the existence of phenomena that cannot be explained,

  • Analysis Of Paranormal National By Marc E. Fitch

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    “But in the history of the United States there are several influential and persisting paranormal mysteries that have formed the haunted landscape of our shared country and cultural experience and have formed the basis of the themes and motifs examined in this work” (Fitch 8). In “Paranormal National” Marc E. Fitch, talks about the history of paranormal activities that occurred in the United States. Since the ancient times, people all around the world has seen ghosts or assumed haunted places dwells

  • The Paranormal Claim That I Am

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    The paranormal claim that I am analyzing is a story told to me by my friend Steve. His story is about an experience he and his sister had while visiting their recently deceased (at that time) grandmother’s house about ten years ago. Steve would have been about ten years old at the time of the incident and his sister, Margaret, was roughly age fourteen. They both were raised in a Catholic household and were/are moderately religious. Both are white and are from Minnesota. Steve told me he believes

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