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[mass noun] The study of mental phenomena which are excluded from or inexplicable by orthodox scientific psychology (such as hypnosis, telepathy, etc.).
- ‘The data of parapsychology have direct relevance to these and other issues in cognitive science.’
- ‘Let us not trivialise this by saying that it is because of parapsychology or telepathy.’
- ‘Therefore, it will be the interface between parapsychology and general psychology, and not the various other fields of science, that will be of most interest here.’
- ‘It is important to make a distinction between formal parapsychology and the psychic nonsense and superstition that often operates in its name.’
- ‘Unfortunately, this is the threshold used by most journals in medicine, psychology, and parapsychology.’
- ‘Pertinent research findings in parapsychology and mainstream psychology will be summarized.’
- ‘And there is not a single example of a scientific discovery in the field of parapsychology that has been independently replicated.’
- ‘This site is dedicated to parapsychology and related paranormal phenomena.’
- ‘Human Personality can still speak to modern psychology and parapsychology in different ways.’
- ‘In many of the word association experiments used in parapsychology, the assumption is made that the ESP will work automatically on an unconscious level.’
- ‘Dr. Smith is an authority on parapsychology, the psychology of superstition and paranormal belief, and the psychology of deception.’
- ‘Experimental results of parapsychology seem unable to fulfill these requirements.’
- ‘During the course of my extraordinary journey through the labyrinth of parapsychology I played the part of both psychic and researcher.’
- ‘Rhine, by the way, is the person who coined the terms extrasensory perception and parapsychology.’
- ‘Most of the participants were interested in parapsychology and in psi phenomena.’
- ‘It is, rather, a postulated phenomenon of parapsychology.’
- ‘One criticism of parapsychology has been that its researchers have ignored studies with negative outcomes.’
- ‘I think in the past the déjà vu experience has been interpreted by parapsychology and it's very tempting to be thinking about the déjà vu experiences perhaps reflecting a past life.’
- ‘Now it must be recognized that not all involvement of magicians in parapsychology has proven useful; there have been minor disasters in this regard.’
- ‘Fourth, in many circles association with parapsychology is a social and an intellectual stigma.’
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