Definition of psychotronics in English:


plural noun

  • [treated as singular] A particular branch of parapsychology which supposes an energy or force to emanate from living organisms and affect matter.

    • ‘One major difference between Russia and the West appears to be that the Russians are regularly using psychotronics for beneficial purposes, while non-Russian governments steadfastly maintain that psychotronics "doesn't work".’
    • ‘However, the Soviets were not conducting research into what the West means by ‘psychic research.’ The term for their general concept of the research was ‘psychotronics.’’


1970s: from psycho-, on the pattern of electronics.