The truth about psychic powers
A Llewellyn Educational Guide to The Truth About Psychic Powers by Donald Michael Kraig
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This is a list of alleged psychic abilities that have been attributed to real-world people. Many of these abilities are also known as extrasensory perception or the sixth sense. Superhuman abilities from fiction are not included. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
A psychic is a person who claims to use extrasensory perception ESP to identify information hidden from the normal senses , particularly involving telepathy or clairvoyance , or who performs acts that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws. Although many people believe in psychic abilities, the scientific consensus is that there is no proof of the existence of such powers, and describes the practice as pseudoscience. The word "psychic" is also used as an adjective to describe such abilities. Psychics encompass people in a variety of roles. Some are theatrical performers, such as stage magicians , who use various techniques, e. A large industry and network exists whereby people advertised as psychics provide advice and counsel to clients.
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Do Extraordinary Psychic Abilities Really Exist?
Is there such a thing as psychic power? How real is it? Does anyone have it? What kinds of psychic power exist? Can they be verified? The Truth About Psychic Powers explores these and other questions concerning the fascinating field of psychic phenomena, The Truth About Psychic Powers lays bare the facts in a straightforward, objective and provocative light. You'll uncover what's real and what's not so you can protect yourself against the lies that riddle this arena and open yourself to its powerful realities.
The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Mind reading and the ability to predict the future are not skills people generally associate with the human race. Yet, research shows many people genuinely believe in the existence of psychic powers. You would think that instances of proven psychic fraud over the years would weaken the credibility of psychic claims. There have been historical cases, such as Lajos Pap , the Hungarian spiritualist medium, who was found to be faking animal appearances at seances.