Analysis Of Telepathy And Precognition : Two ' Superpowers ' Essay

1798 Words Mar 10th, 2016 8 Pages
Telepathy and precognition: two “superpowers” often desired by millions across the world. To be able to read minds and tell the future? It seems awesome yet impossible to possess such abilities. However, some people believe that they possess these powers. Some even believe that all humans are capable of tapping into an area of our brains which could enable us to transfer thoughts without speaking, and tell the future not just by a prediction that can be explained on the basis of what we know. However, science has not come to an age where this is possible. In fact, many scientists have proved the opposite. Although some people claim that they may be experiencing extrasensory perception, such as telepathy or precognition, there is significant evidence that they are truly experiencing the result of subliminal messages being picked up by the subconscious, social skills, neurological disorders, and coincidences.
Telepathy is defined as “a way of communicating thoughts directly from one person 's mind to another person 's mind without using words or signals”, or simply put, mind reading(Merriam Webster). Despite what people say about possessing telepathic abilities, scientifically there is no proof that telepathy exists. Psychologists at Harvard University conducted an experiment which proves that brain cannot detect differences between ESP(extrasensory perception) and non-ESP stimuli. A study was done, in which patients situated in and MRI scan were shown photographs with ESP…

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