The Investigation Of Paranormal And Psychic Phenomena Essay

784 Words Sep 15th, 2014 4 Pages
What is Parapsychology? It is a field of study concerned with the investigation of paranormal and psychic phenomena. Parapsychologists study telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, psychokinesis, near-deathexperiences, reincarnation, apparitional experiences, and other supernatural and paranormal claims. (Wikipedia) Telepathy is defined as the ability to communicate thoughts or ideas through ways unknown to the world. Precognition allows you to know something is going to happen. Psychosis allows you to move objects using your mind. Clairvoyance lets you find out information about people places and things using some other sense unknown to man. Parapsychology has been criticized by scientists because it cannot be proven. People sometimes refer to it as pseudo-psychology or fake psychology. www.Rhine.org talks about their Rhine research center, out of body experience study, and mind over matter study. The Rhine research is a study to see if organisms give off ultraviolet light which is used to move information between cells and organisms. The ultraviolet light is energy that could be a part of ESP experiences in humans. They would like to find out more about bio photonic and to see if self healing can be effectively self taught. This site also talks about an OBE experiment. It is a pilot designed to see if there is any physical indicators that can be measured by scientific equipment when an OBE occurs. They hope that this research will shape future studies for OBE.…

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