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see parapsychologyparapsychology,
study of mental phenomena not explainable by accepted principles of science. The organized, scientific investigation of paranormal phenomena began with the foundation (1882) of the Society for Psychical Research in London.
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; telepathytelepathy,
supposed communication between two persons without recourse to the senses. The word was formulated in 1882 by Frederic William Henry Myers, English poet, essayist, and a leading founder of the Society for Psychical Research in London.
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Crocodile' takes mind-reading techto a whole new level and marries it with a complete loss of privacy, which is a natural outcome of any such advanced technology, if and when it comes into existence.
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The Tomorrow People E4, 9pm In the 1970s, there was a low-budget British kids' show set in the future where teens had paranormal abilities like teleportation and mind-reading.
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