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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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From getting the audience to break a glass to pushing a pencil out of a personEoee1/4eaos hand, just by staring at it for a few seconds to reading minds to telling astounded volunteers their mobile numbers, and guessing the name and the question, he has written on it from a paper folded, Deepak Rao did it all.
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Reading minds would soon be possible, thanks to British scientists who have developed a system that creates "brain to brain communication.
The idea of reading minds would always be interesting to me," smiles Dwayne.
For us Muggles, reading minds isn't quite so simple.
Anti-religious thinking likely influenced the supes' decision to remove the seal, but short of reading minds, how could that ever be proven in a court of law?
Yet this new stunt isn't about reading minds or hovering two feet above the ground,it's a test to see just how far he can push himself.
Reading Minds is not only for literary theorists, critics, writers, and students of literature.
The applications feature a variety of magic tricks, from controlling time and predicting the future to reading minds and turning digital coins into real money.
Washington University experts said in the Journal of Neural Engineering that the next step was a permanent implant that recognises words before they are spoken - in effect reading minds.
From getting the audience to break a glass to pushing a pencil out of a personEoe1/4aos hand, just by staring at it for a few seconds to reading minds to telling astounded volunteers their mobile numbers, and guessing the name and the question, he has written on it from a paper folded, Deepak Rao did it all.
In a forthcoming essay, Renate Brosch, with the cognitivist work of Zunshine and Palmer in her sights, argues that because of the "reduction of textuality" in the short story, "the psychological make-up of characters becomes a mystery, and reading minds becomes a guessing game for which we collect clues scattered through the text.
Why go to the trouble of investigating murders when Patricia Arquette, playing a psychic, can tell you who committed the crime just by reading minds and chatting up the dead victims?