Anomaistic Psychology

  • Types of anomalous experiences
  • Research into anomalous experiences 
  • Controversies relating to Ganzfeld studies of ESP and studies of Psychokinesis
  • Psychic Healing
  • Out of body and near death experience 
  • Psychic mediumship
  • Cognitive,personality and biological factors underlying anomalous experience
  • Functions of paranormal and related beliefs, including cultural significance
  • The psychology of deception and self-deception, superstition and coincidence 
  • Issues of pseudoscience and scientific fraud 

Extrasensory Perception




What is ESP? 

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ESP involves reception of information not gained through recognised physical senses but sensed with the mind.

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How has ESP been studied?

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  • Ganzfeld Technique
  • Developed in the late 1930's
  • The idea of the Ganzfeld procedure was to set up a scientific procedure so rigorous that skeptics could not criticise the scientific credibility of the findings generated from Ganzfeld studies.
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What was the aim of the Ganzfeld procedure?

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