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parapsychology

parapsychology

noun para·psy·chol·o·gy \ˌpa-rə-(ˌ)sī-ˈkä-lə-jē\

: the scientific study of events that cannot be explained by what scientists know about nature and the world

Full Definition of PARAPSYCHOLOGY

:  a field of study concerned with the investigation of evidence for paranormal psychological phenomena (as telepathy, clairvoyance, and psychokinesis)
para·psy·cho·log·i·cal \-ˌsī-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
para·psy·chol·o·gist \-(ˌ)sī-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of PARAPSYCHOLOGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1925

parapsychology

noun para·psy·chol·o·gy \ˌpar-ə-(ˌ)sī-ˈkäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural para·psy·chol·o·gies

Medical Definition of PARAPSYCHOLOGY

:  a field of study concerned with the investigation of evidence for paranormal psychological phenomena (as telepathy, clairvoyance, and psychokinesis)

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