psychical research

noun
variants: or psychic research

Definition of psychical research

: the investigation of phenomena that appear to be contrary to physical laws and that suggest the possibility of mental activity existing apart from body

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“Psychical research.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychical%20research. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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