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That area of study that was soon co-opted by MKUltra, a notoriously shady government program that experimented with mind control, astral projection and telekinesis.
The laboratory has conducted studies on extrasensory perception and telekinesis from its cramped quarters in the basement of the university’s engineering building since 1979.
There's also a dining table laid with a feast of Eggo waffles hanging ~upside down~ on the ceiling, a mural of mid-telekinesis Eleven, and huge TV screens playing episodes of the show.
Mutant abilities — telekinesis, teleportation, fire rays — are straightforward and effectively filmed.
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Did You Know?
Tele- in Greek means "far off". The eternally appealing idea of moving an object remotely, using only psychic powers, has had a long life in films, TV shows, stories and novels, video games, and comics. But although some researchers believe in the existence of telekinesis (also known as psychokinesis), most scientists believe that any reported experiences have been the result of fraud, wishful thinking, or naturally explainable events.
Origin and Etymology of telekinesis
First Known Use: 1890See Words from the same year
medical Definition of telekinesis
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