psychic phenomenon

psychic phenomenon

noun
phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes [syn: psychic phenomena
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psychic phenomenon

any of several types of events that cannot be accounted for by natural law or knowledge apparently acquired by other than usual sensory abilities. The discipline concerned with investigating such phenomena is called parapsychology.

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