An Introduction to Parapsychology (5th Edition) by Harvey J. Irwin, Caroline A. Watt

By Harvey J. Irwin, Caroline A. Watt

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This is a completely up-to-date and revised variation of our hugely acclaimed college textbook at the technological know-how of parapsychology. the target of this ebook is to supply an introductory survey of parapsychologists' efforts to discover the authenticity and bases of anomalous, it sounds as if paranormal phenomena. It outlines the origins of parapsychological examine and severely experiences investigations of extrasensory belief, psychokinesis, poltergeist phenomena, near-death and out-of-body reports, and the overview of parapsychology as a systematic firm.

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