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An introduction to parapsychology

Author: H J Irwin; Caroline Watt
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5. edView all editions and formats
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"This is a thoroughly updated and revised edition of our highly acclaimed university textbook on the science of parapsychology. The objective of this book is to provide an introductory survey of parapsychologists' efforts to explore the authenticity and bases of anomalous, apparently paranormal phenomena"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H J Irwin; Caroline Watt
ISBN: 0786430591 9780786430598
OCLC Number: 487980491
Description: viii, 312 s. : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Origins of parapsychological research --
The phenomenology of extrasensory perception --
Experimental research on extrasensory perception --
Extrasensory perception and time --
Psychokinesis --
Special topics in PK research --
Theories of Psi --
The survival hypothesis --
Poltergeist experiences --
Near-death experiences --
Out-of-body experiences --
Apparitional experiences --
Reincarnation experiences --
Belief in the paranormal --
Matters of relevance --
Evaluation of parapsychology as a scientific enterprise.
Responsibility: Harvey J. Irwin and Caroline A. Watt.

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