TRIAL: An experimentally defined smallest unit of measurement in a test of psi: in a test of ESP, it is usually associated with the attempt to gain information paranormally
about a single target; in a test of PK, it is usually defined in terms of the single events to be influenced.
We talk about her hairstyle and her treasured childhood memories and her paranormally
TARGET: In a test of ESP, the object or event that the percipient attempts to identify through information paranormally
acquired; in a test of PK, the physical system, or a prescribed outcome thereof, that the subject attempts to influence or bring about.
She is joined by a group of paranormally
gifted young people who aid her in capturing ghostly creatures.
The episode of UPN's ``The Sentinel'' that will likely serve as Leigh Taylor-Young's swan song from the show airs Monday - with her character trying to sell a book about Richard Burgi's paranormally
gifted fighter of evil.
Consequently, in the bipolar universe of linguistics, the possibility that a child could paranormally
absorb a structure so complex as a language's grammar is unthinkable: At one pole, children obtain their knowledge of language via surrounding adults' induction; at the other, children have an abstract knowledge of the language when they are born.
These findings were replicated even when paranormally
oriented items were omitted from the UE scale, F(5,197) = 9.
Or, stated in a more general way, the question is whether a percipient is better able to locate the target paranormally
when asked to imagine it (the "mental" way of receiving) or when asked merely to designate it directly with a simple motor response (the "motor" way of receiving).
This article examines the conceptual and methodological issues of the "content-source" problem in modern mediumship/channeling research; that is, use of the content of mediumistic/channeled communications to determine the source or origin of those communications--whether normally, abnormally, or paranormally