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relating to or performed by the mind

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affecting or influenced by the human mind

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outside the sphere of physical science

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Garratt successfully repositions the text as an important comment not only on the disintegration of the 'Big House' but as an innovative meditation on the fallibility of memory, the unsettling psychical consequences of trauma and the subjective nature of historical reconstruction.
Hence, McCorristine argues that the telegram, through which the percipient learns of the death of the person seen in the vision, becomes a "central constituent of the psychical ghost story" (p.
That such observers would seize and pinch this physical extrusion reveals not only the intimate nature of the contact between mediums and psychical researchers, but also the punitive measures such researchers were willing to take in grasping their subjects.
This article compares the accounts of psychical unity in Freud and Lonergan.
It refers to that physical and psychical space where one experiences displacement as a way of being.
This has scarred Shanni mentally and we fear she will also have the psychical scars for the rest of her life.
The word entheos is ancient and refers to the abnormal psychical condition during which god speaks through a person with a strange voice or in an unintelligible way and forces him to make weird and senseless movements.
Another case, narrated in The Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, is as follows: About 1871, Miss Phillips of Church Street, Welshpool, had a deaf and dumb maid who fell ill and needed a change of air.
Judith Butler, who reads Freud through Lacan and Irigaray, among others, explores the implications of Freud's idea of a bodily ego, a notion that, prefiguring Lacan, links the formation of a psychical concept (the ego) with the externalized sense of the body.
Through a variety of means, the work continued to problematize fantasies of detached viewing ("mastery" over the dumb cultural artifact) as well as fantasies of emotional or psychical immersion (libidinal self-othering through abandonment to the work).
The term was coined in 1882 by the French psychical researcher Fredric WH Myers, a founder of the Society for Psychical Research.
The compulsive urge to travel is a recognised psychical condition,' he said.
Vic Tandy, an experimental officer at Coventry University and associate member of the Society of Psychical Research, believes he has found a rational explanation for eerie atmospheres.
Midlands co-ordinator for the Big Issue, Mair Edmunds, said: 'We are becoming increasingly concerned about the number of attacks, both psychical and verbal, taking place on the homeless in Birmingham.