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Psychic Abilities

Date Submitted: 05/31/2004 13:29:02
Category: / Literature / English
Length: 7 pages (1822 words)
Psychokinesis Psychokinesis, a form of psi, meaning that apparently it is a technique of mind over matter through invisible means. Examples of PK are movements of objects, bending of metals, and determining the outcome of events. It can occur spontaneously and deliberately which indicates it is both an unconscious and conscious process. History: The term psychokinesis is derived from the Greek words psyche meaning "breath," "life," or "soul," and kinein meaning "to move." The occurrences …
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…by the subject or the experimenter on the generator during the number selection. Although PK is not generally acknowledged by scientists, many parapsychologists believe that well-controlled experiments have established its existence. Thus far laboratory tests have not established this exclusively. Results on the whole have been insignificant. But, the greater potential, many believe, that PK testing will open up wider capacities for mental ability. A.G.H. Sources: 29, Gertrude Schmeidler, The City College, New York, 61.
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