Precognition - Retired Cornell professor finds some evidence of ESP
He started the nine experiments in 2003 in the area of precognition. In one of the experiments, 100 Cornell undergraduates -- 50 male and 50 female ...
Precognition - Precognition: New Study Fortells Scientific Scandal
A recent scientific study suggesting the existence of precognition has deemed itself truly worthy of the scrutiny of X-Files' Mulder and Scully. ...
Imagination
Imagination, also called the faculty of imagining, is the ability to form new images and sensations in the mind that are not perceived through senses such as sight, hearing, or other senses. Imaginati...
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Motor imagery
Motor imagery is a mental process by which an individual rehearses or simulates a given action. It is widely used in sport training as mental practice of action, neurological rehabilitation, and has a...
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God as the Devil
In Christian heresiology, there have been historical claims that certain Christian sects worshipped the devil. This was especially an issue in the reaction of the early Church to Gnosticism and its du...
Gnosis
Gnosis is the common Greek noun for knowledge (in the nominative case γνῶσις f.). In Christian, Islamic, or Jewish mysticism, mystery religions and Gnosticism gnosis generally signifies a spiritual kn...
Lataif-e-sitta
al-Laṭaʾif as-sitta ("the six subtleties" singular: latifa) are psychospiritual "organs" or, sometimes, faculties of sensory and suprasensory perception in Sufi psychology, and are explained here acco...
Prakasa
Prakāśa is a concept of Kashmir Shaivism translated by various authors as "light", "splendour", "light of consciousness" (identified with Śiva) (Swami Lakshman Joo), "luminous and undifferentiated con...
Fantasy (psychology)
Fantasy in a psychological sense is broadly used to cover two different senses, conscious and unconscious. In the unconscious sense, it is sometimes spelled "phantasy".
A fantasy is a situation i...
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Intuition (psychology)
Intuition, a phenomenon of the mind, describes the ability to acquire knowledge without inference or the use of reason. The word intuition comes from Latin verb intueri translated as consider or from...
Memory-prediction framework
The memory-prediction framework is a theory of brain function created by Jeff Hawkins and described in his 2004 book On Intelligence. This theory concerns the role of the mammalian neocortex and its a...
Worldbuilding
Worldbuilding or conworlding is the process of constructing an imaginary world, sometimes associated with a whole fictional universe. The resulting world may be called a constructed world. The term "w...
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Aṇḍa
In Kaśmir Śaivism the world is described as being composed of four spheres (aṇḍa) that contain a series of phenomenal elements (tattva). The four aṇḍa are described to appear by the means of the inter...
On Intelligence
On Intelligence: How a New Understanding of the Brain will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines is a book by Palm Pilot-inventor Jeff Hawkins with New York Times science writer Sandra Bl...
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Nafs
Nafs (نَفْس) is an Arabic word (cognate of the Hebrew word "Nefesh" נפש) occurring in the Qur'an and means self, psyche, ego or soul. In the Quran, the word is used in both the individualistic (e.g. v...
Fiction
Fiction is the classification for any creative informational work—almost always a narrative—whose creator does not claim responsibility for the work's faithfulness to reality; in other wor...
Fantasy world
A fantasy world is a fictional universe created in fiction media, such as literature, film or games. Typical fantasy worlds involve magic or magical abilities, nonexistent technology and sometimes, ...
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Vipassanā
Vipassanā (Pāli) or vipaśyanā (विपश्यना, Sanskrit; Chn. 觀 guān; Tib. ལྷག་མཐོང་, lhaktong; Wyl. lhag mthong) in the Buddhist tradition means insight into the true nature of reality, namely as the Three...
Henosis
Henosis (Ancient Greek: ἕνωσις) is the word for mystical "oneness," "union," or "unity" in classical Greek.In Platonism, and especially Neoplatonism, the goal of henosis is union with what is fun...
Ruh
Rūḥ (روح) is an Arabic word meaning spirit, and appears to be related to the Hebrew word "Ruach" or "Ruah" (רוּחַ) (See: Ruach#Etymology). It is the third among the six purities or al-Laṭaʾif as-sitt...
Escapism
Escapism is mental diversion by means of entertainment or recreation, as an "escape" from the perceived unpleasant or banal aspects of daily life. It can also be used as a term to define the actions p...
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Jnana
Jnana (Sanskrit ज्ञान, jñāna; Pali: ñāṇa; often pronounced: [ɡjaːn]) a term for "knowledge" in Indian religions and Hindu and Buddhist philosophy.The idea of jnana centers on a cognitive event which...
Hypothesis
A hypothesis (plural hypotheses) is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon. For a hypothesis to be a scientific hypothesis, the scientific method requires that one can test it. Scientists generally ...
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Shaktipat
Shaktipat or Śaktipāta (Sanskrit, from shakti - "(psychic) energy" - and pāta, "to fall") refers in Hinduism to the conferring of spiritual "energy" upon one person by another. Shaktipat can be trans...