from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of the evidence for psychological phenomena, such as telepathy, clairvoyance, and psychokinesis, that are inexplicable by science.
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- n. The study of that which cannot yet be explained; psychic or occult phenomena, such as telepathy and ghosts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The field of study concerned with psychological phenomena not explainable by the laws of physics, especially extrasensory perception, telepathy, psychokinesis, precognition, and clairvoyance.
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- n. phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
From para- (after paranormal) + psychology. (Wiktionary)