Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A supposed supernormal faculty, the possessors of which are able to describe past events, actions, etc., without having recourse to any of the ordinary means of information.
- n. parapsychology extrasensory knowledge of past events.
- retro- + cognition (Wiktionary)
“Retra (Name may change): A Genki Girl whose powers relate to psychometry and retrocognition – essentially, she can see the past of objects.”
“With the help of a woman gifted with the power of retrocognition—the ability to see past events through objects once owned by the deceased—the defense theory of dark biology takes form.”
“The second problem is traditionally met by replacing memory with a new concept, “retrocognition” or “quasi-memory”, which is just like memory but without the identity requirement: even if it is self-contradictory to say that I remember doing something I didn't do,”
“No plausible brain story could account for this strange memory adventure, a story that suggests the possibility of retrocognition, clairvoyant or telepathic awareness of past events.”
“The argument from retrocognition and the argument that the medium operates independently of task complexity combine to suggest that we possess almost unlimited psychic powers.”
“Whether neural-misfiring, retrocognition, or something else, no one knows for sure how to explain this common experience.”
“Afterward they wrote up their adventure (which makes the most wonderful reading), a case of what we now call "walk in retrocognition.”
“This interactive experience promises to capture all the eerie glory of the spiritualist era, and includes demonstrations of hypnosis, psychokinesis, clairvoyance, retrocognition, and more.”
“I was wondering if I could have some information on retrocognition," asks Casey D.”
“Also known as "postcognition," retrocognition literally translated from its Latin roots means "backward knowing.”
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