telepathy n : apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions [syn: thought transference]
EtymologyFrom the sc=Grek and sc=Grek.
- The sympathetic affection of one mind by the thoughts, feelings, or emotions of another at a distance, without communication through the ordinary channels of sensation.
communication of the mind
- French: télépathie
- German: Telepathie
- Italian: telepatia
- Spanish: telepatía
Telepathy, from the Greek τελε, tele meaning "distant" and πάθεια, patheia meaning "to be affected by", describes the purported transfer of information on thoughts or feelings between individuals by means other than the five classical senses (See Psi).
Telepathy in parapsychology
Within the field of parapsychology, telepathy is considered to be a form of extra-sensory perception (ESP) or anomalous cognition in which information is transferred through Psi. It is often categorized similarly to precognition and clairvoyance. Various experiments have been used to test for telepathic abilities. Among the most well known are the use of Zener cards and the Ganzfeld experiment.
- Empathy, one's ability to recognize, perceive and directly experientially feel the emotion of another.
- Precognition, a form of extra-sensory perception involving seeing future events.
- Parapsychology, the study of paranormal phenomena.
- Psychokinesis, the use of mental power to move or affect objects.
- Magnetoencephalography, measuring the magnetic fields produced by electrical activity in the brain.
- Neural oscillations, a concept similar to brain waves.
- Extended mind, the concept that things frequently used by the mind become part of it.
- Clairvoyance, a form of extra-sensory perception.
- Mentalist, claims to manipulate and change spiritual reality.
- Clever Hans, a horse that appeared to answer questions.
- Body language or kinesics, another form of paralinguistics.
- Rupert Sheldrake, a contemporary biologist studying morphic resonance, and his Seven Experiments That Could Change the World.
- Evolving Towards Telepathy – an article on the potential for technologically endowed telepathy, or "techlepathy"
- California Institute of Technology study using implanted electrodes in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex (vPF), yielding findings on predicting the intentions of subjects to make movements
- PDF article in Nature Neuroscience on "Spatial selectivity in human ventrolateral prefrontal cortex"
- Quantum Physicist Nick Herbert Ponders Instantaneous Communication
- Primary Quantum Model of Telepathy (PDF)
- Soal-Goldney Experiment - a critical evaluation of the Soal-Goldney Experiment, which claimed to prove the existence of telepathy
telepathy in Arabic: تخاطر
telepathy in Bulgarian: Телепатия
telepathy in Catalan: Telepatia
telepathy in Czech: Telepatie
telepathy in German: Telepathie
telepathy in Spanish: Telepatía
telepathy in Esperanto: Telepatio
telepathy in French: Télépathie
telepathy in Scottish Gaelic: Leughadh-inntinne
telepathy in Croatian: Telepatija
telepathy in Italian: Telepatia
telepathy in Hebrew: טלפתיה
telepathy in Lithuanian: Telepatija
telepathy in Dutch: Telepathie
telepathy in Japanese: テレパシー
telepathy in Norwegian: Telepati
telepathy in Polish: Telepatia
telepathy in Portuguese: Telepatia
telepathy in Romanian: Telepatie
telepathy in Russian: Телепатия
telepathy in Albanian: Telepatia
telepathy in Slovak: Telepatia
telepathy in Serbian: Телепатија
telepathy in Finnish: Telepatia
telepathy in Swedish: Telepati
telepathy in Vietnamese: Thần giao cách cảm
telepathy in Turkish: Telepati
telepathy in Ukrainian: Телепатія
telepathy in Urdu: تخاطر
telepathy in Chinese: 心灵感应
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