Traduit par Robert Robert

Psi (comme la lettre grecque) est un terme qu'utilisent couramment les tenants de la parapsychologie en référant à la fois à la perception extrasensorielle et à la psychokinésie, en associant l'une et l'autre. Cette expression a été proposée par B.P. Weisner et recommandée par R.H. Thouless pour décrire la perception extrasensorielle dans son article de 1942 intitulé "The Present Position of Experimental Research into Telepathy and Related Phenomena," (Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, 47, part 166, pp. 1-19). J. B. Rhine (1948 Reach of the Mind) a utilisé ce terme pour référer à la perception extrasensorielle et à la psychokinésie.

Une organisation (James Randi Educational Foundation) offre un prix de 1,000,000 $ à quiconque peut prouver qu'il jouit de capacités psychiques.

Voir aussi : clairaudience, clairvoyance, cold reading, decline effect, displacement, ESP, experimenter effect, file-drawer effect, expérience Ganzfeld , Uri Geller, medium, meta-analysis, Raymond Moody, Nostradamus, optional starting and stopping, parapsychologie, past life regression, précognition, psi assumption, absence de psi, psychique, détective psychique, psychic surgery, psychokinèse, psychometrie, le défi de la James Randi Foundation, vue à distance, rétrocognition, séance, Charles Tart, télékinèse, télépathie, and James Van Praagh.

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"The Evidence for Psychic Functioning: Claims vs. Reality" by Ray Hyman

Culture, Psychopathology And Psi: A Clinical Relationship

The Research With B.D. and the Legacy of Magical Ignorance by George P. Hansen

Deception by Subjects in Psi Research by George P. Hansen

Does Psi Exist? Replicable Evidence for an Anomalous Process of Information Transfer Daryl J. Bem and Charles Honorton

Alcock, James E., Jean Burns and Anthony Freeman.  Editors. Psi Wars: Getting to Grips with the Paranormal by   (Imprint Academic, 2003).

Frazier, Kendrick. editor, Science Confronts the Paranormal (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1986).  See especially the article "Fooling Some of the People All of the Time," by Barry Singer and Victor A. Benassi.

Gardner, Martin. Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1957), ch. 25.

Gardner, Martin. How Not To Test a Psychic : Ten Years of Remarkable Experiments With Renowned Clairvoyant Pavel Stepanek (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1989).

Hansel, C.E.M. The Search for Psychic Power : ESP and Parapsychology Revisited (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1989).

Hines, Terence. Pseudoscience and the Paranormal 2nd ed. (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 2003).

Hyman, Ray. The Elusive Quarry : a Scientific Appraisal of Psychical Research (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1989).

Hyman, Ray. "Evaluation of Program on Anomalous Mental Phenomena," Journal of Scientific Exploration, Volume 10 Number 1.

Marks, David and Richard Kammann, The Psychology of the Psychic (Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1979).

Randi, James. Flim-Flam! (Buffalo, New York: Prometheus Books,1982).