Science: Parapsychology

"Extrasensory perception" is a far better known phrase today than it was a few years ago. It means perception of matter or of images in another person's mind without the aid of the ordinary senses—in other words, clairvoyance and telepathy. The fact that extrasensory perception is an increasingly familiar concept among people who pay no attention to crystal-gazers and swamis is largely due to the rigorously controlled, long-continued experiments at Duke University of Psychologist Joseph Banks Rhine (TIME, Dec. 10, 1934). Lately Dr. Rhine has felt the need of a word of wider...

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