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Psy vocabulary

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Do you have any doubt about any psi-term? Here is a selection of terms related to precognition which might help you clarify it.

Clairaudience: the supposed faculty of perceiving, as if by hearing, what is inaudible. Clairaudient: derived adjective.

Clairvoyance: the faculty of perceiving things or events independently on distance and time spacing.

Cognition: the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.

Déjà rêvé: a French expression meaning “already dreamt” and used worldwide for describing a feeling of having already dreamed the present situation.

Déjà vu: a French expression meaning “already seen” and used worldwide for describing a feeling of having already experienced the present situation.

Divination: the practice of seeking knowledge of the future or the unknown by supernatural means.

Dowsing: biolocation of materials, objects, and subjects with or without the help of tools, such as dowsing forks, rods, pendulums, etc. In a broader sense, the technique can be considered as a variety of clairvoyance and can also be used to obtain answers about future events.

ESP, extrasensory perception: the faculty of perceiving things by means other than the known senses, e.g., by telepathy or clairvoyance.

Foreboding: a feeling that something bad will happen; fearful apprehension.

Foreknowledge (= prescience): awareness of something before it happens or exists

Forewarn: inform (someone) of a danger or a possible problem.

Forewarning: an advance warning.

Lucid dreaming: dreaming while retaining consciousness, also allowing one to have precognitive and clairvoyant experiences.

Oneirology: The study of dreams and their interpretation.

OOBE, OBE, out-of-body experience: a state of lucid dreaming in which one's mind separates from the body and moves freely anywhere in space and time.

Precognize, precognise: To have, or profess to have, foreknowledge of; to know beforehand.

Precognition: a noun derived from the verb precognize.

Precognitive: an adjective derived from the verb precognize.

Predict: to say or estimate that a specified thing will happen in the future or will be a consequence of something.

Prediction: a noun derived from the verb predict.

Premonition, premonishment: a warning, especially one given in advance.

Prescience (=foreknowledge): the fact of knowing something before it takes place.

Prophecy: a message that is claimed by a prophet to have been communicated to him/her by a deity.

Psi: the unknown factor in extrasensory perception and psychokinesis experiences that is not yet explained by known physical or biological mechanisms. Often this term is used to denote all psychic phenomena, as they apparently have the same origin.

Psychic(al): relating to or denoting faculties or phenomena that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws, especially involving telepathy or clairvoyance.

Remote viewing (RV): a term coined by Star Gate (US government-funded program) researchers as a substitute of clairvoyance.  A scientifically rigorous RV protocol called controlled remote viewing (CRV) was developed for CIA, DIA, and a number of other US government organizations.

Retrocognition: the ability to see past events without previous knowledge.

Telepathy: the direct communication of thoughts or feelings from one person to another without using speech, writing, or any other normal method.

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