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precognition

 [pre″kog-nish´un]
the extrasensory perception of a future event.

pre·cog·ni·tion

(prē'kog-nish'ŭn),
Advance knowledge, by means other than the normal senses, of a future event; a form of extrasensory perception.
[L. praecogito, to ponder before]

precognition

/pre·cog·ni·tion/ (pre″kog-nish´un) extrasensory perception of a future event.

precognition

[-kognish′ən]
the alleged intuitive foreknowledge of events. Compare premonition.

precognition

Forensics
A term of art used in Scottish courts for a preliminary statement by a witness; a pre-court evidentiary statement which may be given by medical or nursing staff to a the Procurator Fiscal in criminal proceedings or in a Fatal Accident Inquiry.

Paranormal
The alleged foreknowledge of an event; clairvoyance, especially by extrasensory perception.

pre·cog·ni·tion

(prē'kog-nish'ŭn)
Advance knowledge, by means other than the normal senses, of a future event; a form of extrasensory perception.
[L. praecogito, to ponder before]

pre·cog·ni·tion

(prē'kog-nish'ŭn)
Advance knowledge, by means other than the normal senses, of a future event; a form of extrasensory perception.
[L. praecogito, to ponder before]
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Chapter 11, "Evidence for Precognition from Applied Remote Viewing", by Joseph W.
As a psychology student, I can't help but wonder how much of Twain's precognition was actually a combination of hindsight bias--the inclination, after an event has occurred, to say one could have predicted it all along--and confirmation bias, the tendency to pick out details that support your hypothesis or prediction while ignoring ones that contradict it.
If ERM is now all about precognition, the Internet is the crystal ball with which the soothsayers do their job.
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Precognition is a common ability in Dick's worlds, where chronological time seems more a necessary structure to keep his middle- and working-class heroes semi-sane than a hard reality.
The Sense of Being Stared At And Other Unexplained Powers of Human Minds belongs in new age, science and spirituality collections alike, and provides an updated edition sharing the author's 25+ years of research into telepathy, the power of staring, remote viewing and precognition.
In the research by Katharine Greenaway and colleagues from the University of Queensland, Australia, one group of study participants read a paragraph stating that researchers had found evidence supporting the existence of precognition, while another group read a related paper that refuted these findings.
Hypothesis 3: There will be a positive correlation between IUS scores and precognition (PBS, subscale seven).
Not possessing precognition, I won't venture a guess as to the outcome of the presidential race.