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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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She said that belief in paranormal abilities like precognition can help people meet this need for predictability by making us feel as though we can control our destiny.
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Following the assumption that psi may function via extrasensory information transfer, it was predicted that those with higher levels of latent inhibition would be more prone to filtering out extrasensory data at an early stage and hence show diminished performance on the precognition task relative to those with lower levels of latent inhibition (see Holt, Simmonds-Moore, & Moore, 2007).
The major goal of Bem's research was to design precognition experiments to be as simple and transparent as possible, allowing others to easily replicate his results.
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Precognition is the ability to know something before it happens.
To this reviewer it seems a chicken and egg question whether the basic phenomenon is precognition or (retro-)PK because both involve an influence of the relative future on the relative past.