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paranormal

[-nôr′məl]
Etymology: Gk, para + L, normalis, rule
pertaining to phenomena that cannot be explained by normal scientific investigation.

paranormal

adjective Pertaining or relating to phenomena (e.g., clairvoyance, precognition, telekinesis, telepathy) which are not explained by natural laws and principles of the physical universe.

paranormal

(pa-ra-nor-mal)
1. Pert. to experiences that are not explainable scientifically. See: extrasensory perception;
2. Moderately abnormal.

paranormal,

adj 1. outside the realm of normal experience or scientific explanation.
n 2. collective term for anomalous phenomena.
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Believers in the paranormal therefore are not being "pathologized" by the hypothesis that they have some psychological characteristics independently known lo be found in more extreme forms among patients with psychosis.
Calek's on-screen popularity led to A&E producing the spin-off special entitled "The Ghost Prophecies," which documented Calek's unique life as the only known award-winning professional filmmaker who doubles as a professional paranormal investigator.
Based in Pontypridd, the group, which is made up of volunteers, says it is dedicated to investigating "any reported incidents of paranormal activity, ghosts and hauntings".
Anywhere with that much history of death, crime and negativity would expect some sort of paranormal activity.
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words would be scattered a conventional but by bringing them under one entry the theme - the meaning of be explored throughout a of words and then entries dictionary can be within one unified Mr Duffy, 47, from Willenhall, said: "In the hundreds of investigations we have carried out, I have never seen a ghost and I have never experienced any signs of paranormal activity.
Locally, True-to-Life Paranormal Research has investigated the train tunnel in Clinton, the Boylston Library, and several buildings in Uxbridge.
And the team is launching a UK-wide study of paranormal experiences this Halloween.
The book, which comes out on August 19, reveals Teesside's rich paranormal history, from disappearing children and ouija boards, to faces in the window and overheard voices.
The evening includes a history talk, readings from mediums and a late night ghost hunt and paranormal investigation.
A paranormal investigation captured twenty-four different voices cursing, moaning, and saying things such as "Help