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" An examination of the nature and extent of any influence which may be exerted by one mind upon another, otherwise than through the recognised sensory channels. "
Studies in Psychical Research
by Frank Podmore - 1975 - 458 pages
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 27

Technology - 1885
...the Society for Psychical Research, the object of which was stated in its prospectus to be to examine the nature and extent of any influence which may be exerted by one mind upon another, apart from any recognized mode of perception ; the study of hypnotism, mesmeric trance, clairvoyance, and allied phenomena...
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Glimpses in the twilight: notes, records and examples of the supernatural

Frederick George Lee - History - 1885 - 456 pages
...new " Society for Psychical Research," the offices of which are in Dean's Yard, Westminster : 1. "An examination of the nature and extent of any influence...perception. 2. "The study of hypnotism, and the forms of the so-called ' mesmeric trance,'with its alleged insensibility to pain; clairvoyant, and other a Hied...
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Mind-reading and Beyond

William Alfred Hovey - Telepathy - 1885 - 201 pages
...the Society, in pursuance of which the following subjects were entrusted to special committees: I. An examination of the nature and extent of any...be exerted by one mind upon another, apart from any recognized mode of perception. II. The study of hypnotism, and the forms of so-called mesmeric trance,...
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Time, Volume 1; Volume 12

Mrs. Ellen Mary (Abdy-Williams) Whishaw - 1885
...sufficiently broad basis. The following subjects have been entrusted to special committees : 1. An examination of the nature and extent of any influence which may be exerted by one mind upon another, otherwise than through the recognised sensory channels. 2. The study of hypnotism ; of the forms of...
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TIME: MONTHLY MAGAZINE OF CURERENT TOPICS, LITERATURE & ART

M. ABDY-WILLIAMS - 1885
...sufficiently broad basis. The following subjects have been entrusted to special committees : 1. An examination of the nature and extent of any influence which may be exerted by one mind upon another, otherwise than through the recognised sensory channels. 2. The study of hypnotism ; of the forms of...
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Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research

Parapsychology - 1889
...arrangement that further investigation led us to adopt. We had already recognised the importance of that " influence which may be exerted by one mind upon another,...from any generally recognised mode of perception," which was afterwards called " telepathy " ; and we had formed a separate committee to investigate hypnotism....
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A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine: Giving the Definition ..., Volume 2

Daniel Hack Tuke - Psychiatry - 1892 - 1477 pages
...recognised hypothesis, would be, if incontestably established, of the highest possible value. It includes an examination of the nature and extent of any influence...another, apart from any generally recognised mode or perception. . It is the aim of the Society to approach these various problems without prejudice...
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The Outlook, Volume 94

Francis Rufus Bellamy - 1910
...permanent value may be attained. Five distinct subjects of inquiry were named in the announcement : 1. An examination of the nature and extent of any influence...by one mind upon another, apart from any generally recognized mode of perception. Of late years, too, the Society has ceased to study hypnotism, or, to...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 29

Technology - 1886
...and a special committee was intrusted with each of the six subdivisions of the society's work : " 1. An examination of the nature and extent of any influence...by one mind upon another, apart from any generally recognized mode of perception. "2. The study of hypnotism and the forms of so-called mesmeric trance,...
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Demon Possession and Allied Themes: Being an Inductive Study of Phenomena of ...

John Livingston Nevius - China - 1894 - 482 pages
...broad basis. The following are the principal departments of work which it is proposed to undertake: 1. An examination of the nature and extent of any influence which may be exerted by one mind upon another, otherwise than through the recognized sensory channels. 2. The study of hypnotism and mesmerism ; and...
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