An Introduction to Parapsychology

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McFarland, 1994 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 383 pages
Dr. Irwin outlines the origins of parapsychological research and critically reviews investigations of extrasensory perception, psychokinesis, poltergeist phenomena, near-death and out-of-body experiences and apparitions and survival (sometimes called reincarnation). Also, criticisms by the skeptical are presented, and the status of parapsychology as a scientific enterprise is assessed.Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

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Irwin (psychology, Univ. of New England in Australia) wrote this book as a textbook, and it shows. Each chapter ends with a list of terms and study questions, and though coverage is similar to many ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Origins of Parapsychological Research
14
The Phenomenology of Extrasensory Perception
40
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Harvey J. Irwin is a retired associate professor in psychology at the University of New England, Australia.

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