Extrasensory perception

From MagicPedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia-logo.png This page incorporated content from Extrasensory perception,

a page hosted on Wikipedia. Please consult the history of the original page to see a list of its authors. Therefor, this article is also available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Extrasensory perception (ESP) is the apparent ability to acquire information by means independent of any known physical senses (touch, smell, taste, sight or hear). ESP is also sometimes referred to as a sixth sense.

The term was coined by Duke University researcher J. B. Rhine to denote psychic abilities such as telepathy, the sensing of thoughts or feelings without help from the 5 known senses, precognition, the knowledge of future events, and clairvoyance, the awareness of people, objects or events without the help of the 5 known senses.


  • New Frontiers of the Mind: The Story of the Duke Experiments by J.B. Rhine (1937)
Personal tools
Support our sponsor