The Psychology of the Paranormal

Groome, D., Eysenck, M. and Law, R. 2019. The Psychology of the Paranormal. Routledge.

TitleThe Psychology of the Paranormal
AuthorsGroome, D., Eysenck, M. and Law, R.
Abstract

Can mediums communicate with the dead? Do people really believe they’ve been abducted by aliens? Why do some people make life decisions based on their horoscope?

The Psychology of the Paranormal explores some commonly held beliefs regarding experiences so strange they can defy an obvious scientific explanation. The book explains how psychologists have conducted experiments to provide insight into phenomena such as clairvoyance, astrology, and alien abduction, as well as teaching us fundamental truths about human belief systems.

From debunking myths about Extra Sensory Perception, to considering whether our lives can truly be fated by the stars, The Psychology of the Paranormal shows us that however unlikely, belief in the paranormal will continue to be widespread.

KeywordsParapsychology
Paranormal
Psychology
Astrology
Precognition
Alien Encounters
Subliminal perception
Extra-sensory perception
Psychic
Religion
Year2019
PublisherRoutledge
Publication dates
Published16 Apr 2019
SeriesThe Psychology of Everything
ISBN9781351391122
1351391127

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