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Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology[edit]

Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology, 4th edition, ed. J. Gordon Melton, Gale, 1996, ISBN 0-8103-5487-X

Paranormal phenomena[edit]

Animal magnetism[edit]

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Asports[edit]

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  • Apparitions – Evolution of the Belief in Apparitions; Primitive Concepts of Apparitions; Ancient and Modern Ideas Concerning Apparitions; Types of Apparitions; Apparitions of the Virgin Mary; Some Typical Examples of Apparitions; Why Do They Appear?; Meeting Cases; Theories Concerning Apparitions; Bibliography; Ernesto Bozzano*; Crystal gazing or Crystallomancy*; Death – Near-death experiences; Phenomena at death; After death; Bibliography; Double – Experimental findings; Projections of the double; Spontaneous projection; Seeing one's own double; Exchange of consciousness; Materialization and the double; Dream body*; Etheric double*; Fetch*; Frederica Hauffe*; Second sight*; Stigmata* – Research in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; The Case of Ethel Chapman; Thorstein Wereide*; Wraith;
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Clairvoyance[edit]

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Crystal gazing or Scrying[edit]

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Direct voice[edit]

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Direct writing[edit]

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Dowsing[edit]

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Elongation of the human body[edit]

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Extrasensory perception[edit]

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Glossolalia[edit]

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Hallucinatory experience[edit]

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Haunting[edit]

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Healing, psychic[edit]

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Hypnotism[edit]

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Levitation[edit]

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Materialization[edit]

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Mediums[edit]

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Multiple personality[edit]

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Pendulum divination[edit]

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  • Automatic writing – Automatic Writing from Living Communicators; Automatic Writing through Hypnotic Suggestion; The Identity of Communicators; Glimpses Into Automatic Literature; China* – Magic & Superstition; Demonism and Obsession; Ghosts; Symbolism; China in the Modern World; Communication between living and dead – Mechanical communication; Motor automatism; Independent physical signals; Deceiving spirits and the play of the subconscious; The Personal character–difficulties and complications of communictions; Multiple communications; Confusion and incoherence; Other forms of communication; Bibliography; Direct writing – The Beginning of direct writing; Precipitated Writing; Camille Flammarion*; Planchette* – How it works; Psychical research – The Historical background; The Establishment of psychical research; From psychical research to parapsychology; Bibliography; Epes Sargent*; Mrs. Smead;
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Psi[edit]

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Psychic surgery[edit]

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Psychometry[edit]

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  • Clairaudience*; Divination – Bibliography; Oracles – The Oracle of Delphi at Greece; The Oracle of Dodona; The Oracle of Jupiter Trophonius; The Oracle at Colophon; Egyptian oracles; American oracles;
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  • Clairaudience – Bibliography; Oracles – The Oracles of Delos and Branchus; The Oracle of Amphiaraus; Bibliography;

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  • Louis-Adolphe Cahagnet*; John Elliotson; Emma (servant of Joseph Haddock)*; France – Early belief in sorcery; The Fourteenth and fifteenth centuries; Witchcraft persecutions; The Rise of modern occultism; Spiritual healing; Spiritualism and animal magnetism; Mesmerism; Spiritualism and spiritism; French spiritualism; Psychical research and parapsychology; Radiesthesia and out-of-the-body travel; Bibliography; Healing, psychic or Psychic healing – Spirit healing; Healing at a distance; The Nature of healing; Recent developments; Bibliography; Hypnotism – The Early magnetists; The Healers Valentine Greatrakes and J. J. Gassner; Emanuel Swedenborg; Mesmerism or animal magnetism; From animal magnetism to phreno-magnetism and hypnotism; Later views of hypnotism; An Extraordinary experiment; Theory of hypnotic action; Hypnotism and spiritualism; Hypnotism and psychical phenomena; Hypnotic regression; Bibliography; Justinus Kerner*; Medium – Great mediums of the past; Healing mediums; Spiritualist views of mediumship; Psychical researchers and mediumship*; What mediumship is and what mediumship is not; Age, sex, and psychical phenomena; Health and mediumship; Dangers of mediumship; Intelligence and mediumship; The Medium's source of power; Mediumistic induction; Bibliography; Mesmerism – From animal magnetism to hypnotism; Metals (in animal magnetism)*; Personality* – Multiple personality; Somnambulism*; Spiritualism – Origins of spiritualism; Spiritualism as a religious movement; The Literature of spiritualism; Bibliography; Spiritualism – France or Spiritualism in France*; Spiritualism – Germany or Spiritualism in Germany* – Psychical research; Spiritualism – Great Britain or Spiritualism in Great Britain – Organizational efforts; The Rise of psychical research; Spiritualism today; Spiritualism and the established churches; Spiritualism – Italy or Spiritualism in Italy*; Spiritualism – Phenomena or Phenomena of spiritualism*; Spiritualism – United States or Spiritualism in the United States – Spiritualist literature; Trends in the movement; The Problem of fraud; The Progress of the movement; Spiritualism in the Twentieth Century; Bibliography; Trance – Subjective aspects of trance; Objective aspects of trance; Trance in animal magnetism and hypnotism;
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  • Automatism; Communication between living and dead – Mechanical communication; Motor automatism; Independent physical signals; Deceiving spirits and the play of the subconscious; The Personal character–difficulties and complications of communications; Multiple communications; Confusion and incoherence; Other forms of communication; Bibliography; Agenor De Gasparin; Divining rod – Toward a theory of dowsing; Dowsing in France; Dowsing researched; Radiesthesia; Bibliography; Jules Denis Du Potet de Seenevoy*; France – Early belief in sorcery; The Fourteenth and fifteenth centuries; Witchcraft persecutions; The Rise of modern occultism; Spiritual healing; Spiritualism and animal magnetism; Mesmerism; Spiritualism and spiritism; French spiritualism; Psychical research and parapsychology; Radiesthesia and out-of-the-body travel; Bibliography; Table-turning or Table-tipping – Historical background; The Mechanics of table-turning; Bibliography;
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  • Apports – Theories of Explanation; Apports in the Course of Arrival; Apport Mediums Observed; Automatism; Ophelia Corralés; Dematerialization; Disappearances, paranormal or Paranormal disappearances* – The Vanishing children; Mass disappearances; Disappearance and reappearance; William Eglinton – Marvels of materialization; Miracles in India – and a disaster; The Great Slate-writing problem; Agnes Guppy-Volkman or Mrs. Samuel Guppy*; Frank Herne*; Invisibility* – Invisibility in folklore; Invisibility in sorcery and witchcraft; Invisibility in spiritual development; Levitation – Levitating saints; Levitation before the altar; From witchcraft to spiritualism; The Levitations of D. D. Home; Subjective sensations of levitation; Strength of levitating power; Simultaneous levitations; The Levitations of Eusapia Palladino and other mediums; Length of time, height, luminosity; More recent accounts of levitation; Theories of levitation; Anti-gravity phenomena; The Cantilever theory of levitation; Special breathing techniques; Bibliography; Materialization – The Origin of materialization phenomena; Psychical researchers and materialization; From thoughtforms to full-grown phantoms; Independence of phantom and medium; Some early explanations; Phantom eyes and hands; Phantoms of fame and name; Hands that melted like snow; Dramatic exit of spirit visitants; Souvenir locks of hair, materialized jewels, and flowers; Animal materializations; Materializations and apports; Modern views of materialization; Bibliography; Matter passing through matter – Paranormal release and movement of clothing; Ring experiments and chair threading; Carlos Mirabelli*; Movement, paranormal or Paranormal movement – Shaking of the house; Movement of objects; Difficult operations; The Question of scientific verification*; Display of strength; Lifting of heavy tables and pianos; Vanishing objects; Theories of explanation; Modern experiments in psychokinesis; Bibliography; Pansini brothers*; The Philadelphia Experiment*; Charles Williams;
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