[< the Greek letter psi (ψ), apparently suggested by psy- in parapsychology, psychic, etc.]
Accepting the reality of psi, we may seek to fit it into the existing framework of scientific explanation.
Don’t forget that our experimental techniques explore only the most rudimentary kind of exercise of the psi faculty.
In a world of telepathic contact, he was reduced to clumsy words. Yet, for a psi cripple, he was an incredible adversary for the psi-powerful Health Agents, who pursued him.
The alien stepped closer, concentrating all his psi-faculties on the farmer’s mind.
If there’s any everyday kind of psi it’s telepathy in babies and kids.
The Practice Effect was at least partly a psi power exercised by humans on this world.
When she was old enough to be told about her psi, she'd worried that she suffered from some type of madness.
Is parapsychology a dying field? Lack of funding and the demise of several top psi laboratories suggest that parapsychology may well be on the rocks.
Blackburn identified Bulwer-Lytton’s 1871 The Coming Race as the first psi novel published and later referred to…as an early speculation about the reality of the mind.
The novella ‘Need’ (1960) is one of the best of his psi-stories, but it is also one of the most harrowing; here the possession of a superhuman sensitivity becomes an alienating force in its own right, and the self-knowledge which the protagonist gains by virtue of his association with the empath is coldly unflattering.
She had some pretty sharp psi-skills so she could mess with my brain while we were screwing.
R. H. Thouless in Proc. Soc. Psychical Res.
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