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Why aren't psychics breaking the bank in Las Vegas casinos?

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The theoretical house advantage for some casino games is fairly small, e.g., about 1% for optimally-played craps. This means that over the long term, a good craps player might get back 99 cents for each dollar they play. If they hit a "hot ... More

Is channeling real?

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Channeling is the claim that a departed spirit, or other non-physical entity, can speak or act through a sensitive person. In the late 1800s, this was called mediumship; similar claims of communicating with departed spirits can be found throughout ... More

Are large-scale effects, like levitation or spoon-bending real?

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Throughout history there have been many reports of spectacular events, such as individuals levitating , holy people materializing objects out of thin air, and people who are able to move, bend or break objects without touching them. Unfortunately, in ... More

Where can I get a degree in parapsychology?

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Many students and adults would like to study human consciousness, parapsychology , transpersonal psychology, or some combination of these fields. While these topics are of great interest, the number of courses and degrees available in these topics are - ... More

Where are some of the active psi research facilities?

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
C.I.R.P. - Centro Interdisciplinare Ricerca Parapsicologica E-mail - Cognitive Sciences Laboratory Voice - (323) 549 5025 Fax - (408) 904 6195 E-mail - Institut Metapsychique International 51, rue de ... More

Who were the main contributors to this FAQ?

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Revised, 28 Feb 2008, Pamela Heath, MD Editor, Dean Radin, Ph.D. Institute of Noetic Science, CA, USA Carlos Alvarado, Ph.D ., Atlantic University, VA, USA Dick Bierman, Ph.D., Anomalous Cognition, University of Amsterdam Topher Cooper, BSc., Voice ... More
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