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Twin Telepathy

Author : Guy Lyon Playfair
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Twin telepathy has long been a source of wonder, and recently a series of original research studies probed this psychic connection. The startling findings are presented here, including powerful evidence of a genuine telepathic link. Incidents of shared emotions, thoughts, tactile sensations, and even extreme physical manifestations were all documented in firsthand accounts.

Twin Telepathy

Author : Guy L. Playfair
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Is there a 'special connection' between twins? Can they read each other's minds? Are they telepathic? These questions are often asked, but have never been convincingly answered until now. The author became interested in the subject when he was given vivid first-hand testimony of how a man whose twin brother had been shot dead had reacted several miles away at the exact time. This prompted him to embark on a thorough search of the literature and collect accounts of similar examples of apparent telepathy, some dating back to the 18th century, to question numerous twins regarding their own experiences, to compile a substantial file of case histories, and eventually to help set up properly controlled scientific experiments in which telepathy could be seen to take place on a polygraph chart, two of which have now been published in peer-reviewed journals. As he makes clear in this ground-breaking book, the first ever to explore the 'special twin connection' in detail, the answer is simple: some twins are telepathy-prone and some, probably the majority, are not. How can this be, you might wonder? Aren't all identical twins supposed to be identical in all respects? They are not. The fact is that, as Orwell might have put it, some twins are more identical than others. What seems to make the difference is exactly when division of the fertilized zygote (egg) takes place. This can take place almost immediately, or up to twelve days later. Without going into detail here, what this means is that 'late splitters' develop extremely close bonds after birth, bonds that can last a lifetime, whereas 'early splitters' become more independent, and regard their twins just like an ordinary brother or sister. Sure enough, when experiments were carried out in London and Copenhagen, on each occasion it was a late-splitting pair who showed the clearest evidence for telepathy on their polygraph charts. The often heard critical complaint that here is no repeatable experiment for any kind of psychic effect is no longer true. This new revised and updated edition contains the most comprehensive survey yet written on the history of research into twin telepathy. The author explains why experiments have generally been unsuccessful in the past, and why those that he helped design have been consistently successful, and point the way ahead for future researchers. He also explains that a better understanding of the special twin connection is of more than academic interest, especially to parents, some of whom already know that it can save lives and has already done so. Earlier editions of this book were well received by such authorities as psychologist Stanley Krippner, a former president of the Parapsychological Association, for whom it 'reads like an intriguing detective story', and Rupert Sheldrake, who has contributed a Foreword in which he states: 'For many years I have been looking in vain for authoritative research on this intriguing subject. At last I have found it, in this book'. Colin Wilson, in his Introduction predicts that the book 'will obviously become a classic of psychical research.'

The ESP Enigma

Author : Diane Hennacy Powell, M.D.
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Dr. Diane Powell, a nationally prominent Johns Hopkins-trained neuropsychiatrist and former clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, examines the evidence for many types of psychic phenomena, from telepathy and precognition to psychokinesis, and finds several well-designed and rigorously supervised studies that prove the existence of some psychic phenomena. This raises the important question: how is this possible? Proven psychic phenomena don't fit into science's old model for the brain. Dr. Powell proposes a revolutionary model of the brain and the mind. Consciousness may have properties similar to those of an energy field in physics. A field is defined as "a disturbance or condition in space that has the potential of producing a force," much the way a magnetic field polarizes iron filings into a predictable pattern around it. That and other aspects of her new paradigm for consciousness would explain how the mind of a mystic or psychic could have an organizational effect on the physical world. Tests have shown that basically everyone has certain measurable psychic abilities-such as experiencing a psychic connection with a loved one-but the fact that psychic abilities are stronger among prodigies, autistic savants, some people who are bipolar or have suffered certain brain injuries has led to brain-imaging and other research that can explain which parts of the brain are dominant in psychics and mystics. The ESP Enigma is grounded in decades of reliable scientific research, establishing a common ground among psi believers and skeptics.

The Science of Mind Control and Telepathy

Author : Cathleen Small
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Superpowers are fun topics that are at home in lore and mythology, but there is often an element of reality to them. This book on mind control and telepathy delves into both the legends behind the topics and real-life examples that suggest the possibility of their reality. It also explores how the superpowers could become reality in the future through the development of new technologies. Fast facts, sidebars, and illustrative photographs help readers understand this ever-fascinating subject.

Twin Mythconceptions

Author : Nancy L. Segal
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Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts about Twins sheds new light on over 70 commonly held ideas and beliefs about the origins and development of identical and fraternal twins. Using the latest scientific findings from psychology, psychiatry, biology, and education, the book separates fact from fiction. Each idea about twins is described, followed by both a short answer about the truth, and then a longer, more detailed explanation. Coverage includes embryology of twins, twin types, intellectual growth, personality traits, sexual orientation of twins, marital relationships, epigenetic analyses, and more. Five appendices cover selected topics in greater depth, such as the frequency of different twin types and the varieties of polar body twin pairs. This book will inform and entertain behavioral and life science researchers, health professionals, twins, parents of twins, and anyone interested in the fascinating topic of twins. Identifies common misunderstandings about twins Provides scientific answers to questions about twins Encompasses the biology, psychology, genetics, and personality of twins Includes discussion of identical, fraternal same-sex, and fraternal opposite-sex twins Allows for quick answers to common questions and more detailed explanations


Author : Jay Ingram
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Examines the subject of human and animal twins, scientific studies of twins, and unusual stories about twins.

Dark Cognition

Author : David Vernon
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Outlining the scientific evidence behind psi research, Dark Cognition expertly reveals that such anomalous phenomena clearly exist, highlighting that the prevailing view of consciousness, purely as a phenomenon of the brain, fails to account for the empirical findings. David Vernon provides essential coverage of information and evidence for a variety of anomalous psi phenomena, calling for a paradigm shift in how we view consciousness: from seeing it as something solely reliant on the brain to something that is enigmatic, fundamental and all pervasive. The book examines the nature of psi research showing that, despite claims to the contrary, it is clearly a scientific endeavour. It explores evidence from telepathy and scopaesthesia, clairvoyance and remote viewing, precognition, psychokinesis, fields of consciousness, energy healing, out of body experiences, near-death experiences and post death phenomena, showing that not only do these phenomena exist, but that they have significant implications for our understanding of consciousness. Featuring discussion on scientific research methods, reflections on the fields of dark cognition and end-of-chapter questions that encourage critical thinking, this book is an essential text for those interested in parapsychology, consciousness and cognitive psychology.

Chambers Dictionary of the Unexplained

Author : Una McGovern
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Covering everything from cryptozoology and the Yeti to witchcraft, earth mysteries, folklore, ghosts, human oddities, the occult, parapsychology, spiritualism, and UFOs, a comprehensive resource looks a wide range of unexplained phenomena in a volume containing more than 1,300 objective, informative, and up-to-date entries.

Twin Switch

Author : Jamie Suzanne
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Jessica says the cool thing about having a twin is she can always count on her to help her out. Elizabeth is getting frustrated, however, that her twin won't solve her own problems.


Author : Charles Panati
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The Paranormal Review

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The American Biology Teacher

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Great Myths of Child Development

Author : Stephen Hupp
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Great Myths of Child Development reveals the latest evidence–based science behind the myths and misconceptions about the developing child. Shatters the most commonly–held child development myths Reveals the science behind such topical issues as twin–telepathy, sex–prediction, and imaginary friends Covers hot–button issues like childhood vaccines, spankings, time–outs, and breastfeeding of older children Features numerous pop culture references and examples drawn from popular TV shows and movies, such as Duck Dynasty, Modern Family and Mad Men Points to a wealth of supplementary resources for interested parents from evidence–based treatments and self–help books to relevant websites

Experiencing Difference

Author : Carl James
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Exploring the ways in which individuals conceive of themselves in the face of contradictory, conflicting, and mediated identities, this text shows the interrelatedness of the various factors in terms of their experiences related to identification.

The Donning International Encyclopedic Psychic Dictionary

Author : June G. Bletzer
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Journal of the Society for Psychical Research

Author : Society for Psychical Research (Great Britain)
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A Swim in the Stagnant Pool

Author : Jack Apostol
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Here in Detroit, Michigan, on a West Side corner and during the 1950's, many notable African Americans, to include Berry Gordy, founder of Hitsville USA Motown and Smokey Robinson of The Miracles, were factually linked directly to this neighborhood before initiating their illustrious careers. Progress erupted enormously after WW II for people to enrich themselves culturally, academically, and luxuriously. In essence this meant privileges for the majority and restrictions for the minority. Thus, this Negro minority, the great influx from the South to the Industrial North for jobs in the related factories due to the war effort transpired, and most were uneducated. Mounting suppressions, as in a bubble ready to burst, created tensions and further cultivated frustrations. Alcohol and drugs were available and prevalent catalytic factors, gambling a desire to achieve a touch of luxury. All these were a desire to escape, to achieve a purpose. Something "had to give" as the tensions in the "bubble" expanded and finally burst. The Detroit Riots of 1967.

Talking Book Topics

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Includes audio versions, and annual title-author index.

For Younger Readers

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The Unexplained II

Author : Peter Brookesmith
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