Psi (pronunciado como “suspiro” ) es un término comúnmente utilizado por los parapsicólogos para referirse, en su conjunto, tanto al ESP (percepción extrasensorial) como a la psicoquinesis. J. B (1948 Reach of the Mind) .

El término fue acuñado por BP Weisner y recomendado por Thouless RH como un término para describir ESP 1942 en su artículo "La posición actual de la investigación experimental en Fenómenos de Telepatía y Afines", ( Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research – Actas de la Sociedad para la Investigación Psíquica , 47, parte 166, pp 1-19).

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Libros y artículos

Alcock, James E., Jean Burns and Anthony Freeman.  Editors. Psi Wars: Getting to Grips with the Paranormal by   (Imprint Academic, 2003).

Frazier, Kendrick. editor, Science Confronts the Paranormal(Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1986). See especially the article "Fooling Some of the People All of the Time," by Barry Singer and Victor A. Benassi.

Gardner, Martin. Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1957), ch. 25.

Gardner, Martin. How Not To Test a Psychic : Ten Years of Remarkable Experiments With Renowned Clairvoyant Pavel Stepanek (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1989).

Hansel, C.E.M. The Search for Psychic Power : ESP and Parapsychology Revisited (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1989).

Hines, Terence. Pseudoscience and the Paranormal 2nd ed. (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 2003).

Hyman, Ray. The Elusive Quarry : a Scientific Appraisal of Psychical Research (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1989).

Hyman, Ray. "Evaluation of Program on Anomalous Mental Phenomena," Journal of Scientific Exploration, Volume 10 Number 1.

Hyman, Ray. 1996. "The Evidence for Psychic Functioning: Claims vs. Reality." Skeptical Inquirer.

Marks, David and Richard Kammann, The Psychology of the Psychic (Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1979).

Randi, James. Flim-Flam! (Buffalo, New York: Prometheus Books,1982).


Psychic Drift -Why most scientists do not believe in ESP and psi phenomena By Michael Shermer

Culture, Psychopathology And Psi: A Clinical Relationship

The Research With B.D. and the Legacy of Magical Ignorance by George P. Hansen

Deception by Subjects in Psi Research by George P. Hansen

Does Psi Exist? Replicable Evidence for an Anomalous Process of Information Transfer Daryl J. Bem and Charles Honorton