Parapsychology is the study of psychic abilities, near-death experiences, and life after death. It uses scientific method experimenting with random number generators which are used to test for evidence of precognition and psychokinesis on humans and animals.
One of the former most studiers of Parapsychology was J.B Rhine who famously coined the term ESP (extrasensory perception). He studied at The Society for Psychical Research which was founded in London in 1882. He was pivotal in the study of Parapsychology and began to change the way studies were carried out. Rather than carrying out qualitative evidence for paranormal phenomena Rhine pursued a quantitative, statistical approach using cards and dice. This way soon became standard and interested researchers across the world adopted this approach. (more…)