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Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Stanley Krippner, Harris L. Friedman
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Anomalistic Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Christopher C. French, Anna Stone
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-01 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

The science behind claims of alien encounters and visions of ghosts can be even more fascinating than the sensationalist headlines. What leads some people to believe in the paranormal? Why might someone think they have been abducted by aliens? And is there any room for superstition in the modern world
What is Paranormal?
Language: en
Pages: 116
Authors: Del Loewenthal
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-18 - Publisher: Routledge

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Ghosts, Spirits, and Psychics: The Paranormal from Alchemy to Zombies
Language: en
Pages: 409
Authors: Matt Cardin
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-28 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Stanley Krippner,, Adam J. Rock, Harris L. Friedman, Nancy L. Zingrone
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-23 - Publisher: McFarland

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