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It took parapsychology nearly a century to come of age. Up to the founding, in 1882, of the English Society of Psychical Research, stories of apparent telepathy, thought reading, or precognition were relegated into the realm of superstition, folklore, or fairy tale. It was the labors of prominent members of the S.P.R. that helped to make the study of the phenomena academically respectable. They collected a vast number of so-called spontaneous cases involving the apparent telepathic transmission of sensory imagery or motor automatism, of "phantasms" from the living or "from the dead," and published them in a spate of articles,
Telepathic Impressions. A Review and Report of Thirty-Five New Cases.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:813. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-5-813_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(5):813.
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