Sometimes referred to as waking dreams, Hypnagogic Hallucinations occur as someone is drifting off to sleep. Although the term ‘hallucination’ can often be associated with potential mental disorders, there are some common factors that distinguish hypnagogic hallucinations from those that could be related to mental health issues. For example, they are often recognised as not being real and quickly dismissed, rather than having long lasting effects to the individual.
Is a hypothetical cognitive bias that states people with low ability at a task over estimate their own ability, and that people with high ability at a task underestimate their own ability.
Described by social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger; this bias is a result of internal illusion in people of low ability and an external misconception in people of high ability.
A zettelkasten is actually a personal method or tool for thinking and writing. it has become established as quite an effective knowledge management system and is well suited for research or general learning. The system has features that allow the ideas or notes to be inter-onnected in such a fashion, that provides a web of content. Which means you can connect each and every idea or note to another in various manners.
It’s been called ‘the private voice’, ‘the inner voice’, a gut feeling, a hunch, it has even been related to our potential spiritual guides or protectors, but these days it’s often recognised as our intuition and it could be a fundamental building block in our paranormal experiences.
For many that have been in the paranormal field a while or even a moment the term EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomena) has become common place. If you’ve taken the time to watch a paranormal TV show or two, then it’s likely that at some point you would have heard the investigators throw the term about whilst playing around with a Digital Voice Recorder.
Instrumental Transcommunication or ITC as its more commonly referred to is the term given to the various methods used to communicate with supposed spirits using electronic means. This includes the capture of images possibly related to spirits and also Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP).
The very concept of reincarnation which suggests that the soul or spirit may, after physical death, pass to another body, is in fact an extremely ancient idea. It can be found in the teachings of the ancient Egyptians religion, Greek philosophy, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, theosophy, not to mention the philosophies of Plato and Pythagoras.
For many that have been involved in the paranormal field for even just a short while, one of the most recognised and possibly accepted theories is that of the Stone Tape Theory. It’s a concept that many are familiar with and is widely accepted too.