poltergeist

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Also, Lange and Houran (1998, 1999) administered questionnaires measuring belief in the paranormal and past levels of paranormal experiences to participants who had reported experiencing poltergeist phenomena.
Much was learned about poltergeist phenomena from the child cases of Angelique Cottin, Florrie C.
ABSTRACT: Although it has long been suspected that haunt and poltergeist phenomena form a hierarchy, compelling empirical evidence for this suggestion has been lacking.
Roll on poltergeist phenomena to make this argument, making the observation from Roll's work that poltergeist phenomena are associated with psychological dysfunction.
The authors' definition of poltergeist is extraordinarily broad (despite being broken down into three distinct categories) and the consistent blurring of the lines between poltergeist phenomena and other spiritual activity (such as hauntings and psychic phenomena) eventually proves confusing.
Fatima Regina Machado (Brazil) discussed the psychology of poltergeist phenomena, and Wellington Zangari (Brazil) reviewed ganzfeld theory and research.