ESP

An experimental form of ESP that emerged in the late 1960s, in which a suitably trained person attempts in a meditative state to visualise the topography of a distant scene. A considerable degree of success has been demonstrated by three scientific groups, one funded by the US military. 

Ground-breaking 1884 paper by physiologist and psi researcher Charles Richet, devoted mainly to his use of statistics in telepathy experiments, an approach that became fully established only in the 1930s. 

Limited but significant psi research has been carried out in Russia since the 19th century.

The sense of knowing when one is being stared at is commonly reported, notably by police and other professionals involved in surveillance activities. Recent experimental investigations suggest that the phenomenon is real. 

Experimental research appears to establish the sense of being stared at as a real phenomenon, as described here. This article discusses possible theoretical implications with regard to theories of vision.

An approach to psi experimentation that differentiates subjects who believe that psi is possible, or that it's a genuine phenomenon ('sheep') from those who do not ('goats'). 

Controversial nineteenth century episode of telepathy experiments involving two young men, one of whom in later life claimed they had cheated, which the other vigorously denied.  

The super-psi hypothesis is the claim that psychic functioning is  more extensive than the evidence would suggest, and that it might  play a pervasive role in everyday affairs. 

American artist (1933-2013) whose psychic ability led him to participate in successful ESP and PK experiments, including remote viewing research that became the basis for the Star Gate psychic spying program. 

Incidents suggestive of telepathy between twins are frequently reported in the popular press, but only in the present century has the claim been systematically investigated.