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Old 15th December 2016, 02:30 PM   #9
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Quite a few early-mid 20th century paranormal researchers - which very typically implied research into spiritualism - came to believe that phenomena previously attributed to ghosts was, in fact, better explained as telekinesis, telepathy and so-on. Then they set about studying the phenomena from the perspective, developing testing protocols and gathering experimental data, etc.

There wasn't much of an identifiable "ah-ha! moment" in that field; rather, over a period of years, the majority of serious reserachers simply proved to their own satisfaction that the phenomena were better explained through natural means (including trickery) and the study of parapsychology gradually shrank back to the fringes.

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