If you could have one superpower, what would it be? This is probably a question many of us have thought about.
A popular answer is psychokinesis – being able to move objects with your mind.
Some people claim to have genuine psychokinetic abilities and so it is a parapsychologist’s job to test these claims.
Caroline Watt, a parapsychology researcher at the University of Edinburgh, explores cases of magicians who have faked paranormal spoon-bending.
One should never underestimate the consummate acting skills which one’s subjects may possess
Read the full story on Caroline’s blog:
About Caroline Watt
Caroline Watt is a founding member of the Koestler Parapsychology Unit at the University of Edinburgh.
She has recorded a podcast with us explaining her research.