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Parapsychology: spoon-bending or truth-bending

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:

Work with a fraudulent PK metal-bending subject

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.

Parapsychology: the science of the paranormal

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