Glossary of Paranormal Terms


From Irish folklore, a spirit which foretells a death. It is said that the Banshee followes certain families and bloodlines.

Benign Spirit

A harmless entity or spirit which displays no malevolence of any form.


When a person, an entity or an object appears to be in two different places at the same time.

Black Magic

Magical spells or rituals practiced with the intention of harming others or summoning evil sprits.


Experimental control in which subjects are not informed of certain key and fundamental features of the experiment
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