Glossary of Paranormal Terms

False Awakening

An experience in which a person believes he or she has woken up, but actually is still dreaming.

Faraday Cage

A wire mesh enclosure that provides a shield to radio waves.

Fortean Phenomena

Strange phenomena, especially those which challenge conventional scientific knowledge. Named after the American researcher and writer Charles Fort.

Franks Box

An electronic device created in 2002 by EVP enthusiast Frank Sumption to facilitate real-time communication with the dead. The device is described as a combination white noise generator and AM radio receiver modified to sweep back and forth through the AM band selecting split-second snippets of sound.

Full Bodied Apparition

When you see the full form of a ghost or spirit.
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Last updated on Friday, 16 Nov 2012 at 23:50