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Parapsychology-towards causal research

Naresh Kumar

DIP: 18.02.010/20200502

DOI: 10.25215/2455/0502010

Received: April 17, 2020; Revision Received: May 08, 2020; Accepted: June 25, 2020

Abstract

Parapsychology studies the paranormal events and research is going on from over a century, which is compiled in vast research literature. Most of the research is confined to prove that the events reported are real and are not fruits of imagination / trickery. Laboratory experiments (Rhine / Ganzfeld experiments) are, all, being done to prove that some people are gifted with paranormal capability. Meta-analysis and surveys are also done to bring credibility to Parapsychology. As per me, probably, so far, the line of research for proving existence of paranormal events was necessary because of stiff opposition from some thinkers and skeptics who brushed these aside as mere non-sense, their belief further aggravated due to several frauds which were proved in this field. However causal research in the field appears to be rare—I could come across only very few which dealt on causal aspects of parapsychological research. May be, now, time has come that we move towards causal paranormal research in a deterministic way. This paper is dedicated to researchers with an appeal to researching fraternity to consider moving towards causal parapsychological research. In a humble feeble way, some suggestions have been made to outline an approach.

The author profoundly appreciates all the people who have successfully contributed to ensuring this paper in place. Their contributions are acknowledged however their names cannot be mentioned.

The author declared no conflict of interest.

This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Naresh Kumar @ kumar.naresh2809@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.02.010/20200502

DOI: 10.25215/2455/0502010

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Volume 05, Issue 2, April-June, 2020

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