ABSTRACT

Updating and expanding the materials from the first edition, Anomalistic Psychology, Second Edition integrates and systematically treats phenomena of human consciousness and behaviors that appear to violate the laws of nature. The authors present and detail a new explanatory concept they developed that provides a naturalistic interpretation for these phenomena -- Magical Thinking. For undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in cognitive psychology, research methods, thinking, and parapsychology.

chapter 1|12 pages

Introduction to Anomalistic Psychology

chapter 2|20 pages

Magical Thinking

chapter 3|38 pages

Psychophysiology

chapter 4|18 pages

Perception

chapter 5|46 pages

Divided Consciousness and Imagery

chapter 6|16 pages

Memory

chapter 7|48 pages

Cognitive Processes

chapter 8|30 pages

Personality

chapter 9|32 pages

Beliefs

chapter 10|16 pages

Psychopathology