Afterlife - The belief that the human soul or spirit survives after it leaves the body from cause of death.
Aliens - are creatures, or beings that allegedly come from outer space possibly from other planets, galaxies, universes or even different dimensions. They are sometimes referred to as extra-terrestrials.
Aura - an emanation, breath or radiation that is invisible to the naked eye. It is often thought to be an invisible surrounding glow emanating from each individual. Depending on its colour and form, this is taken as an indication of the mental and physical well being of that person.
Banshee - is a name given to a female spirit, which can be found in Irish and Scottish folklore. An omen of impending death in a house, a banshee is a female entity said to herald death by groaning and screaming
Daemon (Daimon) - a guardian spirit or guardian angel often associated with the communication of advice and inspiration.
Table-Tilting - these are the movements which tend to come from the table which is used during a séance. It normally occurs when there are a group of people with their hands on the surface of the table used in the séance.
Anomalous Peturbation - another term for psychokinesis.
Automatic Writing - Phenomena by which people write without conscious thought.
Benign Spirit - A spirit that is not harmful.
Clairvoyant - Someone with the psychic ability to see events or people which have not occurred yet.
Clairaudient -The psychic ability to hear voices and sounds that are inaudible to the normal human ear.
Clairsentient -The psychic ability to feel things that are not normally felt by most people.
Claircognizance - “clear knowing;” the phenomena when someone “just knows” something.
Clairolefactor - French for “clear smelling;” the alleged ability to literally smell scents that are associated with spirits or past experiences, scents being experienced over long distances, etc.
Collective Apparition - An apparition seen by several people at the same time.
Deep Trace Medium - A psychic who allows a spirit to enter their body so that the spirits can communicate through them.
Dematerialization - The paranormal fading or disappearance of a physical object.
Discarnate - A spirit that exists without a physical body.
Disembodied - A spirit that is functioning without a body.
Disembodied Voice - A voice that is heard that comes from no physical body, also known as EVP.
Evocation -The summoning of spirits by usage of ritual, gesture, or verse of incantation.
Empath - Someone who shows considerable empathy psychically.
EMF Detector - A device that measures and detects changes in the electromagnetic field.
Malevolent - A malevolent spirit is one that wishes to do harm.
Manifestation -The appearance or taking of form of an entity.
Materialization -The formation of a visible physical form of a spirit.
Medium - A person that acts as a bridge between the living and the dead.
Metaphysics - The study of that which is beyond the laws of physics.
Necromancy - The practice of communicating with the dead to obtain knowledge of the future, others' secrets, and so forth.
Ouija Board - A game board that is used to communicate with spirits.
Outward Manifestation - The physical manifestation of paranormal activity.
Parapsychology- Refers to the study of paranormal phenomena.
Paranormal - Phenomena which seem to defy the known laws of science.
Premonition - Feeling or warning about future events.
Precognition - Knowledge of pending future events.
Residual Haunting- Believed to be a psychic imprint of a scene that keeps repeating itself. With this type of haunting no interaction with the ghost occur.
Shape-Shifting- Paranormal ability to assume the form of another person, an animal or other entity.
Telekinesis- Where objects are remotely displaced and moved around, solely by the powers of the mind.
Abductee - A person that has allegedly been abducted by aliens multiple times.
Automatism - Automatic behavior without conscious self-control.
Brutch - An area of psychic disturbance.
Conjurer - A term once used to describe a fraudulent medium.
Contactee - A person who allegedly has frequent contact with aliens.
Dematerialization - The disappearance of an object or spirit form.
Depossession - The release of an earthbound, obsessing spirit from the human host.
Dracontology - the "study of lake monsters and sea serpents."
Ectomist - A unexplainable fog or mist in pictures or on video.
Haunted - A place that is allegedly plagued by frequent supernatural occurrences.
Hypnopompic Hallucination - Hallucinations that occur while waking up.
Intuition - To know something without reasoning.
Nictalope - A person who can allegedly see in complete darkness.
Premonition - A “vision” about a future crisis or disaster.
Reverant - An apparition of a deceased person.
Séance - French for “sitting;” a group of people gathered together in an attempt to contact the deceased.
Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) - An object in the sky that is believed to be an alien spacecraft.
Vibes - "Feeling vibrations" off of people, places and objects.
Apport -The arrival of object during a séance or a haunting, these can be animate or inanimate.
Cryptid - are legendary creatures that are suspected to exist
Indirect Voice- Mediumistic phenomenon in which the discarnate entity appears to speak using the vocal apparatus of the medium.
Invocation - Summoning spirits.
Levitation -The raising of a person or object into the air without any visible means.
Sleep Paralysis - A state of seeming to be awake but unable to move.
Subliminal Perception -Perceiving without conscious awareness.