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A term coined by British author Colin Wilson in his book The Occult: A History (1971) to indicate a latent power in human beings enabling awareness of a higher reality beyond immediate sense perception. The term is synonymous with the more generally used ESP.


Wilson, Colin. Mysteries: An Investigation into the Occult, the Paranormal, and the Supernatural. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1978.

. The Occult: A History. New York: Random House, 1971.