American Society For Psychical Research – The oldest American organization dedicated to parapsychology. Started in 1884.
Apparition - Ghost or spirit.
Audio Spectrometry - The use of advanced sound recording devices for capturing paranormal activity.
Debunk - The act of disproving paranormal activity.
Drury Lane Theater – Famous haunted theater in England known for repeated hauntings.
EMF - Electro Magnetic Frequency
EMF Meter - Device used to read kinetic energy.
ESP – Extra-Sensory Perception.
ESP Test – A scientifically controlled test using cards to determine the psychic ability of an individual.
EVP - Electronic Voice Phenomenon
EVP Recorder - Sound recorder for white noise.
Ghost Box – Device that uses EVP to communicate with spirits.
Ghost Hunter – Paranormal investigator that uses devices such as an EMF Meter to register and record paranormal activities.
Ghost Hunting – The investigation of paranormal activity.
Ghost Meter – Electro-Magnetic Frequency measurement device.
Haunted House – A home that is inhabited by spirits.
Haunted Item – An item that is inhabited by a spirit such as a doll or television.
Hoax – A widespread fraud perpetrated for the purpose of fame, economic gain, and/or personal gain.
Ideomotor – Unconscious movement caused by the human nervous system.
Lorraine, Ed - Famous American paranormal investigator.
Ouija Board – A board with all the letters of the alphabet, numbers, and yes/no featured on it. It is believed by some that it is a device for contacting spirits and some believe that it is a device to access the subconscious.
Paranormal – Phenomena un-explainable by the scientific community.
Parapsychology – Study of psychic phenomena.
Pluckley Village – The most haunted village in England.
Poltergeist – Kinetic energy. Spirits on the move.
Pseudoscience – Beliefs that are based on half-truths and speculation rather than being based on scientific fact.
Psionics – The study of psychic ability.
Psychic – A person that has ESP.
Salem – Famous Haunted City in the State of Massachusetts in the United States that became famous for the Salem Witch Trials that lasted from 1692 to 1693.
Sceptic – A person that questions paranormal activity and supernatural events.
Spirit Box - Nickname for EVP Recorder.
Stanley Hotel – Famous haunted hotel in Colorado that is known for having a high level paranormal activity. Featured in the Stanley Kubrick movie The Shining.
Supernatural – Events un-explainable by science.
Superstition – The belief that one cause creates an effect on another without any link or logical explanation.