a form of psi, meaning that apparently it is a technique of
mind over matter through invisible means. Examples of PK are
movements of objects, bending of metals, and determining the
outcome of events. It can occur spontaneously and deliberately
which indicates it is both an unconscious and conscious process.
History: The term psychokinesis is derived from the Greek words
psyche meaning "breath," "life," or "soul," and kinein meaning
The occurrences of PK have been recorded since ancient times.
The occurrences include levitation, miraculous healings, luminosities,
apports, and other physical phenomena attributed to holy persons
and adepts of magic around the world. Such phenomena is recorded
in the Bible, especially in the New Testament, in the Book of
Acts. One example is cited in which St. Paul and Silas where
imprisoned in Ephesus where they prayed and sung hymns, and
at midnight their shackles fell off as the prison doors swung
Psychokinesis may also be described by other names, such as
remote influencing, distant influencing, remote mental influence,
distant mental influence, directed conscious intention, or The
Psychokinesis (PK) - sometimes referred to as telekinesis or
mind over matter - is the ability to move things or otherwise
affect the property of things with the power of the mind. Of
psychic abilities, true psychokinesis is one of the rarest.
Few have been able to demonstrate this ability, and even those
demonstrations are highly contested by the skeptics.