• Question: do you think that if someone had a large amount of brain energy with strong brain waves, they would be able to use telekinesis?

    Asked by shrike to Iain, Jo, Leo on 24 Jun 2010 in Categories: .
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      Leo Garcia answered on 24 Jun 2010:

      Whilst telekinesis is a fantastic plot device in science fiction and fantasy novels (have you ever read ‘Carrie’, by Stephen King – amazing!) there is no scientific evidence to show that it is possible.

      Many people have claimed to be able to move objects with their minds, but none have been able to replicate their alleged ability under scientific conditions – so they are either lying or deluded. The famous scientist and sceptic Susan Blackmore has spent a lot of time researching the claims made by people who say that they are telekinetic, and its well worth finding out about it: