Extrasensory Perception: Definition, Types & Examples


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1. What is extrasensory perception?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the major types of extrasensory perception?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of extrasensory perception, also known as ESP. Some of the topics you will be assessed on include the definition of ESP, as well as your understanding of the major types of this phenomenon.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Comparing precognition with retrocognition
  • Example of mediumship
  • Major types of extrasensory perception
  • Extrasensory perception described
  • Differentiating between telekinesis and telepathy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on extrasensory perception
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as precognition and retrocognition
  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as telepathy and telekinesis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ESP

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychic phenomenon, review the accompanying lesson called Extrasensory Perception: Definition, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the broad category of extrasensory perception, or ESP
  • List the six major types of ESP discussed in the lesson
  • Differentiate between telepathy and telekinesis
  • Compare and contrast precognition and retrocognition
  • Relate the contributions of Joseph Bank Rhine to the field of ESP