Term : Ghost Hunting
Meaning of Term : A research project conducted within strict
parameters in order to investigate reports of ghosts, hauntings, poltergeists, or other paranormal events. Ghost hunters often use highly-specialized equipment to detect evidence of spectral activity.
Term : Cold Reading
Meaning of Term : A method of obtaining information about a
person through asking a series of questions; this technique is often used by fake mind readers and stage magicians, who are trained to use this information to mimic a psychic reading.
Term : Ouija Board
Meaning of Term : A Ouija board (also known as spirit board or
talking board) is a flat board marked with letters, numbers, and other symbols. It is used to communicate with spirits. It uses a planchette (small heart-shaped piece of wood) or movable indicator to indicate the spirit's message by spelling it out on the board during a séance. The fingers of the séance participants are placed on the planchette, which then moves about the board to spell out messages.