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-# The power to [[perceive]] objects that are not [[accessible]] to the [[sense]]s.+The term '''clairvoyance''' (from French ''clair'' meaning "clear" and ''voyance'' meaning "vision") is used to refer to the ability to gain information about an object, person, location or physical event through means other than the known human [[sense]]s,<ref>{{cite web|url=http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clairvoyance |title=Merriam-Webster Online dictionary, Retrieved 2007-10-05 "1: the power or faculty of discerning objects not present to the senses 2: ability to perceive matters beyond the range of ordinary perception: penetration" |publisher=Mw1.merriam-webster.com |date= |accessdate=November 17, 2011}}</ref><ref>[http://www.britannica.com/ebc/article-9364105 Britannica Online Encyclopedia], Retrieved 2007-10-07. The ESP entry includes clairvoyance</ref> i.e., a form of [[extra-sensory perception]]. A person said to have the ability of clairvoyance is referred to as a '''clairvoyant''' ("one who sees clearly").
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 +Claims for the existence of [[paranormal]] and [[psychic]] abilities such as clairvoyance have not been supported by scientific evidence published in high [[impact factor]] [[peer reviewed]] journals.<ref name=skepdic1>Carrol, Robert (2003), "[http://www.skepdic.com/clairvoy.html Clairvoyance]" – ''Skeptics Dictionary'', Wiley, ISBN 0-471-27242-6 {{Page needed|date=August 2010}}</ref> [[Parapsychology]] explores this possibility, but the existence of the paranormal is not accepted by the [[scientific community]].<ref name=skepdic>{{cite web |url=http://www.skepdic.com/clairvoy.html |title=clairvoyance or second sight|publisher=The Skeptic's Dictionary - Skepdic.com |work= |accessdate=July 13, 2012}}</ref> Parapsychology, including the study of clairvoyance, is an example of [[pseudoscience]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pseudoscience |title=Dictionary.com "Pseudoscience" |publisher=Dictionary.reference.com |date= |accessdate=September 22, 2012}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/pseudo-science/ |title=Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy "Science and Pseudo-Science" |publisher=Plato.stanford.edu |date=September 3, 2008 |accessdate=September 22, 2012}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/russian.html |title=Science Needs to Combat Pseudoscience: A Statement by 32 Russian Scientists and Philosophers |publisher=Quackwatch.com |date=July 17, 1998 |accessdate=September 22, 2012}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.csj.org/studyindex/studycrthk/study_pseddoscience/study_factscnfiction5.htm |title=International Cultic Studies Association "Science Fiction in Pseudoscience" |publisher=Csj.org |date= |accessdate=September 22, 2012}}</ref>
 + 
 +==See also==
 +* [[Anomalous cognition]]
 +* [[Astral projection]]
 +* [[Aura (paranormal)|Aura]]
 +* [[Channeling (mediumistic)]]
 +* [[Chizuko Mifune]]
 +* [[Etheric body]]
 +* [[List of parapsychology topics]]
 +* [[Near-death experience]]
 +* [[Out-of-body experience]]
 +* [[Paranormal phenomena]]
 +* [[Parapsychology]]
 +* [[Plane (esotericism)]]
 +* [[Postdiction]] (retroactive clairvoyance)
 +* [[Precognition]]
 +* [[Remote viewing]]
 +* [[Schizophrenia]]
 +* [[Spirituality]]
 +* [[Subtle body]]
 +* [[Third eye]]
 +* [[Visionary]]
-====Hyponyms==== 
-* [[clairaudience]] 
-* [[metagnomy]] 
-* [[precognition]] 
-* [[psychometry]] 
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The term clairvoyance (from French clair meaning "clear" and voyance meaning "vision") is used to refer to the ability to gain information about an object, person, location or physical event through means other than the known human senses,<ref>{{

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