II. Blank-filling (10%)
Please fill in each of the following blanks with ONE word.
Psychic energy is not new in terms of intuitive human awareness. Since the earliest history of civilization, philosophers and scientists have
conceptualized its structure and potential (11) _______ to their cultural conditioning and personal belief systems. It is new only in the sense
(12) _______ scientists have recently established its existence and are learning how to measure it in the laboratory.
Modern psychics like Robert Pavlita have discovered that psychic energy is bipolar and capable of (13) i ting with other bodies. It can be refracted, polarized, and combined with other energies. It can create effects (14) s r to magnetism, electricity, heat, and luminous radiation, but in and of itself it is none of these. It can be conducted by paper, wood, glass, silk, and many (15) s es that insulate electricity. It can pass
through water and any known metal.
Pat Price, a psychic being studied at Stanford Research Institute (SRI), is capable of receiving and (16) t ting psychic energy from within a shielded room designed to prevent the entrance, or exit, of any previously known waves. Ingo Swann, (17) a psychic working with SRI, can
use it to affect an underground instrument locked inside a shielded canister.
Russian scientists working with Ninel Kulagina and Alla Vinogradova have developed machines that register psychic energy (18) _______ a
This energy seems to envelop the human body like a cocoon, (19) p ting it and emanating from it. Certain psychics can actually see it.
Peter Hurkos, the famous psychometrist, has shown that it surrounds inanimate objects and can be retrieved to learn about people and events surrounding those objects.
Harold Sherman, the ESP (Extra Sensory Perception) expert and himself a psychic, believes that man’s psychic sense can channel psychic energy for any number of mind-controlled purposes, including (20) t y, mind over matter, and clairvoyance. Further research is being carried out to shed new light on the issue.