Refers to the transmission of information from one person to another without using any of our known sensory channels or physical interaction. Also known as mind reading.

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Mercs/explorers find telepathic wolves, tigers, horses, eagles, buried UFO wreckage in remote valley

I dug this book out of Dad's box back in the late 60's or early 70's. A team of explorers or maybe mercenaries crashes in a remote valley (possibly China or Mongolia?) and discover people living there ...
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Who was the first telepath?

Telepathy is a mainstay of modern science fiction and fantasy. Our top six tags (not counting story identification and similar) each feature telepathic characters prominently. Harry Potter: Lord ...
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Anthology for children; contains story about friendly Martian on postapocalyptic Earth

I'm looking for the title of an anthology of children's science fiction stories from the 1950s. The best of the bunch involved a Martian who visited earth, and realized we'd blown ourselves up in a ...
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Author & title of short story about cat navigator of spaceship

Short story several decades old, about cat navigator or co-pilot of a spaceship and its human partner. They were isolated in different compartments, communication telepathic only, no visual or audio ...
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Everyone on earth can suddenly read each other's minds

Trying to identify a story about the population of the earth suddenly developing telepathy. I don't remember much about this story. Suddenly everyone on earth wakes up one morning and can read each ...
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Are Time Lords psychic?

The Doctor is famous for his use of psychic paper: However, at times, the Doctor seemingly demonstrated innate psychic powers. At the end of series 4, for example, he used them to Besides this ...
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Book from the 70's: advanced civilisation bodies found in Antarctica, one tells their story

The book I'm looking for was set in either Antarctica or the North Pole. I really believe it was Antarctica. During a dig, 2 prehistoric, advanced civilization bodies were discovered. One of them ...
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Trying to identify a story about Sentient Trees

Trying to identify the title and author of a Science Fiction story about a human boy and girl who are on an alien world. Notable is the teleportation device that only allows non-living material or ...
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Story about female telepaths looking for compatible male telepath

A man runs into some women who can read minds. After he gets to know two of them, they ask if he would take part in a gene experiment that would allow him to control his own genes. He does and then ...
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If Magneto's metal helmet can block Professor X's telepathic powers, why can't Wolverine's adamantium skull?

Do we know anything about the difference in the concept between those two cases?
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Could the Thirdspace Aliens project telepathy through a closed gate?

Something I didn't understand from the movie "Babylon 5: Thirdspace". We find out that the Thirdspace Aliens are able to telepathically control people in normal space by projecting their telepathic ...
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What do the majority of members of the Psi Corps actually do?

As far as I can tell, these are some roles within the Psi Corps we know about: Psi Cops, who track down and re-acquire rogue telepaths New recruits (mostly children) being taught about their ...
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Searching for a scifi novel incl. Evolution, telepathy, own state/country/isle and bad ending

I think that this was a rather old novel, some children developing telepathic skills on different parts of the world, getting in contact with each other, maybe some disabled telepath, and then them ...
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Book with interplanetary travel, perfume mixing, and telepathy

The protagonist goes to another planet and there is a lot to do with perfume. Correctly mixing perfumes to some important end. The population may or may not be entirely telepathic, though I have a ...
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YA book where a young girl gets deafened by a loudspeaker and gains telepathy

I believe I read this in the 90s as a hardback book while living in Kentucky. There was a family with at least two boys and one girl. They acquired some electronics equipment secondhand (I think from ...
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I'm looking for the title of a sci-fi book I read as a kid in the mid-sixties

I'm looking for the name of a sci-fi book that I read as a kid in the mid-sixties. The book was in our school's classroom library, I was in third grade I believe. It was about a boy who was traveling ...
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Why did they abandon the idea of telepathy between Troi and Riker?

In the first episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Encounter at Farpoint", we have this dialog (and diapath): TROI [OC]: Do you remember what I taught you, Imzadi? Can you still sense my ...
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A book with a telepathic woman awakened after a few hundred years

I'm trying to remember a book title, with a telepathic woman. She was sleeping in some kind of stasis, locked for years in a sort of capsule in space. Her consciousness was preserved, so she had to do ...
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Searching for a book with a telepathic female

I read a novel in the 1980s in which the main character was a telepathic female. I believe the title included the word "Prime". I remember that it was part of a series. After she was done with an ...
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Who is the first-person narrator in Dan Simmons's *The Hollow Man*?

The scenes in Simmons's The Hollow Man alternate between third person omniscient and first person, with the first person narrator apparently having a fairly omniscient view of Jeremy Bremen's life, ...
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Trying to remember a short story about telepathy

The main character(s) are looking for telepathic geniuses to hire or to admit to some school or something. Everyone who respond to the advertisement enters the room one by one, picks up some paperwork ...
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Telepaths working as spies that die young

I read a thriller/sci-fi novel about 15 years ago involving a government program using telepaths as spies. This is during the Cold War, so the Russians have a competing program. The down side is the ...
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Telepath pretending to be in coma

I'm trying to remember a book title, wherein the main character pretends to be in a coma, and is a telepath. He travels the 'net with his mind and at one point, comes across a number of minds that are ...
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Short story about astronauts landing on a planet of shapeshifters

I'm trying to find an English-language short story I read in a collection about five to ten years ago (I don't have any idea of the original publication date). Here's everything I remember: The ...
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Looking for a story about psychic humans who crash on an alien planet

It's been over two decades since I read the story, so bear with me. There were three humans, two men and a woman (IIRC). Each had a psychic type ability, clairvoyance, telepathy and telekinesis. There ...
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Youth/YA Boy with telepathic panther

I read this as a very young teen and don't remember much about it. What I do remember is The setting was probably post-apocalyptic Earth but may have been a desolate extrasolar world Human ...
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Book about a guy with uncontrolled telepathy skill

So the story goes more less like this. There are some mathematical proofs (of a sci-fi nature) that telepathy is real, exists and that some people have it. A guy is traveling around the country, and ...
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How could Troi “sense” emotions in Data?

When Lore is feeding Data negative emotions in Descent, Troi notes with surprise that she could "sense" emotions in him. Now, "sense" is a word that Troi only seems to use when referring to her half-...
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Looking for a novel - a man telepathically interacts with electric devices

I vaguely remember a book which I would like to read again. The plot was like this. A man lives an ordinary life but one day he starts having some memories ... or headaches, I don't remember. The ...
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Trying to identify an erotic science fiction murder mystery novel with an alien protagonist resembling a pointy eared human with a tail

I remember reading this novel over fifteen years ago, but I cannot recall the title or the author. What I recall of the cover was that it prominently featured the pointy-eared, tailed protagonist in a ...
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1980s story with telepathic boy who makes janitor feel younger

So randomly over the years I've tried to find this book using all sorts of keywords, reading release lists by decade, and nothing seems to click. I hope you can help! I'm pretty sure I read it in ...
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Trying to identify scifi story involving aliens/telepathy/music talent

I read a scifi story years ago. It may have been in one of the scifi magazines. It involved Earth having established a relationship with an alien race that valued above all art in all its forms. ...
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Cold-war telepathic super-soldiers

On an elementary school field trip to the local library, I had just started reading this book when the teacher took it away claiming that the content was not suitable. When I returned to the library ...
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Telepathic boy and a bird/owl - sci-fi - other planet [duplicate]

I'm on the endless hunt for a book/series of books (can't remember) I read as a kid. I would have been in elementary/middle school - so I would have read it between 1983-1993. Meaning it was published ...
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Looking for a book about a group of psychics, one locked in a completely dark cell

It's about this group of psychics. Mostly what I remember is the main male character (or one of them) is locked in a cell. Aforementioned cell is completely dark, and the young man is locked in there ...
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Can Dr. Antekirtt give hypnotic commands to Carpena from afar?

In Jules Verne, Mathias Sandorf part 4, chapter 1, Dr. Antekirtt (Antékirtt) finds that the prisoner Carpena is very susceptible to hypnosis. Dr. Antekritt hypnotizes him with a silent glance, and ...
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Help with title of book about mind control [duplicate]

I read a book in the 90s about mind control, but can't remember the title or the author. People start to commit extremely violent crime for no apparent reason. They claim that they had no control ...
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Could a Betazoid read Data's mind?

In the TNG episode Manhunt, we see that Lwaxana Troi can't read the mind of a hologram (as there is no mind there to read!), but her telepathic abilities are well-renowned. Hence, could she possibly ...
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Looking for a Sci-fi Story about telepathic aliens

I'm looking for a sci-fi story that I read years ago, I can Barely remember. So the plot was that earth was invaded by these purple skin alien elf like creatures, who are telepaths, and have turned ...
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Why didn't Snape read Harry's mind and know it wasn't him?

In Goblet of Fire, Snape suspects Harry of stealing boomslang skin and gillyweed from his office: ‘Don’t lie to me,’ Snape hissed, his fathomless black eyes boring into Harry’s. ‘Boomslang skin. ...
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Are the Founders telepathic with solids? [closed]

In the DS9 episode "Things Past" Odo creates a telepathic link with his fellow officers, a link that Dr. Bashir compares to the Great Link formed by the Founders because Odo's humanoid brain still ...
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Was Hagrid an Occlumens?

This HP fanfic got me thinking. Was Hagrid an Occlumens? If not, why didn't Quirrel simply use Leglimency on him to find out how to beat Fluffy?
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Book where alien boy crashes on Earth and communicates with deer

I am looking for a book I read in the 1960s about an alien boy who crashes on Earth and is taken in by a human family. He also communicates telepathically with deer.
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Novel where teens can communicate telepathically & explore space by leaving their physical bodies

I had to read this book as part of our English curriculum back in 2001-2002 (year 7/8). The story revolves around a female protagonist in her young teens, who meets this guy a few years older than ...
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Telepathy vs. Telekinesis in Marvel Universe

I've been wondering why Professor X, generally considered to be one of the most powerful mutants, was susceptible to physical attacks to his head and body by people using helmets to block his ...
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I read a paperback novel in/around 1970: protagonists were an underground/partisans in a war by telepathy

It made a great impression on me at the time. It was probably a few years old when I read it, if I remember the condition of the binding correctly. The scene/s that stick in my mind have the ...
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Telepaths with different abilities, wind up on moon

The book/story was written before 1980 (at least). It centers on a young woman (on Earth) who can read thoughts. She has to hide this fact, because the authorities have discovered that some people ...
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Novel about a scientist communicating telepathically with cat-like aliens?

I read a novel around 2009-2010. It was about some girl driving a car with her friends; they got led to some seashore, where there was a scientists' conference. They were discussing something about ...
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I'm trying to find a book I read in the 70's about hive minds / psionics

Here's what I remember The main character was a black girl (late teens or early 20's) I seem to recall the story takes place in California (maybe the Bay Area) The girl is the nexus of some sort of ...
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Looking for scifi novel published around mid-80s about a scientist who gets telepathic abilities from a drug he creates?

The story is about a scientist who makes a drug that gives him incredible telepathic abilities which he uses to help others. He later gives the drug to his girl friend so she can help him in his ...