Questions tagged [telekinesis]

Telekinesis or Psychokinesis is the direct influence of mind on a physical system that cannot be entirely accounted for by the mediation of any known physical energy. Examples of psychokinesis could include distorting or moving an object, and influencing the output of a random number generator.

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Book about a brother and sister that shared a telekinesis connection

I’m looking for a book I read in the 80s about a brother and sister that shared a telekinesis connection. She was able to follow him as he traveled to a different time/realm. She felt the connection ...
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Book: boy with telekinesis, joins an organization, learns to control his powers while watching a football game

I've been searching for a while and I can't seem to find anything online about it. The boy gets telekinetic powers and joins some sort of small organisation with a girl in it who helps him. He goes ...
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Pre-90s movie about brother and sister with telekinesis abilities; sister makes a bird explode with her mind

A movie that I have seen as a child back in early 90s. The movie starts with a blond lady having a breakfast in the garden, and then she gets annoyed with this bird on the tree, so she would make that ...
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Science fiction story revolving around telepathy [duplicate]

Trying to find a book I read in the late 70's or very early 80's. As I remember, the plot centered around a rock star who transferred his consciousness to a computer, and whom "made contact" with a ...
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80s-90s thriller with a telekinesis wielder called to prevent a chemical from dripping off a hangar's ceiling

In ~1990, ~1995 I saw a movie in TV, kind of thriller about a person with telekinetic abilities. The only scene I remember is probably the final one, gripping, in huge hangar? Some chemical ...
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Has a telepathic character in DC Comics been able to telepathically freeze people/time like Professor X in Marvel?

Since it has been established that Professor X has been shown to use his telepathic/telekinetic powers to mentally halt people in their tracks in both comics and the movies - see here for that - my ...
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Book about guy with telekinesis

I'm looking for a book about a guy - I don't remember if he was a teenager or what age - but he has telekinesis powers and other people his age also have powers. It's each of their stories but they'...
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Sci-Fi fantasy book about boy with powers?

A boy is in a community where only certain people have some sort of telekinetic powers and his brother has them. The society leaders believe the brother is the 'chosen one' but it's actually the main ...
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60/70's sci fi story about a male teenager with telekinesis

I remember reading an old sci fi story (probably 60's/70's) about a male teenager who discovers he has some sort of telekinetic power after a botched date with a girl at his school. I believe he ...
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Books about four people with telekinetic powers set in the future

This book is set in the future (unsure how far) in the U.S., and it was in an outskirts city. The main character is a girl, and she learns that she has telekinetic powers, and these powers also keep ...
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Dog like alien creature with telepathic and telekinetic abilities

I can't remember much about it but I am looking for a science fiction story about a woman who is camping or something similar on a planet that has been marked as having no sentient beings living on it....
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Mid-2000's mini-series: Secret facility containing psychically-gifted children

The following list is all the elements I can remember from this series: 1) It was a mini-series of about 4 to 6 episodes each lasting about 45 minutes to an hour. 2) It was made either in America ...
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Trying to remember a book about elemental powers

In this book the city is controlled by families of powerful elemental or people who can control the elements. The heroine of this book is a female who works for her family's private investigative ...
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Why does Kylo Ren even fight with Finn in the forest?

After seeing what he can do with Poe(freezing him momentarily) and the blaster shot, couldn't he have just stopped Finn with telekinesis and taken Luke's lightsaber with his own hand? Why even ...
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A man tests high for telekinetic power, but flunks out of training. Turns out his power is different

A book I read as a teenager - probably eighties - about a man (or boy?) who tests very high for potential telekinetic power. He goes to the academy for training but, no matter how much effort he ...
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Movie about a boy with telekinetic powers

I've been thinking about a movie which I saw as a kid in 80-90xx. Here are some scenes which I remember: A boy has uncontrolled telekinetic abilities and he is on the run from people (officials) who ...
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Story identification: Girl with telekinetic powers

This book came from my grandmother's basement, so it's probably from the 1970s or so, but that's just a guess. This girl has strange eyes, and can move things things with her mind. She was accused of ...
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Some aliens help a struggling planet

I read a book a few years ago from the 1980s, probably about a group of people from a planet going onto another planet undercover to help save them. The planet they went to was based in something ...
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Story where telekinesis is used to stop nuclear bombs

Does anyone remember the name of a story and the author where the USA uses telepaths/telekinesis to prevent Russian nuclear bomb from detonating?
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Telekinesis on a primitive planet

This was a book I read a few years ago as an eighth grader. I remember the book being fairly old, maybe written in the 80's? It was a book about humans who were very advanced and went undercover to ...
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Name of short story where a teenager can kill with his mind

I remember reading this sci-fi short story where a boy had the ability to kill people with his mind. He would try very hard never to get angry, because once he did, he would think something along the ...
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Short story about man using telekinetic remote viewer to wage war on alien planet

I'm trying to ID a story I read in the local library the early 70's when first getting into SF. I'm pretty sure it was a short story in a collection, but can't rule out it being part of a longer novel....
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When Asp forces Shondra to kill with her powers, what conditions must be met for her to use them?

In Knightfall, how does Shondra Kinsolving's and Benedict Asp's combined ability to remotely kill people work? It failed to kill Bruce Wayne because they directed their attack towards Mr.Gray (who ...
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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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Children's Science Fiction Novel: girl from future visits ancient humans, boy believes she is a magical spirit

I am looking for a Science Fiction novel, possibly for older children or young adults not certain of when it was published but possibly 70s-80s. I only remember vague bits of the plot so I hope I got ...
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fantasy or sci-fi, A boy with mental powers story

Boy living in a society in which those who have mental powers are in control and can pilot between the stars. Boy supposedly born to powerless parents discovers he has mental powers greater than ...
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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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Book about crazy telekinesis guy

There's this one book I've been searching everywhere for. It's about a boy who slowly starts to develop strange powers, initially telekinesis. He also starts to get angry a lot faster, and his ...