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What the heck is Psychometry and Retrocognition?

If you would have asked me when I was growing up what these terms meant, I would have stalled you and ran off to look to it up in my handy-dandy encyclopedia set.  I wouldn’t have found the terms in those old volumes, but I am one those people who wants to know everything. I couldn’t stand not knowing the answer to any question. Secretly, I was convinced I was a reincarnated Druid because of it. But, that’s another story altogether.

Here are the official definitions according to Wikipedia:

“Joseph Rodes Buchanan coined the word “psychometry” in 1842. A form of psychic reading in which an individual claims to obtain details about another through psysical contact with a possession.”

Retrocognition (also known as postcognition), from the Latin retro meaning “backward, behind” and cognition meaning “knowing,” describes “knowledge of a past event which could not have been learned or inferred by…

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Published by Yvonne Heidt

Yvonne Heidt writes Paranormal, Gothic, and Modern Romance novels. She would love to tell you she lives in a haunted Victorian mansion overlooking the ocean where she spends the afternoons writing in the turret while the ocean breeze blows gently through the picture window. But... Instead, she lives with her beloved wife of 17 years, four dogs, and a myriad of visiting ghosts in a place she calls Vonnie Land. Yvonne likes to describe herself as being a charismatic and amusing Libra Goddess. On some days she writes like a fiend, but admits that other days, she's just as content to wrap up in a blanket and cuddle with her dogs while watching "one more episode." on Netflix. Three-time Golden Crown Literary Award winner for Best Paranormal Lambda Literary Award Finalist, Rinbow Award winner and finalist.

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