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Clairvoyance is an ability to know about things or events that will occur in the future.

According to psychologists from Yale, human beings first see something happen, then think about seeing it, but sometimes they believe they had the thought first. This, they say, is why some people think they have clairvoyance.[1][2][3]

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  1. Adam Bear; Rebecca Fortgang; Michael Bronstein (January 13, 2018). "You think you're clairvoyant, but your brain is just tricking you". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  2. Adam Bear; Paul Bloom (April 28, 2016). "A Simple Task Uncovers a Postdictive Illusion of Choice". Psychological Science. doi:10.1177/0956797616641943. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  3. Adam Bear; Rebecca G. Fortgang; Michael V. Bronstein; Tyrone D. Cannon (October 3, 2017). "Mistiming of thought and perception predicts delusionality". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114 (40): 10791–10796. doi:10.1073/pnas.1711383114. Retrieved June 22, 2021.