AbstractPrevious research has shown that lay believers in psychic abilities are more prone to intuitive thinking, less inclined to rational thinking, and have an external locus of control, compared to non-believers. Psychic practitioners, however, may have different characteristics. Psychic practitioners (n ¼ 31; M age ¼ 42.7 yr., SD ¼ 13.1), lay believers (n ¼ 33; M age ¼ 33.0 yr., SD ¼ 10.3), and non-believers (n ¼ 31; M age ¼ 34.4 yr., SD ¼ 15.4) completed questionnaires measuring thinking styles, locus of…
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