If you think you have made a success, check your previous results and see whether your success may be considered a “chance occurrence” (Probability P > .05). If you are practicing psychokinesis (telekinesis), check your environment thoroughly for anything that could have moved the object. If you are reading an article and it seems like it may be inaccurate, see what others’ opinions about the article are by visiting the forums or other websites.
It is common for people who are practicing esp to finally be excited when something is predicted right. However, if you read your journal and study it, you might note that, actually, chance predicts this one success after many failures as noted in your journal.
How to be able to tell if something is blowing on an object with little friction (such as a pinwheel or a rotating piece of tinfoil):
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This is an area where it is particularly important to consider statistics (using your journal). We have provided a statistics course to help you understand how to determine whether your practice using esp was actually psychic. Alternatively, you can use this program to help determine whether your practice using esp was actually psychic.