Anomaly

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Anomaly

An unusual or unrepeatable event. For example, a stock index inexplicably rising 20% in a week during a bear market may constitute an anomaly.
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As soon as the HFSWR system picks up a vessel's anomalistic behaviour, the in formation can be relayed to the appropriate authorities, who would then determine the appropriate course of action--and this is where Raytheon's futuristic technology gets really interesting.
Parapsychology & anomalistic psychology in the UK: A brief review.
Such months are designated as synodic, anomalistic, tropical, nodical or evectional, according to whether the revolution of the Moon around the Earth is relative to the Sun's position, the shortest distance to the Earth, its passing through the Earth's equator, its passing through the ecliptic, or the variation in the eccentricity of its orbit.
French, a 47-year-old Mancunian, is head of the anomalistic psychology unit at Goldsmiths College, University of London.
The mean time between successive occurrences of Earth's perihelion is the anomalistic year of 365.
A wide public debate took place internally and externally, which laid out a need for a discontinuous change in the university and which concentrated on the obsolescence of the old belief system and its anomalistic outcomes as discussed above.
1, allows electronic component developers and integrators to quickly identify which products meet the highest-performance criteria and which exhibit anomalistic characteristics, thereby resulting in higher than normal levels of failure in end-user applications.
It seems that such an approach is not only reasonable but also necessary, given that the evidence for psi (a general term used to describe anomalistic communication or interaction with the environment) is often inconsistent and elusive (Kennedy, 2001).
Some of her research has basically been anomalistic psychology (Valasek, et ah, 2014; Watt et ah, 2014), but in one thought-provoking study the psi hypothesis was also tested (i.
In the UK this has been an aim of a special interest group for anomalistic psychology and parapsychology within the Higher Education Academy, but this could, as Irwin suggests, be done under the auspices of the Parapsychological Association.