Definition of psychotronics in English:


plural noun

treated as singular
  • A branch of parapsychology that supposes an energy or force to emanate from living organisms and affect matter.

    ‘One major difference between Russia and the West appears to be that the Russians are regularly using psychotronics for beneficial purposes, while non-Russian governments steadfastly maintain that psychotronics "doesn't work".’
    • ‘However, the Soviets were not conducting research into what the West means by ‘psychic research.’ The term for their general concept of the research was ‘psychotronics.’’



/ˌsīkōˈträniks/ /ˌsaɪkoʊˈtrɑnɪks/


1960s from psycho-, on the pattern of electronics.