A person who is psychic has the ability to perceive things hidden from the senses through means of extra-sensory perception through their psychic readings. Some people believe that psychic powers and psychic development can be heightened by the study and practice of various disciplines such as meditation. The word "psychic" is a generic term that describes a person who can "sense" on a purely material level, but is not able to "tune in" to the ...more
... spirit world, which is what a medium does. All mediums are psychic but not all psychics are mediums. A psychic will use tools that can be used in conjunction with their natural ability, for example, tarot cards, runes, palm-reading etc to calculate the future events and give probable forecasts. A psychic, sometimes called a fortune teller, has the ability to see a place or events in the past, future or present from a distance and is able to interpret their meanings due to their heightened psychic development. The places or events that a psychic sees take on the form of visions and dreams. The psychic or fortune teller discerns these entities and visions in relation to the person they are doing the psychic reading for, and relays the meanings and connections back to them. Even the ancient Greeks philosophised about whether humans could distinguish between reality and the spiritual realm.
Even up to the 20th century it was believed that everyone's perception of reality was the same. However recent research has shown that para-psychological abilities vary in each person. Sometimes we want just don't want to see things as they are. Some things however elude themselves from us, which is why in these cases a psychic reading can help you understand certain things and problems.