WASHINGTON, D.C., USA -The supernatural is alive and well in the American psyche with 23% of those polled telling the Associated Press/Ipsos that they’ve seen a ghost or felt a spiritual presence.
19% percent believe in the existence of spells or witchcraft, while 48% take stock in extrasensory perception, or ESP.
Single adults, Catholics, and those who never attend religious services are the most likely candidates for visitations. 31% of liberals and 18% of conservatives report having seen phantoms.
30% have sensed a specter in the room after waking up.14% of people polled say they have seen a UFO.
51 percent of college graduates believe in ESP compared to 37 percent with a high school diploma or less believing.
The top superstitions are: Finding a four-leaf clover is lucky. Walking under a ladder is unlucky. Also unlucky, the groom seeing his bride before their wedding followed by black cats, breaking mirrors, opening umbrellas indoors, and the number 13.