The user obtains historical memories or sensations concerning objects they touch. At the user touching clothes, they may see vision of manufacturer of the clothing, those who wore the clothes, and other details.
High level users can read biotic “objects” like skin or hair.
Hi-level users can perform:
- “temporal replay”: to mentally and visibly project moments in time for observation
- “psychic imprint”: to voluntarily leave an imprint
Some may only possess the power of:
Biographic Aptitude (Existence Osmosis)
- The power to learn and understand everything about a person by touching them without the need of special education or long-term relationship. The user’s power works as if they have been with their touched subject all their life. Doesn’t understand thoughts or minds. Can be involuntary.
- Melinda Gordon (Ghost Whisperer)
- Pam Asbury (Rose Red)
- Abraham Sapien (Hellboy)
- Johnny Smith (The Dead Zone)
- Sylar (Heroes)
- Toa Helryx (through her mask; Bionicle)