A clairsentient person is able to percieve energy fields, including a person's aura. This may also explain the ability to "sense" the presence of non-corporal entities, such as ghosts.
- Psychometry is related to clairsentience. The word stems from psyche and metric, which means "measurement with the mind".This ability appears to be a hybrid of clairsentience and clairvoyance. The psychic is able to touch an object and know of its past, as well as its current physical condition.
Clairsentience is often mistaken for empathy. Though the psychic is aware of a person's aura, they may think they are picking up on emotions, but instead is mentally describing the kind of energy the subject is transmitting. The difference being that aura is an external vibration, while an emotion is internalized.