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Via, Psychic frontiers Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 V Research, Investigation and Teaching: A Survey of the International Scene Research, investigation, teaching , nd religious activities related to the paranormal in various countries and continents are sum- marized in this section. Although space will not permit a detailed listing of every organization and activity, we have sought to include a representative list of universities, institutes. found.itions and individuals Involved in some aspect of research or teaching in parapsychology. The quality of research cannot always be judged by the size of the grant made to the project, even though it is obvious that extensive research is impossible without the necessary resources, whether they come from government, private f .u: i.,r ris or individuals. In most instances, we have only listed the country and the types of activity reported. In some cases, where more detailed informa- tion is available and snare permits, we have briefly described the activities and given the ..amen ut one or more key workers involved. The reader or student is encouraged to contact organizations which might provide additional information on the topic of special interest to him or her. Those interested can : (1) subscribe to one or more of the publications listed, (2) consider rnemberahip in '.'lose organizations which represent 'heir general interest, and f31 con- tribute or make bequests to those foundations and institutions which they think can best help to promote research and education in their area of special interest. The information which follows con , laremd +,,?: r re 'e sources Aquarian Guide to Occult, r1I}'stical, Rt'li;ious, Magical- Lnndnlr and Around, Francoise St'-achan Pb) 'tnen4, it So( iCty fI P> pica! ! r ig, 1 . journal, newsletter anu special 1-.4,iet courses in para- psychology. ciety for Psych;, al hesearcl. Lor_:,ui_ Cut-ge nt !'sych~.' Studies, L,urdon Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 210 New Psychic Frontiers Guidebook for the Study 'f Psychical Researcch, Robert H. .Ashby, Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship. I A.A. Anstalt, P.O. Box 266, CH-1260 Nyon. Switzerland, The Open Index 1.97.3. (This organization has a"rmbled the most extensive list of names and ad( asses of organisations, re- searchers and persons with paranormal abi;rti(s-on a world- wide basis.) Institut fuer Grenzgehiete der Psvchologie, University Freihurg'Br., Germany. Journal of Parapsycholog'y, Parapsychology .1"ociation Article by J. B. Rhine, Vol. 36, No. 2, June, 1972. Journal of Paraphysics, Downton, Wiltshire, England. Parapsychological Association, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A. Membership lists. Parapsychology Foundation, New York. Psychic Magazine, P.O. Box 26289, San U.S.A. Schweitzerische Switzerland. Vereinigung fuer Parapsychologie, Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship, Evanston. Committee on Colleges and Seminaries. Personal contacts. Bruegg, Countries in which activities related to the paranormal are reported include : Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, Gold Coast, Liberia, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Tunisia, Zambia and Zanzibar. (Source : I.A.A. Anstalt.) South Africa reports by far the greatest amount of activity. This includes many healing and spiritualist organizations, five publica- tions and eleven individuals "with special knowledge". Researchers listed are : Prof. Arthur Blekslev, South African Society for Psychical Research. University t,f Witwatersiand, 31 Kinross Road, Park View, Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr. Jack Flacks, South Africa Institute for Parapsychological Studies, University of \V'itw?atersrand, Johannesburg. Dr. John Povnton, Bic-gica] Science D+ oartnrent, University of Nat.., Durban, South Africa. Ghana lists seven organizations and .1i,, r1a six; most of these are religious in character. Beth Mumasai and Sovanva in Ghana have a "Churches' Fellowship for Psychica, and Spiritual Studies". hesearch, lnuestigation and Tracking 211 also rcuwrts a researcher: Prof. Eugene Vitro de Vill e- rand'. Inst:t.rt Nord-Africain d'Etudes \letaphvsiques, 44 rue Ben (:edhamhem, Tunis, Tunisia. Dr. Isaac N,i sif, P.O. Bo,,x 1221, Cairo, E,,, pt, is listed in the 1.:\ A. anstalt ~airectorv for 1973 under elairaudieore, clairvoyance, iu-cling and nr'cognition. ? Asian counttit's listed in the I.A.A. Anstalt directory include Burma, Cell n, Ilonekong, India, Indonesia. Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Mal.ia, Pakistan, Philippines and Turkey. Of these, India, Japan and the Philippines show the greatest activity in areas related to the paranormal. India has several universities with a department of parapsycho- log} and a number of internationally-known researchers in the field. These include Andhra University, Waltair, A.P., India Prof. K. Ramakrishna Ran, Dept. of Psychology and Para- psychology. Prof. Hamlyn Dukhani, Dept. of Psychology and Para- psychology. Prof. B. K. Kanthamani, India Foundation for Parapsychology (same address). Punjab l.'niver ity. Ludhiana-Dr. Ruth Revna. Rajasthan llnitvrsill', Jaipur. Rajasthan. India-Department of P arapsv chology. Indit'idual Researchers Prof. V. Akolkar, Nowrosjee. Wadia College, Poona, India. Prof. J. P. Atreva, Diwan Bazar, Moradabad, J.P.. India. Prof. H. N. Banerjee, Genares Sanskrit' Universih-. Benares. India. Dr. C. T K. Chari, Madras Christian College, Tambarem, East Madras, India. Dr. B. Kuppuswannv. Psychology Dept., University of Mysore, India. Dr. Jamuna Prasad. Ltstitate ,f Pa;a~~~sru~~lnet .illrrhahad, U.P., India. Dr. Kali Prasad. Dept. ,f Philosophy and Pvcholoev, Univer- sity of I?tckuuv. ii , There arc n mu'rou, trolr,g~ to Yoga with i it ue. foi p %cilic r r yr,tn re earch, institutes of n~lral7 ,, t 1 ,'w tr.! nt,t,~;i (if the ciairvo-.ant. Croiset, also of Utrecht. Tenhaeff'. work inc' ided , die, "t m,inv other Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 220 New Psychic Frontiers paragnost, in addition to Croiset. but Croiset, he all odds, has achieved the most international recognition for hi- ability to find lost persons, precognitive tests and laying-on-of-hinds healing. Dr. Martin Johnson of Sweden has recently joined the Institute in Utrecht. Other researchers include Joost /v. i1. Meerloo, Amsterdam; Dr. J. G. Blom, Amsterdam; Ceon e Zorab, The Hague; and G. W. Arendsen Hein, .M.D., a psychiatrist at Ederveen. The Federation of Parapsychological Circles of the Netherlands Holland) includes : Amsterdamse Parapsychologische Studiekring. Jan van Coven- kade 4, Amsterdam. Haarlemse Parapsychologische Studiekring, Jacob van Lenn- plaan 11, Haarlem. Haagse Parapsychologische Studiekring, Norte Potan, The Hague. Rotterdamse Parapsychologische Studiekring, Nachtegaallaan 16, Rotterdam 13. Iceland. Thorstein Thnrsteinsson, University of Iceland, Rejk- javik. Ireland (Northern) The Belfast Psychical Society is located at Gateway House, 57 Dublin Road, Belfast. Another society is the Belfast Spiritualist Alliance and Church of Psychic Science, also in Belfast. Thomas Hevburn of Bangor is listed as a person with "special knowledge". Italy. The directory of I.A.A. Anstalt gives the names of 12 researchers. Several of these more widely known in international circles are : Dr. Piero Cassoli, Director, Centre of Parapsychological Studies, Bologna, Italy. Dr. Emilio Servadio, Societa Italiania di Parapsicologia, Via de Montecatini 7, 0018.6 Rome. Dr. Gew Alherti. Psycl logical Ii--.titute, University of Milan. At the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, Resch teaches a course on psychic phenomena. '\'orwa) Norsk Parapscykologisk Selskap Prof. Kirsen Pauss. Dahlsgt. 33, 1 /5, Oslo 3. Poland has a Bioeiectronics Section of the Polish Copernicus Research, Investigation and Teaching 221 Society of Naturalists of which Franciszek Climielewski is president. Address P,;lace of Culture and Education, Warsaw. Portugal lists two organizations and two publications. Dr. V. A. t.t,eorghiu, at the Psvehol()gieal Institute, Bucharest, is listed as a researcher in Rumania. Scotland. Dr. John Beloff, Psychology Department, University .of Edinburgh, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EG8 9TJ, will supervise self-funded candidates with post-eraduate theses on parapsycholo- gical topics. Dr. Beloff is a member of the Parapsychological Association. Other contacts are Dr. J. \fcHarg, University of Dundee, Scotland. Glasgow University, (Extramural Dept.), Dumfries, Scotland. `. class to studs and experiment with telepathy, clairvoyance and other forms of ESP. Spain Prof. German de Argumosa, University of Madrid. Sweden Researchers Dr. John Bjorkhem, Uppsala. Haakon Forwald, Ludvika. Dr. Nils Jacobson, Varvaderseaten 4G, Lund. Dr. Basil Finer, Samariterhemmet, Box 609, S-75125 Uppsala 1 (especially interested in hypnosis in the treatment of pain and the relationship between deep hypno- sis and parapsychology). Organizations and publications include: Churches' Fellowship for Psychic and Spiritual Studies, cro Mrs. Eva Lejam. St. Sodereatan 17, Lund. Sallskapet for Paraps?kologisk Forsknin,g, c to Mrs. Eva Hellstrom, Bjurnbo 62, Lidint=o 1. Tidsi;rift for Experiment .fled Sann;ngen (.Journal for Experiments with Sensitirec . Box 3063. Stockholm. Switzerland Carl G. Jung Institute, Zurich. Researchers: Dr. T}-.ea Locher. Schweizcrische Verrin:,=une fuer Paraiovchologie Industriestr. 5, 2) 5 Eruec^- b. ;w(nk is supported by the Parap'?._holo--,v F- -tndation, New York). Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved 222 New Psychic Frontiers Dr. Hans Naegeli?Osjord Schstieitzer Parapsycholouische Gesellschaft Fraumuensterstr. 8 Zurich. Prof. Alex Schneider, St. Gallen. Rev. Fr. Leo Schmid CH-5262 Oeschgen, AG (interested in p?;anormal voice phenomenon). U S.S.R. Colleges and Universities Academy of Sciences, Institute for Problems of Transmission of Information, Vision Laboratory, Moscow. Leningrad University, Laboratory of Physiological Cybernetics, Leningrad. Researchers : Prof. I. Pavel Gulavev, Laboratory of Biological Cybernetics, Physiological Institute of Leningrad State University, Universtetkaya nab. 7 9 Leningrad B-164. Dr. V. I. Invushin, Kazakh State University (Kirlian photo- graphy). Nicolas Kardachev, Institute Sternberg, Moscow. Semvon Davidovich Kirlian and Valentina Kirlian (developers of high trequency electric field photography), Krasnodar. 1, -M. Kogan, Popov Scientific and Technical Society of Radio Communications and Electrical Engineering,. Bio-Informa- tion Section, 10 Gertsena St., 'Moscow K.9. Dr. Edward Naumov. State Instrument Engineering College, Department of Physics, 'Moscow. Ostrander and Schroeder in Psychic I)iscnt'eries Behind the Iron Curtain (Prentice-Hall) list 30 cities in the Soviet Union where Psi research is carried on. Wale+ Prof. C. W. K. Mundle, Department of Philosophy of the University College of North Wales. Bangor. i~ currently president of the Society for Psychical Research The I.A.A. Anstalt directory list, 3) Spiritualist Churches, a North 1C,des and South Wales Spiritual Healers association and 0 individ,r,i with "special knowledge". Research, Investigation and Teaching 223 NORTH AMERICA Canada Researchers :* Prof Duncan Blecett. Room C. 214, University of Saskatche- wan, Ilr?tina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2. Dr. Berua:d Grad, : 1.M.I., McGill University, Montreal 110.P. Quebec. A. Hoffer, M.D., Ph.D., 1201 CN Towers, First Avenue South, Saskauo()jl. Saskatchewan S7K 2L5. Dr. A. R. t;. Owen, New Horizons Research Foundation, 101 North Sherbourne St., Toronto. 5, Ontario. Dr. Raymond Prince, McGill University, -Montreal, Quebec. Allen Spraggett, Toronto Society for Psychical Research, P.O. Box 427. Station F, Toronto, Ontario or Box 441, Richmond Hill, Ontario. Gordon D. Tibbles, P.O. Box 1911, Cochrane, Ontario. Institutions : Laurentian University of Sudbury, Dr. Michael E. Persinger, Sudbury, Ontario. Lovola University, Prof. Katz, Psychology Dept., 7141 Sher- brooke St. W.. 'Montreal 262, Quebec. 'McGill Univer:sity,'Montreal, Quebec. North American College of Acupuncture. Vancouver. British Columbia. Prince of Wales College, Charlnttestown, Prince Edward Island. Contact : Robert Morris. Selkirk College, Harry Jukes, General Studies, Castlegar, British Columbia. University of Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2. University of Torunt' . Dr. James Wheatlev. Philosophy De- partment, Toronto 181. Ontario. University of Waterloo, Ontario. Contact : James G. Craig. United States In the Slates nest research r done by individuals connected ,vita univei ities. ?ncWties or 1 iodations ;,n,l nw>t teaaring is done through universities and college>, as swell as a grns,ing number of high schools and adult education programmes We have listed, I, states, the i,niver,ities and co!' e> ?i,err trz.ln, or research is done by departnrnt, nr :~;di,i; nal ~r ~~iiere 1 .nferences and seminars on pnrapswchologv are held. Same offer for credit: * ~)ec . ununcuu b\ Wewt i, Gird ant Hoflet Iii .Sctiun 11 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 224 Neu, Psychic Frontiers others offer non-credit courses and seminars. Societies and founda- tions, with brief descriptions, are listed in a separate section. The number of institutions beginning work in the field of parapsvcho- logy is growing so rapidly that no list can be entirely complete. Alabama Athens College, Institute of Parapsychology, Psychology, Athens, Ga. 35611. Dr. James Slate and Richard R. Bush. Arkansas University of Arkansas, Favetteville. California University of California at Berkeley-Extension Division at Davis-Dr. Charles Tart, Psychology Dept., Davis, CA 95616. at Irvine-Louise Ludwig, Psychology Dept., Irvine, Ca. (also Stewart Robb). at Los Angeles (UCLA)-Dr. Thelma Moss, Nreuropsychia- trir Institute. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (also Georgi L,vanov. Louise Ludwig, Milan Rvzi, and others). at Riverside-Extension courses, Dr. Milan Ryil. at San Diego-James 'Mullin, Route 1, Box 539, Ramona, Ca. 92065 (also Ludywi,g, Moss, R,,:/.] and Dr. William Kinnan). at San Francisco-Extension courses. at Santa Cruz-Extension Courses : Dr. Milan Rvil. DeAnza College, Symposium on Parapsychology and Medi- cine, Cupertino, Ca. Grossmont College. lecture series for California Parapsychology Foundation. Merced Community College-course "Parapsychology and Psychic Research". Lawrence M. Jaffa. ',Merced, Ca. Pepperdine University 3-credit extension course : Eloise Shield,, Los Angeles. Rose Crr:x I- nisrtsin -, 3-%%eek courses. San Jose, Ca. Sonoma State College, Psychology Department, Dr. Stanley Krippner (also Alan Vaughan). Stanford Univ;ersit,,--Parapsychology, Set.ior Colloquium. L'niye::bui,_, Lincoln Ave.. Clearwater, Fla. 33515. University of Florida. Caine ville. Lectures un Stanley R I)ean, .\1.F). uai,tnssrltola V. Univer sit1 n, Mlaini: I.c : i:' li,t: al,.s h(il U'g";. stajllc% R. Dean. M.D. University of South Florida: U ure in demonobr..: 1':.uupa, Fla. Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 226 New Psychic Frontiers University of West Florida; Dr. William Miktilas, Pensacola, Fla. 32504. Georgia Georgia State University: Evelyn Monahan, 13 Gilmar St., Atlanta, Ga. 30303. West Georgia College; Dr. Myra Arons and Dr. Henry Moore, Dr. Horace Stewart; Carrollton, Ga. 33017. Illinois DePaul University; Rev. James O'Brien, S.J., 2233 N. Ken- more Ave., Chicago, 11. Mundelein College : Dr. John Bishas, Psychology Department, 6363 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, 11. 60660. Northeast Illinois University : Chris Celissaris, 1505 Cotton- wood Lane, Mount Prospect, Il. 60056. Joliet Junior College : Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship speakers. Methodist Seminary : Naperville, 11. Spiritual Frontiers Fel- lowship speakers. St. Francis College, Joliet, 11. Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship speakers. Wesleyan College. Bloomington, 11. Spiritual Frontiers Fellow- ship speakers. Iowa Wartburg College : Dr. F. A. Gumz, Philosophy Department, Waverly 50677. Kansas Johnson County Junior College : Robert H. Ashby, 78 Terrace Trail East, Quivira Lake, Ks. 66106. Louisiana Centenary College : Prof. John Williams, Shreveport, La. 21102. Maine Gerham State College : Dr. Robert Southworth, 341 Mitchell Road, Cape Elizabeth. Westbrook Junior College : Dr. Arthur Freundlich, 28 Alden Dr",,, e, Portland. Mar-~land Aquarian University of Maryland, Baltimore. Frederick Community College, Frederick. Hartford Community College : Salee L. Lerner-Course in psychic phenomena. Prince George Community College : Marlene Blecher, 301 Largo Road, Largo, 20870. (,,'search, Investigation and Teaching 227 St. Mar Seminary : Rev. Lowell Glendon, Baltimore. Massachu. Boston University School of Medicine : Dr. Gordon G. Globus. Harvard University : site of early stork in parapsychology by Prof. William James and others. Massachu., tts institute ?.f Technology 'MIT) : Manuel V. Cerrill' . Parapsychology Research Group, Boston. Williams College : Prof. Stewart Crampton, Physics Depart- ment, Williamston, Mass. Aficfdaan Calvin College : Dr. J. Marion Snapper, Grand Rapids. Mercy College : Dr. R. W. Brooks-Series of lectures. Detroit. Oakland University, Rochester, Mich. 48063. Thomas Jefferson College of General Studies, College Land- ing, Allendale, Mich. 49401 (Jerry Diller, Asst. Professor). Wright State University Rand Evans. Detroit. University of Michigan : Bernard Nietschmann. (DO NOT WRITE.) Minnesota Carleton College : SFF Workshops. Paul Lawhead, Northfield. Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, Rev. M. K. Gulbis did Master's thesis on "Writings of Dr. Leslie D. Weather- head". University of 'Minnesota: Dr. Mulford Q. Sibley and Dr. Jose M. Feola, 1414 Social Science Bldg., Minneapolis, 55455. University of Minnesota at Morris : John Ingle, Interdiscip- linary Seminar, Morris, Minn. Southwest Minnesota State College : Dr. Curtis Wagner and Dr. Charles Rainert, Physics Dept., 'Marshall, Minn. 56258. i Rochester Community College. Lecture. Missouri Florissant Valley Community College : James Flanagan, St. Louis, MO. Rockhurst College : Dr. James C. Logan, Psychology Dept. 52nd and Troost Ave.. Kansas City. Mo. 64110. Washington lrnicersity: Dr. Peter R. Phillips. Pl.vsics Dept. (General Studies), St. Louis. Mo. 63130. (Montana Montana State ' .nn,er.ity : Prof george E Ric,. Bozeman Nebraska Creighton University D: Mark E. Ware, Psvchiio,gy Dept., Omaha 68131. Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 228 New Psychic Frontiers University of Nebraska : S. Carl Lee, Community Serviee- adult Education, 2219 South 123 St., Omaha, 68144. New Hampshire Colby Junior College, New London. Franconia College, Franconia. Franklin Pierce College : W. H. Jack, Psych-logy , Rindge 03461. Keene State College : Prof. Charles H. Hapgood, Richmond. New Jersey Brookdale Community College : Helen Wambach, Psychology Dept., Lyncroft. Drew University, Madison. Fairleigh-Dickinson University, Madison. Glassboro State College : Dr. V. Eugene Vivian, Course Co-ordinator, Glassboro. Newark College of Engineering : Prof. E. Douglas Dean, 323 High St., Newark 07102. Rutgers University, New Brunswick 08903. Seton Hall University : Dr. Carole Silfen, Psychology Dept., South Orange 07079. St. Peter's College : Rev. Laurence L. Cassadv, Jersey City. New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University : Dr. George H. Kitzman, Rosswell. New York City University of New York ]City College of New York (CUNY!CCNY). Dr. Gertrude Schmeidler, Psychology- MA Programme, 138 and Convent Ave., New York 10031. Ph.D. Programme, 33 W. 42nd Ave., New York 10036. CU--NY-Brooklyn College : Dr. Ivan D. London (research in Soviet parapsychology); Charles Honorton, Adult Educa- cation, Menninger Dream Lab, 4802 - 10th Ave., Brooklyn 11219. CUNY-Hunter College : Dr 11 H. Rothman, 6(1 East 12th St., Nev York 10003. Cornell University: Miss Connie Kratz, Ithaca. C.W. Post College (Long Island Universitv): Dr. Robert M. Brier. Philosophy Del a: iment. Finch College : Dr. Roslun Ilaves, I's St., New York 10021. Fordham University. Bronx. 10458. chologv, 52 E. 78th Research, Investigation and Teaching 229 Hartwici College : Dr. J. S. Setzer, Philosophy and Religion, Oneonta. (DO NOT WRITE.) Hofstra University : Raymond van Over, Hempstead, Long Island. Kirklar,' t:ollege : Dr Beatrice Bu,zek, Clinton. Mount is iour Monastery, (New York State). Symposium on parapsychology. New School for Social Research : Dr. Robert M. Brier, Martin Ehon, Gilbert Roller and others, 66 West 12th St., New York 10011. New York Institute of Technology : Hans Holzer, 135 W. 70th, New York. New York University : Dr. Herbert Freudenberger, Washing- ton Square, New York. Niagara County Community College: E. Douglas Dean and Carol Liaros, Sanborn. Notre Dame College (St. John's University), Charles Honorton, Staten Island. Queen's College : Rev. Jon 'Mundy. Rosary Hill College : Jean P. Rindge, E. Douglas Dean, Carol Liaros, Nell Stiling, Sister Justa Smith, 4280 Main St., Buffalo 14226. (Also centre for Human Dimensions Insti- tute.) Schenectady Community College : Instructor : Ann Fisher. State University of New York (SUNY) : Dr. Peter Alimaras, Farmingdale 11735. SUNY-Geneseo : Dr. Lawrence Casler, Psychology Dept., Geneseo 11154. SUNY-Oswego : Dr. Mahlon Wagner and Dr. Lee DeCostet, Psychology Department, Oswego 13126. SUNY-Stonybrook: Norman Goodman and Judi Taddonio, Psychology Department, Stonvbrook 11390. North Carolina Duke University : Dr. Robert Morris, Durham. University of N, :th Carolina : Dr. David Ru,,erc and Dr. James Carpenter, Psychology Department, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill 27514. Ohio Bowling Green Oberlin College. Oberlin. Ohio University : Dr. Will;am Miller. CoileIe "f C?-mmunica- tion, RTVC 4616. Athens 45701. Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 230 New Psychic Frontiers Union Graduate School, Union for Experimental Colleges and Universities. Pennsylvania Albright College : Dr. Ellerv Haskell, Philosophy, 515 N. 26th St., Pennside, Reading 19606. Allegheny Community College : Ronald C. Asbury, 940 North Highland Ave., Pittsburgh 15206. Carnegie-Mellon University (formerly Carnegie Tech.) : Dr. Herbert Simon, Pittsburgh. Cedar Crest College : Abram Samuels, Allentown. Elizabethtown College : (Healing Seminar). Gannon College : Dr. John Fleming, Erie. Gettysburg Seminary (Luther Theological) : Prof. Bengt Hoff- man, Gettysburg. Lancaster Theological Seminary. LaRoche College : Ronald C. Asbury. Mercyhurst College : Human Dimensions Institute, E. Douglas Dean, Erie. St. Joseph's College : Dr. Carroll Nash and Mrs. Catherine Nash, Biology Department, 54th St. and City Line, Phila- delphia, 19131. University of Pittsburgh : R. A. McConnell, Biophysics Dept., Pittsburgh 15313. South Dakota Mount Marty College : Dr. Donna Henseler, Yankton. Texas Lamar University : David D. Zink, English Dept., Beaumont 87710. Richland College : John 0. Williams, Community 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas 75231. Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Trinity University, San Antonio. University of Houston : Dr. W. G. Braud, Psychology; Cullen Blvd., Houston 77004. University of Texas : M. D. Anderson, Institute, (Seminars' Houston. Vermont Windham College : Purvey. Hospital and Tumour John Robinson, Philosophy Department, Research, Investigation and Teaching 231 Virginia Blue Ridge Community College : David McKnight, Blue Ridge. Old Dominion College, Norfolk. University of Virginia : Dr. Ian Stevenson, Division of Para- psychology, Dept. of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Char- lottesville, Va. 22901. Virginia Polytech Institute : (seminars). University of West Virginia. Washington Central State College : Prof. Don Cummings, Route 3, Box 106, Ellensburg, Wa. 98926. The Evergreen State College : Ms. Carol Olexa; Ms. Kerry Klockner, Olympia 98505. Wisconsin University of Wisconsin-Madison : Prof. Frank Farley, Edu- cational Psychology, (graduate seminar). Professors D. Lindberg and R. Siegfried of the History of Science Dept. have been offering a course on the history of the occult directed toward developing critical attitudes. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee : Prof. Donald J. Muel- ler, School of Social Welfare (Conferences) and Prof. Robert Galbreath. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh : Course in parapsychology. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point : Prof. Clifton Peter- son. C. Norman Shealy, M.D., LaCrosse, Wis., Director of the Pain Rehabilitation Centre, is also Associate Clinical Pro- fessor of Neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin- LaCrosse, and the University of Minnesota. He is interested in the role of altered states of consciousness as related to pain. U.S. FOUNDATIONS AND INSTITUTES The Academy of Religion and Psychical Research, Suite 2, 800 Custer Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, 60606, was established in October 1972 through efforts of the Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship. It seeks (1) to encourage dialogue and co-operation between clergy, academics in philosophy and religion and researchers and scientists in parapsychology and related fields, (2) to conduct educational programmes for scholars and the general public, and (3) to work closely with related organizations such as the Parapsychology Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 232 New Psychic Frontiers Association, the American Society for Psychical Research and the Academy of Parapsychology and Medicine. The Academy of Parapsychology and Medicine, 314 Second Street, Los Altos, Ca. 94022. The Academy was formed in. 1970, following a seminar sponsored jointly by the Lot kleed Manage- ment Association and three institutions of higher learning in the San Francisco Bay area. Its long-range goal is to attempt to discover the conditions under which total healing-spiritual, mental, emo- tional and physical-is possible. As many as 1,400 professionals have attended its symposia held in various parts of the country to explore paranormal and unorthodox healing. Robert A. Bradley, M.D., Denver, is its first president. Dues are $15 per year for associate membership and higher dues for participating and sponsoring members. American Society for Psychical Research, 5 West 73rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10023. Started in 1885, it serves as one of the major research organizations dealing with paranormal phenomena. Its research standards are rigorous and its investigations are well- documented. The annual membership fee of $15 entitles the member to its journal, Proceedings and ASPR Newsletter, and access to its extensive library. Association for Research and Enlightenment, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the organization which provides access to the almost fifteen thousand telepathic-clairvoyant readings recorded during Edgar Cayce's lifetime. The material has been classified and cross-referenced and has provided the basic source material for writers who have produced dozens of books which interpret or explain the Cayce readings. The A.R.E. sponsors lecture series and courses and encourages study circles which are based on the Cayce materials. The Backster Research Foundation, Inc., 165 West 46th Street, New York, N.Y. 10036. Cleve Backster, a professional who uses and trains others to use the polygraph (lie detector) instruments, discovered that plants and other forms of life produce measurable responses which can best be characterized as similar to emotional states or feelings in humans or in other organisms. Backster writes and lectures on his findings and set up (1965) a foundation to make further research possible. Other investigators and about 20 universities are reported trying to replicate his work. Dr. Aristide Esser and Dr. Marcel Vogel report tentative corroboration of his findings. EDMA Corporation, a business enterprise organized by Edgar D. Mitchell (the astronaut who carried out an ESP experiment on Research, Investigation and Teaching 233 the Apollo XIV moon-flight) and his associates in 1972, will spon- sor scientific and scholarly research in parapsychology, paraphysics, transpersonal psychology, ecology and other fields which will improve the quality of life on planet Earth. The corporation will market inventions and products w0hich are compatible with its objectives. EDMA has received substantial support from profes- sional, business and scientific people. Mitchell has since stepped down as chief operating officer of EDMA to take responsibilities in a new foundation, the Institute of Noetic Sciences. ESP Research Associates Foundation, Inc., Suite 1630, Union National Plaza. Little Rock, Arkansas; 72201, was founded by Harold Sherman, well-known writer and psychic, for "the explora- tion of the origin and nature of man's sixth sense". The annual Body/Mind 'Spirit workshop brings together between 500 and 1,000 attenders to participate in lectures and demonstrations by leaders and researchers in the field of psychic phenomena. Sher- man, who has written more than 80 books, has prepared manuals on development of ESP. The foundation has recently undertaken to do further research of the taped voice phenomenon. Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man (FRNM) also called the Institute for Parapsychology, Box 6847, College Station, Durham, North Carolina 27708, was established by J. B. Rhine after he left his work on Extra Sensory Perception at Duke Univer- sity. The Foundation also publishes books and provides a bulletin for all who subscribe to its Journal of Parapsychology. Helmut Schmidt, formerly with Boeing Aircraft is now working with FRNM. He is best known for developing the Random Numbers Generator. Higher Sense Perception Research Foundation, 8668k Wiltshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, California, was created, to assist Dr. Shafica Karagulla in her research with "Higher Sense 'Perception". President and director is Dr. Karagulla, M.D., who got her D.M. and surgery degree in 1940 from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. She did her residency at Edinburgh Hospital for Mental and Nervous Disorders under Prof. Sir. David Hender- son and became a member of the Royal College ',f Physicians of Edinburgh, the highest medical qualification in Britain. She is chiefly interested in pursuing study of the energy fields of the human body for clues to the ability of psychics to diagnose illness, etc. Institute of Noetic Sciences (Noetics-the study of consciousness), 575 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, California 94301. This non- profit public foundation was founded by Edgar D. Mitchell and Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 234 New Psychic Frontiers other associates to assume the research, educational and philan- thropic functions which previously were part ' f the EDMA Corporation which is now strictly a commeiriai endeavour, emphasizing products and services in keeping with the philosophy of helping people and the planet. Edgar Mitchell i, president of I\S. The newsletter is available only to members Life Energies Research, Inc., 563 Park Avenue, New York, A.Y. 10021, established in 1933 as an informal eentet for leaders in medicine, psychiatry, the basic sciences, philosophy and theology to carry on "wide ranging discussions of the paranormal aspects of human experience". It was in0;rporated in 19611 for scientific research in the nature of "energies that affect and are a part of life ..." and currently investigations of healing and PK are being ,given high priority. Dr. Robert W. Laidlaw, a New York psychia- trist, has been one of the pioneers in this effort. Parali+pchol',Hral .9 toriation (PA) is art international organiza- tion of active professionals in parapsychology. The membership is well over 200 in at least 25 countries. The present treasurer is J. G. Pratt, Box 152, University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottes- ville, Virginia, 22901.,; Fonn,'rrtinn, Inc.. 29 We,t 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 1u!119, was founded in 1951 by Eileen J. Garrett, internationally known and tested medium, as a non-profit organization to encourage research, study and experiments in the areas of the paranormal which included extrasensory perception; psychokinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition and related phenomena. PF has an extensive library, publishes books and monographs, and makes modest grants available to persons who are judged qualified to undertake specific research or writing assignments. Psychic al Rnc,'arch Foundation, Inc., Duke Station, Durham, North Carolina 27706, located at 2013-15 Erwin Road, W. G. Roll, Project Director. The Foundation publishes Theta, a bulletin for research on the problem of survival after bodily death. Robert Morris of PRF points out there kinds of experience suggestive of urvivai. which are important nyestigate . nr,An=cendental experi- ences known as OttBEs. antra; projection or travelling clairvoyance; possession phenomena, short- or log!-lived which can involve. the whole body or merely parts such as the hand in automatic writing: and haunr' case, well as apparitions or unexplained movement of ohjectl I'RF edits and publishes the proceedings of the Para- Association, C lulucts symposia, and carries on research thin the limits of budget. Research, Inz,cstigation and Teaching 235 Spiritual F' ?nlicr.( Fr llozuship, Inc.. 800 C ,ter Avenue, Suite 1, Evanston. IdNiois 6021)2. Founded in 1950 with encouragement from the medium, Arthur Ford, as an interdenominational organization to promote investigation. research, conferences, seminars, etc.. designed to explore the relevance of paranormal phenomena t.' the religious experience. SFF has grown steadily. Membership dues, ranging from S12.50 for individual membership -to $500 for a life membership are the main support of the Fellowship. SFF publishes a newsletter and a quarterly journal and has an extemiee library of hooks and tapes. Sundial Research Foundation, P.O. Box 50466, Tucson, Arizona 85705. Susy Smith, psychic and author, is president of this foundation, established in September 1971. Together with 'Martin Ebon, chairman, and eleven other trustees, SRF seeks to conduct, subsidize and assist in procurintzz scientific evidence of conscious survival of the human soul or spirit after death, and to establish the results of the research as worthy of public consideration. Memberships range from $10 to $500. Other associations and organizations, usually with a state or regional base, include Phoenix, Arizona, Meditation and Research Foundation (Jim McKenzie). California Parapsychology Foundation, Inc.. 3480 Adams Ave., San Diet=o, Ca. 92116 'Kay Sterner. California Society for Psychical, Study, Inc., P.O. Box 844, Berkeley, Ca. 94701. Southern California Society for Psychical Research, 170 South Beverly Drive, Los Angeles. Ca. 90212..- Washington Institute for Biophv,vsic,a; Re-e;rch, c o Dr. Francis Woidich, 1735 New Hampshire Ave., i'Vathin'qton, D.C. 20509. 111inoi.t Society for Psychical Research. c'o Gerald Loe. 206 Oak St.. '.Maywood, 11. 60153. The Golden Patl:. Chica',". h Oe d Irene Ruches Psi Explorers (dub. c o Edgar Wir-1707 North Siilishury, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906. t- tin, 'Robert H. Psychic Studies ILi,tinite, K,an-a' City. 1shh:,, foui,rr-. Research Assocl.iti',n of P.irap ,ci.-w-, call. Sn ov. Mrs.Shirley D.Ilarrison.lioyton liar. Boston Society fir P`ychlc.., Research, c n ' w:' Berlin, 26 Exeter Street, bust,,,, %Ias zchuutis 02116 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved 236 New Psychic Frontiers Michigan ESP Research Associates, P.O. Box 28, East Lansing, Michigan 48823. Unitarian-Universalists Interested in ESP, 16 Nahant Place, Lynn, Massachusetts 01902. .%Iieh: an. Spiritual Research Society, Grand Rapids, Minnesota Society for Parapsychological Research, University of 1linnesota, Suites 212-213, 720 Washington Ave., S.E., Minneapolis, Minn. 55414. Psychical Research Society of Kansas City (Missouri), c, /o Morris Schwalm, 6420 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Mo. Psychical Research Society, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire. Centre for Study of "Para" Phenomena, Forests Hills Parkway, Bavville, New Jersey (Dr. A. Kraig, director of research). Centre for Study of Psychical Phenomena, Research Centre, Rockland State Hospital, Orangeburg, New York 10926 (Dr. A. H. Esser). Menninger Dream Laboratory, Maimonides Medical Centre, 4802-10th Ave., Brooklyn, New York 11219 (Drs. S. Krippner, M. Ullman). New York Parapsychology Forum, 64 West 9th Street, New York, N.Y. Premonitions Registry, Box 482, Times Square Station, New York, N.Y. 10036 (Robert D. Nelson). Cincinnati Parapsychology Study Group, 6447 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45224. Understanding, Inc., 'Merlin, Oregon (Dr. Daniel W. Fry). Parapsychology Society of Greater Philadelphia, c/o Jessie Wolfersberger, 2162 Rush Road Abbington, Pennsylvania. Institute of Parapsychology and Cybernetics, Inc., Reves A. De Valle, director, 2601 Blaine St., Laredo, Texas. Laredo Parapsychology Foundation, Inc., 1110 Cedar Ave., P.O. Box 1415, Laredo, Texas. Science Unlimited Research Foundation. San Antonia, Texas (Dr. John Kinets, research director). :American Society of Dowsers, Danville, Vermont 05828. Psychic Researchers, Box 922, Walla Walla, 1'17a.shington 99362. Mankind Research Unlimited, \V'a>hington DC. 20037, Dr. Carl Schleicher, Director, 1143 New Hampshire Ave., N.W. Wisconsin Society- for Psychical Research, Prof. Donald J. Mueller, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201. Research, Investigation and Teaching 237 SOUTH AMERICA-LATIN AMERICA In Latin America, Costa Rica. Cuba. El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, 'Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico and Trinidad report activity with a religious and 'or research emphasis. Puerto Rico has an Institute of Parapsychology at 562 Trigo Street, Santurce; and Trinidad has a Research Centre for Parapsychology at Hotel Scarlet Ibis, Eastern .Main Road, St. Augustine, where Dr. Learie Graham does research and publishes Parapsychology "Vews. All the countries of South America have activities in one or more areas of the paranormal. Those with the greatest activity are : Argentina. The 1973 I.A.A. Anstalt directory lists 134 organiza- tions and 20 publications. Parapsychological associations include : Associacion Argentina de Psicosinteris. juncal 2061, 1B, Buenos Aires (Dr. Juan Alcandri). Instituto Argentino de Parapsicologia. Viamonte 752 (3rd', Buenos Aires (Dr. J. Ricardo Musso). Cuadernos de Parapsicologia, Ramon. Brazil I.A.A. Anstalt lists 136 organizations and 78 publications for Brazil, the country which, according to David St. Clair, author of Drum and Candle (Doubleday, New York), has 25 million regis- tered members of spiritist churches and estimates another 25 million "unofficial" followers. Spiritists have their own hospitals in which "regular doctors" are permitted to practice. Jose Pedro de Freitas, nicknamed Arigo, did much to draw\vorld attention to paranormal healing in Brazil, until his death in a car crash, January, 1971. In his case, Dr. Fritz, a deceased German physician (and others) worked through him in curing many "incurable" cases which were investigated before and after treatment. There are five parapsychology research institutes Brazilian Institute for Psychobiophysical Research Rua Dr. Diogo de Faria, 239, Sao Paulo. Centro de Pesquisas Psicobiofisicas Travessa Sto. Amaro 37, Caixa Postal 438 Santo Andre, Stadao de Sao Paulo (Dr. Acilio Tomasi). Federacao Espirita Brasileira Avenida Passos 30, Rio, Gh-ZC--58. First Brazilian Laboratory of Psychology Rua des Bonitos, 101, Vila Mariana, Sao Paulo. (Irio Quaflio, Jr.) Sociedade de Medicina e Espiritismo de Rio ale Janeiro Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 Approved For Release 2003/09/10 CIA-RDP96-00788R001200230018-6 238 New Psychic Frontiers Avenida Rio Brasco n.4, 15 Andar Sallas 1.504/6, Cuidad de Rio de Janeiro. Chile Laboratorio de Investigaciones Parapsvchologicas Universidad de Chile, Casilla 6507, Santiago. Uraguay Instituto Espanol de Investigaciones Cientifico Esperimentales Bioelectricicas y Suprapsicologicas Br. Artigas 559, Montevideo. Sociedad Uruguaya de Investigaciones Parapsicologicas, Calle Carlos Maria de Pena, 4751, Montevideo. Venezuela The Sociedad Espirita de MataIISICOS. Sur 5. No. 92. Apt. 4. Caracas. is one of 18 organizations- listed for this northwestern country of South America. These have either a religious or a research emphasis. NOTE: Readers should keep in mind that names and institutions listed in this chapter reflect the situation when the manuscript was being written. Naturally changes in staff and addresses as well as new institutions entering the field are bound to occur from time to time. other apply an the assum iguing and which, in our opinion, w information, of our adult life has been involved with some aspect teaching and we are very conscious of the need to share knowledge and experience. We are writing, on that we have all the answers, but to bring eports and experiences which are fascina lenging and in consideration. T insights and mean[ se may encourage you to ventu ~us`s Ore, of literature dealing % The rapid grow e students of all age the quality and a questioning mind abou available for, and against, he cases pre the paranormal o keep an open and antic, of the evidence nted. Progress toward a environment will only be better understanding of ma daily p e ho))kslallS. Some present the work rif Seasoned lltvcstrg tors. Others are written in i-)polarized style, with little or no documen- substa should h undertakes there is little although there high school levels, any interested individua used as a text or guide to and for mankind. In writing this book, we and insofar as it has relevance made if we seek the truth ins it is possible to ascertain it ignicance for us as individuals t in mind that it could he rther inv tigati IT by students or by The growing n parapsychology ffered at college and ecially in the United ' lased interest in the psvc tes (see Chapter V) c. Unfortunately, to paranormal, a wea; ": of literature abotit offered in the w-ay of direction. a) each a course, or lead a discussion ),r tnvone w?ho pp certainly e read more than one b? in the field an) al ku , led-