Spiritualism and Psychic Phenomena
David P. Abbott (1863-1934) - Magician, author, inventor. Author of 'Behind the Scenes with the Mediums' , an exposure of the tricks used by mediums.
Alexandr Nikolayevich Aksakov (1832-1903) - Psychic researcher.
Hernani Guimarães Andrade (1913-2003) - Founder of the Brazilian Institute for Psychobiophysical Research.
Marcellus Seth Ayer (1839-1921) - Spiritualist & founder of the First Spiritual Temple.
Benjamin Fish Austin (1850-1933) - Canadian educator, Methodist Minister & Spiritualist.
John Logie Baird (1888-1946) - Scottish engineer, innovator & inventor of the first publicly demonstrated colour television system & first purely electronic colour television picture tube.
Arthur James Balfour (1848-1930) - British Prime Minister from 1902 to 1905. Spiritualist (best known for the "Palm Sunday Case" ).
Gilbert Ballet (1853-1916) - French psychiatrist, neurologist and historian.
Sir William Fletcher Barrett (1844-1925) - English physicist & parapsychologist.
Raymond Bayless (1920-2004) - Researcher into phenomena of EVP.
George Miller Beard (1839-1883) - American Neurologist. Author of 'The Psychology of Spiritism' .
John Beloff (1920-2006) - Psychology Professor at Edinburgh University. President of the SPR from 1974-1976.
Hans Bender (1907-1991) - German Lecturer on the subject of Parapsychology. Researcher of ITC & EVP, poltergeists & clairvoyants. Famous case 'The Rosenhem Poltergeist' .
Henri-Louis Bergons (1859-1941) - French philosopher & writer.
Emile Boirac (1851-1917) - French Psychical & Paranormal Researcher, Writer & Philosopher. One of a group that conducted experiments on the Italian medium Eusapia Palladino. He also investigated animal magnetism, & various hypnotic phenomena such as the induction of sleep, "transposition of senses", "magnetic rapport", "exteriorisation of sensitiveness", "exteriorisation of motor nerve force" etc.
Frederick Bligh Bond (1864-1945) - English architect, illustrator, archaeologist and psychical researcher.
Philippe Bottazzi (1867-1941) - Professor of Physiology and Director of the Physiological Institute, University of Naples; held sittings with Eusapia Palladino in 1907.
Ernesto Bozzano (1862-1943) - Italian Spiritualist, Psychical Researcher, Parapsychologist & Author.
Robert Boursnell (1832-1909) - Spirit Photographer, Medium.
Dr. James Braid (1795-1860) - Scottish surgeon and "gentleman scientist". Influential pioneer of hypnotism and hypnotherapy. Regarded by many as the first genuine "hypnotherapist" and the "Father of Modern Hypnotism".
Sir David Brewster (1781-1868) - Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer, historian of science and university principal.
Charlie Dunbar Broad (1887-1971) - (C. D. Broad) English epistemologist, historian of philosophy, philosopher of science, moral philosopher, & writer on the philosophical aspects of psychical research.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) - English Poet and Spiritualist .
Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) - Italian philosopher, mathematician, poet, and astrologer.
Joseph Rodes Buchanan (1814-1899) - American physician & professor of physiology. Proposed the terms Psychometry and Sarcognomy.
Richard Maurice Bucke (1837-1902) - Canadian psychiatrist. Best known work Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind .
Hanna Buschbeck (1906-1984) - Pioneer in the research of Transcommunication(tape-recorded voices from the Beyond).
Dr. William Benjamin Carpenter (1813-1885) - English physician, invertebrate zoologist & physiologist. Author of 'Mesmerism, Spiritualism, Etc: Historically and Scientifically Considered' .
Hereward (Hubert Lavington) Carrington (1880-1958) - Psychical investigator & author.
Raymond Cass (1921-1977) - UK pioneer in the work related to the phenomenon known as EVP ( Electronic Voice Phenomena). "I prefer the experimental approach rather than the endless debate and discussions about the subject!"
Piero Cassoli (1911-2005) - Italian physician & parapsychologist.
G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) - English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher. Often referred to as the "prince of paradox".
Sir William Crookes (1832-1919) - English chemist, physicist, meteorologist & researcher of psychical phenomena.
Marie Curie (1867-1934) - Polish/French physicist & chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice. The Institut Général Psychologique of Paris carried on extensive experiments in 43 sittings from 1905 to 1907 with Marie & Pierre Curie among the investigators.
Pierre Curie (1859-1906) - French Chemist, Physicist, Scientist. He and his wife, Marie Curie, won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903, and the curie, a unit of radioactivity, was named after him. The Curies regarded mediumistic séances as "scientific experiments" and took detailed notes. According to historian Anna Hurwic, they thought it possible to discover in spiritualism the source of an unknown energy that would reveal the secret of radioactivity.
Bezerra de Menezes (1831-1900) - "The Brazilian Kardec"
Albert De Rochas d'Aiglun (1837-1914) - French Parapsychologist & Paranormal Researcher.
Gastone De Boni (1908-1986) - Italian Paranormal Researcher
Stanley de Brath (1854-1937) - British psychical researcher, author, & translator. Editor of the journal 'Psychic Science'.
John Dee (1527-1608) - British mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occult philosopher, imperialist and adviser to Queen Elizabeth I. He devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination and Hermetic philosophy.
Count Agenor de Gasparin (1810-1871) - French politician, minister plenipotentiary, and one of the first investigators of table-turning and telekinesis.
Gabriel Delanne (1857-1926) - French Researcher, editor, author & Spiritualist. Founder of French Spiritist Union.
Professor August de Morgan (1806-1871) - English mathematician. Author of 'From Matter To Spirit' .
Leòn Denis (1846-1927) - French Paranormal Researcher, propagandist, teacher & author.
Max Dessoir (1867-1947) - German philosopher, psychologist and theorist of aesthetics.
George T. Dexter (1819-1863) - American physician & pioneering psychical researcher.
Lord Hugh Dowding (1882-1970) - Air Chief Marshal of the Royal Air Force Fighter Command (RAF). Spiritualist, author & researcher of psychic phenomena.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Author, Journalist, Doctor. Author of 'Sherlock Holmes' series of books.
Dr. Hans Adolf Eduard Driesch (1867-1941) - German embryologist and philosopher who was the last great spokesman for vitalism, the theory that 'life cannot be explained as physical or chemical phenomena'.
Carl du Prel (1839-1899) - German Philosopher & Researcher into PSI and Psysical Phenomena.
Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) - Physicist & Inventor. In his lifetime he obtained 1,093 patents for his inventions in such fields as telegraphy, phonography, electric lighting and photography.
John Worth Edmonds (1816-1874) - American lawyer & politician. Judge Edmonds on Spiritualism
Jan Ehrenwald (1900-1988) - Czech-American psychotherapist, psychiatrist, parapsychologist & author.
Albert Einstein (1879–1955) - Physicist, Scientist Spiritualist
John Elliotson (1788-1868) - Mesmerist Physician, teacher & author.
Prof. Arthur J. Ellison (1920-2000)- SPR investigator & ex-president, Emeritus Professor of Engineering - City London University, Chairman of the Theosophical Research Centre. Author of Science and the Paranormal: Altered States of Reality and Reality of the Paranormal
Sarah Estep - (19??-2008) - American paranormal researcher. Founder of the American Association of Electronic Voice Phenomena.
Prof. Gustav Theodor Fechner (1801–1887) - German physicist and philosopher who was a key figure in the founding of psychophysics, the science concerned with quantitative relations between sensations and the stimuli producing them.
Arthur Findlay (1993-1964) - Founder of the Glasgow Society for Psychical Research and of The International Institute for Psychical Research. Remembered today primarily as the founder of the Arthur Findlay College for Spiritualists.
Camille Flammarion (1842-1925) - French Astronomer (Founder of the French Astronomical Society) and Physical & Mental Phenomena Researcher.
Théodor Flournoy (1854-1921) - Swiss Psychologist, Professor of Psychology, Paranormal Researcher.
Prof. Pio Foa (1848-1923) - Italian Physician & Politician. Co-founder of the University of Turin.
Nandor Fodor (1895-1964) - Parapsychologist, Psychoanalyst, author & journalist.
David Fontana (1934-2010) - British psychologist, parapsychologist and author. Professor of Psychology at Cardiff University. Visiting professor at John Moores University and the University of the Algarve.
Charles Fort (1874-1932) - American writer and researcher into anomalous phenomena.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) - Diplomat, scientist, inventor, philosopher, writer.
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) - Austrian physiologist, medical doctor, psychologist and influential thinker. Known as the 'Father of Psychoanalysis'.
Tomokichi Fukurai (1869-1952) - Japanese pioneer of parapsychology.
Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) - American novelist, poet, essayist, & short story writer. Parapsychology skeptic/researcher.
Gustave Geley M.D. (1868-1924) - French physician, psychical researcher. Director of the Institute Metapsychique International from 1919 to 1924.
Paul Gibier (1851-1900) - French Paranormal Researcher, medical director of the Experimental Pathology Laboratory of Comparative and Natural History Museum of Paris, favorite pupil of Louis Pasteur, director of the Institute Bacteriological (Pasteur Institute) of New York, member of the Academy of Sciences of New York, Knight of the Legion of Honor.
William Gregory (1803-1858) - Professor of chemistry University of Edinburgh. Enthusiast of Mesmerism & Phrenology. Psychic investigator.
George Ivanovitch Gurdjeff (1866-1949) - Influential early 20th century spiritual teacher, writer and esotericist.
Edmund Gurney (1847-1888) - Psychologist, Psychical Researcher, played leading role in gathering evidence for Apparitions. One of the founders of SPR. Author of Phantasms for the Living .
Thomas Glendering Hamilton (1877-1923) - Physician, psychic researcher.
Thomas Lake Harris (1823-1906) - Spiritualist mystic, poet, medium, and religious reformer.
Prof. Hornell Norris Hart (1888-1967) - Professor of sociology at Duke University from 1938 until 1957, charter member of the Parapsychological Association, member of the Society for Psychical Research, and the American Society for Psychical Research. Author of The Enigma of Survival .
Herman Hesse (1877-1962) German-born Swiss poet, author, painter, philosopher, researcher & explorer of the individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. Nobel Prize for Literature 1946.
Dr. Richard Hodgson (1855–1905) - Australian-born Psychical Researcher. Member of the Society for Psychical Research (SPR) secretary of the American Society for Psychical Research (1887).
Prof. Hans Holzer (1920-2009) - American paranormal researcher & author. Known as "The Father of the Paranormal".
Harry Houdini (1874-1926) - Hungarian-American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts - and his passionate obsession with Spiritualism and Spiritualists. Harry Houdini's War Against Spiritualism
William Howitt (1792-1879) - English writer, poet & intrepid traveller. Born into a Quaker family, discovered Spiritualism in 1847 and in 1863 published: The History of the Supernatural in All Ages and Nations: And in All Churches, Christian and Pagan: Demonstrating a Universal Faith .
Thomson Jay Hudson (1834-1903) - Acclaimed psychical researcher, best known for his classic work in the mental science and mental therapeutics field, The Law of Psychic Phenomena , first published in 1893.
Victor Hugo (1802-1885) - French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights campaigner. Victor Hugo's Conversations with the Spirit World: A Literary Genius's Hidden Life .
James Hervey Hyslop - (1854-1920) Professor of Ethics & Logic, Pyschologist, Psychical Researcher. Secretary-treasurer of the American Society for Psychical Research from 1906 till death.
Published in 1919: Contact with the Other World: The Latest Evidence as to Communication with the Dead .
Other publications .
Dr. Alexander Imich (1903-2014) - Polish-American chemist, parapsychologist, and writer. Documented as the world's oldest living man (he was 111 when he died), he told Guinness World Records that his motto is that one should “always pursue what one loves and is passionate about.” For him, that passion was the paranormal. In 1995, at the age of 92, he published a book on the subject called INCREDIBLE TALES OF THE PARANORMAL: Documented Accounts of Poltergeist, Levitations, Phantoms, and Other Phenomena
Paul Clement Jagot (1889-1962) - French scientist & writer, author of books on personal development, hygiene, esoterism, applied psychology, hypnotism & parapsychology.
Prof. William James (1842-1910) - American philosopher, psychologist & trained physician. Founding member of the American Society for Psychical Research and a member of its Committee on Mediumistic Phenomena . Author of numerous works.
Dr. Pierre Janet (1859-1947) - pioneering French psychologist, philosopher and psychotherapist in the field of dissociation and traumatic memory. Ranked alongside William James and Wilhelm Wundt as one of the founding fathers of psychology.
Dr Joseph Jastrow (1863-1944) - Polish-born American psychologist, noted for inventions in experimental psychology, design of experiments, and psychophysics. One of his favorite topics was the deceptive performances of mediums and psychics, and he joined with the stage entertainer Harry Houdini in jousting with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and others who believed in the supposed talents of spiritualists. Guide to the Joseph Jastrow Papers, 1875-1961
Dr Martin Johnson (1930-2011) - Swedish Psychologist & Psychical Researcher.
William Quan Judge (1851-1896) - Irish-born mystic, esotericist, occultist - one of the founders of the Theosophical Society .
Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) - Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist. Founder of analytical psychology . His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, literature, and religious studies.
Jung's famous quote "I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud." - C.G. Jung has become the motto for the Society for Psychical Research .
Friedrich Jürgenson (1903-1987) - Swedish painter & film Producer. Researcher of EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomena) and ITC (Electronic Transcommunication) One of the earliest pioneers of EVP recording, along with Konstantine Raudive.
Dr. Montague Keen (1925-2004) - British Paranormal Researcher. Lifelong member of the SPR. Principal author, (with Professor David Fontana and Professor Arthur Ellison ) of the 'Scole Report ', a detailed examination of the physical phenomena produced during sittings with a mediumistic group, and published by the Society for Psychical Research, where he was secretary of its Survival Research Committee and Chair of its Image Committee.
Justinus Kerner (1786-1862) - German poet and physician. Author of a remarkable record of supernormal phenomena and experiments in animal magnetic therapeutics.
Dr John Sumpter King (1843-1921) - Canadian Physician and Paranormal Researcher. Founder of the Canadian Socieety for Psychical Research. His work is detailed in his book 'Dawn of the Awakened Mind' .
William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874 -1950) - aka Mackenzie King. 10th Prime Minister of Canada. Champion of Canadian autonomy within the British Commonwealth, and best known for his leadership of Canada throughout all of the Second World War (1939-1945). For his involvement in Spiritualism, read A Real Companion and Friend: The diary of William Lyon Mackenzie King .
Fidelio Köberle (1915-2007) - President of the German Association For Transcommunication Research ((VTF e.V.)
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926-2004) - Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and author of the groundbreaking book 'On Death and Dying' , where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief.
Charles Lafontaine (1803-1892) - French mesmerist (or animal magnetizer), his stage demonstrations of animal magnetism influenced surgeon James Braid to pursue the study of what came to be known as hypnotism (N.B. Braid's "hypnotism" was significantly different from Lafontaine's "magnetism").
Charles Lancelin (1852-1941) - French Paranormal Researcher, Hypnotist and author. Described by some as one of the greatest experimenters in the field of Animal Magnetism, alongside Charles Lafontaine , Albert Rocks & Hector Durvill .
Andrew Lang (1843-1912) - Scottish Paranormal Researcher, Spiritualist, Anthropologist and Writer. Served as president of the Society for Psychical Research in 1911.
Dr. Bernard Laubscher (1897-1984) - South African psychiatrist, anthropologist, and psychical researcher. Author of 'Beyond Life's Curtain', 'Where Mystery Dwells' and others .
Robert James Lees (1849-1931) - British spiritualist, medium, preacher, writer and healer. Known as the 'Jack the Ripper Medium'.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) - 16th President of the United States. Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist? - (Curious revelations from the life of a trance medium, Mrs Nettie Colburn Maynard).
Francis James Lippitt (1812-1902) - American lawyer and veteran of the Mexican American War and Colonel and Brigadier General in the American Civil War. Author of Physical Proofs of Another Life .
Sir Oliver J. Lodge (1851-1940) - An active member of the Society for Psychical Research, he served as its president from 1901 to 1904. He was also a member of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. A giant of Aetheric Engineering and one of the leading minds of his era along with Tesla. Author of more than 40 books , about the afterlife, aether, relativity, and electromagnetic theory.
Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909) - Italian criminologist and physician. University of Turin: Professor of legal medicine and public hygiene, 1876; professor of psychiatry and clinical psychiatry, 1896; and professor of criminal anthropology, 1906. Author of 'After Death - What?: Spiritistic Phenomena and Their Interpretation' .
John E. Mack (1929-2004) - Professor of Psychiatry & founder of the Department of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School. His work consisted of exploring how extraordinary experiences can affect personal, societal and global transformation. Author of many books detailing how one's perceptions shape relationships with one another and with the world, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of T.E. Lawrence, A Prince of Our Disorder, Abduction, and Passport to the Cosmos: Human Transformation and Alien Encounters.
Edward Maitland (1824-1897) - Novelist, 'Mystical Writer', best known work 'The Pilgrim and the Shrine' (1867) - an account of his spiritual pilgrimage. One-time member of the Theosophical Society, founder of the Esoteric Christian Union, founder of the Hermetic Society (claiming no abnormal powers, and 'depending for guidance upon no Mahatmas.')
Florence Marryat (1938-1899) - Author, reporter for Spiritualism newspapers, and stage performer. Best known works: 'There Is No Death (1891), 'The Spirit World' (1894) and 'A Soul on Fire'. in 1891, she opened the new Hall of the Marylebone Spiritualist Association (which later changed its name to the Spiritualist Association of Great Britain - SAGB as we know it today).
William McDougall (1871-1938) - Professor of Psychology, Fellow of The Royal Society. Works include 'Body and Mind: A History and Defence of Animism' - wherein he rejected both materialism and Darwinism and supported a form of Lamarckism where mind guides evolution. He defended a form of animism where all matter has a mental aspect.
George W. Meek (?? -1999) - Founder of the Metascience Foundation. With William O'Neil and other scientists, he pioneered the two-way spirit communication device ‘Spiricom’ to communicate with people who had ‘died’. The discarnate spirit of Dr W.F.G. Swann, science lecturer & leader in cosmic ray research, was said to have provided Meek's group, the Metascience Foundation, with the theoretical background and technical foundation upon which to begin construction of the Spiricom. Published works include 'The Magic of Living Forever' , 'Healers and the Healing Process' , 'After We Die, What Then? and 'Enjoy Your Own Funeral, And Live a Happy Forever' .
Franz Anton Mesmer (1734-1815) - German-born Viennese physician who left the word “mesmerism”(hypnosis) to posterity. Known to the world as the "Father of Mesmerism" (Animal-Human Magnetism). Among noted works: Dissertation On The Discovery Of Animal Magnetism .
Robert Allan Monroe (1915-1995) - A radio broadcasting executive who became known for his research into altered consciousness . Founder of the Monroe Institute , his first book Journeys Out of the Body is credited with popularizing the term "out-of-body experience".
William Usborne Moore (1850–1918) - British Naval Commander and Psychical Researcher into Mediumship. (Noted for on occasion referring to the SPR (Society for Psychical Research ) as - the Society for Prevention of Research). Noted works: 'The Cosmos and the Creeds' , 'Glimpses of the Next State' and THE VOICES: A Sequel to “Glimpses of the Next State” .
Enrico (Henry) Morselli (1852-1929) - Italian psychiatrist, academic, and active promoter of the Italian positivist school of Neuropsychiatry. President of the Italian Society for Neurology and Psychiatry, his interests and work covered a variety of subjects, ranging from pathological & animal psychology, forensic medicine, psychiatry, traumatic neuroses, semiotics and anthropology, magnetism, spiritualism/mediumship. References: 'Annals of Psychical Science: Eusapia Paladino and the Genuineness of Her Phenomena'
Gardner Murphy (1895-1979) - American psychologist specialising in social and personality psychology, and parapsychology. One of the first researchers to conduct scientific experiments on telepathy, clairvoyance, and other extra-sensory powers . One time president of the Society for Psychical Research and the American Psychological Association .
Frederic William Henry Myers (1843-1901) - Founder member and one-time president of the Society for Psychical Research. Noted for a well-known episode in the history of psychical research spanning three decades (1901-c.1936): The Cross-Correspondences
Online reading: Books by F.W.H. Myers
Prof. John Gneisenau Neihardt (1881-1973) - Made his career as a poet and literary critic after initial training in physics. Founder of The SORRAT Experiment group (Society for Research in Rapport and Telekinesis).
Haraldur Nielsson (1868-1928) - Prof. of Theology at the University of Iceland who investigated Icelandic medium, Indridi Indridason . (Ref: 'The Uninvited' ).
Rufina Noeggerath (1821-1908) - Spiritualist and author. Also known as "Bonne Maman" (good mother). Author of Survival, its reality, its manifestation, its philosophy .
Julian Leopold Ochorowicz (1850-1918) - Polish philosopher, psychologist, inventor, poet, publicist and leading exponent of Polish Positivism.
Henry S. Olcott ( (1832–1907), President-Founder of the Theosophical Society . Publications: Editor of The Theosophist after H.P.B. left for Europe 1885; The Buddhist Catechism, 44 editions (1938), translated into 20 languages, an internationally used textbook; Old Diary Leaves, a history of the T.S. (in six volumes); and many pamphlets and articles on Theosophy, religion, psychic phenomena, etc.
Dr. Karlis Osis - Ph.D. (1917-1997) - Latvian-born parapsychologist who specialised in exploring deathbed phenomena and life after death. Most known publication: At the Hour of Death .
Dr. Eugèn Osty (1874-1938) - French Doctor & Metaphysician. Honorary Vice-President of Harry Price's National Laboratory of Psychical Research and the Director of the Institut Métapsychique in Paris, Dr Osty was one of France's foremost psychical researchers.
Peter D. Ouspensky (1878-1947) - Russian mathematician and esotericist known for his expositions of the early work of the Greek-Armenian teacher of esoteric doctrine George Gurdjieff .
Robert Dale Owen (1801-1877) - Scottish-born American legislator and social reformer, was conspicuous among radicals in the 1820s and then won stature as an exponent of social legislation. In Italy, he had been converted, like his father, to Spiritualism, and he wrote eloquently on its behalf in Footfalls on the Boundary of Another World (1860) and and The Debatable Land between This World and the Next (1872).
Frank Podmore (1856-1910) - English author, and founding member of the Fabian Society. He is best known as an influential member of the Society for Psychical Research and for his skeptical writings on Spiritualism. Quote: "Whether the belief in the intercourse with spirits is well-founded or not, it is certain that no critic has yet succeeded in demonstrating the inadequacy of the evidence upon which the spiritualists rely". Noted works: Apparitions and Thought-Transference ; Studies in Psychical Research ; Modern Spiritualism: A History and a Criticism (1902) ; [url=Spiritualism. Is communication with the spirit-world an established fact?]Spiritualism (Pro and Con Series, against Wake Cook)[/url]; The Naturalisation of the Supernatural (1908) ; Mesmerism and Christian Science: A short history of mental healing ; Telepathic Hallucination; The New View of Ghosts ; The Newer Spiritualism .
Morris Pratt (1820-1902) - Spiritualist and founder of the Morris Pratt Institute now located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Harry Price (1881-1948) - British psychic researcher and author. During the 1940s, Price concentrated on writing and the works The Most Haunted House in England (Borley Rectory) , Poltergeist Over England and The End of Borley Rectory .
Henry H. Price (1899-1984) - Welsh philosopher, known for his work on perception. He also wrote on parapsychology. President of the SPR from 1939–40. Publications: The Collected Works of Henry H. Price, 1899-1984
Morton Henry Prince (1854-1929) - American psychologist and physician who advocated the study of abnormal psychology. Founder/editor of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology .
Walter Franklin Prince (1863-1934) - American parapsychologist and founder of the Boston Society for Psychical Research in Boston. Noted publications: The Doris Case of Multiple Personality ; Noted Witnesses for Psychic Occurrences: Men of Science .