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THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY

MARGARET ANDERSON

Fellow, lecturer, University of Pittsburgh. B. February 1, 1920, Mount Vernon, Illinois. M.A., 1947, Univesity of Illinois; Ph. D., 1962, University of Pittsburgh. Teacher, University of Illinois, 1943-45; staff member, American Red Cross, Europe, 1945-46; teacher, University of Illinois, 1946-47; teacher Ellsworth Colleg, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 1947-51l chairman, teacher, English Deparment, Casa Grande, Arizon, 1952-55; research associate, Parapsychology Laboratory, Duke University, 1955-59; research fellow in psychological physics, Biophysics Department, University of Pittsburgh, 1959-62. Member: Sigma Xi, American Assn. for the Advancement of Science, American Academy of Political and Social Science, Assn. of Humanistic Psychology, National Education Assn., Parapsychological Assn. (treasurer, 1961; president, 1962). Winner (with R.A. McConnel, q.v.) of McDougall Award for the article "Fantasy Testing for ESP in a Fourth and Fifth Grade Class" (Journal of Parapsychology, 1961).

Dr. Anderson has specialized in conducting tests, primarily with school pupils, for clairvoyance and precognition, and the correlation of ESP scoring with interacting teacher-pupil attitudes. She is the author of several articles in the Journal of Parapsychology among them: "Techer-Pupil Attitudes and Clairvoyance Test Results" (Vol. 20, No. 3, 1956); "ESP Score Level in Relatinon to Students' Attitude Toward Teacher-Agents Acting Simultaneously" (Vol. 22, No. 1, 1958); "A Survey of Work on ESP and Teacher-Pupil Attitudes (Vol 22, No. 4, 1958); "The Relationship Between Level of ESP Scoring and Student Class Grade" (Vol. 23, No. 1, 1959); A Precognition Experiment Comparing Time Intervals of a Few Days and One Year (Vol. 23, No. 2, 1959); "A Two-Year Program of Tests for Clairvoyance and Precognition with a Class of Public School Pupils (Vol.23, No. 3, 1959); "The Relations of Psi Creativity" (Vol. 26, No. 4, 1962). Residence: 2053 Washington Road, Pittsburgh 34, Pennsylvania; business address: Biophysics Department, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburg 13, Pa.

Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications


 
 

 

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