THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY
Director, Experimental Ethology Laboratory, Bures sur Yvette, France. B. October 10, 1913, Toulon, France. Docteur ès sciences, 1941, Sorbonne. M. 1941, Jeanne de Cathelineau: 2 d., 1 s. Research master, French National Research Center, 1946-48; research director, French Argronomical Research Institute, 1948 to present; director, Experimental Ethology Laboratory (project of the French Ministry of Education), 1960 to present. Co-editor (1954 to present), Journal of Insect Physiology; laureate (1942, 1956), French Academy of Science.
An authority on animal behavior, Dr. Chauvin has written some one hundred and fifty papers on the subject for scholarly journals and is also author of the books Insect Physiology (1956), Insect Life (1956), and Social Behavior in Animals (1961). In the field of parapsychology he is particulary interested in telepathy, clairvoyance and psychokinesis. He has conducted experiments in the position effect in clairvoyance, the influence of the use of screens in testing, and the "psi-tracking" of a traveler, and has investigated the effect of training and practice in the use of psychokinesis. He has contributed the following articles to the Journal of Parapsychology: "Influence on the Position of the Subject in Relation to the Test Cards upon ESP Results (1959); "ESP and Size of Target Symbols" (1961). Residence: 14 Rue Castagnary, Paris 15, France.
Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications