THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY
LAURA A(BBOTT) DALE
Editor. B. August 22, 1919, Cornwall, New York. Educ. private schoos, New York City; Sorbonne. Research associate, editor, Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 1944-59; 1963 to present; editorial associate, University Books, New Hyde Park, N.Y., 1960-61; clinic assistant, Department of Psychiatry, Maimonides Hospital, Brooklyn, 1961-62. Member: Research and Publications Committee, American Society for Psychical Research; charter member, Parapsychological Assn.
Mrs. Dale has specialized in the study of extrasensory perception and psychokinesis and has conducted experiments and investigations in these subjects. She was collaborator with Gardner Murphy (q.v.) on the book The Challenge of Psychical Research (1961), and authored a number of articles in the ASPR Journal, among ther "Henri Bergson, Realist" (Vol. 35, Mar. 1941); "Concentration versus Relaxation in Relation to Telepathy" (with Gardner Murphy; Vol. 37, Jan. 1943); "The Midas Touch in Psychical Research" (with E. Taves, Vol. 37, July 1945); "American Experiments on the Paranormal Cognition of Drawings" (with Gardner Murphy, E. Taves; Vol. 39, July 1945); "Spontaneous Experiences Reported by a Group of Experimental Subjects" (Vol. 40, Apr. 1946); "A Series of Spontaneous Cases in the Tradition of Phantasms of the Living" (Vol. 45, July 1951); "ESP Functin and the Psychogalvantic Response" (with J.L. Woodruff, q.v.; Vol. 46, Apr. 1952). Residence: 348 Blacksmith Road, Levittown, N.Y.; business address: American Society for Psychical Research, 880 Fifth Avenue, New York 21, N.Y.
Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications