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THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY

GEORGE HOBAN ESTABROOKS

Professor of psychology. B. December 16, 1895, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. B.A., 1920, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Rhodes scholar, Oxford University, 1921-24; Ph.D., 1926, Harvard University. M. 1933, Maud Juvet: 1 d. Professor of psychology, Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusettes, 1926-27; associate professor of psychology 1927-38, director of placement, 1927 to present, professor of psychology, chairman of the Department of Psychology, 1938 to present, Colgate University. Member: American Psychological Assn., Eastern Psychological Assn., New York State Psychological Assn., Parapsychological Assn., American Assn. of University Professors; fellow: Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis; American Society of Clinical Hypnosis; president, New York Mid-State Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Dr. Estabrooks, interested in all phases of extrasensory perception, worked from 1924 to 1926 with William McDougall, Morton Prince and Dr. Gardner Murphy (qq.v.) on the investigation of and experiments in telpathy at Harvard. He is author of the book Spiritism (1947) and of several articles concerning parapsychology in popular and professional journals, and he edited the book Hypnotism: Current Problems (1962). Other books by Dr. Estabrooks include Man, Mechanical Misfit (1941); Hypnotism (1943); Death in the Mind (with Richard Lockbridge; 1947), and The Future of the Human Mind (with Nancy Gross; 1961). At present his research is largely in the field of hypnotism. Residence: 8 University Avenue, Hamilton, New York; business address: Colgate University, Hamilton.

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


 
 

 

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