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Physician, specialist in gynecology and obstetrics. B. November 12, 1923, Casinalbo, Italy. M. D. (cum laude), 1949, Bologna University. Member: Bologna Center of Parapsychological Studies. Italian Society for Parapsychology. Died recently.

Dr. Marabini was particularly interested in telepathy, clairvoyance, psychokinesis, the psychosomatic aspects of mediumship, and methods of testing for extrasensory perception. From 1949 to 1957, working with mental and physical mediums in controlled experiments to test the genuineness of their phenomena and to study effects on the body of paranormal behavior, Dr. Marabini found no instances of authentic physical mediumship. From the 1950s to the 2000s he studied quantitative methods of testing, and his view that present methods are inadequate to demonstrate the functioning of ESP and psychokinesis is outlined in his article "Una Nuova ESP?" ("A New ESP?") published in the Bulletin of the Italian Society for Parapsychology (Jan.- June, 1959).

His other articles include, in the journal Metapsichica: "La Telepatia" ("Telepathy"; Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 1953); "Esperienze di Telepatia collectiva eseguite nella Citta' di Bologna" ("Experiments in Mass Telepathy in Bologna"; No. 1, 1954); "Posposta di una modifica al test di Stuart per la Chiaroveggenza" ("Proposal of a Modification of the Stuart Test for Clairvoyance"; No. 3, 1954); in the publication Parapsicologia di Minerva Medica: "Maria Gardini" (Three Years of Experiments in Hand-reading with the Sensitive Maria Gardini of Bolonga; June 1957); "Sogno paragnosico" ("Paragnostic Dreams"; June 1957); "Il Comportamento parapnormale in rapporto a stati neuro-endocrini" ("Paranormal Behavior in Connection with Neuro-Endocrinological Conditions"; Nov. 1957); in the Bulletin of the Italian Society for Parapsychology: "Il Metodo scientifico in parapsicologica" ("Scientific Method in Parapsychology"; July - Dec. 1957); "La Psi e' stata dimostrata sperimentalmente?" ("Has Psi Been Experimentally Demonstrated?" July - Dec. 1959); in Proceedings of the Third Congress of the Italian Society for Parapsychology: "Esperienze di psicometria con la sensitiva Luisa Godicini" ("Experiments in Psychometry with the Sensitive Luisa Godicini"; May 1956); in Medicina psicosomatica: "Problemi parapsicologici e psicosomatica" ("Parapsychological Problems and Psychosomatics"; No. 1, Vol. 2, 1957).

Additional Publications
Marabini, E. (1988). Propedeutica Parapsicologica [Parapsychological Foundations]. CLUEB.

Marabini, E. (1992). Introduzione alla Parapsicologia [Introduction to Parapsychology]. Editore San Marco.

Marabini, E. (1994). Fenomeni Parapsicologici [Parapsychological Phenomena].Nuova libra editrice.

Marabini, E. (2002). Per una psicologia dell'Uomo Totale [Psychology for the Whole Human Being]. Phoenix Editore.

Marabini, E. (2007). La biopsicocibernetica. Una branca delle scienze dell'uomo [Biopsychocibernetics: A Field of Human Science]. La Mandragora Editrice.

Marabini, E. (2008). La singolarità dei sistemi animati. Riflessioni e confutazioni sul problema del neovitalismo [The Singularity of Animate Systems, Thoughts and Refutations on Neovitalism.] Il Pavone.

Marabini, E. (2014). Manuale Teorico Pratico di Ricerca Biopsicocibernetica [Theoretical-Practical Handbook of Biopsychocibernetics Research]. Cafagna Editore.

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



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