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Director of the Parapsychology Laboratory, St. Joseph's College, Philadelphia, Pa., since its foundiing in 1956. B. January 29, 1914, Louisville, Kentucky. B.S., 1934, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; M.S., 1937, Ph.D., 1939, University of Maryland. M. 1941, Catherine Stifler. Instructor of biology, Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, 1941-44; assistant professor of biology, American Unversity, Washington, D.C., 1944-45; chairman, biology department, Washington College, Chestertown, Md., 1945-48; professor of biology, St. Joseph's College from 1948 to present; chairman, biology department, St. Joseph's College. Member American Assn. for the Advancement of Science; Sigma Xi; Beta Beta Beta; charter member, president (1963), Parapsychological Assn.

Dr. Nash, who teaches a college-level course in parapsychology in the Evening Division of St. Joseph's College, was consultant and technical adviser for the television show "ESP" in 1958. His special interesting are precognition and psychokinesis, and he is engaged in research on the effect of distance in psychokinesis and of time in precognition, and of the relationship between personality traits and psi. A few of his many published articles on parapsychology include, in the Journal of Parapsychology: "Comparison of Two Distances in PK Tests" (11, 1947); "A Comparison of Combined and Single Target Symbols" (20, 1956); "Correlation Between ESP and Religious Value (22, 1958)l in the Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research: "Psychokinesis Reconsidered" (45, 1951); "An Exploratory Analysis for Displacement in PK" (50, 1956); "The Chesebrough-Pond's ESP Television Contest" (53, 1959); in Science: Psi and Probability Theory" (120, 1954); in the International Journal of Parapsychology: "The Unorthodox Science of Parapsychology" (1, 1959). Dr. Nash has also contributed many papers on biology and zoology to such publications as Science, Growth, American Naturalist, Journal of Marine Research, and Ecology. Residence: 45 Meadows Lane, Haverford, Pennsylvania; business address: St. Joseph's College, Philadelphia 31, Pa.

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



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