THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY
K(ONERU) RAMAKRISHNA RAO
University lecturer in philosophy. B. October 4, 1932, Enikepadu, India. B.A. (hons., philosophy), 1953; M.A. (philosophy), 1954; M.A. (hons. psychology), 1955, Ph.D., 1962, Andhra University, Waltair, India. M. 1950, Sarojini Devi: 2 d. Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Andhra University, 1953-58; Fulbright scholar in the United States, 1958-59; Rockefeller fellow, Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1950-60; chief librarian, Andhra University, 1960-61; currently staff member, Parapsychology Laboratory, Duke Univerity. Convener, Andhra Philosophical Congress, 1954; member, Inidan Philosophical Congress; member, Parapsychological Assn. (secretary, 1963); honorary editor Santhi, Indian philosophical and religious monthly, 1956-57. Dr. Rao is the author of the books Great Philosophers of the West: Vol. 1, The Greek Trio (1955); Pre-University Logic (1956); and contributor to such periodicals as Education Quarterly, Philosophical Quarterly and Library Quarterly.
In parapsychology, Dr. Rao's writings include the book Psi Cognition (1957) and the articles "A Note on Jung's Conception of Psyche (Proceedings of the Indian Philosophical Congress, 1956); "Vedanta and the Modus Operandi and Paranormal Cognition" (Philosophical Quarterly, 1955) and, in the Journal of Parapsychology, "A Consideration of Some Theories in Parapsychology" (March, 1961); the "Preferential Effect in ESP" (December 1962); "Studies in Preferential Effect" (March 1963). Address: Parapsychology Laboratory, College Station, Durham, North Carolina.
Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications