Blewett, Duncan Bassett (1920-)

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Blewett, Duncan Bassett (1920-)

Canadian psychologist who has studied telepathy in relation to drug-induced psychedelic experiences. He was born October 28, 1920, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and studied at the University of British Columbia (B.A., 1947; M.A., 1950) and the University of London (Ph.D., 1953). Beginning in 1961, he was an associate professor of psychology at the Regina campus of the University of Saskatchewan. At the beginning of interest in psychedelic drugs in the mid-1950s, he conducted research on their power to affect telepathic abilities. He presented the results at the 1958 Conference on Parapsychology and Psyche-delics in New York. He also contributed papers to the Journal of Mental Science.