Brugmans, Henri J. F. W. (1885-1961)

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Brugmans, Henri J. F. W. (1885-1961)

Professor of psychology at University of Gronigen in the Netherlands and pioneer in performing laboratory experiments on psychic phenomena in his home country. He conducted experiments in telepathy after World War I. In one of his experiments he recorded physiological changes during psi testing. His work laid a foundation for the discipline of parapsychology as developed by J. B. Rhine. He attended the First International Congress on Psychical Research in Copenhagen in 1922. He died March 1, 1961.


Brugmans, H. J. F. W., G. Heymans, and A. Weinberg. "Some Experiments in Telepathy Performed in the Psychological Institute of the University of Groningen." Compte-Rendu du Premier Congrés International de Recherches Phychiques. 1921.

"On the Experiments of Brugmans, Heymans, and Weinberg." European Journal of Parapsychology 2 (1978): 247.