Institute for Parapsychology

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Institute for Parapsychology

A division of the Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man, housing the Duke University collection on parapsychology, comprised of more than 10,000 accounts of spontaneous psi experiences. The institute was founded in 1962 after Duke University discontinued its sponsorship of the controversial Parapsychology Laboratory which was headed by pioneer parapsychologist J. B. Rhine.

The institute conducts research and serves as an international forum. It holds meetings attended by researchers from other parapsychology centers, and many of their papers and reports are published by the institute in its Journal of Parapsychology. It also houses a large parapsychology library and sponsors summer study programs for graduate students and postgraduate research. The current director is Dr. K. Ramakrishna Rao. Address: 402 N. Buchanan Blvd., Durham, NC 27701.

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