Jaffé, Aniela (1903-)

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Jaffé, Aniela (1903-)

Jungian psychologist who wrote on parapsychology. Jaffé was born on February 20, 1903, in Berlin, Germany. After World War II she became the secretary at the C. G. Jung Institute, Zürich (1947-55), and then personal secretary to C. G. Jung (1955-61). She later recorded and edited the reminiscences of Jung, published as Memories, Dreams, Reflections (1963). In addition to her various important papers on psychology, she wrote widely on parapsychology, particularly on connections between psi phenomena and the unconscious, and on the psychological interpretation of paranormal phenomena.


Berger, Arthur S., and Joyce Berger. The Encyclopedia of Parapsychology and Psychical Research. New York: Paragon House, 1991.

Jaffé, Aniela. Apparitions and Precognition: A Study from the Point of View of C. G. Jung's Analytical Psychology. New York: Harper & Row, 1971.

. From the Life and Work of C. G. Jung. New York: Harper & Row, 1971.

. The Myth of Meaning. New York: Putnam, 1971. . "The Psychic World of C. G. Jung." Tomorrow (spring 1961).

Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology. New York: Helix Press, 1964.