Kat, Willem (1902-)

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Kat, Willem (1902-)

Dutch psychiatrist and neurologist who was active in the field of parapsychology. He was born on June 13, 1902, at Medemblick, the Netherlands. Kat studied at the University of Amsterdam and then spent many years on the teaching staff of the biochemical laboratory at Amsterdam University, eventually becoming head of the laboratory.

He investigated unorthodox healing. A member of the Studievereniging voor Psychical Research (the Dutch Society for Psychical Research) and the Netherlands Committee for the Study of Unorthodox Healing and Its Social Consequences, he contributed articles on parapsychology to Tijdschrift voor Parapsychologie.


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