Knowles, Elsie A(nna) G(race) (1908-)

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Knowles, Elsie A(nna) G(race) (1908-)

German statistician who wrote and experimented in the field of parapsychology. She was born on July 14, 1908, in Berlin, and studied at the University of Jena (Ph.D., 1932). In 1935 she moved to England and taught mathematics at various universities through the mid-1950s. Then in 1954 she became the manager of the statistics department at Ferodo Ltd. Associates, Institute of Physics, London.

Knowles had a longtime interest in psychical research and was a charter member of the Parapsychological Association. She conducted experiments in psi dexterity.


Knowles, Elsie A. G. "Report on an Exeriment Concerning the Influence of Mind Over Matter." Journal of Parapsychology 13, no. 3 (September 1949).

. "Report on the Susceptibility of Manually Operated Random Selector to Psi Dexterity." Journal of Parapsychology 16, no. 1 (March 1952).

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

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