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Marsh, Maurice Clement (1922-)

Marsh, Maurice Clement (1922-)

South African university lecturer in psychology who took special interest in parapsychology. He was born March 13, 1922, at Bloemfontein, South Africa. He studied at the University of South Africa (B.A., 1942; B.A., hons. psychology, 1946; U.E.D., 1948) and Rhodes University, Grahamstown (Ph.D., 1959). He served as a lecturer in psychology at Rhodes University (1950-61) and in 1962 joined the faculty in psychology at the University of New England, New South Wales, Australia.

Marsh's Ph.D. dissertation dealt with experimental work in ESP, and he continued his interest in laboratory investigation of psychic phenomena. He joined the Society for Psychical Research, London. He was a guest researcher at the Parapsychology Laboratory of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (1951-52). He has investigated the relationship between subjects and agents in ESP testing and the psychological aspects of conditions favorable to poltergeists, using psychological testing techniques.

Sources:

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

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