Masters, Robert E. L. (1927-)

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Masters, Robert E. L. (1927-)

Co-founder with wife, Jean Houston, of the Foundation for Mind Research, Manhattan, New York, conducting experiments in the borderline between mental and physical experience. Masters has a background of poetry and sexology and was formerly director of the Visual Imagery Research Project and the Library of Sex Research. Both Houston and Masters have experimented with psychedelic drugs and hypnosis, and in their foundation they have investigated induction of mystical experience and altered states of consciousness.

Sources:

Houston, Jean, and Robert E. L. Masters. Listening to the Body. New York: Delacorte Press, 1978.

. Mind Games: The Guide to Inner Space. New York: Viking, 1972.

. The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966.

Masters, Robert E. L. Eros and Evil: The Sexual Psychopathology of Witchcraft. New York: Julian Press, 1962.

. Forbidden Sexual Behavior and Morality. New York: Julian Press, 1962.

. The Homosexual Revolution: A Challenging Exposé of the Social and Political Directions of a Minority Group. New York: Julian Press, 1962.