Miñoza, Aurora (1923-)

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Miñoza, Aurora (1923-)

Psychologist who has written on parapsychology. She was born January 4, 1923, in Cebu City, Philippines, and studied at the University of Michigan (B.S. English, 1947; M.A. psychology, 1953) and the University of the Philippines (Ph.D. educational psychology, 1957). An abstract of her master's thesis, A Study of Extrasensory Perception, was published in the Educational Quarterly, University of the Philippines (vol. 1, no. 1, September 1953). After graduation she joined the faculty of the Graduate College of Education, University of the Philippines.

She attended the first Parapsychology Workshop at Duke University in June 1957. She has special interests in telepathy, clairvoyance, and psychokinesis, and has experimented with the effect of thought on plant growth. She began a long tenure as president of the Parapsychological Research Society, Philippines, in 1959. She was also a member of the Parapsychological Association.


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