Paterson, T(homas) T(homson) (1909-)

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Paterson, T(homas) T(homson) (1909-)

Scottish professor of industrial administration who took a special interest in parapsychology. He was born on September 29, 1909, at Buckhaven, Fife, Scotland. He studied at the University of Edinburgh (B.S. chemistry, mathematics, 1930; B.S. geology, zoology, anatomy, 1932) and Cambridge University(M.A. anthropology, 1938; Ph.D. anthropology, 1940).

He was a staff member of the Medical Research Council, Scotland (1948-51), senator lecturer in industrial relations, Glasgow University (1951-62), and a professor of industrial administration from 1962 onward at Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow. He authored many papers and books on anthropology, geology, psychology, administration, and sociology.

In the field of parapsychology he took a special interest in telepathy and clairvoyance in relation to psychedelics. He was chairman of the symposium on Methodology of Research at the Conference on Parapsychology and Psychedelics held in November 1958 in New York.

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