Brugmans, Henri J. F. W. (1885–1961)
Professor of psychology at University of Gronigen in the
Netherlands and pioneer in performing laboratory experiments
on psychic phenomena in his home country. He conducted
experiments in telepathy after World War I. In one of
his experiments he recorded physiological changes during psi
testing. His work laid a foundation for the discipline of parapsychology
as developed by J. B. Rhine. He attended the First
International Congress on Psychical Research in Copenhagen
in 1922. He died March 1, 1961.
Sources
Brugmans, H. J. F. W., G. Heymans, and A. Weinberg.
‘‘Some Experiments in Telepathy Performed in the Psychological
Institute of the University of Groningen.’’ Compte-Rendu du
Premier Congrés International de Recherches Phychiques. 1921.
‘‘On the Experiments of Brugmans, Heymans, and Weinberg.’’
European Journal of Parapsychology 2 (1978) 247.

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