Center for Parapsychological Research
The research division of the former Association for the Understanding
of Man, which conducted experimental studies of
empirical, methodological, and theoretical problems in parapsychology.
Its research was aimed at providing a scientific understanding
of ESP and psychokinesis, with special attention
to the logical linkage between the hypothesis being tested and
the methods used to test them. The center was also active in
parapsychological education through sponsorship of lectures,
workshops, individual counseling, and dissemination of literature
and reading lists concerned with the scientific study of psi
events. The director of the center was Rex G. Stanford, a
parapsychologist and brother of the center’s founder, Ray

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