ephson, Ina (d. 1961)
British artist and expert in child guidance. She joined the
Society for Psychical Research (SPR), London, in 1920 and
served on the council from 1928 on. Jephson was born in London
and studied art at the Slade School. She also studied psychology
under Leonard Seif in Munich, Germany, and later
worked with children at the Individual Psychology Clinic of
Doris Rayner. During World War II she worked with disturbed
children at Oxford. Jephson devoted special attention to research
designed to set up repeatable experiments dealing with
clairvoyance, which became the main subject of a set of articles
she wrote for the Proceedings of the SPR.
Sources
Jephson, Ina. ‘‘A Behaviourist Experiment in Clairvoyance.’’
Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research 128, no.
41 (January 1933).
———. ‘‘Evidence for Clairvoyance in Card-Guessing.’’ Proceedings
of the Society for Psychical Research 109, no. 38 (December
1928).
Jephson, Ina, S. G. Soal, and Theodore Besterman. ‘‘Report
on a Series of Experiments in Clairvoyance.’’ Proceedings of the
Society for Psychical Research 118, no. 39 (April 1931).

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