Hall, James A(lbert) (1934– )
Medical student who experimented with ESP. Born February
13, 1934, Hall studied at the University of Texas (B.A.,
1955) and Southwestern Medical School, University of Texas.
He is a member of the American Society for Psychical Research,
an associate member of the Parapsychological Association,
and an associate of the Society for Psychical Research,
London.
In 1958 he experimented with elementary school children
in Gladewater, Texas, to ascertain the effect of teacher and
pupil attitudes on ESP scores. The results were reported in the
Journal of Parapsychology (vol. 22, no. 4, December 1958). He
contributed papers to the annual convention of the Parapsychological
Association in 1981 (‘‘Unconscious Cultural Influences
and Psi A Jungian Footnote’’) and 1986 (‘‘Ethical Structure
in Clinical Applications of Parapsychology’’).
Sources
Hall, James A. ‘‘The Works of J. B. Rhine Implications for
Religion.’’ Journal of Parapsychology (1981).
Hall, James A., and H. B. Crasilneck. ‘‘Physiological
Changes Associated with Hypnosis.’’ International Journal of
Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis 7, no. 1 (January 1959).
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.