Masters, Robert E. L. (1927– )
Co-founder with wife, Jean Houston, of the Foundation for
Mind Research, Manhattan, New York, conducting experiments
in the borderline between mental and physical experience.
Masters has a background of poetry and sexology and was
formerly director of the Visual Imagery Research Project and
the Library of Sex Research. Both Houston and Masters have
experimented with psychedelic drugs and hypnosis, and in
their foundation they have investigated induction of mystical
experience and altered states of consciousness.
Sources
Houston, Jean, and Robert E. L. Masters. Listening to the
Body. New York Delacorte Press, 1978.
———. Mind Games The Guide to Inner Space. New York Viking,
1972.
———. The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience. New York
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966.
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Masters, Robert E. L. Eros and Evil The Sexual Psychopathology
of Witchcraft. New York Julian Press, 1962.
———. Forbidden Sexual Behavior and Morality. New York Julian
Press, 1962.
———. The Homosexual Revolution A Challenging Exposé of the
Social and Political Directions of a Minority Group. New York Julian
Press, 1962.