Musso, J(uan) Ricardo (1917–1989)
Business consultant, author, editor, and professor of parapsychology
whose research centered on the testing of ESP by
statistical methods. Musso was born on June 9, 1917, in Buenos
Aires, Argentina, and studied at the School of Economic Sciences,
Buenos Aires University (Doctor of Economic Sciences,
1944). He became a lecturer on parapsychology at the Argentine
Institute of Parapsychology, Buenos Aires (1956–58) and
at the National University of the South, Bahia Blanca, Argentina
(1957). Beginning in 1959 he was a professor of parapsychology
and psychostatistics at the School of Philosophy, Letters
and Educational Sciences, National Littoral University,
Rosario Argentina.
In 1953 he helped found the Argentine Institute of Parapsychology.
He was also a consultant to the Parapsychology Foundation,
director of Biblioteca de Parapsicología (Parapsychology
Publications), and director and editor of Revista de
Parapsicología (Parapsychology Review). In 1971, he attended
the Twentieth International Conference of the Parapsychology
Foundation, held at Le Piol, St. Paul de Vence, France. He died
October 28, 1989.
Sources:
Musso, J. Ricardo. En los Límites de la Psicología: Desde el Espiritismo
hasta la Parapsicología (On the Frontiers of Psychology:
From Spiritualism to Parapsychology). N.p., 1954.
———. ‘‘Il Movimiento Parapsicologico in Argentina’’ (The
Parapsychology Movement in Argentina). International Review
of Parapsychology (1956).
Musso, J. Ricardo, and M. Granero. ‘‘An ESP Drawing Experiment
with a High-Scoring Subject.’’ Journal of Parapsychology
37 (1973)

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