Pack, John L(ee) (1927– )
Research physicist who has experimented in the field of
parapsychology. He was born on June 7, 1927, in Silver City,
New Mexico, and later attended the University of New Mexico
(B.S., 1950; M.S., 1952). After graduation he became a research
engineer at the Westinghouse Research Laboratories,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1952–85). In addition to his work in
physics, Pack tested a number of subjects under hypnosis for
enhanced extrasensory ability as compared with a normal state
of consciousness. He believes hypnosis may enable subjects to
develop ESP. Pack was a charter associate of the Parapsychological
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.