Ray, P(ramode) C(handra) (1916– )
Psychologist who carried out research in the field of parapsychology.
He was born on January 1, 1916, in East Bengal,
India. He studied at the University of Calcutta (M.Sc. psychology,
1940) and did graduate work in clinical psychology at the
Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London, England.
After graduation he joined the staff of the Anthropological Survey
of India of the Government of India and rose from lab assisEncyclopedia
of Occultism & Parapsychology • 5th Ed. Ray, P(ramode) C(handra)
tant to psychologist and officer in charge of the Department of
Psychology. In addition to his studies and papers on psychological
subjects, he carried out a research project on possession
amongst the Lodha tribe of Bengal.

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