Schwartz, Emanual K(ing) (1912–1973)
Psychologist who wrote on parapsychology. He was born on
June 11, 1912, in New York City. He studied at College of the
City of New York (B.S., 1932; M.S., 1933) and New York University
(Ph.D., 1937). He was a practicing psychoanalyst for the
United States Army during World War II (1942–46). After the
war he worked as dean and director of the Postgraduate Center
for Psychotherapy, New York (1947–73), and as a teacher at
Long Island University (1951–57), New York University
(1960–73), and Adelphi University, Garden City, New York
(1960–73). His studies in the field of parapsychology concerned
personality determinants in psychical experiences, and
he conducted research to ascertain whether hypnosis can facilitate
such experiences. He died January 22, 1973.
Sources
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.
Schwartz, Emanual K. ‘‘The Psychodynamics of Spontaneous
Psi Experiences.’’ Journal of the American Society for Psychical
Research 46 (1952).
———. ‘‘The Study of Spontaneous Psi Experiences.’’ Journal
of the American Society for Psychical Research 43 (1949).