Joseph Banks Rhine

American botanist and founder of parapsychology / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Joseph Banks Rhine (September 29, 1895  February 20, 1980), usually known as J. B. Rhine, was an American botanist who founded parapsychology as a branch of psychology, founding the parapsychology lab at Duke University, the Journal of Parapsychology, the Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man, and the Parapsychological Association. Rhine wrote the books Extrasensory Perception and Parapsychology: Frontier Science of the Mind.

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Joseph Banks Rhine
BornSeptember 29, 1895
DiedFebruary 20, 1980 (1980-02-21) (aged 84)
Occupation(s)Botanist, parapsychologist