Stanley Krippner
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Stanley Krippner

American parapsychologist


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Stanley Krippner currently holds the title of Associate Distinguished Professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Previously, he has held positions at Saybrook University and Kent State University. Krippner completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin in 1954, and his MA and Ph.D. at Northwestern University in 1961.

A humanistic psychologist, Krippner is notable as being a bonafide academic who is also seriously interested in parapsychology and telepathy. Krippner’s work has included numerous experiments in the area of dream telepathy, with dubious results and a general inability to be independently replicated.

Published works from Krippner include Mysterious Minds: The Neurobiology of Psychics, Mediums, and Other Extraordinary People, The Voice of Rolling Thunder: A Medicine Man’s Wisdom for Walking the Red Road along with Sidian Morning Star Jones and Broken Images Broken Selves: Dissociative Narratives In Clinical Practice co-authored with Susan Powers.

For his work, Krippner has received numerous awards and honors, including the Human Treasure Award from The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, an Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Humanistic Psychology from the American Psychological Association, and the Charles Honorton Integrative Contribution Award from the Parapsychological Association.

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Stanley Krippner is an American psychologist, parapsychologist, and an executive faculty member and professor of Psychology at Saybrook University in Oakland, California. Formerly, Krippner was director of the Kent State University Child Study Center , and director of the Maimonides Medical Center Dream Research Laboratory .

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Kent State University
Kent State University

Public research university in Kent, Ohio, United States

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Northwestern University
Northwestern University

Private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, United States

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