Sunday, February 11, 2007

Ian Stevenson Passes Away at 88 Years Old

The Division of Perceptual Studies has announced that Ian Stevenson passed away on February 8, 2007 in Charlottesville, Virginia at the age of 88.

Ian Stevenson, M.D. was the Director of the Division of Personality Studies and Carlson Professor of Psychiatry, both a part of the Department of Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia. He was the preeminent researcher in the study of reincarnation as well as being the leading scientist studying children who claim to remember previous lives. He also made important studies of telepathy, near-death experiences, apparitions ("death-bed visions"), the mind-brain problem, and the survival of human personality after death.

Read more about Ian Stevenson's accomplishments and his passing at the Paranormal Review.

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