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Stanley Krippner, PhD, professor of psychology at Saybrook Graduate School, San Francisco, is a Fellow in three APA divisions, and former president of two divisions (30 and 32). Formerly, he was director of the Kent State University Child Study Center, Kent OH, and the Maimonides Medical Center Dream Research Laboratory, Brooklyn NY. He is co-author of Extraordinary Dreams (SUNY, 2002) and co-editor of Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence (APA, 2000) and The Psychological Impact of War on Civilians: An International Perspective (Greenwood, 2003). His latest book is Mysterious Minds: The Neurobiology of Psychics, Mediums, and Other Extraordinary People.

Krippner has conducted workshops and seminars on dreams and/or hypnosis in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, the Netherlands, Panama, the Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Venezuela, and at the last four congresses of the Interamerican Psychological Association. He is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Indian Psychology and Revista Argentina de Psicologia Paranormal, and the advisory board for International School for Psychotherapy, Counseling, and Group Leadership (St. Petersburg) and the Czech Unitaria (Prague).

He holds faculty appointments at the Universidade Holistica Internacional (Brasilia) and the Instituto de Medicina y Tecnologia Avanzada de la Conducta (Ciudad Juarez). He has given invited addresses for the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Russian Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, and the School for Diplomatic Studies, Montevideo, Uruguay. He is a Fellow of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, and has published cross-cultural studies on spiritual content in dreams.



  • Stanley Krippner Interview

    This is an interview with Dr. Stanley Krippner, an internationally known humanistic psychologist, who has written extensively on dreams, altered states of consciouness, hypnosis, shamanism, dissociation, and parapsychological subjects.

    • Interviews
    • 2010
    • 00:56:38

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