as a project engineer on an advanced electromagnetic assessment study being conducted by the U. S. government, he is primarily responsible for planning and implementing the advanced sensor analysis effort. He has been an electronics consultant in private industry for such state-of-the- art firms as Triangle Research Corporation; Dideen, the Associated Designers, Inc., and the Techtran Corporation. John E. Laurance, astro- and biophysicist and engineer, has wide training in nuclear physics, electronics, physical chemistry, engineering and medical sciences. Mr. Laurance received his B.S. at Whittier College, his M.S. at the University of Southern California and did graduate work at the University of California. He has conducted many research projects in these fields and has carried his knowledge into the development of electronic sensor systems relating to the paranormal. One of the pioneers in space research, Mr. Laurance served on advisory committees of. NASA and worked as space program manager for several corporations. He has also served as acting chief scientist for the Office of Naval Research. In 1968, he helped to organize Life Energies Research, Inc., a non-profit institution for the investigation of human-energy systems and currently serves as a member of its Board of Directors and on its Research Committee. Addition-ally, he has made several trips to Brazil to study paranormal medical healing. Mr. Laurance is listed in various professional directories including American Men of Science and Who's Who in the East. DR. ANDREI LOBANOV-ROSTOVSKY is a retired professor of history who has spent a lifetime avocationally studying Hindu philosophy as it relates to parapsychology and human betterment. He received his doctorate from the Institut des Sciences Politiques in Paris. After ten years as a correspondent for Baring Brothers in London, he taught European, Russian and Far Eastern history at UCLA and the University of Michigan. Author of over 40 books and articles in his specialty, Professor Lobanov- Rostovsky continues to teach at colleges in Florida and to give lectures through-out the U. S. in the fields of ancient philosophies, transcendental meditation, and parapsychology. A Russian by birth, he commands several foreign languages. ARTHUR MARCUS, research psychologist, received his M.S. degree in experimental psychology and has completed course requirements for the Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts. He has had thirteen years experience in human factors analysis, developing training programs, and field consulting for both government and industry. He has designed many tests for the evaluation of human potential in a variety of settings and has participated in various projects relating to the design, development and evaluation of information systems. Mr. Marcus has coordinated and directed experiments in human performance including the experimental design and preparation of apparatus and procedures, collection and analysis of data and interpretation of results both with regard to their theoretical and to their practical implications.
The story of Mankind Research is the story of the paranoia of the Cold War.