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Frederic William Henry Myers

Frederic William Henry Myers (1843 – 1901) was a classical scholar, poet, philosopher, and past president of the Society for Psychical Research.

Education

Frederic William Henry Myers was educated at Cheltenham College, and Trinity College, Cambridge where he received a B.A. in 1865.

Research

In 1900 Myers was president of the Society for Psychical Research.

In 1903, after Myers death, Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death was compiled and published. It was two large books at 1,360 pages in length, which presented an overview of Myers' research into the unconscious mind.

Frederic Myers had a big influence on William James, Pierre Janet, Théodore Flournoy and Carl Jung.

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