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James E. Alcock

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James E. Alcock

James E. Alcock (b. 1942) is a Professor of Psychology at York University (Canada). He has been a professor at York since 1973. Alcock received his BSc (Honours Physics) from McGill University and a PhD in Social Psychology from McMaster University.

Alcock is also an amateur magician and is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Alcock is a noted critic of parapsychology. He is a Fellow and Member of the Executive Council for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. He is also a member of the The Skeptical Inquirer's Editorial Board and he is a frequent contributor to the magazine.


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