Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama
Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama, a well-known Japanese scholar, was born in Japan in 1925. Dr. Motoyama graduated from the Tokyo University of Literature and Science with Ph.D. degrees in Philosophy and Physiological Psychology, and was awarded a prestigious prize for his work in the comparative study of Eastern and Western mysticism. Dr. Motoyama is the author of over 50 books (Japanese and other languages) and numerous monographs and papers, and has traveled widely throughout the world, participating in conferences and workshops, and presenting his work. In recognition of his important work in the field, he was awarded the McDougall Research Fund Award from Duke University in 1962, selected as one of the world’s leading parapsychologists by UNESCO in 1974, recognized as an “ordinary academician” by the Instituto di Cultura Universitaria e di Studi Superiori, Academia Tiberina in 1977 and awarded Dr. J. B. Rhine Biennial Reseaward in 1996. He founded and operates the California Institute for Human Science in Southern California.